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Sr. Manager - Global Revenue Assurance

Date:  Nov 5, 2021

Morristown, NJ, US

Requisition ID:  30598

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About the Opportunity

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing subject matter expert support for the technical revenue accounting (TRA) function for the company which includes accounting guidance for all agreements for the company. This role is responsible for managing a small team to develop and establish analytical reporting. The Candidate will be supporting the monthly and quarterly accounting close cycles. This position will also be responsible for preparing reconciliations and related analysis of assigned revenue/cost of sales accounts monthly as well as assisting with defining and creating operating procedures and participating in business process improvement initiatives related to revenue accounting activities.

The qualified candidate will work closely with the revenue accounting team as well as other groups, such as Sales and Operations managers, Business Development, FPA, and Order Management.

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To be successful in this role you will be required to maintain a high level of accuracy, meet critical timelines and heavy interaction with Stakeholders.

About the Respponsibilities

Reviews complex, multi-element agreements to support compliance with applicable external authoritative literature and internal guidelines as it relates to ASC 606

Works with cross-functional groups to ensure that agreements are structured in a way that ensures revenue will be recognized properly while following all commercial internal policies and procedures and manages all TRA approvals internally

Prepare and review all ad-hoc technical memos and other projects as necessary


Responsible for providing revenue recognition guidance from an external perspective as issues and questions arise

Review and prepare periodic studies for technical revenue accounting (including SSP, Customer Life, etc.)

Works with Project Accounting Manager to support 500+ projects within the Workday accounting system including project accounting and cost of sales

Manage monthly and quarterly activities in support of financial close process including validation of all contracts/projects have correct revenue recognition and analyzing and explaining variances from expectations, with emphasis on cost of sales, and CA/CL processing

Manage journal entries that support financial close process

Manage required monthly/quarterly analytics for auditors and Sr. Management

Provide documentation that support internal/external audit activities and audit preparation

Ensures adherence to all revenue related SOX controls

Completion of Monthly Revenue Account Reconciliations


About the Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree with 6-10 years’ experience

CPA preferred


Advanced Microsoft Excel experience (pivot tables, v-lookups, etc.), as well as PowerPoint

Strong time management skills and works on critical items with a sense of urgency.

Actively applies strategies and tactics that routinely deliver results.



Role is based out of Morristown. Working Remotely temporarily due to COVID 19


Avaya is an Equal Opportunity employer and a U.S. Federal Contractor. Our commitment to equality is a core value of Avaya. All qualified applicants and employees receive equal treatment without consideration for race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other protected characteristic. In general, positions at Avaya require the ability to communicate and use office technology effectively. Physical requirements may vary by assigned work location. This job brief/description is subject to change. Nothing in this job description restricts Avaya right to alter the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time for any reason. You may also review the Avaya Global Privacy Policy (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/privacy/policy/) and applicable Privacy Statement relevant to this job posting (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/documents/info-applicants.pdf).

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