Revenue Accountant (6-months)

Dubai Temporary
  • Opportunity to be a part of a growing and well-stablished platform
  • Progress your career within the accounting function

About Our Client

Our client is a fast growing and vibrant business advisory firm with more than 4,000 professionals with annual revenues in excess of $2 billion, and offices located in every major business centre in the world. Our client values creativity and teams work, and are looking for a Revenue Accountant to join their team on a fixed-term contract, to add and gain more knowledge and value.

Please note that the Revenue Accountant role is a Fixed-Term Contract for a period of 6 months

Job Description

  • Playing an important role in the revenue recognition process across the Middle East, Africa & India regions - being responsible for all stages in the process and acting as a key contact for a specific business segment whilst assisting the other segments in other day-to-day duties
  • Provide technical expertise on US GAAP revenue recognition and ensure revenue is booked in adherence with the appropriate standard(s)
  • Review of commercial Letters of Engagement ("LOE") to provide guidance and recommendations, to revenue earning business segments, on revenue recognition implications
  • Preparation and posting of month-end journals
  • Preparation of balance sheet account reconciliations in line with SOX requirements
  • Strict adherence with the SOX compliance process at all times
  • Point of contact for the US based SOX team. Specifically, the provision of documentation, explanation of revenue entries and balance sheet reconciliations and handling SOX queries as part of periodic SOX testing
  • Direct liaison with external auditors when necessary
  • Other ad hoc support to the department as required

The Successful Applicant

  • Knowledge of revenue recognition rules and requirements under the new US GAAP revenue recognition standard, ASC 606 or knowledge and / or proven experience of IFRS 15.
  • Professional services experience
  • Experience of performing the month-end close process within industry
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley environments
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, including pivot tables and analysis formulas
  • Experience of working in a matrix organisation and dealing with European subsidiaries is a plus.

What's on Offer

The successful candidate for this role will be offered a monthly competitive salary and benefits package. This is an exciting opportunity for a finance professional to apply his/her hands on experience in a reputable and growing organisation.

Cheyenne Coutinho
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Finance & Accounting
Financial Accounting
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