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Position Title :Senior Manager, Revenue Accounting
Hiring Company :GOGO INC.
Resume Recipient :Hiring Company
Job Category :Accounting/GAAP/Reporting
Industry:Technology / Media and Telecom
Location:United States
Job I.D:14374
Nearest Metropolitan Area(s) : Chicago
Primary Location City,
: Chicago,IL
Description : Description
Position at Gogo Commercial Aviation
The Senior Manager, Revenue Accounting at Gogo reports to the Senior Director of Revenue and Technical Accounting and is responsible for all aspects of revenue recognition, including revenue assurance, revenue share payables, credit card clearing through payment processors, and revenue SOX controls. The role will also be expected to provide meaningful input to drive revenue process improvements and assist with various aspects of the billing/revenue systems.
The role will also have significant interaction with the Senior Manager of Technical Accounting on the application of ASC 606 for Gogo’s revenue contracts.
How will you make a difference?
• Responsible for monthly revenue close, ensuring a timely and accurate revenue close
• Maintain the policies and procedures, particularly with respect to revenue recognition, in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
• Lead discussions with various airline account teams regarding the data required for accurate and complete revenue recognition/deferral for all revenue streams
• Collaborate in cross-functional forums in order to provide guidance about the implementation of new products, services and sales channels
• Work closely with Airline Account Managers and the business development team, in order to understand airline/partner agreements and how various revenue streams are shared with external business partners
• Participate in the planning, prioritization and implementation of potential changes to the accounting, billing and other financial systems ensuring all relevant business requirements are considered (i.e., revenue, tax, SOX and reporting)
• Contribute to the airline contract proposal/review process ensuring proper accounting, billing and partner liabilities treatment
• Work with IT departments to insure proper definition/scope of revenue stream/revenue payable requirements
• Partner with and provide input to the financial services team who will design and document algorithms for revenue recognition and revenue related payables
• Manage a team of revenue accountants responsible for maintaining revenue systems, billing to airline and non-airline customers, recording revenue in accordance with ASC 606
• (including multiple-element arrangements) and revenue share
• Oversee monthly meetings with Senior Director of Revenue and Corporate Controller to monitor and manage the accounts receivable aging
• Maintain and ensure internal controls and accounting processes based on industry best practices, meeting needs of the various business partners
• Mentor revenue accounting team and assist in career development
Requirements : Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
• 10 plus years of accounting experience, ideally with a combination of Big 4 public accounting and relevant industry experience
• CPA required

Required Skills, Experiences & Talents
• Experience with monthly revenue processes and systems, including accounting treatment/revenue recognition, invoicing and, ideally, collections/aging monitoring
• Experience assessing risk and developing mitigating controls
• Experience leading cross-functional teams to successful project completion
• Experience coaching and leading teams, including performance feedback and career development
• Strong leadership and people development skills
• Proficient in MS Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Visio and Word) and ERP systems
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent organization skills, and managing multiple priorities
• Must be productive in a high demand, fast paced environment
• Preferred Skills, Experiences & Talents
• Experience with credit card clearing and merchant accounts a plus
• Gogo is the inflight internet company. Our worldwide inflight Wi-Fi services have made internet and video entertainment a regular part of flying. We are a diverse and mission-minded group of professionals all working together in extraordinary harmony. And that’s just the beginning. We connect the aviation industry and air travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge.
• Be prepared to join a performance-obsessed team that is passionate about bringing the internet to every device, every flight, everywhere.
• Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled
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