Senior Revenue Accountant

Location US-TX-Austin
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Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Quest is an award-winning IT management software provider offering a broad selection of solutions that solve some of the most common and most challenging IT problems. We are currently looking for a Senior Revenue Accountant to join our team in our office in Austin, Texas.


The Senior Revenue Accountant will be responsible for overseeing revenue related functions such as monthly reconciliations, contract reviews, maintaining policy guidelines, establishing an effective control environment and audit execution.


Quest strives to be the best of the very best in everything we do. Our focus is to provide the best product to our customers and are proud to support the most complex customers who have the highest IT demands in the world. It’s exciting, it’s rewarding, and offers career and personal growth.


-Perform contract reviews with an emphasis on complex transactions with multiple performance obligations

-Perform SSP analysis

-Manage timely month end close activities surrounding revenue with emphasis on deferred revenue and revenue

-Prepare quarterly calculations pertaining to accruals for royalties, rebates and other subsidies

-Prepare recurring and non-recurring journal entries as part of the close process

-Perform account reconciliations for revenue-related accounts

-Complete special projects on an as needed basis

-Compile reporting on an as needed basis for cross-functional groups such as Finance, Treasury and Tax

-Serve as a key liaison with external auditors on revenue matters

-Maintain the Company’s global revenue recognition policies

-Ensure proper control compliance for the revenue cycle


-Bachelor’s degree in accounting

-3+ years of work experience in accounting  

 -Strong knowledge of software revenue recognition principles and application, in particular ASC 606

-Working knowledge of GAAP, accounting procedures, accounting systems and SOX process

-Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, preferably including strong excel skills over large amounts of data (VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables and Charts)

-Strong analytical, problem-solving and organization skills

-Able to work on multiple tasks with accuracy and efficiency, while keeping to deadlines

-Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.




-Big Four audit experience  

-Proficiency in Oracle and RevPro  


Company Description

Quest Software enables organizations of all sizes to better secure, manage, monitor, protect, and analyze information and infrastructure in order to help fuel innovation and drive their businesses forward. With over 3,500 team members around the globe, we intend to continue to grow revenues and add value to customers. When you join our team, you will have the opportunity to build and develop products at a scale few others can provide. Our product portfolio serves a large base of customers and we are addressing the strategic imperatives for enterprise businesses. Working with some of the most talented employees the industry has to offer, we provide enhanced career opportunities for team members to learn and grow in a rapidly changing environment.


Why work with us?

o Life at Quest means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology.

o When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution.

o Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships.

o We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential.

o Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.


Quest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Quest is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Quest are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Quest will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Quest encourages applicants of all ages.

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