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Accounts Receivable Senior Accountant

Morning Consult

Morning Consult

Accounting & Finance
Remote
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024
About Morning Consult:
Morning Consult is a global decision intelligence company changing how modern leaders make smarter, faster, better decisions. The company pairs its proprietary high-frequency data with rigorous analysis to better inform decisions on what people think and how they will act.
The Role:
Morning Consult is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Accounts Receivable Senior Accountant to join the revenue accounting department. As Accounts Receivable Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for understanding client contracts, processing deals in the Customer Resource Management system and entering them into the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. You will also have the opportunity to support other areas of the revenue accounting team — you’ll participate in monthly/quarterly/annual accounting close processes, the annual external audit cycle and other ad hoc projects.
You should have previous experience with billing, specifically with NetSuite, and you should be prepared to work in a very fast-paced environment with a mindset focused on continuous process improvement.
Reporting to the Accounts Receivable Manager, you will assist in maintaining and improving critical processes around PO processing, invoicing, collection and customer account management.
The Accounting Team at Morning Consult:
The Accounting team is responsible for all accounting and finance-related functions, from daily transactions to preparing annual US GAAP financial statements. Core functions of the team include cash/treasury management, contract review & revenue recognition, payroll & equity review, asset management, monthly internal financial reporting, expense review and processing, procurement & accounts payable, tax compliance, financial statement preparation and external audit support. The Accounting team’s goal is to ensure financial transactions are completed timely, and are properly documented and reported to enable internal and external stakeholders to make critical decisions for the future of the company.

What You’ll Be Working On:

  • Managing the Order to Cash process including reviewing client contracts and processing deals in NetSuite to set up for invoicing and revenue recognition
  • Accurately setting up contracts in the ERP system to support revenue recognition, as per ASC 606 rules and internal policies
  • Reviewing customer invoicing terms in Contracts/POs to ensure accurate invoice schedules are set up in the ERP
  • Creating and distributing client invoices via email and online portals in a timely manner
  • Resolving and responding to inquiries in the Accounts Receivable inbox in a timely manner
  • Working closely with the Commercial team to resolve Accounts Receivable issues and maintain customer accounts
  • Researching delinquent accounts and performing collection duties, including emails and phone calls for past-due invoices
  • Assisting with relevant external audit requests in the areas of Accounts Receivable
  • Performing such other tasks and duties as may be required or assigned from time to time in the Company’s discretion

About You and What You've Done:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field
  • 3-5 years of Accounts Receivable and/or Revenue Accounting experience
  • NetSuite and Salesforce experience required
  • Strong knowledge of basic accounting regulatory standards (ASC 606 and US GAAP) and compliance requirements
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills required including pivot tables, VLOOKUP, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively convey complex topics to a variety of internal stakeholders
  • Sense of urgency and ability to multitask while maintaining accuracy with strong attention to detail
  • Proactive self-starter with strong time management skills and demonstrated creative, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment across multiple teams and management levels
  • Willing to take feedback, learn and grow; an ethos of continuous self-improvement
Note: We view the above section as a guide, not a checklist. Research shows that underrepresented/marginalized groups are less likely to apply for a job if they feel that they don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. We welcome diverse and non-traditional backgrounds and encourage you to apply even if you don’t satisfy every single bullet on this list! It’s expected that you’ll learn and grow throughout your time at Morning Consult, so if you’re open to building new skills, we’d love to hear from you.
The expected salary range for this position is $57,800 - $88,800, with a midpoint of $73,300.
In most cases, we target the midpoint of our salary ranges for new hire compensation. This placement is reflective of full proficiency in a role. This role is eligible for an equity grant, which will be discussed in your initial recruiter conversation. Please see an overview of Morning Consult’s benefits on our Career Page.
We are currently hiring remote candidates from the following states: California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia (DC), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Washington.
We are committed to a work environment that is inclusive to all and free of discrimination. It is our policy to be an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, veteran status, citizenship status or any other factors prohibited by law. Morning Consult will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals.
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