Rackspace Revenue Staff Accountant in San Antonio, Texas

Overview & Responsibilities

Rackspace is looking for a revenue staff accountant to join our team. Rackspace is a global organization and is looking for a highly motivated professional for this role. This individual should be organized, have strong analytical skills, be personable, work well under pressure, multi-task, detail oriented, and adapt to the fast-paced environment.

Staff Accountant job duties:

  • Prepare and review journal entries with a heavy emphasis on revenue, deferrals, cost of revenue, and allowances.

  • Analyzing and understanding products and revenue streams to ensure proper revenue recognition and coding.

  • Support the completion of monthly, quarterly, and annual closing procedures and financial reporting requirements including performing variance analysis.

  • Prepare revenue related financial schedules, audit schedules, and ad hoc reports.

  • Participate in the transition to the new revenue standard ASC 606.

  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Collaborating with various departments to proactively manage revenue recognition issues.

  • Engage in product launches and ensuring proper revenue recognition.

  • Working with external auditors to address inquiries and resolve discrepancies.

  • Identify process improvements to further streamline revenue accounting process.

  • Ensure internal controls are performed timely and accurately.

Qualifications

Ideal Candidate will have the following:

  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven and growing environment that requires participation in multiple projects at one time.

  • Good working knowledge and understanding of accounting processes and required documentation

  • Intermediate to advance experience with Excel.

  • Knowledge and experience in working with sub-ledger and General Ledger systems, Oracle a plus.

  • Basic Knowledge of GAAP.

  • Good time management, communication, decision-making, analytical and organizational skills.

  • Enjoys interacting and collaborating with team members and business partners.

  • Detail-oriented with an ability to critically analyze financial data and prepare financial reports.

  • Ability to create efficiencies or solutions for existing or unexpected situations.

  • Resolve issues in creative and effective ways.

  • Accounting or Finance degree required.

  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred.

  • Public accounting experience preferred.

  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to provide Fanatical Support to internal business partners.

Req # 39693

Category Accounting / Finance