Revenue Recognition Accountant

Fairfax, VA
Jan 16, 2022
Jan 18, 2022
Full Time
Company DescriptionMicroStrategy transforms organizations into intelligent enterprises through data-driven innovation. We match smart people to dynamic projects and technologies that truly challenge their talents. Curious and creative in outlook, our success is built on the talent and energy of smart and driven people. MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a worldwide leader in enterprise analytics and mobility software. A pioneer in the BI and analytics space, MicroStrategy delivers innovative software that empowers people to make better decisions and transform the way they do business. We provide our enterprise customers with world-class software and expert services so they can deploy unique intelligence applications.Job DescriptionJob: Revenue Recognition AccountantLevel: IC2/IC3The Role: Provide consultation to the sales and contracts teams during the contract negotiation process. Prepare final revenue recognition accounting conclusions and supporting documentation for executed software contracts. This position will be focused primarily on reviewing software license and services arrangements and concluding on the accounting for the performance obligations under ASC 606.Job Duties (including But Not Limited To)Serve as a technical reference for the sales and contracts teams during the contract negotiation process by analyzing the impact of 'red flag' contract terms, communicating the revenue impact of such terms, and offering alternative structuresReview and analyze software contracts and document significant terms and accounting conclusions in accordance with ASC 606Research specific revenue recognition topics and summarize conclusionsAssist in the support of monthly and quarterly revenue reporting activitiesPreparation and completion of other projects and tasks that may be required from time-to-time on an ad-hoc basisJob RequirementsBachelors Degree in Accounting, CPA + 1-2 years experience (prefer public accounting experience)Detail oriented and strong communication skills (verbal and written)Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently under tight deadlinesStrong analytical skillsAppropriate handling of confidential informationStrong Computer skills: proficiency in MS Excel, Accounting Software packages such as JD Edwards Additional InformationMicroStrategy is an Equal Employment and Affirmative Action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.MicroStrategy is an Equal Employment /Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us about your interest in employment at 703-848-8600.

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