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Sr. Revenue Recognition Accountant

Company: Bruker
Location: Billerica
Posted on: November 16, 2022

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Sr. Revenue Recognition Accountant

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As one of the world's leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We've been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 60 years now. Today, worldwide more than 7,700 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.


New opportunity for a Senior Revenue Accountant with the Bruker Finance and Accounting organization based in Billerica, MA. Primarily responsible for the Company's revenue accounting function within the Billerica business services and revenue organization.

  • The Senior Revenue Recognition Accountant serves as the principal advisor to the Supervisor, Corporate Revenue Group on matters related to revenue accounting generated by the Divisions in the Americas / EMEA Region.
  • Prepares analyses, journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and other revenue related schedules on monthly basis.
  • Accountable for the accuracy of the revenue related accounts in the general ledger in accordance with US GAAP and Company policies.
  • Direct responsibility for maintaining appropriate financial internal controls.
  • Ensures the consistent practice and application of the Company's revenue accounting policies, with particular attention to areas requiring judgment and estimates, and provides clear and balanced recommendations to address important accounting and finance matters.
  • Serves as subject matter expert regarding revenue accounting.
  • Works closely and communicates effectively with business and corporate partners in Corporate Accounting; Financial Planning & Analysis; Tax; Treasury; HR, IT and other global Regional Finance teams to ensure that information and support needs are consistently met.
  • Understands the business and is responsive to the needs of operating business partners; implements improvements, as needed.
  • Ensures implementation of and compliance with US GAAP revenue recognition matters; provides data for external and internal auditors.
  • Plays a leadership role in making the revenue accounting function more efficient and effective.
  • Leads or supports initiatives to successful completion, capable of enlisting resources and managing teams of employees from different functions or organizations to ensure proper revenue accounting.
  • Performs as an SAP key user, participating in the development of system enhancements to optimize the effective and efficient use of SAP.
  • Perform other duties as required.


    • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance required. CPA or equivalent training a plus.
    • Minimum 3 years accounting audit or revenue recognition work experience along with demonstrated general accounting work experience.
    • Current knowledge of revenue accounting, best practices and trends.
    • Strong experience and working knowledge of SAP or a similar financial accounting system with respect to the General Ledger.
    • Experience with BPC or a similar financial reporting tool (i.e. Hyperion, Cognos) desirable.
    • Strong Excel, MS Office suite and Windows skills.
    • Current knowledge of US accounting and auditing regulations and accounting policies and practices. Unquestioned integrity in the application of such standards.
    • Strong business acumen and judgment with proven ability to think strategically about business issues.
    • Excellent organizational skills: resource management, workload prioritization and project management.
    • Develops and manages processes that are effective and efficient.
    • Excellent interpersonal, computer, communication (both written and verbal), and presentation skills.
    • Remains current with accounting standards and maintains an effective external industry and professional network.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a complex, global environment with ability to gain commitment and coordinated action for initiatives.
    • Builds and maintains constructive working relationships across the company at all levels.
    • Proven ability to articulate a vision or plan, drive change, gain organizational commitment to action, and coordinate across functions and groups to achieve results.
    • Valid Driver License in good standing, issued by resident state required.
    • U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident status required.
    • Maintain a valid passport with flexibility for domestic and international travel.
    • May be required to pass security clearance investigation. Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable). Bruker is a federal contractor and subject to Executive Order 14042. Under Executive Order 14042, all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (with limited exceptions for those employees who are unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief). You will need to provide proof of vaccination by submitting a copy of your CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card to Bruker, or obtain a religious or medical exemption, as a condition of employment. Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Certain positions at Bruker require compliance with export control laws and as a result, all interviewed candidates for all positions will be screened pre-interview to determine their eligibility in light of export control restrictions.

Keywords: Bruker, Billerica , Sr. Revenue Recognition Accountant, Other , Billerica, Massachusetts

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