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Senior Revenue Accountant



Adaptive Insights



Palo Alto, CA, US


Company Introduction:
Adaptive Insights is a recognized enterprise software leader in strategic cloud corporate performance management (CPM), empowering finance and business leaders everywhere with critical insights to plan smarter, report faster, and analyze better. The company's financial planning platform enables companies of all sizes to collaboratively plan and model, easily access real-time analytics, streamline complex financial reporting, and accelerate financial consolidation. With this best-practice active planning process, Adaptive Insights differentiates with easy, powerful, and fast software that empowers more than 3,500 customers globally to drive business success.

Honored two years in a row on the Forbes’ Top Cloud 100 list of cloud companies, a seven-time Deloitte Fast 500 winner, and named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Strategic CPM Solutions, Adaptive Insights is addressing the needs of a large and rapidly growing cloud CPM market.

The Role:

Adaptive Insights is looking for a detail-oriented, hands-on, results-driven individual with proven communication skills and a strong work ethic to work in a challenging, fast-paced, energetic environment with responsibilities that include developing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures, accounting research, technical position papers, project accounting, software and SaaS revenue recognition, system enhancement/automation projects, SOX narratives and process implementation, financial audit, month-end close, flux and ad-hoc analysis, etc. This person will be involved in the adoption of the new revenue standard (ASC 606). This position will report to the Manager, Revenue. The successful candidate must work well in a team environment while being a resourceful, independent self-starter, and able to work effectively with minimal supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform contract reviews to determine the appropriate accounting treatment & document conclusions
Assist with system automation and implementation projects
Assist with development of accounting policies and system implementation to support adoption of the new revenue recognition standard (ASC 606)
Assist with month-end close deliverables and prepare and review journal entries, account reconciliations, and fluctuation analyses
Prepare or review periodic fair value analyses (e.g., VSOE & BESP)
Assist with internal and external audit requests
Assist with the development, documentation, and implementation of internal controls surrounding revenue recognition (quote-to-cash) process
Research and evaluate the impact of current and new accounting pronouncements
Assist with/lead ad-hoc reporting requests and projects as neededRequired Skills/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (accounting emphasis is preferred) plus 3-4 years of revenue recognition work experience
Big 4 experience required and an active CPA preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Advanced Excel skills and experience working with large data sets, excel models or schedules
Experience in performing technical revenue research, including detailed knowledge of the new revenue standard (ASC 606) and relevant current accounting rules (e.g. SAB 104, ASC 605-25, ASC 605-50, ASU 2009-13, and ASC 985-605) relating to software, SaaS, and services revenue recognition
Experience with the development and implementation of internal controls for SOX 404 compliance
Highly detail-oriented and organized individual with the ability to manage multiple assignments and work with tight deadlines
Ability to expand job responsibilities, suggest improvements, and collaborate with others to generate ideas for improved processes

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