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Senior Accountant I more...
Location:Chicago, IL
First posted:May 04, 2017

kCura is a global company with team members who are driven by our customers to build exceptional software for them to use every day. Our product, called Relativity , handles large volumes of data and helps corporations, law firms, and government agencies solve their own unique data problems.


The way we work together is centered on our core values  of collaborating, communicating, pushing to exceed expectations (even our own), being humble, and having fun while we do it. We enjoy ourselves, give back , and work (and play) hard together. If this sounds like the place for you, check out the details of this position below.


As a Senior Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for contributing to kCura's day-to-day and month-end accounting activities, specifically focusing on supporting all aspects of the revenue, commissions, cash, and financial reporting cycles. The Senior Staff Accountant works under general direction of managers and senior team members.

  • Review customer contracts to assess and apply proper revenue recognition accounting treatment
  • Assist with technical accounting research and prepare policy memorandums
  • Calculate monthly employee commissions
  • Prepare journal entries in accordance with GAAP, including but not limited to accrued revenue and accrued commissions
  • Prepare regular account reconciliations and perform ad hoc account analyses
  • Support the mid-month and month-end closing reporting process
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly financial statements and perform variance analysis
  • Perform cash operation duties, specifically the application of cash receipts
  • Support the customer collections process
  • Prepare multi-state Sales and Use tax returns
  • Assist with implementation of controls surrounding the revenue cycle
  • Assist with special projects and take on additional accounting responsibilities as they arise

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Business or related discipline
  • Currently a senior accountant or at least three years of experience as staff level accountant

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed CPA is preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of GAAP and familiarity of revenue recognition guidelines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Detail-oriented and works well in a fast-paced environment
  • Exercise good judgment, respect colleagues, and work with integrity
  • Ability to quickly learn new technology; experience with Intacct, Adaptive Insights, Xactly, and SalesForce a plus

    Our software has more than 130,000 active users in more than 40 countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice and more than 190 of the Am Law 200. We have grown significantly over the last several years and continue striving to build software that helps solve our customers' toughest e-discovery and unstructured data challenges.


    If you're ready to grow with us, we'd love to hear from you.

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