Senior Revenue Accountant | 20441

Finance & Accounting Hyderabad, India


Job Title – Senior Revenue Accountant Professional Services

Location – Hyderabad, India


This position reports to: Manager, Revenue

ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, we help the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before. 


We’re disruptive.  We work hard but try not to take ourselves too seriously.  We are highly adaptable and constantly evolving.  We are passionate about our product, and we live for our customers.  We have high expectations and a career at ServiceNow means challenging yourself to always be better. 


For a fast-growing international SaaS company, we are looking for a Senior Revenue Accountant in Professional Services. 

What you get to do in this role:

You will be part of a team which is responsible for the accounting and revenue recognition process in professional services business of the company. You are the accounting expert and technical revenue source for the service engagement, project delivery, service operations, and sales operation steams to draw upon during project delivery, service operational processes and contract review. This role will work closely with and communicates effectively in a team environment interacting with various internal stakeholders, like various levels in service delivery, operations, sales, finance and other functions in the organization, as well as with external stakeholders, such as the company's external auditors.


Tasks and responsibilities include but not exclusively:


  • Perform month-end closing activities associated with costs/revenue of professional services including completing various month-end tasks, reporting and preparing account reconciliation
  • Perform non month-end activities associated with costs/revenue of professional services including frequent interactions with various teams, e.g. service delivery, service operations, sales operations, sales, procurement, A/P, A/R, G/L etc.
  • Exercise professional judgment & skepticism to determine and take appropriate actions relating to cost/revenue-related transactions, issues and queries
  • Participate in finance related IT projects which enhance process improvement
  • Assist in process improvements to further streamline costs/revenue accounting process and shorten the closing cycle
  • Interact with external and internal auditors quarterly and annually
  • Monitor relevant US GAAP and SEC developments and international developments to ensure revenue recognition policies and procedures are in compliance


In order to be successful in this role, we need someone who has:


  • Experience in to Revenue accounting for Professional Services
  • 6 to 8 years accounting/audit/finance experience in multinational companies/Big 4 accounting firms
  • Active CA, CPA or an equivalent qualification
  • Prior project accounting experience preferred
  • Prior revenue recognition experience in services/technology/software preferred
  • Strong communication skill
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to work independently and across various functions to meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with various teams
  • Proficient with Microsoft office, especially Excel
  • Prior experience with SAP is a plus


We provide competitive compensation, generous benefits and a professional atmosphere. This is a very collaborative and inclusive work environment where individuals strong on aptitude and attitude will have an opportunity to grow their professional careers through working with some of the most advanced technology and talented developers in the business.

ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or veteran status. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at (408) 501-8550, or for assistance.