Revenue Accountant at Instructure

| Salt Lake City, UT
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At Instructure, we believe in the power of people to grow and succeed throughout their lives. Our goal is to amplify that power by creating intuitive products that simplify learning and personal development, facilitate meaningful relationships, and inspire people to go further in their educations and careers. We do this by giving smart, creative, passionate people opportunities to create awesome. And that's where you come in:

The Revenue Accountant will assist with developing and enhancing revenue recognition policies and procedures, prepare and analyze deferred revenue schedules, as well as handle account reconciliations. This role will also handle month-end accounting close duties, assist with audit planning and scheduling, conduct revenue analysis, and help analyze revenue forecasts.

What you will be doing:

  • Ability to read complex contracts/agreements and identify pertinent terms and issues in order to apply appropriate accounting guidance and propose solutions within the Company’s revenue recognition policy and in line with ASC 606
  • Assist with invoicing during peak sales seasons
  • Provide advisory assistance to sales team and others within the organization with respect to product launches and new product offerings to identify and prevent revenue recognition issues
  • Proactively identify areas where process improvements could be made to make the revenue process more efficient
  • Provide training on Revenue Recognition topics to Sales and other internal groups, as necessary
  • Partner with the Client Services Department to ensure timely recognition of services revenue 
  • Prepare and maintain monthly revenue and deferred revenue reconciliations
  • Research monthly budget-to-actual variances
  • Partner with the Order Services team and provide guidance on entering sales orders for invoicing purposes
  • Work closely with the external auditors regarding all applicable annual audit requirements
  • Partner with other departments to complete monthly reporting package for Board of Directors review
  • Coordinate and perform detailed analysis for the annual standard selling price review
  • Prepare ad hoc revenue reports/analysis utilizing NetSuite and SalesForce, when needed
  • Assist with monthly commission calculations and related reconciliations
  • Be flexible and willing to help out in other accounting areas, as needed

Here's what you will need to know/have:

  • Certified Public Accountant (preferred)
  • Master’s degree in Accounting
  • 1-2 years Public Accounting experience
  • 1+ years of progressively increasing accounting and revenue recognition experience
  • Experience working with accounting systems e.g. SAP, Oracle, NetSuite (preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses

Get in on all the awesome at Instructure.

  • Competitive salary and 401k. 
  • Medical, dental, disability, and life insurance. 
  • HSA program, vision, voluntary life, and AD&D. 
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Paid time off, 10 paid holidays, and flexible work schedules. 
  • Gym club reimbursements and rewards-based fitness tracking.
  • iMacs or MacBooks

We’ve always believed in hiring the most awesome people and treating them right. We know that the more diverse we are, the more diverse our ideas will be and when we openly welcome those ideas, our environment is better and our business is stronger.

At Instructure we participate in E-Verify and yes, in case you didn't catch it from the above, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All Instructure employees are required to successfully pass a background check upon being hired.

More Information on Instructure
Instructure operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Salt Lake City, UT and Chicago, IL. Instructure was founded in 2008. It has 1233 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 42 open jobs at Instructure, click here.
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