Senior Accountant (CPA, SaaS/technology industry, revenue accounting )

Cordia Resources
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 40.00 - 50.00 per hour
16 Sep 2020
19 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Our client who is a Software company (education technology company ~$700M revenue) in Washington, DC is seeking a Senior Accountant. They are looking for an extremely sharp candidate for a 6 month engagement. Compensation is in the range of $40-$50/per hour.

Work site: DC, currently remote
Duration: through financial close in February 2021 with potential to extend
Key Requirements:
1) CPA
2) SaaS/technology industry experience
3) exposure to revenue accounting (ASC 605 or 606)
** Two of the three may be acceptable.

Existing is an elite team of CPAs with former public accounting experience, the client is looking for a culture fit. Must be a multitasker who is adaptable to an ever-changing, fast-paced environment, remarkably communicative, professional, detail-oriented, and result-driven.
  • 6 people on revenue team including the Director, 2 experienced managers (PwC alumni) will be getting into more technical work.
  • 10-15% technical accounting; 30% monthly/quarterly/yearly close; 40% cyclical tasks (interim testing for external financial statement audits, interim testing for statutory audits, etc.); remaining are ad hoc and side projects
  • Advance Excel skills are critical, heavy data manipulation using spreadsheets
  • Some areas of responsibility include deferred revenue, contract review, royalties for third-party integration, international sales commissions, COGS, licensing
  • Video interview with Director and one other member of the team