Billing and Revenue Accountant

Institute of International Education (IIE)
Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 15 August 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 16 July 2018

Job Description

The Billing and Revenue Accountant supports and prepares the billing and revenue recognition operational activities, compliance and internal review of invoices and sponsor reporting.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages the configuration of complex billing and revenue plans in PeopleSoft, including assessment of budgets and accounting requirements for each plan. Prepare billing, and oversee accounts Receivable; coordinates resolution with appropriate team members.
  • Reviews and analyzes revenue recognition requirements on all sponsored programs, including establishment of prepaid and fixed fee events; assesses adequacy of supporting schedules. Analyzes customer contracts to recommend and implement amendments and modifications.
  • Performs reconciliation of various billing, revenue, and refund related processes in PeopleSoft. Prepares quarterly financial reports for US government sponsors. Reviews invoices, sponsor financial reporting, and cost share obligations in accordance with the contract/award terms and federal regulations.
  • Participates in monthly cross-functional communications and issue resolution with various teams. Provides support and training to Finance Managers; communicates all issues pertaining to the application of complex rules and regulations governing sponsored awards. Recommends appropriate solutions.
  • Reviews and processes journal entries and cost transfers submitted by the program finance managers.
  • Assists in year-end, sponsor and compliance audits.

Education and Work Experience

  • Accounting degree with four years of experience or 5+ years of relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of OMB circulars and USG Financial reporting preferred.
  • Experience in a not-for-profit environment a plus.
  • PeopleSoft experience is a plus.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Strong cross-functional communication/people skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to work within a team.

Work Conditions & Physical Demands:

Essential functions are performed in a general office setting with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. IIE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

About the Organization

An independent not-for-profit founded in 1919, IIE is among the world's largest and most experienced international education and training organizations. We are committed to delivering program excellence to a diverse range of participants, sponsors, and donors.

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