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Spok, Inc. Manager, Revenue in Alexandria, Virginia

Manager, Revenue

Accounting & Finance Alexandria, Virginia United States



Reporting to the Director, Revenue, you will be responsible for compliance with the company’s revenue accounting and the general oversight of the monthly revenue close process. Primary responsibilities include the proper application of accounting policy, documentation of unique or complex arrangements to ensure proper recognition of revenue, oversight of staff and senior revenue accountants, and maintenance of the end-to-end revenue recognition process ensuring that it is well-documented, streamlined, efficient, and SOX compliant.

Spok continues to transform its software business from an on-premise to a SaaS solution. The right person for this opportunity must be able to adapt to a fast-paced and ever-changing environment who can multitask and prioritize competing requests effectively. You will have a proficient understanding and the ability to apply software revenue recognition guidance, specifically ASC 606, a solid understanding of general GAAP, strong communication skills, the ability to collaborate with functional groups across the organization, and an attitude that proactively seeks out solutions to problems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for the successful and timely completion of the monthly, quarterly, and annual revenue close process.

  • Preparation and review of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, analytical and reporting packages, and SOX controls.

  • In coordination with the Director, Revenue, ownership of the NetSuite operational and systemic workflows for the order-to-cash process.

  • Responsible for performing and documenting technical accounting research for non-routine or complex revenue transactions to support compliance with applicable authoritative literature (ASC 606 and other applicable standards) in a timely manner.

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of revenue recognition policies and procedures, ensuring the identification of, and compliance with, key controls pursuant to the Company's SOX 404 compliance process and procedures.

  • Work with departments across the organization to increase financial reporting accuracy with a focus on revenue recognition and reporting.

  • Assist in researching applicable accounting standards to ensure internal and external compliance in recording and reporting transactions which includes necessary documentation as required.

  • Work closely with the FP&A team to provide guidance on revenue accounting to aid in the accurate development of budgets and forecasts.

  • Liaison with external auditors, present significant item updates, support documentation for the quarterly reviews and year-end audits.

  • Ongoing identification of opportunities for process improvement and automation.

  • Oversight of staff and senior revenue accountants to include ongoing guidance, development, and growth of personnel.

  • Lead and participate in ad hoc projects as needed.

    Posting Requirements – Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA) or similar from four-year college or university.

  • 4+ years of progressive experience in a public accounting or revenue role.

  • Proficient understanding of (US GAAP) software revenue recognition including extensive experience in the application of ASC 606, strong working knowledge of all other current authoritative literature related to revenue recognition, and strong working knowledge of general GAAP.

  • High level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and ability to prioritize demands and meet deadlines.

  • Must be self-driven and have the ability to work independently with little oversight.

  • Must be highly analytical with demonstrated experience in critical thinking and analytical problem-solving.

  • Highly proficient using complete Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) with strong knowledge and understanding of Excel.

  • Asks questions and seeks input; curious; ability to think creatively with high standards of accuracy and precision.

    Posting Requirements – Preferred:

  • Experience working in a public company and exposure to external reporting requirements (10K’s, 10Q’s, etc.).

  • Experience working in a technology or software company.

  • Experience with NetSuite.

  • CPA certification or CPA candidate.

Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, is proud to be a global leader in healthcare communications. We deliver clinical information to care teams when and where it matters most to improve patient outcomes. Top hospitals rely on the Spok Go® and Spok Care Connect® platforms to enhance workflows for clinicians and support administrative compliance. Our customers send over 100 million messages each month through their Spok® solutions. When seconds count and patients’ lives are at stake, Spok enables smarter, faster clinical communication. For more information, visit or follow @spoktweets on Twitter. Spok is a trademark of Spok Holdings, Inc. Spok Go and Spok Care Connect are trademarks of Spok, Inc. At Spok, Inc., we provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance or any other protected status or characteristic. Should you have a disability and need assistance or accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 1-800-852-8935