Senior Revenue Accountant

Finance & Accounting | San Mateo, CA, United States

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About the role:

Zuora is looking for a skilled Senior Revenue Accountant to join our Revenue Accounting team.  Responsibilities will include all day to day activities in the revenue process including contract review for compliance with Zuora’s revenue recognition policy, monthly revenue close, account reconciliations, reporting and analysis, and audit and SOX support.  You will also participate in the deals desk process, partnering with the Sales, Contracts, Orders, and Billing teams.  You also will have the opportunity to leverage the Zuora’s order-to-revenue capabilities for modern businesses.  This is a critical role in a growing team and requires an exceptional performer.  The successful candidate will be able to learn new processes quickly, adapt to ever-changing priorities, communicate effectively, and work collaboratively across the team and across multiple functions.  This position reports directly to the Revenue Accounting Manager. 

Main responsibilities:

  • Ensure that revenue is recognized in accordance with corporate policy under ASC 606.

  • Stay current on revenue recognition guidance and raise interpretations of guidance with respect to company revenue policy

  • Participate in all aspects of the revenue close, including creating journal entries, reconciliations, etc.

  • Preparing balance sheet flux analysis for deferred revenue accounts and accounts receivable

  • Analyze revenue trends and investigating variances

  • Prepare external auditor deliverables

  • Prepare SSP pricing studies and analysis

  • Assist in establishing and monitoring the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures and accounting policies

  • Support system implementations and maintenance

  • Work closely with the quote-to-cash teams to Identify and recommend process improvements in the quote-to-revenue process.

  • Support the deals desk process

  • Assist in special projects.


  • 2-4 years of revenue recognition experience, preferably with Big 4 Public Accounting

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance (CPA or CPA-eligible preferred)

  • Knowledge of revenue recognition US GAAP

  • Experience using Zuora and RevPro is a plus

  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills

  • Detailed-oriented with excellent analytical skills

  • Excellent computer skills with MS Office software, including Excel, Word, Google Apps and PowerPoint

  • Software as a Service (SaaS) and NetSuite experience is a plus

  • Must have a team-oriented work ethic, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to adapt in an environment where change is the norm

About Zuora

Zuora provides the leading cloud-based subscription management platform that functions as a system of record for subscription businesses across all industries. Powering the Subscription Economy®, the Zuora platform was architected specifically for dynamic, recurring subscription business models and acts as an intelligent subscription management hub that automates and orchestrates the entire subscription order-to-cash process, including billing and revenue recognition.

At Zuora, every employee is the CEO of their career and leading our mission are over 1,200 passionate and innovative ZEOs who value freedom, responsibility and accountability in equal measure because they have the capacity to make shift happen. Our culture isn’t an empty branding effort – our ZEOs love working here and it shows in our 4.5+ rating on Glassdoor. We take it very seriously. We encourage our employees to be curious, creative, and stay focused on our shared mission of enabling our customers to be successful.

Zuora serves more than 1,000 companies around the world, including Box, Komatsu, Rogers, Schneider Electric, Xplornet and Zendesk. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Zuora also operates offices in Atlanta, Boston, Frisco, Denver, San Francisco, London, Paris, Beijing, Sydney, Chennai and Tokyo.

At Zuora, different perspectives, experiences and contributions matter. Everyone counts. Zuora is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

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