Accountant, Sr II

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Job Description

Synopsys India
Role - Senior Accountant II, Revenue Recognition - Grade 67
If you want the chance to be part of a dynamic finance function that's helping to shape the future of our business, come and get some of the most valuable experience of your career at Synopsys. We are looking for an extraordinarily talented person to join our COE finance organization.
You will have incredibly proven accounting and revenue recognition expertise, statistical skills, be hard working, a great communicator and leader, yet humble enough to roll up their sleeves and get into the details.
What will you do

  • Perform reviews of revenue transactions of acquired contracts for accounting compliance with applicable US GAAP and Purchase Price Accounting (PPA)
  • Understanding and application of various business models of the software industry including SAAS offerings
  • Interpret contractual language to advise on and apply proper application of accounting policies under ASC 606
  • Assist and Support monthly closing activities including, but not limited to, reviewing non-routine revenue transactions, performing accounting assessments, preparing accurate journal entries, reconciliations, data analysis, documenting revenue conclusions and ad hoc requests
  • Perform monthly balance sheet account reconciliations for various revenue accounts, ensuring accuracy and adherence to GAAP
  • Identify actionable insights and suggest recommendations to address issues and improve accounting processes/efficiencies
  • Partner closely cross-functional to identify areas for improvement and implement best practices, automation and continuous process improvements
  • To succeed in this role, you should have a problem-solving attitude
  • Should have sound understanding of accounting principles and practices and demonstrate excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ensure compliance with internal control policies in a SOX environment
Who You Are & What Makes You Qualified
  • Must be or recently have been, a senior revenue accountant or the assistant revenue manager for a company in the software space
  • Must have a CPA/CA and a bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • At least 6 years of experience in a corporate finance environment, including 3-5 years of experience in revenue accounting of software and cloud-based offerings.
  • Experience in SAP/HANA 4 is a plus
  • Must have a deep understanding of ASC 606 and preferably have worked in a company that has been through the adoption of the new standard
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations
  • Above all else, a willingness to undertake all projects to support your teammates and improve the overall effectiveness of the function.
About Synopsys Inc
At Synopsys, we're enthusiastic learners and seasoned inventors. We're makers and visionaries who make technology safer. We develop the software and hardware that drive the world's high-performing chips for amazing things like autonomous vehicles, smart homes, and machines that learn. We embrace diversity as a company, we can create solutions that serve not technology but the humans behind it







Smart, Secure Everything—From Silicon to Software
Synopsys technology is at the heart of innovations that are changing the way we live and work. The Internet of Things. Autonomous cars. Wearables. Smart medical devices. Secure financial services. Machine learning and computer vision. These breakthroughs are ushering in the era of Smart, Secure Everything―where devices are getting smarter, everything’s connected, and everything must be secure.

Powering this new era of technology are advanced silicon chips, which are made even smarter by the remarkable software that drives them. Synopsys is at the forefront of Smart, Secure Everything with the world’s most advanced tools for silicon chip design, verification, IP integration, and application security testing. Our technology helps customers innovate from Silicon to Software, so they can deliver Smart, Secure Everything.

Since 1986, Synopsys has been at the heart of accelerating electronics innovation with engineers around the world having used Synopsys technology to successfully design and create billions of chips and systems that are found in the electronics that people rely on every day.