Red Hat Revenue Accounting Internship in Raleigh, North Carolina

Job description

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat North America Revenue Accounting team is looking for an intern to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will be responsible for day-to-day accounting and compliance activities as related to the risks involved with complex revenue arrangements. You'll need to be able to communicate clearly and effectively with other groups both inside and outside of the Finance team, including Deal Desk, Sales, Legal, Project Accounting, Sales Operations, IT Support, and product owners. We will need you to have a basic understanding of accounting principles under U.S. GAAP.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Assist with the period-end closing process by preparing account reconciliations and journal entries

  • Work with the Project Accounting team in setting up and reviewing services projects to ensure appropriate revenue recognition

  • Ensure compliance with internal controls and processes to ensure adherence to Sarbanes-Oxley policies to cash process

  • Assist with quarter-end external audit and review processes

  • Work closely with other departments inside and outside of finance on special projects as needed

  • Assist in adoption of ASC 606 and related projects

Required skills

  • Working towards a bachelor's degree in accounting

  • Any experience with SOP 97-2 (ASC 985-605), software revenue recognition

  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Willingness to work extra hours during quarter-end and other high-volume times when and if necessary

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

Job ID 59147

Department Finance

Location US-NC-Raleigh

Posting date 10/12/2017

Remote base ..