• Revenue Staff Accountant

    Location(s) US-TX-San Antonio
    Req #
    Accounting / Finance
  • About Rackspace

    Rackspace is modernizing IT in today’s multi-cloud world. We have been honored by Fortune, Forbes, Glassdoor and others as one of the best places to work. We serve over 50% of the Fortune 100 companies & customers in 120 countries around the globe. Our achievements are powered by our people – we call them Rackers.  We grow & thrive through world-class development opportunities, learning & selling bleeding-edge technologies & solutions, and most importantly, connecting with each other (the best & brightest in the industry). Are you a Racker? Join us!


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    Rackers aren’t all alike. We look different. We think uniquely. We are from many places and our beliefs & backgrounds vary. But, being a Racker — a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission – is what connects us all. Rackers are encouraged to bring their whole self to work every day, as we know that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers & communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

    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.



    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.