Staff Accountant at Faro Technologies in lake mary, Florida

Posted in Other 17 days ago.





Job Description:

FARO is the world leader in 3D imaging and measurement systems. We are a global company traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange with a passion for excellence and success. We are proud to be recognized among Fortune's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. In order to accelerate the growth of our new product portfolio, Faro Technologies is growing new positions in our Research and Development team.

FARO is looking for an experienced, reliable, and organized accounting professional to become a valuable contributor to our Finance team. The Staff Accountant's primary focus is ensuring revenue recognition is in accordance with the Company's revenue-related policies and procedures. Other tasks and responsibilities include actively managing the accounting close processes with a specific focus on accurate and timely revenue postings.

This opportunity is based out Lake Mary, FL

We have:


  • An open mind for new ideas and methodologies

  • Leading edge technology

  • A dynamic team of engineering, sales and marketing professionals to work with

You have:


  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or Finance and one to three years in accounting function, financial analysis or financial reporting

  • Strong analytical and accounting skills.

  • Hands-on experience with SAP or other large automated ERP/accounting system is required.

  • Advanced level proficiency and power user of Microsoft Excel is strongly preferred.

  • Firsthand experience working in an environment with complex revenue recognition.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced setting with great attention to detail.

  • Fundamental understanding of ASC 606 and main facets of US GAAP as it related to revenue recognition.

  • Self-starter with good organizational skills and follow through.

How you will make a difference @ FARO:


  • Partner with Sales team to manage monthly billing and recording of revenue contracts, ensure proper deferral of revenue in compliance with standards and company policies, and reconcile associated balance sheet and income statement accounts.

  • Review purchase order terms and conditions contract language to ensure compliance and identify any impact to revenue recognition.

  • Partner with Sales team to ensure contracts are invoiced on time and in accordance with contract terms.

  • Oversee revenue contract "Cockpit" module in SAP to ensure revenue contracts are created in a timely manner.

  • Work closely with Sales teams to ensure all contractual issues are identified and addressed appropriately in advance of billing execution.

  • Perform monthly revenue close activities including account reconciliations, analysis and preparation of journal entries to ensure timely and accurate revenue reporting.

  • Maintain and update documentation for revenue policies and procedures.

  • Preparation of revenue-related schedules for external auditors.

  • Respond to inquiries from Manager, Revenue Accounting and Director, Corporate Accounting regarding a variety of financial analysis as it relates to deferred revenue recognition.

  • Assist in system implementation and process improvement projects to build a first-class revenue accounting & operations function.

  • Perform special projects and initiatives, as may be necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Some lifting of lightweight materials. Occasional bending and stooping, pushing, pulling, climbing and standing, reaching, upper body and arm rotation. Frequent sitting and occasional use of hazardous materials.

Behavior/Relationship Skills:


  • Speak and prepare oral and written communication clearly and effectively, fostering open communication, listen to others, and deliver presentations.

  • Act with integrity, demonstrate adaptability, and develop self through learning and feedback.

  • Convey a sense of urgency, persistence, and commitment.

  • Think strategically, analyze issues, use sound judgment, and innovate.

What FARO can offer you:

FARO has excellent benefits for you and your family.We not only care for our employees but also to their immediate family members. We believe in a balanced work-life and have developed programs and benefits plans to support that ethic, such as:


  • A competitive paid time off bank and paid holidays

  • Medical, dental, life and AD&D insurance plans

  • Pre-tax flex spending accounts for medical and dependent care

  • 401K with employer match

  • Tuition reimbursement and training opportunities

  • Wellness fairs

  • Frequent lunch and learns to help educate employees about various issues affecting their lives

  • Other employee events

FARO Technologies is a Drug Free Workplace with Pre-Employment Drug Screening. We provide equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

We want to talk to YOU! Join the most trusted team in 3D measurement technology www.faro.com/careers.

Join us. Become part of a dynamic organization that values quality, leadership, teamwork,

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