Senior Revenue Accountant & Modeling Analyst (Finance)

Global Eagle Entertainment, Inc
Greenwood Village, Colorado, United States
USD 35.57 - 48.07 per hour
23 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Senior Revenue Accountant & Modeling Analyst (Finance)

About Us

Global Eagle is a leading provider of satellite-based broadband connectivity, television and entertainment services, content and data analytics to aviation, maritime, enterprise and government markets. Global Eagle offers a fully integrated portfolio of rich media content and high-speed connectivity solutions for airlines, private jets, cruise lines, commercial ships, super-yachts, ferries, enterprise, government and military installations worldwide with proprietary performance-enhancing technologies and exclusive access to premium media. With 1,300 employees on six continents and leading global satellite and ground networks, the company delivers exceptional service and concierge support to its customers.

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Role Summary

SeniorRevenue Accountant & Modeling Analyst,will be responsible for ConnectivityRevenue accounting and reporting. They will be involved in the month, quarter and year-end close processes including but not limited to the analysis of content revenue, directly associated costs and reporting deliverables. They will have the opportunity to work with our Accounting and Finance counterparts to help ensure that all financial statements are in accordance with US GAAP and to provide accounting support, where needed. This role will also work closely with other internal Global Eagle Entertainment divisions, including Finance, Legal, Sales, Treasury, and Tax.

What You Will Be Doing
  • Ensure accounting and reporting is in compliance with US GAAP and Global Eagle Accounting Policy
  • Create/build ASC 606 revenue recognition models for standalone-selling price allocations
  • Calculate quarter revenue adjustments under ASC605 & ASC 606
  • Perform revenue and cost of sale analyses and participate in special projects
  • Prepare deferred revenues and accrued revenues schedules and journals
  • Calculate by Client Revenue Analysis and Deferred Revenue Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Assist in writing technical accounting memos and policies for revenue (ASC 606 and 340)
  • Preparation of reports, presentations, and summaries for Senior Management as required
  • Liaison with internal and external auditors to support financial and SOX audits
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with external auditors, management, legal department, sales team and accounting department personnel
  • Assist with identifying areas for process improvement that are scalable: to increase efficiency, clean-up the books, and streamline month-end close

Education & Experience
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA preferred, MBA is a plus
  • 2 - 4 years of general accounting experience, public accounting experience desirable
  • Revenue Recognition ASC 606 experience, including experience with standalone selling price accounting
  • Solid foundation in GAAP, with preferred knowledge in areas such as significant financing component, contract modification accounting, variable consideration, etc.
  • Ability to interpret complex contractual agreements and research independently to determine the proper accounting treatment or disclosure consequences
  • Possess analytic aptitude and attention to detail with a high level of accuracy & integrity
  • Strong relationship building skills, a team player, and a highly professional manner is critical
  • Experience with SOX compliance preferred
  • Experience in Media, Broadband, Telecommunications or Software Industries Highly preferred
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Previous experience with major accounting software experience such as Oracle, Salesforce, JD Edwards, MS Dynamics SL, MS Dynamics GP, Citrix, PeopleSoft, SAP, etc.
  • Intermediate to advance Excel skills
  • Preferred experience with inventory and/or equipment cost of sales

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of standard procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to communicate with all levels of Management
  • Excellent ability to interact professionally and effectively with internal and external customers in person and over the phone
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while paying attention to detail.
  • Ability to gather and interpret data, compile information and prepare reports
  • Solid business background including knowledge of best practices and procedures
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to recruit, train and develop a high performing team
  • Critical thinking, process improvements.
  • Must be a self-starter

Our Core Values
  • Communicate and Connect
  • Deliver Excellence and Own it
  • Be Honorable
  • Operate as ONE
  • Learn and Embrace Change

Why You Should Work Here

A career with Global Eagle is a unique opportunity to grow your knowledge and skills within a culture that thrives on collaboration and innovation. In addition to being a part of an amazing group, we also have competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k, disability and life insurance, flexible scheduling, pet insurance, and discounts on gym membership, concerts, amusement parks, hotels, and more!

The anticipated starting salary range forindividuals expressing interest in this position is $74,000- $100,000. Actual compensation will depend on factors such as location, experience, skills, certifications...etc.

Global Eagle is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Due to COVID, our interviews are now done in a safe environment using online platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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