Revenue Accountant

International Data Group

International Data Group

Accounting & Finance
Needham, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Revenue Accountant

Job Location(s) US-MA-Needham
Job ID 2024-5371
IDG Corporate
Employee Type
Regular (Full Time)
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)


IDG is searching for a Revenue Accountant to join our finance team. The Revenue Accountant plays a critical role in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of revenue recognition processes, which are essential for financial reporting and decision-making within the organization. The Revenue Accountant will need to closely collaborate with other Revenue team members and cross-functional teams in order to complete required tasks for the month end closes.

About IDG

For more than five decades IDG and its businesses have been at the forefront of every major shift in the technology market, providing critical insights for tech suppliers and buyers. Our vision is to make the world a better place through technology. Through our global brands, IDC and Foundry, we offer proprietary data, innovative platforms, and trusted content.


  • Follow revenue recognition processes and procedures, to ensure compliance with group policies and US GAAP ASC606.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal controls related to revenue processes.
  • Handle and process revenue transactions in IDG ERP and revenue related module, including but not limited to revenue transaction data input in the system.
  • Contribute to the accurate and timely recording of revenue transactions in compliance.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance efficiency and strengthen internal controls.
  • Collaborate with other Revenue team members to closing deadlines are met.
  • Assistance with group audit by handling requests from external auditors.
  • Highly detail-oriented with strong analytical, problem-solving, financial, and organizational skills.
  • Possess the ability to manage multiple deadlines and competing priorities efficiently.
  • Supporting Sales teams by answering questions and addressing queries from Sales.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in accounting area.
  • Enthusiastic and creative team player who shows initiative.
  • Prior revenue accounting experience is a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, especially, Excel.
  • Experience with ERP systems and revenue accounting software is a plus.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • This role will be based in our Needham MA office with a hybrid schedule to work 2 days per week in the office.

IDG is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

At IDG we are committed to fair and equitable pay practices. We pay our employees equitably for their work, commensurate with their individual skills and experience. Salary range and additional compensation, including discretionary bonuses and incentive pay, are determined by a rigorous review process. This process considers the experience, education, certifications, and skills required for the specific role, equity with similarly situated employees, as well as employer-verified US region-specific market data provided by an independent 3rd party partner. The expected total annual compensation, depending on location and experience, is between $55,000 and $62,000 and is inclusive of base salary and variable compensation (if applicable).


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