Senior Accountant Technical Accounting


(Reston, Virginia)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About ComScore
comScore is the cross-platform measurement company that precisely measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. We are creating the new model for a dynamic cross-platform world. In January 2016, comScore and Rentrak Corporation – two leaders in measurement innovation – united to establish new currencies for understanding consumers’ multiscreen behavior at massive scale.
The Senior Accountant Reporting and Policy will be responsible for ensuring the accurate recording of complex revenue transactions related to the Company’s service offerings in accordance with US GAAP. The Senior Accountant will be a part of a dynamic reporting and policy team involved with all technical accounting and reporting responsibilities. This high profile role will require interaction with the revenue team, legal, sales and sales operations allowing the individual to gain meaningful insight into a growing Company. This role will include partnering with the respective business personnel and other stakeholders in the revenue cycle to understand the offering; evaluate and influence the structure; assess and conclude on the technical accounting conclusions. In addition to revenue related responsibilities, the Senior Accountant will support other technical and reporting initiatives.
* Evaluate and account for complex revenue contracts entered into by the Company * Draft technical memos to support analysis of revenue contract accounting * Support the implementation of the new revenue recognition standard * Identify opportunities for process improvement * Prepare equity accounting work papers as part of month end close * Assist in the preparation of position papers for ad hoc technical accounting issues * Support quarterly and annual financial reporting responsibilities * Support the external quarterly reviews and year-end audit
Ideal Candidate
* BS/BA in Accounting or Finance from an accredited university * CPA preferred * Minimum 3 years progressively responsible accounting and finance experience * Experience with Multi-Element Arrangements, VSOE and BESP preferred * Experience with a Big 4 accounting firm or other national accounting firm strongly preferred * Proven ability and desire to work effectively, delivering accurate results under tight deadlines, in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, dynamic environment. * Advanced understanding of Excel and proficient in Word and PowerPoint. * Experience with AX Dynamics, Netsuite or both general ledgers systems a plus. * Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills. Ability to confidently and effectively communicate to all levels within the Company.
Compensation and Working Conditions
Reports to Director of Policy


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