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Revenue Staff Accountant

Revenue Staff Accountant

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US-TX-San Antonio
Accounting / Finance

Job Overview

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 will be responsible for preparing journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts, and providing detail and summary level analysis of impacts to the balance sheet and income statement.
  • Prepare and review journal entries but not limited to: accounts receivable, allowance for doubtful accounts, deferred revenue, and other revenue accruals.
  • Ensuring accuracy of revenue data.
  • Analyzing and understanding products and revenue streams to ensure proper revenue recognition and coding.
  • Ensure internal controls are performed timely and accurately.
  • Determine monthly revenue forecast and perform analysis.
  • Actively review related processes and procedures for improvement and collaborating with other impacted teams to implement.
  • Perform monthly/quarterly close activities, including account analysis, variance explanations, and PBCs.
  • Working directly with external customers to address inquires and resolve discrepancies.
  • Position requires work beyond a standard 8 hours day during the financial close and other occasions as necessary, potentially including weekends and holidays.


Required Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to provide Fanatical Support to internal business partners.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline required
  • 4-5 years of professional accounting experience required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred.
  • Public accounting experience preferred.
  • ERP experience a plus