Staff Accountant - Revenue

MarketWise Solutions
Baltimore, MD
Jul 27, 2022
Aug 11, 2022
Full Time
Overview: Are you looking to expand your career in accounting? Does working for a high-growth, face-paced company sound intriguing? If so, we want to hear from you! We're currently looking for a Staff Accountant responsible for all aspects of revenue accounting, including proper revenue recognition, maintenance of revenue, breakage estimates, deferred revenue, and returns accounts. This position will reconcile all aspects of revenue and maintain the Company's refunds and customer credits liabilities. This role will provide subject-matter expertise and review revenue accounting transactions / contracts. Our ideal candidate is proactive and will contribute to maintaining and improving revenue recognition and day-to-day revenue-related functions. Responsibilities: Discuss and apply the ASC 606 accounting standardHandle month-end close activities, including journal entry preparation for all areas assignedConduct monthly analysis of GAAP revenuesResponsible for account reconciliations for revenue-related accounts and any other assigned areasPrepare annual related audit schedules and flux analysis for revenue-related itemsReview all revenue-related accounts to ensure all transactions have been properly recordedEnhance processes and ensure internal controls are followedEngage in face-to-face and telephonic communication with functional business leadersAssist in any analyses and investigations as needed in preparation for meetings with Sr. Management (ie, Op Reviews, Annual Budget, Strategic Plan, etc.)Assist others in the group as needed Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance required1-3+ years of progressive responsibility in accounting and financial reporting1+ years' experience working for a Big 4 company preferredExperienced with ASC 606 accounting standard preferredCPA or CPA Candidate PreferredStrong GL accounting skillsStrong knowledge of US GAAP, accounting principles, internal controls, and financial reportingAbility to develop, improve, document, and follow processesAbility to provide high quality deliverables while meeting deadlinesStrong oral and written communication skillsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsMust be proactive and able to take on projects from idea through completionExcellent project management, organizing and planning skillsAbility to work independently with minimal supervisionUnderstands the team concept and has a strong desire to be a contributing teammateWorking knowledge of NetSuite is desirableExpert/Advanced MS Excel knowledgeSedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing. Visual acuity for reading and using the computerAbility to hearAbility to freely move about the officeAbility to use the phone/computer/keyboard/mouse/general office equipment for extended periods of timeAbility to communicate with others in order to exchange informationFluency in the English language About MarketWise SolutionsFormerly known as Beacon Street Services, MarketWise Solutions is the services division of MarketWise LLC, providing world-class shared services, including, technical systems and expertise, legal, accounting and human resources. Our mission is to provide MarketWise the systems, support and information to do what they do best which is to provide the best in class subscription-based publications of financial information and software to millions of investors globally. The affiliate companies under MarketWise provide a broad range of services and opinions which means that one size does not fit all. MarketWise Solutions mirrors that philosophy by providing cutting edge, multi-tenant systems and services implemented by some of the best and brightest people in their respective fields. Our commitment:As an employer committed to equal opportunity and a diverse workforce, all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. #LI-MH1

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