• Revenue Accountant

    Location US-KS-Overland Park
    Job ID
    2018-11737
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • 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.

    Responsibilities

    As a Revenue Accountant you will perform more complex accounting work with our Account to Report team, for our Software as a Service Business Unit, under minimal supervision.

    • Applies detailed knowledge of fundamental and advanced concepts and practices in areas of specialization.  Perform general accounting work.  Knows when to consult team and management on unusual matters.
    • Performs duties with ingenuity with some latitude for un-reviewed decisions, concerning invoicing and revenue recognition, during review of contracts and sales orders.
    • Communicates with management and employees regarding complex accounting issues related to revenue recognition and invoicing, follows up with recommended solutions.
    • Explains and interprets policies, procedures, and practices. Recommends solutions to a variety of issues. Assists internal and external customers.
    • Assists in the development of new or revised policies, procedures, and programs by performing research and analysis and developing and presenting recommendations.
    • Develops a network of internal and external contacts to obtain, exchange, or provide information.
    • Develops and maintains working knowledge of advanced concepts regarding revenue recognition.
    • Develops an awareness of how decisions made in assigned areas impact work in other functional areas.
    • Stays abreast of current trends and practices in areas of specialization.
    • May provide work direction to assigned lower level personnel and assist in the review and evaluation of assigned personnel.
    • Performs other duties as directed.

    Qualifications

    • University Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline plus generally four years of directly related invoicing & revenue accounting experience.
    • Detailed knowledge of accounting theories and practices.
    • Working knowledge of all other accounting procedures.
    • Customer focused.
    • Able to effectively and efficiently communicate through email across a variety of recipients and cultures.
    • Thrive in a dynamic, always changing environment that often requiries task completion in in an ambiguos situation.
    • Works well in a matrix organization.
    • Quick to assess and understand all needs of a transaction and business situations.
    • Able to efficiently and accurately analyze large amounts of data in Excel.
    • Detail oriented.

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