Corporate Functions

Revenue Staff Accountant

Experience Level: Junior

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Summary

We are looking for a Revenue Staff Accountant to join our Accounting team in highly visible role responsible for partnering with business stakeholders on their contracts and revenue recognition. You will report to the Revenue Accounting Manager and will focus primarily on facilitating the month-end close process for the revenue cycle, including account reconciliations and analyses for the related balance sheet accounts.  In addition, you will also support the Accounting department by contributing to the accurate and timely reporting of financial results to our internal and external stakeholders. This is an excellent opportunity to learn and grow within a rapidly growing global organization. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review and approve project-based revenue activity, with a focus on accuracy and proper cutoff for revenue recognition.
  • Process non-standard transactional-based revenue activity.
  • Partner with business stakeholders on inquiries regarding revenue entries.
  • Prepare analyses and journal entries to facilitate the month-end close
  • Provide detailed account analysis and reconciliation for various balance sheet accounts, including deferred revenue and other revenue-related accounts.
  • Prepare supporting documentation as requested by audit firms.
  • Opportunity for increased responsibilities depending on candidate’s experience and skillset, including driving efficiencies with existing processes.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • At least one year of relevant revenue recognition accounting experience
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP, specifically for revenue recognition topics.
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks at one time; this role is very hands on and requires someone who will “roll up their sleeves”
  • Must have excellent communications skills and the ability to develop effective working relationships across the company’s operations
  • Strong Excel skills required
  • Experience with Great Plains, Salesforce.com, and fluency in SQL a plus

 

 

 

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

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Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO Policy Statement

Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.