Senior Revenue Accountant

San Diego, California /
Finance – Finance and Accounting /
Full Time Employee
Introduction to Shield AI
Shield AI’s mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. Shield AI is a fast growing, venture-backed defense-technology company built around a team of proven executives, distinguished warfighters, and world-class AI engineers. Since 2018, Shield AI’s products and people have supported operations around the world with the US Department of Defense and our allies. Most recently, we acquired Heron Systems and Martin UAV as wholly owned subsidiaries of Shield AI. Join our team and shape the future of artificially intelligent systems. 

What you'll do:

    • Perform monthly/quarterly worldwide revenue accounting close activities 
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive process improvements within the quote-to-cash cycle 
    • Assist with the preparation of accounting memos and related analyses to document the company’s position on technical accounting matters in accordance with ASC 606 
    • Manage the process of assessing the stand alone selling price of products and services 
    • Participate in the design and implementation of automated solutions to further scale and streamline our revenue recognition process 
    • Work closely with management and external auditors to ensure the company is compliant with revenue recognition principles under ASC 606 
    • Assist in the processing and calculation of non-standard customer contracts 
    • Partner and collaborate with other business teams and help fulfill revenue-related inquiries and requests  
    • Identify opportunities to improve the internal control environment related to revenue. 
    • Ensure that deadlines are met with all applicable accounts 
    • Working closely with the management and accounting teams to support accurate reporting for the company. 
    • Supporting the Year End and interim audit processes as required. 
    • Staying informed of changes in financial regulations and legislation as applicable to the team. 

Projects that you might work on:

    • Implementation of system enhancements related to revenue recognition 

Required Qualificiations:

    • 3+ years of relevant experience 
    • Expertise in revenue recognition requirements of ASC 606 
    • CPA or tracking 
    • Strong technical and analytical skills 
    • Intellectual curiosity 
    • Good communicator with strong interpersonal skill and emotional intelligence 
    • Able to work autonomously and flexibly 
    • Positive enthusiastic approach with a can-do attitude 
    • Excellent organizational skills 
    • Excellent excel skills and all-round IT skills 
    • Able to demonstrate achieving success in a deadline driven environment and commitment to continuous improvement. 

Preferred qualifications:

    • Experience with Costpoint a plus 
    • Experience with international expansions a plus 
    • Public accounting experience preferred 
    • Public company experience preferred 
    • Experience with government regulations preferred 

If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now! 
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. 
To conform to U.S. Government regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.