Senior Revenue Accountant

Chicago, IL / Boston, MA / Plano, TX / San Francisco, CA
Accounting /
Full-Time /
OpenGov is home to an exceptional team - passionate about our mission to power more effective and accountable government. By bringing the OpenGov Cloud to our nation's state and local government, we’re transforming communities so they can thrive! 

Imagine yourself being able to help small business owners open their doors faster, ensuring our tax dollars are accounted for, creating safer infrastructure, modernizing the permitting process, and assisting with disaster recovery. The work you do here every day has a meaningful impact on people's lives!

🌟 OpenGov is a 2023 Top Workplaces USA award winner and a Forbes America's Best Startup Employer 🌟

Join our smart, fun, and humble team to experience the most rewarding career of your life!

The Senior Revenue Accountant will play a pivotal role in accurately recording and reporting the entire revenue cycle. This individual will serve as a subject matter expert on ASC 606 and drive process improvements within our fast-paced organization. This role reports to the Director, Revenue Accounting, and offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to our financial success and growth.


Review and analyze sales contracts to determine appropriate revenue recognition in accordance with GAAP ASC 606 and company policies.
Prepare and maintain revenue schedules and journal entries in NetSuite, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
Collaborate with the systems, sales, and legal teams to address revenue-related issues and provide guidance to ensure accounting compliance.
Monitor and reconcile revenue-related accounts, investigating and resolving discrepancies as needed to ensure a smooth month-end close accounting process.
Assist in the preparation of financial statements and NetSuite reports and support FP&A team by providing explanations on revenue flux.
Support external audits by providing documentation and explanations related to revenue recognition.
Identify opportunities for process improvement in revenue accounting procedures and support initiatives to implement enhancements.
Partner with cross-functional teams to streamline workflows and optimize revenue recognition processes.
Support M&A activities as it relates to revenue, including integration and documentation of processes.

Requirements and Preferred Experience:

BA degree in accounting required
CPA preferred
•5+ years of revenue experience in the SaaS software industry
Prior experience with Netsuite ARM preferred
Strong knowledge of revenue recognition standards, especially ASC 606
Good understanding of financial statements and strong account reconciliation skills
Chicagoland area preferred

What makes OpenGov unique

» Leadership: CEO Zac Bookman (MPA from Harvard and JD from Yale) is truly a mission-driven CEO. He was named one of the 100 most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs, a Tech Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, and SF and Silicon Valley Business Times' 40 under 40 class of 2018!

» Growth: Record breaking growth with 1,800+ governments (and counting) using our products. Click here to read more.

» Culture: Winner of 2023 Top Workplaces USA award, Awarded Top 25 Cloud Companies to Work For, Winner of Forbes 2022 Best Startup Employers, 50 Best Workplaces award. Check out our Careers Video!

» Perks: 90% paid Medical/Dental/Vision premium for employees, fully paid Life and Short/Long term disability insurance, Unlimited PTO, Parental Leave policy, annual wellness stipend, anniversary awards, and more!

» Product: Named to the GovTech 100 (seven consecutive years), we are the leader in cloud software for our nation's cities, counties, and state agencies.

» Mission Driven: We are a technology company with a passion for the mission. We're powering more effective and accountable government.

Come join us and make a positive social impact!

OpenGov is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.