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Senior Revenue Accountant

Company: Alation Inc
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Alation continues to hire for roles at various locations with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19 crisis. Big Data isn't a problem. It's an opportunity. At Alation, we help people find, understand, and trust data, so they not only excel in their work - they drive value for their enterprise, team and role. In the words of our customers, "Alation is our one-stop-shop for our data and analytics. It's bringing people together to collaborate and solve our business problems." More than 400 enterprises drive data culture, improve decision making, and realize business outcomes with Alation, including AbbVie, Allianz Global Investors, American Family Insurance, Autozone, Cisco, Draft Kings, Exelon, Fifth Third Bank, Finnair, General Mills, Munich Re, NASDAQ, Parexel, Pfizer, Salesforce, Virgin Australia, and Vistaprint. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation is a 3X winner of Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces and is backed by leading venture capitalists including Blackstone, Costanoa, Data Collective, Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Icon, ISAI Cap, Riverwood, Salesforce, Sanabil, Sapphire, and Snowflake Ventures. For more information, visit With more than $217M in funding - valued at $1.2 billion, Alation is poised to capitalize on data as an opportunity. Our exceptional Glassdoor ratings reflect a culture that makes coming to work each day a joy. Do you want to join a team that welcomes new ideas, supports your growth and recognizes your unique value? Alation is seeking to hire a Senior Revenue Accountant who will report to the Revenue Accounting Manager. This is a great opportunity to join a growing company and participate in building a best-in-class revenue team that is driving efficient and scalable processes. This role is also open to remote work within the United States. What You'll Be Doing

  • Evaluate customer contracts to ensure that revenue is recognized accurately in accordance with 606 and company policy
  • Develop whitepaper or accounting memos to support the company's position or policy election on certain revenue recognition issues
  • Participate in developing and maintaining strong internal controls over revenue transactions and reporting
  • Assist in driving efforts to build best-in-class, automated processes related to revenue accounting
  • Participate in the monthly/quarterly revenue accounting close
  • Participate in the re-implementation of Netsuite ARM
  • Help prepare supporting data and other requests for external auditors as well as business partnersYou Should Have
    • 3+ years of experience required, at least 2 in public accounting
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field; Big 4 CPA a plus
    • Working knowledge of ASC 606
    • Effective communication and relationship-building skills as we deal with team members at every level of the organization
    • Able to work with and analyze large data sets
    • Proficient with complex projects in Excel -
    • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment, self-motivated, able to work independently, motivated to implement improvements, to inspire change while staying within the company's culture being collaborative and inclusive #LI-ML1 More About Alation Our founders have come together from different backgrounds: business, engineering, and design. This unique mix from our founding team is important to the Alation culture story. Today, our team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds - from Stanford, to the Indian Institute of Technology, big companies and one-person startups, the United States, and abroad. We continue to seek ever more diverse perspectives as we grow. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, name, religion, color, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Why Alation? - High-growth, collaborative environment with diverse and inclusive teams - Continuous learning, enrichment and development opportunities - Competitive pay and health offerings including commuter benefits - Flexible time off to relax and recharge

Keywords: Alation Inc, Redwood City , Senior Revenue Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Redwood City, California

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