Revenue Accountant (EMEA), Consultancy, London, £30-40k

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Halliday Marx
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Consultancy is looking for an experienced Revenue/Billing specialist to join their EMEA Shared Services team as a Revenue Accountant.

Reporting to the Revenue Accounting Manager in a team of 4, as part of a Shared Services team of around 25 duties, this is a pan-EMEA role and will involve analysing revenues across a number of offices across the region.

Primary Role: Responsible for revenue, accounts receivables transactions and reporting

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Working with all lines of business to apply the established revenue treatments providing the day to day determination of sales bookings meet US GAAP requirements for revenue recognition.
  • Understand and support all lines of business including recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), project based recruiting, executive & middle management search and advisory
  • Review engagements for the application of accurate revenue recognition principles and escalate when necessary
  • Execute the processes that the evaluate accrued and deferred revenues, especially as part of period end close
  • Evaluate and escalate revenue issues as identified through accounting staff, Order to Cash, FP&A or field interaction
  • Lead monthly meetings with sales, consulting and/or project management to review engagements to ensure accurate revenue recognition
  • Approve credit memos after reviewing for impact to revenue and bad debt considerations
  • Review change requests for engagements to ensure the impact to revenue remains correct
  • Partner with and provide consultation to sales, project management and the order to cash teams on revenue considerations in regard to client contracts/agreements, engagements, invoicing and credit memos
  • Working with external and internal auditors during EMEA audits
  • Participate in projects / initiatives of the Revenue COE team


  • Experience of Revenue Accounting / Revenue Recognition / Billings Analysis is essential
  • Large company / team experience essential
  • High volume work experience essential
  • Professional Services sector experience highly desirable
  • Professional and confident manner
  • Good communicator with stakeholders at all levels in the organization
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Committed, bright, numerate and enthusiastic
  • Team player who thrives in a multi-tasking, deadline driven environment
  • Working knowledge of SAP or other large enterprise wide accounting systems