Technical Accounting Specialist

Finance Plano, Texas


Description

Tyler Technologies is looking to hire a Technical Accounting Specialist (aka Revenue Recognition) to join our corporate finance team in our Plano, TX office.  The revenue recognition specialist ensures that Tyler contract revenues are recognized within the scope of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and the financial accounting standards codification guidance. This position will report to the revenue compliance manager while working closely with Tyler’s legal, sales and billing staff.

Responsibilities

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge enabling in the engagement of review, determine, document, and justify the appropriate revenue recognition guidance ASC 606 with latest pronouncements ensuring the best possible revenue outcome for Tyler adhering to GAAP.
  • Develop promote and maintain positive working relationships with other Tyler departments to enhance and support revenue recognition understanding and consideration both pre and post contract execution
  • To provide and interact with higher management on a regular basis for reporting and activity updates about the team.
  • Provide guidance, training and support to the team in a a collaborative effort to ensure proper compliance with the standards and completion of contracts review within the specified deadlines.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or accounting required. Master’s degree and CPA preferred.
  • Extensive experience in the practical application of GAAP specifically focused on revenue recognition for a period of 1 to 2 yrs.
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines and quickly adjust work based on changing priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills