Revenue Accountant

Accounting Rockford, Illinois Chicago, Illinois Schaumburg, Illinois



Revenue Accountant

At Cleo, we make doing business easy! Cleo is an established software company with a start-up feel.  We have awesome products, which go hand in hand with our awesome culture! We are devoted to our people and pride ourselves on creating a fun, laid-back, but fast-paced work environment.  Not only do we work hard, we play hard. We have a passion for all things nerdy and hire like-minded people who aren’t afraid to think outside of the box.


Cleo is looking for a dynamic Senior Accountant to join our finance team to assist the Controller in implementing ASC 606 and, eventually take ownership over the entire revenue recognition process.  This position requires effective communication skills and ability to work cross-functionally with various departments such as sales, services, operations, IT and legal, etc. Ideal candidates are highly analytical, possess a strong background in revenue review, and are eager to grow within our organization. Join Cleo and be awesome!  


Your Day

  • Assist in implementing ASC 606 by creating an enhanced revenue recognition process
    • establish proper internal controls
    • align various applications for process automation
    • train management and various affected teams
    • regularly assess the revenue recognition process for improvement
  • Own the revenue recognition process and assist in any queries that arise
  • Calculate commissions and perform applicable accounting in accordance with ASC 606
  • Assist in developing a dynamic process of converting bookings pipeline into cash inflow and revenue


*Required Work Days: If you live outside of Rockford (i.e. suburbs) – 2-3 days a week in Rockford and remaining in Chicago office. If you live in Chicago – 1 day/week in Rockford office and remaining days in Chicago office


Must Haves

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA required
  • 2+ years of direct accounting and revenue recognition experience in the software industry OR as an auditor at a software company; may consider 3+ years in public accounting
  • Knowledge of ASC 606 within the software industry
  • Working experience with NetSuite, Salesforce, or similar ERPs / CRMs
  • Ability to work with big data to perform analysis and drive conclusions.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills, including advanced functions

Cleo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.