• Revenue Accountant

    Location US-IL-Northbrook | US-KS-Overland Park
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  • Overview

    Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World. At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.



    Under general supervision, performs general accounting related to invoicing in the Order to Cash Process for the UL Software companies.  This position will be focused on invoicing and revenue recognition for  UL's Software as a Service businesses.  You will be part of a team responsible for invoicing and revenue recognition for multiple companies, you will have the opportunity to learn and contribute in all aspects of Order to Cash. You will record & analyze contracts and transactions for proper accounting, tax and financial results.


    To be successful in the position, you will be...

    • A self-starter with a positive, can do attitude that understands the cyclical demands of the accounting profession
    • Proficienct with Microsoft Excel
    • Have a technical aptitude, analytical skills and ability to learn new software quickly
    • Someone that works well independently, with minimal guidance, knows when to ask for guidance and how to accomplish goals with the team and enjoys the commaraderie of a team accomplishing goals together
    • Adapts well to changing needs in a fast-paced, challenging and entrepreneurial environment
    • Has a high attention to detail and the ability to effectively problem solve that will support the big picture and goals of UL
    • Able to enjoy being part of a team that crosses times zones and continents.

    Responsibilities in this position...

    • Performs general accounting work requiring originality and ingenuity with some latitude for un-reviewed decisions, in assigned areas of the department.
    • Applies fundamental accounting concepts and practices in assigned areas. Confers with supervisor on unusual matters.
    • Communicates with management and employees regarding issues in accounting and recommends solutions. Explains and interprets department policies, procedures, and practices. Assists customers and other constituents.
    • Assists in the development of new or revised policies, procedures, and programs by performing research and analysis. Develops recommendations concerning procedures and program features.
    • Communicates with outside agencies or organizations to obtain or exchange information.
    • Develops and maintains working knowledge of advanced concepts in assigned areas. Develops an awareness of how decisions made in assigned areas impact work in other functional areas.
    • Stays abreast of current trends, and practices in area of specialization.
    • Performs other duties as directed.


    University Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline plus generally two years of directly related accounting experience. Detailed knowledge of accounting theories and practices in area of responsibility. Working knowledge of all other accounting and finance procedures.


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