Revenue Accountant

Austin, Texas, United States
Corporate Functions


Posted: Dec 19, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200021556
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. You’ll also collaborate with Apple teams across the world to develop more effective investment strategies and risk management. Finance is essential to upholding our global commitment to excellence, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company’s future. Join us, and you’ll have an important 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 seeking an Accountant join the Revenue Accounting team in Austin, Texas.

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • Revenue recognition knowledge preferred
  • Excellent communication, critical, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to partner with cross-functional teams on production work, initiatives, projects, and testing
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to query, analyze, and reconcile large volumes of data
  • Attention to details while still seeing the big picture
  • A sense of humor, a curious mind, an eagerness to learn, and a positive attitude


• Drive efficiency and scalability by streamlining or automating processes • Manage large data sets • Ensure appropriate revenue recognition and deferral for Apple products • Manage and resolve exceptions • Participate in month-end and quarter-end close: prepare & book journal entries, prepare close deliverables, maintain and reconcile deferred revenue balance sheet accounts • Ensure all work is in accordance with company policies, U.S. GAAP, and SOx • Participate in quarterly balance sheet review for account reconciliations • Articulate how your work affects various partners in their downstream processes • Participate in projects in their entire cycle - from initiation to production go-live • Partner with other teams on different initiatives, projects, or production work • Train new team members • Perform ad-hoc analysis requests by management

Education & Experience

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

Additional Requirements