Senior Revenue Accountant | Finance & Accounting | Core Operations

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About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm, dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk, and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political, and regulatory, reputational, and transactional.

We work closely with our clients to help them anticipate, illuminate, and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities arising from factors such as the economy, financial and credit markets, governmental legislation and regulation, and litigation. We provide advice and services, such as restructuring (including bankruptcy), capital formation and indebtedness, interim business management, performance improvements, forensic accounting and litigation matters, international arbitrations, mergers, and acquisitions ("M&A"), antitrust and competition matters, securities litigation, electronic discovery (or "e-discovery"), management and retrieval of electronically stored information ("ESI"), reputation management and strategic communications.

Our clients include Fortune 500 corporations, FTSE 100 companies, global banks, major law firms, and local, state, and national governments and agencies globally. We believe clients retain us because of our recognized expertise and capabilities in highly specialized areas, as well as our reputation for successfully meeting our clients' needs.

The Europe, Middle East and Africa ("EMEA") region, consists of 30 offices located in 13 countries - Belgium, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Qatar, South Africa, Spain, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.

About the Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our EMEA Finance team for a Senior Accountant in our Segment Accounting team. The EMEA Finance organisation is a team of approximately 70 supporting the EMEA region of FTI Consulting across all areas of Finance: Billing, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Accounting, Tax and Planning & Analysis. This role is focused on accounting and supporting our business Segments in the reporting of their monthly P&L performance from revenue recognition through to EBITDA.

Reports to: Segment Finance Manager

Primary Responsibilities

Participate in accounting for segment finance activities, primarily revenue recognition. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of US GAAP / IFRS, as well as experience with revenue recognition, reporting, and controls. This person will report to the Segment Finance Manager and interact with global finance colleagues.

Monthly Accounting Close
  • Revenue Recognition:
    • Review sales contracts to ensure proper revenue recognition under ASC 606 for US GAAP
    • Analyse and understand various products/business and revenue/expense streams to ensure proper setup in the system and proper revenue recognition
    • Month-end financial close review of revenue and expense ledgers with closing schedules: prepare revenue journal entries and account reconciliations
    • Create and analyse revenue related reports
    • Participate in evaluation and documentation of revenue-related policies and procedures
  • Prepare and post monthly journal entries to record work in progress ('WIP') and accounts receivable reserves, bad debt expense, and other adjustments
  • Oversee accruals and prepayments and ensure these are accurately reported
  • Preparation of general ledger account reconciliations in line with SOX requirements
  • Review and approval of journals and reconciliations performed by Management Accountants
  • Coach the Management Accountants and assist the Segment Manager with on-the-job training for new team members
  • Identify process issues and implement improvements to enhance productivity and efficiency
  • Strict adherence with the SOX compliance process (handle SOX queries, SOX self-assessment)
  • Assist with the preparation of annual statutory accounts across the for EMEA region
  • Direct liaison with external auditors
  • Other special projects, ad hoc support and duties as directed by the EMEA Segment Finance Manager

Qualifications and Skills

  • Qualified accountant, minimum 3-5 years PQE (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS, UK GAAP or other European GAAP, and Sarbanes Oxley environments
  • Experience of performing a month end close process either within industry or from an audit/review perspective
  • A self-starter with an ability to work remotely, and independently, interacting with colleagues through various online mediums (Teams, email)
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to identify and resolve reconciliation issues
  • A team player and proactively offering support to colleagues in managing workload
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, including pivot tables and analysis formulas
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly professional individual who demonstrates pride in their work
  • Committed and tolerance to irregular hours due to reporting deadlines
  • Natural curiosity to identify, understand and articulate the underlying drivers behind financial performance of a segment, business unit or department

  • Professional services experience
  • Experience of reporting into a US listed headquarter entity
  • Experience of working in a matrix organisation and dealing with European subsidiaries #LI-MD1
Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. #LI-MD1

Job information

Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London



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