Accountant (Revenue Recognition)

Company Name:
Jack Henry and Associates
Job Description
Primary responsibilities for this Accountant will include process management over revenue recognition for various areas of the company, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). This includes review and analysis of customer contracts to ensure compliance with complex revenue recognition accounting standards, develop and maintain related revenue recognition accounting processes and policies, internal control procedures, monthly disclosure tables, and other reporting requirements.
The position can be based out of Monett or Springfield MO.
Review and interpret contracts and assess revenue accounting implications in accordance with revenue recognition accounting standards, interpretations and regulations. Assist other departments in resolving revenue recognition accounting entries through research, determining the best approach to resolution, and communicating effectively with the relevant parties.
As part of a team, assess impact of new revenue recognition accounting guidance, gather and analyze relevant data, and prepare reports, disclosures, analyses and other relevant documentation as required.
Implement and perform routine checks and balances on revenue recognition, to ensure an efficient process for ensuring revenue is recognized in the correct general ledger accounts and periods. Communicate effectively with relevant parties to ensure accurate recording of transactions. Process detailed revenue based journal entries.
Performs financial analyses to summarize current and projected company financial position. Monitors and develops monthly reports of revenues for projects.
Accurately perform various other monthly, quarterly, and annual contract reviews and financial analyses.
Maintain supporting files and accounting documentation and perform other special projects as assigned.
Perform other routine daily and monthly responsibilities including reconciliations, forecasting, and other relevant projects.
Bachelor's degree in accounting required.
Revenue recognition experience preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
CPA or other equivalent experience preferred
Technical accounting based knowledge and expertise of GAAP accounting principles.
Research, analytical and communication skills including the ability to analyze complex accounting based information and formulate decisions/recommendations as to correct accounting treatment.
Working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley and internal control concepts.
Peoplesoft (or similar finance ERP software) experience.
Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel and Access.
Ability to work with confidential materials and employee information and maintain confidentiality at all times.
Jack Henry & Associates offers a comprehensive benefit package and a work environment that stresses a work-life balance.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Applicants for U.S. based positions with Jack Henry & Associates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.

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