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Senior Accountant 15905636

McLean, Va

Our client is a $400m technology company HQ'd in the DC Metro area. They are seeking to add a Senior Revenue Accountant to their dynamic and growing Accounting team. The Senior Accountant, Revenue Recognition, will participate in all aspects of the revenue accounting function to review and approve customer contracts for proper revenue recognition. This position will report to an exceptional Manager and will be in the office on hybrid model 2-3 times a week.


• Review fully executed customer contracts to conclude on appropriate accounting treatment and identify any issues to ensure that all software and services revenues are accounted for in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (ASC 606).

• Review and approve revenue allocation and revenue plans in the NetSuite accounting system to ensure accurate revenue recognition treatment in the general ledger and support the monthly closing process.

• Review drafts of customer contracts and provide revenue accounting guidance to Legal and Sales personnel on an as-needed basis.

• Prepare supporting revenue accounting documentation, including revenue accounting checklists, position papers and revenue allocation spreadsheets for booked orders.

• Assist manager with technical research on complex revenue accounting issues. 

• Assist with Fair Value (SSP) analyses of historical sales transactions.

• Support annual audit and quarterly reviews by providing external auditors with requested documentation for revenue transactions being tested. 

• Assist with preparation of SEC filings as needed.


• 3-5 years of software revenue accounting experience required. 

• Public accounting experience strongly preferred.

• Strong collaboration and communication skills required for regular and frequent interaction with sales and legal personnel, senior management, and outside auditors.

• Exceptionally strong software revenue accounting knowledge required

• Strong Microsoft Excel skills required

• ERP financial systems experience is a plus

• Strong organizational and analytical skills. 

• Ability to work in an area requiring special attention to detail and adherence to regular monthly deadlines.

• Ability to grow and take on more responsibilities as required.

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and CPA certification required.

• MS in Accounting preferred but not required.



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