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  • Staff Accountant - Revenue

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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    Purpose of the Position

    Under the supervision of the Accounting Manager, the Revenue Staff Accountant position demands an individual who is meticulous; detail oriented and always strives for the highest level of accuracy.  The Revenue Staff Accountant works very closely with other business units to ensure accurate revenue recognition and on time closing.


    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Analyze data to ensure proper billing and revenue accounting procedures have been followed
    • Prepare calculation of revenue recognition during month-end close
    • Prepare reconciliations & maintain schedules of deferred revenue and accounts receivable
    • Analyze the allowance for doubtful accounts and apply company policy for allowance provisions and write offs
    • Prepare and record journal entries
    • Support month-end close
    • Assist with the preparation and analysis of financial statements
    • Perform other balance sheet analysis and reconciliations as needed
    • Work directly with business unit operations team
    • Perform other job-related tasks and duties as required



    • 2-3 years of relevant work experience required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
    • Highly proficient and experienced with Excel including vlookups and pivot tables required
    • Great Plains and QuickBooks software experience is preferred
    • Knowledge of US GAAP principles required


    Associated Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

    • Results-oriented; ability to handle time-sensitive projects while focusing on the quality of work
    • Strong communication skills, specifically an ability/willingness to communicate effectively with other business units
    • Self-motivated, dependable and ability to multi-task and follow through
    • Strong work-ethic
    • Strong analytical skills and detail oriented
    • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment
    • Ability to exercise good judgment and handle confidential information


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