Asisstant Accountant - Revenue - £35-£40k - 6 months

Halliday Marx
11 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a global management consultancy, are looking for a revenue accountant to join their team on an initial 6 month basis with the potential for a permanent role at completion of the initial 6 months. The role will sit within the revenue recognition team and the responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for revenue, accounts receivables transactions and reporting
  • Working with all lines of business to apply the established revenue treatments providing the day to day determination of sales bookings meeting US GAAP requirements for revenue recognition.
  • Review engagements for the application of accurate revenue recognition principles and escalate when necessary
  • Executes the processes that the evaluate accrued and deferred revenues, especially as part of period end close
  • Evaluates and escalates revenue issues as identified through accounting staff, Order to Cash, FP&A or field interaction
  • Review change requests for engagements to ensure the impact on revenue remains correct

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Finalist, part qualified accountant or qualified by experience
  • Experience with SAP/Business Objects (or other large enterprise wide accounting system), US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley would be helpful, but not essential
  • Ability to demonstrate a solid understanding of revenue accounting standards and to make well-reasoned and timely decisions