Robert Half Contract Revenue Analyst in SAN RAMON, California
Contract Revenue Analyst
Robert Half is seeking a Contract Revenue Analyst to primarily use the iBudget system to review underlying project information, budgets, and to evidence review of Revenue accounting implications of contracts; certain procedures are also performed directly in the iTRAC system to effect Revenue recognition parameters.
Specific responsibilities include:
Project Set-up & Activation
Contract activation requests are submitted for approval. Review underlying Contract and determine what the appropriate Revenue recognition model is for the various terms and conditions. Review activation request set-up and determine whether it has appropriately reflected the Revenue accounting implications. Review underlying budget and determine whether it appropriately reflects the Contract terms and conditions. Use iBudget and iTRAC system functionality to evidence this review as applicable.
Resolve any questions from this review process with the Protiviti Engagement Managers. Escalate potential future Revenue implications to the Contract Revenue Analysts, Portfolio Revenue Analysts and Revenue Accounting Manager and Director as appropriate. Apply relevant system flags on transactions as necessary.
For non-standard Contract terms and conditions, Volume Discounts, Other Fees & Charges, or Other Revenue impacting Contract items, ensure appropriate system flags are set on activation.
Creative Options contracts without a consulting element are submitted with a form to be setup in iTRAC only and not in iBudget. CRA will review these forms and set up projects in iTRAC following a similar review process for iBudget submissions, but these projects will have a separate set of contract fee types.
Act as a subject matter expert for field questions on revenue implications of contract terms and conditions, and as a first level of escalation on project setup issues
Serve as technical accounting resource to engagement management and the legal department during the contracting process, and provide guidance as required, to optimize terms for timely revenue recognition.
Project Re-estimation & Change Orders
Review re-estimated budgets for compliance with Contract terms. Validate completeness of any required Contract change order documents. Enforce compliance with Revenue policy with Engagement team members.
Update project information in iTRAC for re-estimation as applicable, including Contract information, Contract fee types, price list changes, unplanned fee discounts.
Validate and process ongoing project maintenance requests with revenue implications; assign action items to Project Accounting Analysts as necessary; review results of action items.
Review and monitor Sales Price Update requests, including zero priced rows, contract rate changes, unit task changes, billable expense changes.
Review and monitor change requests related to contract fee and project allocation, which drive revenue recognition in the system.
Review and monitor Project Attribute Updates, and determine whether special handling is required.
Resolve any issues directly with the Protiviti field representative.
Validate changes against contract documentation, determine whether revenue accounting implications are present and escalate accordingly to Contract Revenue Analysts, Portfolio Revenue Analyst, Revenue Accounting Manager or Director.
Update projects for contract information provided in the monthly report review process, including any contract change orders.
Address questions that CRA Associate cannot resolve and escalate to Revenue Accounting Manager as necessary.
Manage the weekly project closure request from PAA group by working with CRA Associate and assigning closures, making sure to this process on a timely manner.
Resolve iBudget errors in the workflow that have been escalated by the CRA Associate by working with IT or other groups within FSC.
Communication, Customer Service and Relationship Management
Work directly with Protiviti Engagement Managers and Managing Directors. Relay complex information into common terms in a clear and concise manner so they can quickly understand the underlying concepts. Apply knowledge of Protiviti revenue policy and historical trends in preparing executive level summaries for RHI management.
Establishes, maintains, and promotes effective internal and external staff and client relationships
Provides guidance to Protiviti field on best practices that support Protiviti policies
Responds to and applies communication skills to facilitate resolution of customer inquiries
Promotes activities that provide and enhance the customer service experience
Demonstrates a customer service focus, and strives to meet and exceed service level agreements
Escalates unresolved issues appropriately
Compliance and Regulatory
Adheres to policies and procedures for internal controls over financial reporting and resolves issues as required. Assist in establishing maintaining and improving documentation processes to satisfy compliance requirements.
Work closely with internal and external auditors during quarterly/annual audit.
Maintains up to date knowledge on regulatory and technical changes in US GAAP as it affects Revenue Recognition, internal controls over financial reporting, Protiviti revenue recognition policies and procedures, Robert Half policies and procedures, and SEC compliance matters.
Participate in monthly & quarterly close processes including second reviews, SIP and re-estimation accrual reviews
B.A., B.S. Degree in Accounting
2+ years experience in public Accounting or 4+ years in accounting/finance, etc.
Experience in reviewing contractual agreements for financial terms required
Operational accounting, Revenue analysis or Financial analysis experience a plus
Experience in a consulting services industry highly desirable
Knowledge and experience applying GAAP including revenue recognition and Sarbanes-Oxley
Financial ERP systems experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) applications. Working experience with client contracts review and revenue accounting preferred. Experience in a high volume, operational accounting environment preferred.
CPA a plus
Ability to grasp new concepts and/or systems and technology quickly. Excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrated project management skills, a strong customer service orientation.
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