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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 should be organized, have strong analytical skills, be personable, work well under pressure, multi-task, detail oriented, and adapt to the fast-paced environment.


  • 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.


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.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline required
  • 4-5 years of professional accounting experience required