Senior Revenue Accountant
Updated on 8/31/2023
IXL Learning

501-1,000 employees

Online lessons for K-12 subjects
Company Overview
IXL is passionate about improving learning for all. They apply technology in thoughtful and innovative ways to unlock students' innate curiosity, creativity, and desire for knowledge.
San Mateo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Sales & Account Management
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA certification preferred
  • Big 4 CPA experience preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in revenue accounting, with a focus on software or technology industries
  • Strong knowledge of revenue recognition principles under GAAP
  • Experience with complex revenue arrangements, including multi-element arrangements and software revenue recognition
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and other accounting software
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • 1 in 4 students in the United States uses
  • Rosetta Stone provides an immersive learning experience for 25 languages
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  • Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT) is a comprehensive marketplace for millions of educator-created resources
  • Apply ASC 606 and company revenue recognition policies
  • Review IXL School Revenue contracts to ensure proper revenue recognition in accordance with company policy and revenue recognition accounting standards
  • Analyze and interpret complex revenue accounting issues and provide guidance to sales and other departments
  • Participate in the implementation and maintenance of revenue recognition policies and procedures in IXL's subscription database
  • Perform revenue testing on IXL subscriptions and provide feedback to data engineer in order to improve the accuracy of revenue recognition
  • Work with the sales, sales operation, and AR collection team to ensure proper documentation of revenue transactions
  • Prepare journal entries, revenue reconciliations, and other month-end close activities related to revenue and revenue recognition
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statements, footnotes, and management reports related to revenue
  • Work with external auditors to ensure compliance with audit requirements related to revenue and revenue recognition
  • Ensure correct application of internal controls on revenue recognition process
  • Stay up-to-date with changes in revenue recognition guidance and communicate their impact to the finance team and other stakeholders
  • Participate in ad hoc projects including due diligence review on M&A activities