Ankura Revenue Manager, Accounting, ABS in Massachusetts
Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:
This is a great opportunity to be part of Ankura’s fast-growing accounting and finance team. The Manager of Revenue is a remote role and will be primarily responsible for leading a team that performs the accounting for revenue recognition, client receivables and related areas of accounting for the firm. This person will manage the month-end close process over revenue, deferred revenue and unbilled accounts receivable and ensure accuracy and completeness or the firm’s financials. They will hold key relationships with client-facing business groups within the firm as well as interface with our external tax and audit teams. This person will also support the financial planning and analysis team with analysis of the business group revenue results on a monthly basis.
The Manager of Revenue will be required to have strong working knowledge of ASC 606 and other technical accounting areas in accounting. The ideal candidate will be someone that likes to challenge processes and leverage best practices, someone who enjoys a full and sometimes deadline-driven, day and has excellent analytical as well as dashboarding skills. They will have six or more years of relevant experience and have demonstrated exceptional competencies through previous employment performance.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee global monthly revenue close process including the review of contracts and timely and accurate reporting of revenue results
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with senior management
Oversee month-end reconciliation of all revenue, unbilled accounts receivable and deferred revenue accounts, and analyze fluctuations in these accounts
Prepare and review journal entries for manual adjustments to related accounts as needed
Support annual audit and quarterly reviews by providing external auditors with requested documentation for revenue transactions being tested
Identify and implement best practices within the revenue team
KEY CHARACTERISTICS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration. Licensed CPA required.
Six to ten years of accounting and finance experience, ideally with a few years in Big 4 or national accounting firms
Solid experience accounting for complex financial and high-volume transactions
Keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills with thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Technology savvy with intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages and Microsoft Office suite of products, including Excel and Power BI/dashboarding tools
Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data
Demonstrated knowledge and application of ASC 606 principles
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with peers and all levels of management.
Strong organizational skills. Effective in prioritizing work and following through on commitments.
Strong problem solving and analytical skills – ability to determine solutions and alternative solutions based on the situation.
Positive attitude and a high level of enthusiasm.
Ability to work effectively in a collaborative work environment
Limited travel (<10%) to visit non-local team members and to attend meetings as necessary.
Ankura is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect and collaboration is paramount. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.
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