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Lead Revenue Accountant (Hybrid remote friendly)

  • Imagine Communications
  • Plano, TX
  • 15/02/2024
Accounting Media-Journalism

Job Description

Overview

Every day, Imagine Communications is delivering billions of media moments all over the world — anywhere, anytime and on any device.  Imagine Communications delivers innovative, end-to-end media software and networking solutions to over 3,000 customers in more than 185 countries, including the top broadcast facilities and the most technologically advanced sports and live-event venues.

 

 

Why Imagine?

Imagine Communications offers a generous Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance package and HSA and 401(k) options with company matching. We like to make sure all our employees are safe when travelling so we’ve got travel insurance covered too.  Employee Wellbeing is a priority for us, so all employees and their family have access to our EAP and Wellness programs, including LifeSpeak and Vitality. Volunteer in your community and we will pay for that too.

A Bit About The Role

The Lead Revenue Accountant records and report revenues based on the company’s business model and in accordance with US GAAP, specifically ASC 606. The position requires a highly motivated individual working with the business to understand our product and service offerings combined with systematic thinking on converting US GAAP requirements (technology industry and ASC 606) into system executions.

 

The position requires working closely with the FP&A group to (1) ensure accurate understanding of our revenue contracts, (2) identify the correct US GAAP revenue accounting treatment, (3) convert understanding and requirements into executions, and (4) effectively communicate the results with analytical checks and balances while maintaining systems integrity. In addition to revenue accounting and execution knowledge, this role leads the team to achieve revenue monthly close and periodic revenue reporting deliverables.

We use Oracle Fusion as our accounting system, MicroStrategy as our main reporting tool, and RevPro as revenue accounting execution system.

  • Responsible for review of current and pipeline contracts to determine the appropriate ASC 606 revenue recognition treatment
  • Review month-end reconciliations and journal entries performed by revenue accounting team
  • Interface with external auditors to manage year-end requests
  • Collaborate with different corporate functional teams to align revenue recognition principles across the organization
  • Communicate with stakeholders from business unit finance team members to senior finance executives
  • Lead and manage revenue accounting execution teams in day-to-day revenue recognition accounting and reporting
  • Perform ad-hoc management related requests and analysis.

About You

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 5 years of accounting experience with integrated ERP systems
  • Experience with revenue recognition under ASC 606 (technology industry experience required)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with multi-year contracts and multiple performance obligations
  • Demonstrated change agility and the ability to take ownership and drive tasks to completion in a timely and efficient manner
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting and financial systems/processes, controls, and ability to translate strategies into financial concepts
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal – ability to deliver a clear, concise message based on audience
  • Proven ability to work under pressure, plan and meet deadlines
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Multi-tasker & organization skills are a must
  • Dynamic self-starter

 

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Large ERP system experience (Oracle Fusion, SAP etc.)
  • ASC 606 revenue system experience (RevPro)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience working with external auditors
  • System implementation experience
  • Foreign currency experience

 

Celebrating difference, together stronger

At Imagine Communications, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our customers, our employees, our products, and our communities.  We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect.  Imagine Communications is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.