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Specialist 1, Revenue Ops

Apply Job ID R4646 Date posted 08/19/2021

At CrowdStrike we’re on a mission - to stop breaches. Our groundbreaking technology, services delivery, and intelligence gathering together with our innovations in machine learning and behavioral-based detection, allow our customers to not only defend themselves, but do so in a future-proof manner. We’ve earned numerous honors and top rankings for our technology, organization and people – clearly confirming our industry leadership and our special culture driving it. We also offer flexible work arrangements to help our people manage their personal and professional lives in a way that works for them. So if you’re ready to work on unrivaled technology where your desire to be part of a collaborative team is met with a laser-focused mission to stop breaches and protect people globally, let’s talk.

About the Role:

CrowdStrike is looking for a Specialist – Revenue Accounting Operations. This position will report to the Assistant Manager. You will be required to interact within inter/intra teams in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining proactive, resourceful, and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. We are looking for those eager to bring in best practice processes, take on problems, and streamline processes for revenue accounting operations.

Job Summary

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of revenue accounting principles under US GAAP, specifically, ASC 606. Candidate should also have fair understanding of GL flow and accounting principles. The person will also have strong working knowledge of ERP systems (NetSuite desired) as well as of the month-end close cycle relating to revenue recognition. The candidate must have 6-8 years of relevant accounting experience with publicly traded technology companies (SAAS preferred). Working knowledge and experience with automation and process improvement projects. Strong communication skills are essential as this role will interact regularly with other departments within the organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Month-end accounting close activities including preparation of revenue and deferred revenue journal entries for the Company’s subscription revenue

  • Perform monthly account reconciliations for balance sheet accounts for deferred revenue and other assigned accounts

  • Review customer contracts to make sure revenue is recognized in accordance with the ASC 606 guidance

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly fluctuation analysis for revenue and deferred revenue accounts

  • Oversee the sales order review process performed by the accounting staff

  • Prepare high quality internal control documentation

  • Identify and lead various automation projects

  • Participate in the completion of internal and external audits, including preparation of audit schedules and support calculations

  • Assist in periodic Standalone Selling Price (SSP) analysis as per ASC 606 guidance  

  • Work closely with other teams within the Quote-to-Cash cycle to ensure approved revenue policies are adhered to and monitored

  • Assist in monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end information

  • Assisting the accounting department with the preparation of financial reports

  • Should have an eye to the detail to question the current processes and work towards automating processes and bringing efficiencies

  • Should be a team player and drive best out of the team member

Job Qualifications:

  • Accounting Degree with 6 to 8 years of relevant experience required

  • High-tech publicly traded company experience related to revenue recognition accounting; SaaS experience preferred

  • Extensive working knowledge of ASC 606 required

  • In-depth understanding of GL accounting operations

  • Experience with NetSuite (including their ARM, SRP modules) or another similar ERP system strongly desired

  • Experience with other data analysis applications (e.g., Smartsheets, DOMO, MS Office, Google applications, etc.)

  • A natural go-getter attitude, data-driven, detail oriented, hands on, having a sense of urgency and the ability to follow through and implement process improvements

  • Shift time: 2PM – 11PM IST.



Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards
  • Competitive vacation policy
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Paid parental leave, including adoption
  • Flexible work environment
  • Wellness programs
  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats

We are committed to building an inclusive culture of belonging that not only embraces the diversity of our people but also reflects the diversity of the communities in which we work and the customers we serve. We know that the happiest and highest performing teams include people with diverse perspectives and ways of solving problems so we strive to attract and retain talent from all backgrounds and create workplaces where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

CrowdStrike is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.