Revenue Services Sr. Analyst

Location IE-Cork
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Regular Full-Time




The Revenue Accounting department is responsible for reviewing customer contracts in line with relevant revenue accounting treatment, making recommendations on revenue recognition strategies, determining treatment of multi-element deliverables and general accounting functions such as journal entries, month-end close, revenue allocations and monthly/quarterly audits. Quest Software has adapted RevPro in order to comply with ASC 606 - Revenue From Contracts With Customers.


The Revenue Analyst will be responsible for reviewing and recording revenue in accordance with ASC 606, ensuring that monthly and quarterly deadlines are achieved. Key responsibilities include:

  • Review of deals and Revenue Contracts that closed within the fiscal month and ensure proper accounting on any revenue adjustments required in line with revenue accounting guidance;
  • Take ownership of month/quarter-end close tasks including general ledger account reconciliations for deferred revenue;
  • Review and account for contra revenue related entries such as channel partner rebates;
  • Work proactively and cross-functionally with the Contracts and Sales Operations teams to reduce the number of revenue/cost issues that result in non-standard processing of revenue transactions;
  • Provide support to the Deal Desk and Sales in up-front structuring of transactions;
  • Apply a strong work ethic to work in real time with business units on non-standard revenue transactions to ensure that relevant accounting issues are identified, resolved, and appropriately documented;
  • Work with Sales Operations and Accounts Receivable to improve the quote to cash cycle;
  • Assist to develop and implement accounting policies, procedures, and controls;
  • Stay current on new revenue accounting rules and help develop appropriate policies and processes;
  • Participate in ad-hoc Finance projects as they come up, such as finance integration and acquisitions.


  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Accounting; Qualified or part-qualified Accountant ACA/ACCA or equivalent;
  • 2 or more years of relevant accounting experience in industry and/or public accounting;
  • Relevant accounting experience in a software company, working with various revenue POBs such as license, SaaS, support & maintenance and professional services;
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, especially in the area of revenue recognition / ASC 606 - Revenue From Contracts With Customer;
  • Excellent organization skills and detail oriented with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple, competing tasks simultaneously;
  • Experience with Oracle, OBIEE and RevPro a plus;
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to develop effective working relationships within and across departments;
  • Strong Excel skills required;
  • Hands on, be part of a team that helps the company develop processes and procedures as we grow, willingness to get into the detail;
  • Strong analytical skills and teamwork qualities.


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