ICON Clinical Research

Revenue Accountant

06 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Job Title: Financial Accountant - Revenue

Location: Leopardstown, Dublin 18

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart.

As a global provider of drug development solutions, our work is serious business. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun while you do it. With our vision to be the partner of choice in drug development, we hire only the best and brightest in the industry! Are you one of them?

At ICON, we have an incredible opportunity for a Financial Accountant - Revenue to join the team in our Leopardstown, Dublin 18 location.

The Role:

As a revenue accountant in the Finance Team you will assist in revenue recognition, forecasting, reporting and reconciliations and be responsible for a portfolio of projects and recognize revenue across the organizations departmental structure

Overview of the role:
  • Revenue calculations and analysis for a portfolio of studies
  • Preparation of the monthly revenue reports and analysis, comparing actual revenue versus forecast with supporting explanations and calculations for variances
  • Assisting with monthly reports on KPIs (forecast, backlog, utilisation) for use in Corporate Reporting and profitability analysis
  • Updating financial systems with contractual arrangements with clients, staff deployment on projects (staff plans) and deliverables achieved
  • Performing reconciliations of contracts and revenues recognised
  • Liaising with the billing team regarding unbilled revenue balances and assessing revenue impact of same
  • Ensure revenue is recognised within US GAAP and SOX guidelines i.e. relevant controls, documentation, signoffs, and filing are in place

What you will need:
  • Business/Finance degree and Ideally a Qualified (ACCA, CIMA etc.) or both
  • Big 4 trained
  • Minimum of 3 years strong experience in an analytical role
  • Oracle Financials experience preferable
  • Good knowledge/experience with MS Excel
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines with an absolute commitment to accuracy
  • Demonstrate an ability to manage own work in an efficient manner and to work with a high degree of own initiative and ownership


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