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Rackspace, US Inc

Accountant, Revenue Recognition

Rackspace, US Inc - San Antonio, TX

Accountant, Revenue Recognition


San Antonio


Job Overview

Overview & Responsibilities

We are looking to add a new member to our team to assist in technical accounting review of revenue related items. The role requires a solid understanding of GAAP and willingness to research and document the application and interpretation of accounting standards and their impact on our revenue transactions. The ideal candidate is someone who is self-motivated, proactive, enjoys analytical thinking, has an affinity for writing technical memos, and has strong written and oral communication skills (e.g. can explain technical accounting concepts to non-accountants).

Revenue Accountant job duties:

Analyze and research revenue accounting matters, providing accurate and comprehensive documentation of issues identified and resolutions reached. Work closely with revenue recognition manager to document conclusions.

Review sales arrangements to ensure proper recognition in accordance with authoritative literature.

Participate in and help lead critical revenue accounting projects, including audit readiness and management reporting.

Assist in defining global revenue processes; work closely with the International team and US Revenue team to define reporting requirements.

Work cross functionally with finance, legal, and various business owners on a variety of projects. Advise business owners on the impact of their projects on the Company’s financial statements.

Assist with special projects and other related duties as assigned.

Supervise interns as needed.


Ideal Candidate will have the following:

Extensive knowledge of revenue recognition in US GAAP.

Experience in performing technical revenue research. Experience researching Gross vs Net, Sales Incentives, and Multiple Element Arrangements preferred.

Excellent time and self-management skills, ability to prioritize and multitask to meet deadlines.

Bachelor degree in accounting or finance.

CPA or CPA candidate preferred.

2 years of public accounting experience (Big 4 or large regional audit firm preferred).

Advanced knowledge of all Microsoft Office products.


Req #



US-TX-San Antonio


Accounting / Finance

4 days 16 hours ago

Rackspace, US Inc


Accountant, Revenue Recognition Rackspace, US Inc - San Antonio, TX, United States


Location: San Antonio, TX

Company Profile:
Fanatical Support® has made Rackspace the service leader in cloud computing. We deliver enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world. We got started in 1998 and since have grown to serve more than 205,000 customers. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support. Our core products include Managed Hosting, Cloud Hosting and Email & Apps. There are currently over 4,800 Rackers around the world serving our customers.