Posted: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 3:20 PM
Job Description Industry: Telecommunications Services Job Category: Finance / Accounting - Accountant The Accounting department is responsible for ensuring the financial results are accurately presented to leadership. There are a variety of teams within accounting operations, each responsible for diverse areas of accounting, allowing for a variety of opportunities for professional growth and development across the teams. The various teams are responsible for areas such as corporate accounting, accounting policies, supply chain and equipment sales accounting, device financing and programs accounting, revenue accounting and fixed asset accounting. The Accounting Manager of Revenue Accounting is a leadership position within the Corporate Controller’s organization, responsible for the application of accounting standards over enterprise-wide initiatives to ensure compliance with both US GAAP and IFRS. This position is a subject matter expert in revenue accounting who will work closely with key business partners, members of Accounting, Financial Reporting, and the broader Finance organization in supporting business initiatives and determining the accounting treatment. This is a highly visible and impactful individual contributor role, reporting to the Senior Manager of Revenue Accounting. A successful candidate will be able to collaborate with key stakeholders, contribute in bringing transparency into revenue accounting and establishing processes and controls around business activities impacting revenue accounting.The candidate should feel comfortable participating in cross functional meetings and dealing with aggressive timelines. Negotiation skills are required to balance the needs of accounting with other stakeholders. The ideal candidate should have a strong foundation in technical accounting as well as strong analytical and problem solving ability. Verbal and written communication skills are critical.Requires competency in customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing, and results focus. Qualifications 6+ years of progressive experience in technical GAAP research, interpretation, documentation and communication; similar IFRS experience a plus. Mix of public and private accounting preferred, with a minimum of 3 years in public accountingSignificant experience in resolving complex revenue recognitionBachelor ’s degree in AccountingActive CPA licenseStrong understanding of application of revenue accounting standard (ASC 605/606) and research skills; similar IFRS skills a plusDeep understanding of business drivers and their effect on financial resultsAbility to analyze and resolve complex accounting issuesAbility to translate accounting treatment into accounting entries and financial metricsAbility to communicate and advocate accounting positionsAbility to collaborate and communicate effectively within cross-functional teamsAbility to work in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environmentExcellent verbal and written communication skillsStrong organizational and time management skills and the ability to appropriately prioritize and manage several diverse projects simultaneously with excellent attention to detail.Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required.Wireless or retail industry experience preferred Responsibilities Understand the initiative by participating in meetings, interacting with business sponsors, PM’s, analysts, stakeholders, IT, and reviewing product documents.Researching, resolving and documenting accounting treatment related to marketing, advertising, business partnership and promotional activities that is both US GAAP and IFRS compliant and consistent with company and its parent company’s revenue accounting policiesWorking with business partners, finance, tax and accounting operations teams as appropriate to review marketing offers/concepts, draft and final contracts for proper accounting treatment and communicating issues and suggestions to achieve desired treatment considering system capabilities and reportingProviding accounting impact analysis to key stakeholders, including business product owners, finance and accounting teamsLiaising with Accounting Policy teams and external auditor on complex revenue recognition matters driving for consistent accounting applicationEstablishing and maintaining process and controls around business activities and changes impacting revenue accounting that are meeting SOX requirements.Maintaining repository of accounting documentation to ensure SOX compliance Company Description "Federal Staffing Resources, LLC shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans. Federal Staffing Resources is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other protected status. If you require a reasonable accommodation in the application and/or interview process due to disability, please contact Human Resources. Federal Staffing Resources participates in E-Verify.
• Location: Seattle
• Post ID: 46577618 seattle