Revenue Analyst, LinkedIn Global Revenue Recognition Team

LinkedIn Sunnyvale, CA
Revenue Analyst: LinkedIn Global Revenue Recognition Team

LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world's workforce in ways no other company can. We're much more than a digital resume – we transform lives through innovative products and technology.

The Global Revenue Recognition team is seeking a Revenue Analyst based in LinkedIn's Sunnyvale office. This individual will work cross functionally with our Systems and Reporting teams to support the Order to Cash cycle for LinkedIn's Consumer business. In addition, they will participate in and support the month-end close process and focus on streamlining all facets of the Order to Cash business process as we scale the Company. This role will report to the Revenue Manager and will be part of a dynamic Revenue team with great career development opportunities and exposure to exciting new products and offerings.

A successful candidate will have excellent communication and collaboration skills, an inquiring mind, and a positive attitude. Having the ability to adapt to change and shift priorities quickly while maintaining organization and accuracy will be key for this role. While focusing on details, this candidate can consider the big picture and make recommendations for compliant processes that support LinkedIn's future growth.


* Collaborate with Engineering, Commerce and Systems and Reporting teams to understand data flow of Online transactions and assess accounting implications

* Perform month-end close duties, including journal entries and account reconciliations

* Identify, develop and implement projects that streamline processes and improve efficiency

* Provide revenue guidance on and execute New Product Introductions (NPI)

* Complete ad hoc analysis and reporting as needed

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field of study

* 3+ years in Accounting, Revenue, or AR.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Self-motivated team player with the ability to simultaneously drive numerous projects, as well as identify, resolve and prioritize differing business issues

* Ability to review a high volume of transactions with proficiency, accuracy and integrity

* Understands the overall order to cash process and the role accounts receivable takes in the process

* A versatile and driven team player with the ability to build relationships while executing on deliverables

* Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, as well as with cross-functional teams

* Challenges the status quo and seeks process improvement and innovation

* Experience with Oracle is a plus

* Intermediate Excel skills (eq: Pivot Table, and VLOOKUP)

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