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Senior Manager, Revenue Accounting

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Seeking a Senior Manager, Revenue Accounting to join a organization healthcare tecvhnology company as they quickly grow. As the first dedicated accounting hire, you will be responsible for all daily operations support including leading month-end close processes and reporting. You will report directly to the Head (VP) of Finance. In this role you will work closely with senior leaders and have the opportunity to contribute to process improvements to help the business scale & grow. This role represents a unique opportunity for a determined individual to assume a wide set of responsibilities and make a significant impact in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.


  • Oversee revenue accounting and act as a strategic partner to the Head (SVP) of Finance
  • Own the company's revenue accounting function, focusing on revenue recognition, revenue operations, and creating and maintaining revenue accounting policies and procedures
  • Serve as a partner to SVP, Finance and as SME in all revenue accounting-related matters
  • Oversee the application of revenue recognition to the general ledger ensuring the accuracy of revenue-related transactions and compliance with US GAAP (ASC 606), including the review of all changes to existing and new contracts
  • Review and interpret the impact of accounting guidance and make technical accounting recommendations based on the changes and/or updates
  • Ensure business compliance, including preparing schedules for tax returns
  • Perform data analysis and data visualization, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Recommend and implement improvements to revenue accounting operations, internal controls, and related policies and procedures, as needed
  • Communicate and advocate the revenue accounting approach to internal and external stakeholders, ensuring compliance with policies
  • Work closely with and prepare materials for external auditors
  • Review general ledger accounts and make all necessary journal entries including posting monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals


  • You're a revenue accounting expert who stays abreast of changes and updates to accounting standards
  • You love working with numbers, have a high detail orientation, and are inherently curious
  • You are committed to continuous improvement in executing your own work and have a knack for problem solving
  • Bachelor's in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 7+ years of experience in accounting; 3+ years of experience with revenue accounting and ASC 606
  • Experienced financial reporting and working with external auditors
  • Able to multi-task and wear several hats
  • Detail-orientated with superior analytical and evaluative skills and, strong deductive reasoning ability
  • Demonstrates strong initiative and personal accountability
  • Results-focused with strong time management and prioritization abilities

Posted On: Thursday, March 9, 2023

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