• Accountant

    Location IN-Pune
    Posting date 2 weeks ago(2/4/2019 11:50 AM)
    Job ID
    67413
    Category
    Finance
  • Company Description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Finance team is looking for an Accountant focusing on accounts receivable to join us in Pune, India. In this role, you will work closely with the global Finance team and other members of the Finance team. You’ll be responsible for processing cash applications and managing other key duties related to the monthly accounting cycle. This is a great opportunity to play an integral role in ensuring an accurate and timely month-end close for Red Hat's finances.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Meet defined service-level agreements (SLAs) for setting up billing schedules, sending out invoices and statements, and responding to inquiries
    • Follow the company's collections process, including reaching out to customers by email (and phone when applicable) and engaging account managers when necessary to resolve billing issues
    • Be responsible for the FSA review and setting up credit limit
    • Prepare journal entries and maintain and reconcile ledger accounts
    • Perform month-end activities related to accounts receivable
    • Perform billing adjustments within the framework of established policy, including working with accounting to ensure that revenue recognition is accurate
    • Participate in financial audit activities
    • Identify areas for process improvement that will reduce day sales outstanding and improve customer satisfaction relating to billing
    • Prepare global financial reports and presentation decks relating to credit and collections
    • Handle global cash receipts and payment applications
    • Assist team members with month-end reporting and reconciliations within designated time frames

    Required skills

    • Bachelor's degree in accounting
    • 3+ years of credit and collections experience
    • Experience with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment; Oracle 11i or R12 experience is a plus
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Familiarity with working in a global environment
    • Ability to collaborate with internal associates as well as external agencies like vendors and auditors
    • Excellent customer services skills and a friendly and professional attitude
    • Ability to prioritize your work and work well under pressure while maintaining high attention to detail
    • Capability to work on your own and proactively with minimal direction or supervision
    • Experience with the IT or telecommunications industry or working for a U.S. multinational corporation (MNC) is a plus


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