• Revenue Accountant

    Akamai Technologies, Inc.Cambridge, MA 02238

    Job #1707185865

  • Are you looking to explore different facets of revenue accounting in a fast-paced learning environment?

    Do you want to enhance your corporate finance experience with a technology company?

    Join our Global Finance Team!

    Revenue Accounting Team is responsible for reporting revenue results on a monthly and quarterly basis. Also, ensuring those results are reported in accordance with Revenue Accounting Guidelines. The team ensures accuracy through corporate control environment as well as by completing quarterly financial audits. This requires close cooperation with other finance and non-finance representatives around the world to support business operations.

    Partner with the best

    As a Revenue Accountant, you will gain experience and make contributions through meaningful projects and reporting work. You will engage with Finance Operations leadership across Geos.

    As a Revenue Accountant, you will be responsible for:

    • Reviewing Sales contracts and identifying revenue adjustments as required based on companys revenue recognition policy

    • Participating in month-end and year-end close activities. Preparing journal entries and account reconciliations. Performing revenue fluctuation analysis to confirm accuracy/completeness

    • Preparing related schedules for the Companys quarterly reviews, annual audits, and SEC filings. Performing audit requests and special projects as required.

    • Communicating with internal groups for revenue decision making (Sales, Professional Services, Business Finance, Billing and Collections)

    Do what you love

    To be successful in this role you will:

    • Have Bachelors' in Accounting/Finance or related field

    • Have 2 years of accounting experience and working with IFRS/GAAP, SEC guidelines for revenue recognition (ASC 606)

    • Be proficient in the use of Excel functions including VLOOKUP, SUMIF, Pivot Tables & IF statements

    • Have excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills

    • Be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment. Also, be able to work independently and be a team-player

    Work in a way that works for you

    We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

    We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

    Working with us

    At Akamai, were curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, youll thrive here.

    Working for you

    At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

    • Your health

    • Your finances

    • Your family

    • Your time at work

    • Your time pursuing other endeavors

    Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

    About us

    Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

    Join us

    Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you!

    Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.