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Robert Half Senior Accounting Associate in CHICAGO, Illinois


Exciting career-building opportunity at a rapidly growing company. Hybrid Role - Primarily Remote!

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

Job Description:

This position will also play a critical role in developing and enhancing the revenue accounting team’s policies and procedures, in addition to participating in business-critical projects including the implementation of a new revenue accounting system, M& A activities, and on-going process improvement.

Key responsibilities

• Collaborate closely with key business partners, for example, Product Finance, Legal, Sales, Run Rate, Tax, and Billing to deliver critical business initiatives and identify value opportunities

• Review and analyze the company's client transactions, particularly partnership deals, to ensure appropriate revenue recognition treatment, perform relevant research, present and document conclusions to be in compliance with US GAAP

• Assess and implement changes to contractual agreements for accounting impacts and potential reporting needs

• Exhibit strong technical understanding of revenue processes to provide perspective on opportunities and solutions for enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting and reporting principally related to revenue processes

• Perform financial reporting including key performance indicators (KPI) and variance analysis and provide insightful information on revenue trends

• Perform revenue operations, which includes execution of monthly revenue close, variance analysis, and account reconciliations for revenue and related accounts agreements

• Develop and enhance procedures and policies governing existing and future revenue accounting processes

• Support audits performed by internal audit, external audit, legal entity, and SOX teams

• Contribute and support special projects as assigned, including mergers and acquisitions accounting considerations and drive finance functional transformation projects



• 2 to 5 years in Accounting or Finance related field and Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

• Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

• Public accounting (Big 4 is a plus) and/or industry accounting experience with multi-national public companies which comply with U.S. GAAP

• Proficient with US GAAP, including some experience in ASC 606, preferably in Software or Financial Service industry. SEC reporting experience is nice to have, but not required.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills to explain complex accounting concepts in succinct plain English language

• Proven track record of effectively building relationship with business partners to accomplish critical goals

• Proven track record of strong problem solving, analytic skills, and forward-thinking mind-set

• Team player and desire to work effectively with diverse cultures in a global organization.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of applications, particularly PowerPoint

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

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