Staff Revenue Recognition Analyst

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United States




USA Houston

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Description and Requirements

From core to cloud to edge, BMC delivers the software and services that enable over 10,000 global customers, including 84% of the Forbes Global 100, to thrive in their ongoing evolution to an Autonomous Digital Enterprise.
Are you ready for a new challenge? Now is a great time to work for BMC Software! Our Revenue Recognition team is looking for a talented and experienced revenue recognition professional. 

The Staff Revenue Recognition Analyst will report to a Director in the Revenue Recognition Department. The candidate will provide consultation to the territory managers during sales cycles on deal structuring to comply with revenue recognition guidelines. This position will also require the review and analysis of large software contracts and the documentation of significant terms. Gathering of facts, problem resolution, listening to customer requirements, and detailed analysis of several facets of a transaction is needed to ultimately determine the amount and timing of revenue recognition. Accounting research related to revenue recognition may be necessary. For transactions in the respective territories, preparation of final revenue recognition accounting conclusions and supporting documentation will be part of this role. Education and training to various groups on software revenue recognition ''best practices” must be provided as part of this role.  Preparation and completion of other projects will be required from time-to-time. 

A Bachelors degree is required for this position.  The ideal candidate must also have at least two or more years of experience with the following: 
  • Identifying revenue recognition issues on incoming deals
  • Reviewing significant, non-standard contracts for compliance with ASC 606 and authoritative guidance
  • Preparation of Revenue Recognition documents for new Contracts
  • Working with Sales and Best Practice Manager on contract issues to provide suggestions and assistance for contract negotiation in order to ensure proper revenue recognition
  • Communicating and educating Sales and Best Practices Manager about basic revenue accounting principles
  • Perform revenue carve out based on SSP
  • Ensuring that revenues and cost of goods sold are recorded in an accurate and timely matter
  • Assisting in quarter-end revenue audit efforts
  • Ensuring contract parameters and requirements are met
  • Analyzing findings, developing recommendations and presenting to senior management
  • Evaluating processing workflows and identifying potential areas of improvement
  • Managing implementation of process changes/improvements

It is the policy of BMC Software to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, history of disability, ancestry, citizenship status, political affiliation, religion, gender, transgender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, genetic information or other factors prohibited by law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors. 

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