Senior Accountant

SparkCognition    Austin, TX
Job Description

SparkCognition is an AI leader that offers business-critical solutions for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, and security. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-powered, cyber-physical software for the safety, security, reliability, and optimization of IT, OT, and the Industrial IoT.

Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Accountant is responsible for a wide variety of duties and responsibilities and handle various accounting aspects of a company. They are responsible for handling the checks and balances of revenues generated in an organization. The responsibilities of the Senior Accountant involves managing the finances of the organization and keeping excellent financial records. As an expert in finance, they pay close attention to both payable and receivable accounts in the company to create a balance between both. In addition to this, the Revenue Accountant works directly with clients and ensures that all payments by clients are received on time as agreed, without delay.


  • Manage timely financial close activities surrounding revenue with emphasis on deferred revenue and revenue on complex transactions
  • Participate in the contract review process with ensuring proper set-up in the accounting systems as it pertains to revenue
  • Ensure proper control compliance for order-to-cash cycle
  • Develop internal policies/procedures related to revenue recognition and ensure they are closely adhered
  • Perform company accounting operations and determine revenues and expenditures
  • Work with accounting team to perform financial planning, analysis and reporting activities
  • Determine monthly revenue forecast and perform monthly revenue analysis and calculation
  • Generate monthly revenue and expenditure reports
  • Prepare accounting records and financial reports as per company standards
  • Provide financial expertise based on company financial commitments and forecasts
  • Perform reconciliations of account receivables and payables
  • Assist in financial audits and implement audit recommendations
  • Work in compliance with company accounting standards and guidelines
  • Present account reconciliation summary to management on regular basis
  • Perform record-keeping of all financial operations
  • Identify and resolve outstanding balances on monthly basis
  • Monitoring accounts payable and receivable
  • Additional duties assigned
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, CPA a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in Accounting is required
  • Experience with revenue recognition under ASC 606 is required
  • Proficiency with accounting software
  • Proven experience and thorough knowledge of accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, accounting procedures, accounting systems and SOX process
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Ability to work independently and make executive financial decisions
  • Keen sense of detail and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills are required
  • SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at

    Tue, 12 Feb 2019 05:52:02 GMT

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