Contra Revenue Accountant

Austin, Texas, United States
Corporate Functions


Posted: Nov 16, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200012197
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Just as our customers find value in Apple products, the Finance group finds value for both Apple and its shareholders. As part of this group, you’ll play an integral role in ensuring our day-to-day financial health. You and your team will support Apple’s growth, both top and bottom line, by applying the same level of innovation toward financial matters as we do toward our products and services. Finance is essential to upholding our global dedication to excellence, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company’s future. Join us, and you’ll have a meaningful role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. Apple’s Global Business Solutions (GBS) organization supports tens of thousands of Apple employees, customers and vendors on just about every topic under the sun. We offer advice and develop innovative solutions to challenging problems that come up all around the world. We are looking for an analytical, creative and meticulous accountant to support the Contra Revenue accounting team. This position will support the Record-to-Report organization while participating in monthly and quarterly close activities. The role requires a high level of collaboration with cross-functional partners, thus communicating and fostering trust are essential. This position is based in Austin, TX.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong accounting background, experience in revenue accounting preferred
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Collaborates well in a team environment
  • Continuously looking beyond day-to-day work responsibilities for ideas and inspiration
  • Appreciates and enjoys the thrill of change
  • Inspires the team and partners to simplify processes and workflows
  • Advanced Excel proficiency is required


• Constantly drive process improvement initiatives • Prepare and post manual accounting entries, mostly related to revenue adjustments • Reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts • Ensure compliance with Apple Finance policies, U.S. GAAP and SOx • Prepare finance reports on a quarterly basis • Present Balance Sheet reconciliations and its support documentation to reviewers and management • Walk-thru processes, reconciliations and entries with external auditors • Participate and collaborate during special projects

Education & Experience

• BA/BS degree in Finance or Accounting • CPA or CPA candidate preferred

Additional Requirements