Robert Half is seeking a Portfolio Revenue Analyst Associate to be responsible for evaluating an assigned portfolio of projects with particular attention to contract compliance with Protiviti Risk Policies, validate that revenue recognition is in accordance with GAAP / Protiviti revenue policy, and facilitate the proper handling of unrealizable project activity.
The assigned portfolio of projects is comprised of strategic accounts which meet defined metrics related to dollar value, risk, or competitive value. Monitoring this portfolio requires a high touch, involved approach, including regular open communication with the engagement teams, legal and Protiviti operations finance, the assessment of multiple combined contracts with complex terms and conditions, and consideration to other qualitative aspects of the client relationship which may have an impact on revenue recognition.
Specific responsibilities include:
Monthly Portfolio Review
Monitor and Analyze financial transactions / adjustments requests at a portfolio level (including Prior Period Adjustments and Re-Allocations, closing adjustments and prospective adjustments) for compliance with Protiviti's revenue recognition / approval policy.
Evaluate the impact of standard contracts, change orders or other supporting documents on the revenue reporting environment.
For SIP projects, evaluate for Activation in accordance with Protiviti revenue recognition policies. Propose activation as appropriate and obtain Protiviti and Corporate leadership approvals.
Maintain portfolio level watch lists for transactions with increased risk levels based on key financial indicators (including activity levels, billing/collection history and DSO calculations).
Review global client activity for ongoing inter-business unit transactions and coordinate activities as necessary to ensure appropriate global revenue recognition.
Communicate regularly with Engagement Managers to ensure relevant information is included in portfolio analysis, including client and project level selling strategy, client satisfaction, project status, and billing and collections matters.
On a monthly basis, review portfolio reporting responses from Protiviti Engagement Managers. Exercise judgment within Protiviti's revenue recognition policy and use analytical techniques to identify and investigate fluctuations in financial results of projects.
Evaluate projects within the portfolio for potential revenue reserves. Use key performance indicators (inventory aging, project run rates, project estimates, contractual limits/restrictions, etc.) to evaluate projects within the portfolio for potential revenue reserves. Enforce compliance with Protiviti's Revenue recognition policies and GAAP. Propose resulting adjustments, reserves, and reserve reversals as necessary for Protiviti and Corporate approvals.
Maintain and update project events for pending actions.
Communication, Customer Service & Relationship Management
Work directly with Protiviti Engagement Managers. Apply knowledge of Protiviti revenue policy and historical trends in preparing summaries for RHI management.
Builds productive internal and external staff and client relationships
Provides guidance to Protiviti field on to support Protiviti policies
Responds to and applies communication skills to facilitate resolution of customer inquiries
Promotes activities that provide and enhance the customer service experience
Demonstrates a customer service focus, and strives to meet and exceed service level agreements
Escalates unresolved issues appropriately
Project Activations & Re-estimations
Perform quality assurance reviews on revenue contracts. Ensure compliance with corporate policies and US GAAP.
Partner with the Regional Portfolio Revenue Manager on technical accounting issues to assess and resolve potential accounting issues as identified.
Month/Quarter End Close
Participate in month-end and quarter-end close checklist procedures including the preparation and posting of revenue reserves and accruals journal entries.
Prepare and deliver recurring and ad hoc reporting on quarterly/annual close activity (Analysis of revenue adjustments, etc.). Validate results, present findings and recommend actions to Regional Portfolio Revenue Manager.
Provides information as requested for use in the preparation of internal and external reporting as it relates to Protiviti revenues.
Compliance and Regulatory
Adheres to policies and procedures for internal controls over financial reporting and resolves issues as required. Assist in maintaining and improving documentation processes to satisfy compliance requirements.
Work closely with internal and external auditors during quarterly/annual audit.
Regularly attends US GAAP technical training, specifically with respect to Revenue Recognition. Develop professional knowledge related to US GAAP as it affects Revenue Recognition, internal controls over financial reporting, Protiviti revenue recognition policies and procedures, Robert Half policies and procedures, and SEC compliance matters.
Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance required
CPA a plus
2+ years public accounting experience with CPA; or 4+ years without CPA
Demonstrated understanding of GAAP revenue accounting principals
Experience in a consulting services industry highly desirable.
Experience applying GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, and company policies
Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office including strong Excel, Word and Outlook skills. Requires ability to grasp new systems software/database programs quickly. Experience with ERP systems and using query tools a plus.
CPA a plus
Excellent oral and written communication and consultation skills. Strong business acumen and detail orientation; excellent organization and time management skills; ability to meet stated deadlines.
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