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Revenue Accounting Finance Partner

North Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Accounting & Finance

Job Description

The Revenue Accounting Finance Partner is a key role in Cerner’s revenue accounting organization as it coordinates internal and external teams to record accurate results and achieve optimal financial outcomes. In this role, you will be focused on ensuring compliance with internal and external controls as well as ensuring contracts are accounted for in accordance with GAAP, ASC 606 and company policy. This includes completing necessary documentation and supporting or creating technical accounting memos to document Cerner’s accounting position. As the Revenue Accounting Finance Partner, you will also review and approve all processing forms and documentation and will be accountable for ensuring Revenue Accounting teams are recording entries based approved documentation that align to quarterly financial results. To ensure optimal performance of Revenue Accounting, you will work collaboratively with the Revenue Accounting Operations Managers to review and improve associate performance by identifying strengths and opportunities for improvement.

Specific responsibilities include, overseeing revenue recognition for assigned client regions through processing of new contracts and contract adjustments/modifications . As a subject matter expert, you will provide revenue accounting guidance to other business areas and leadership as needed (such as analyzing all Additional Provisions and potential revenue recognition impacts during sales negotiation for significant deals). You will proactively partner with Finance Sales Support to be alerted of amendment analysis/support during pre-signature phase. In addition, you will proactively review client contracts to identify terms and conditions that may require additional documentation. Leveraging your analytical skills, you will perform accounting research and documentation, including drafting of technical accounting memos; perform financial review and analysis for contract modifications; and perform revenue backlog analysis including external backlog reviews and analysis. You will also provide internal and external audit support; review and approve financial forms, documentation and account reconciliations; and serve as the point of contact for client and field escalations. Furthermore, you will coordinate actions across Finance Sales Support teams and/or revenue accounting teams; complete client account reviews; and perform other duties as necessary (leading training, project/process improvement, etc.)

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Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field of study or relevant, equivalent work experience
  • At least 5 years of Finance or Accounting work experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s in Business Administration
  • CPA
  • Ability to understand ASC 606 and how it will impact Cerner’s contracts
  • Possess a detailed understanding of Cerner’s tools and processes
  • Provide support and revenue accounting guidance to internal and external teams
  • Provide feedback to Operations Managers regarding revenue accountant’s strengths and opportunities for improvement

Additional Information

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

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Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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