Revenue Accounting Manager

Location US-IL-Northbrook
Job ID
2022-29299
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Accounting/Finance

 

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At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

 

What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Under minimal supervision, performs more complex general accounting work in Revenue Recognition areas
  • Plans, conducts, and may supervise complex assignments in periodic Revenue Recognition testing under ASC 606 Revenue Recognition Standard
  • Review current revenue recognition processes/procedures, and implement process improvements
  • Assists in the design, execution and evaluation of revenue recognition controls and interface with both internal and external auditors
  • Collaborates with functions across the Company to work on process changes that will mitigate revenue recognition risks and enhance internal controls. This includes liaising with Sales and Division Finance where needed and ensuring the Revenue Accounting implications are fully understood and communicated
  • Communicates with management regarding complex issues of Revenue Recognition. Explains and interprets policies, procedures, and practices. Recommends solutions to a variety of issues
  • Assists in the development of new or revised policies, procedures, and programs by performing research and analysis and developing and presenting recommendations
  • Stays abreast of current trends and practices of ASC 606 Revenue Recognition
  • May provide work direction to assigned lower level personnel and assist in the review and evaluation of assigned personnel
  • Performs other duties as directed

What makes you a great fit:

  • University Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline
  • 6-8 years of directly related accounting experience
  • Detailed knowledge of accounting theories and practices
  • CPA and public accounting experience
  • Exposure to ASC 606 preferred
  • Track record of identifying process improvements, and making appropriate recommendations
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

 

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

 

Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com

 

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