• Senior Project Accountant

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 1 week ago(6/14/2018 5:53 AM)
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  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Accounting team is looking for a Senior Project Accountant to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will assist with both month-end accounting and the day-to-day management of financial operations for our North America Services team. You'll also work with our global project accounting team subject matter expert on future deployments and training for our Oracle Project Accounting module. This is a role with global visibility that in a fast-paced and challenging environment, with exposure to strategic activities. You’ll have a great opportunity to establish your career in a quickly growing company while working to provide solutions to complex financial problems.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Support the daily financial operations for the North America Services team by interacting with regional service managers, project managers, and consultants
    • Provide ongoing daily support to project accounting teams by responding to questions, providing best practices, and troubleshooting issues
    • Prepare monthly journal entries, customer invoices, and account reconciliations; perform analysis, resolve issues, and reconcile items in the general ledger and revenue management system including revenue, deferred revenue, unbilled receivables, and accrued expenses
    • Complete monthly and quarterly financial close activities
    • Support regional finance teams with design, testing, and deployment for special projects as needed

    Required skills

    • 5-7 years of progressive accounting experience
    • Experience with a major ERP software package; prior experience with Oracle ERP is a plus
    • Advanced understanding of US GAAP and familiarity with ASC 606 Revenue Standard
    • Highly motivated, with good creative problem-solving and analytical skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment under deadline pressure
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a record of working with diverse internal and external groups in finance, legal, sales, operations, senior management, etc.
    • Ability to thrive in a team environment and take on new challenges as they arise
    • Prior experience as a project accountant in any industry is a plus
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting is preferred

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