About the job
Opportunity to be a part of a growing and well-stablished platform|Progress your career within the accounting function
About Our Client
Our client is a fast growing and vibrant business advisory firm with more than 4,000 professionals with annual revenues in excess of $2 billion, and offices located in every major business centre in the world. Our client values creativity and teams work, and are looking for a Revenue Accountant to join their team on a fixed-term contract, to add and gain more knowledge and value.
Please note that the Revenue Accountant role is a Fixed-Term Contract for a period of 6 months
Playing an important role in the revenue recognition process across the Middle East, Africa & India regions – being responsible for all stages in the process and acting as a key contact for a specific business segment whilst assisting the other segments in other day-to-day duties
Provide technical expertise on US GAAP revenue recognition and ensure revenue is booked in adherence with the appropriate standard(s)
Review of commercial Letters of Engagement (“LOE”) to provide guidance and recommendations, to revenue earning business segments, on revenue recognition implications
Preparation and posting of month-end journals
Preparation of balance sheet account reconciliations in line with SOX requirements
Strict adherence with the SOX compliance process at all times
Point of contact for the US based SOX team. Specifically, the provision of documentation, explanation of revenue entries and balance sheet reconciliations and handling SOX queries as part of periodic SOX testing
Direct liaison with external auditors when necessary
Other ad hoc support to the department as required
The Successful Applicant
Knowledge of revenue recognition rules and requirements under the new US GAAP revenue recognition standard, ASC 606 or knowledge and / or proven experience of IFRS 15.
Professional services experience
Experience of performing the month-end close process within industry
Knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley environments
Ability to work in a team
Excellent knowledge of Excel, including pivot tables and analysis formulas
Experience of working in a matrix organisation and dealing with European subsidiaries is a plus.
What’s on Offer
The successful candidate for this role will be offered a monthly competitive salary and benefits package. This is an exciting opportunity for a finance professional to apply his/her hands on experience in a reputable and growing organisation.