Senior Revenue Accountant | LivePerson | Remote (India)

Senior Revenue Accountant | LivePerson | Remote (India)

Remote India
Application ends: August 8, 2024
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Job Description

LivePerson (NASDAQ: LPSN) is the global leader in enterprise conversations. Hundreds of the world’s leading brands — including HSBC, Chipotle, and Virgin Media — use our award-winning Conversational Cloud platform to connect with millions of consumers. We power nearly a billion conversational interactions every month, providing a uniquely rich data set and safety tools to unlock the power of Conversational AI for better customer experiences.  

At LivePerson, we foster an inclusive workplace culture that encourages meaningful connection, collaboration, and innovation. Everyone is invited to ask questions, actively seek new ways to achieve success, and reach their full potential. We are continually looking for ways to improve our products and make things better. This means spotting opportunities, solving ambiguities, and seeking effective solutions to the problems our customers care about. 

Overview:

You will report to the Senior Manager of Revenue, rolling up under the Chief Accounting Officer org . As part of LivePerson’s Revenue Accounting Team, you’ll be at the forefront of revolutionizing accounting practices. We prioritize automation and agility, driving efficiency in revenue reporting through collaborative use of cutting-edge tools and technologies. While Python and advanced analytics are part of our toolkit, our focus extends beyond any single language or platform.

Our team embraces a data-first approach and upholds the highest standards of integrity. Working closely with data analysts, we continuously refine processes, leveraging automation to streamline operations and deliver actionable insights. As a member of our dynamic team, you’ll immerse yourself in a culture of continual learning and growth, with ample opportunities for cross-training. Join us in reshaping the future of revenue accounting in the tech industry, where your dedication to innovation and efficiency will thrive in an environment of collaboration and progress.

The working hours will be 2:00pm IST – 11:00pm IST.   

You will: 

  • Support the execution and completion of the global monthly, quarterly and year-end accounting close processes for revenue and preparation of relevant sections of the financial statements in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Review revenue contracts, modifications, and terminations to ensure revenue is recorded, following ASC 606 requirements.
  • Identify, analyze, and apply technical guidance related to software and SaaS revenue recognition, overseeing accounting policies and memos related to revenue.
  • Develop and maintain internal controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley 404.
  • Be a liaison with external auditors relating to the closure of revenue accounting matters and annual audits and quarterly reviews.
  • Evaluate processes, and drive system implementation and enhancements including integrations from Salesforce, Zuora, RevPro, and SAP for process improvements.

You have:

  • Degree in accounting, active CPA license preferred, but not expressly required
  • 3-5+ years of progressive accounting experience, Big 4 or other public accounting experience required
  • Experience with ASC 606 Revenue Recognition, SaaS experience
  • Advanced Excel skills (formula design, pivot tables, charts)
  • Data collection and modeling, what-if scenarios and experience managing large sets of data
  • Demonstrated experience to be a real ‘systems’ thinker with excellent process orientation

Benefits: 

  • Health: medical, dental, and vision
  • Time away: vacation and holidays
  • Development: Generous tuition reimbursement and access to internal professional development resources.
  • Equal opportunity employer

Why you’ll love working here:

As leaders in enterprise customer conversations, we celebrate diversity, empowering our team to forge impactful conversations globally. LivePerson is a place where uniqueness is embraced, growth is constant, and everyone is empowered to create their own success. And, we’re very proud to have earned recognition from Fast Company, Newsweek, and BuiltIn for being a top innovative, beloved, and remote-friendly workplace. 

Belonging at LivePerson:

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.

We are committed to the accessibility needs of applicants and employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities. Applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should inform their recruiting contact upon initial connection.

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