Revenue Accountant

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Oct 18, 2016 - Requisition No. 55015

Bloomberg delivers critical information in a world where information matters. We give influential decision makers in business, finance and government a competitive edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of news, people and ideas. To do that, we need a constant flow of ideas, energy, innovation-which is where you come in. At Bloomberg, you will have the opportunity to go above and beyond and to take risks. Be a part of an organization that is entering new markets, launching new ventures and pushing boundaries. Our ever-expanding array of technology, data, news and media services fosters innovation and empowers clients-and offers nearly limitless opportunities for career growth.

Our Team:

The Accounting Operations team, headquartered in Manhattan, is looking for a strong Revenue Account to join our team! In this position you will be responsible for Bloomberg worldwide revenue accounting and acting as a primary liaison between the accounting department and the business.

Key responsibilities include managing a portfolio of products, the month close process, assisting CFO teams with the development of budgets and re-forecasts as needed, assisting with the interim and annual financial audits, completing various special projects and ad hoc requests as well as management reporting. You will also be responsible for providing balance sheet, P&L, and financial controls oversight.

We'll trust you to:

  • Deliver and drive useful reporting with analytical insights
  • Be accountable for the financial integrity, accuracy and oversight of the financial reporting package
  • Work to ensure compliance of all financial requirements and reporting are met for all products, countries, and policies
  • Document, control, review, and improve policy and procedures as well as departmental tasks to enhance efficiency and effectiveness
  • Demonstrate appropriate understanding / working knowledge of accounting principles and internal controls, and applies them to provide objective, timely, and accurate financial information to meet regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Effectively make decisions on more complex issues, giving consideration to relevant costs, benefits and risks
  • Demonstrate insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts, to provide practical counsel to internal customers and management in order to drive business decision making across the company
  • Demonstrate the initiative to drive change and influence others across the organization in support of the company's goals and objectives
  • Understand and facilitate the integration of business processes, people, and relevant technology, in order to identify, configure, and communicate useful information

You need to have:

  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance
  • 3-5 years relevant experience with demonstrated performance within the month close process and financial reporting/analysis
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and internal controls
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Strong presence and communication skills with ability to interact with Senior Leadership
  • Accounting, Reporting & Internal Controls Expertise
  • Demonstrated high performer

We'd love to see:

  • SAP/Business Warehouse knowledge
  • CPA/CA or MBA (highly preferred)
  • Financial Analytics Expertise
  • Process & Systems Expertise
  • Analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems
  • Works well under pressure and is able to course correct when faced with unexpected challenges

If this sounds like you:

  • Apply! If we think you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.
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