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Accounting Internship - Revenue Recognition

Finance | Omaha, NE | Internship

Job Description

*** Please Note: 6 month Internship with potential for conversion. ***

About Us: 

This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved with one of the most forward-thinking, collaborative and exciting companies in travel and work with a dynamic, experienced and fun team with laser focus on success.  

Specializing in traveler path-to-purchase data for over a decade, Sojern is travel's direct demand engine for thousands of brands -- from global enterprises to boutique operators -- across the hotel, airline, cruise, transportation, tourism industries, and more. Analyzing the world's travel intent signals with its proprietary data science methods, the company delivered $10B in generated bookings for its clients to date by activating multi-channel branding and performance solutions on the Sojern Traveler Platform.

Recognized on the Top Company Cultures list by Entrepreneur Magazine, Sojern is headquartered in San Francisco, with teams based in Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Mexico City, New York, Omaha, Paris, Singapore, and Sydney.

 

The Role:

Sojern is looking for a dynamic Accounting Intern to add to our accounting team. We are a rapidly growing company, and we want you to be part of this amazing growth and expansion. We have an incredible product and exceptional employees. Join us in providing the best experience to our employees and clients.

We are looking for a team member  that will support the technical revenue recognition process and participate in automation efforts. This position is located in Omaha and reports to the Sr. Financial Analyst.

 

Primary responsibilities:

  • Participate in month-end close activities to ensure timely completions of account reconciliations/tasks including identification and resolution of variances, unusual items and issues.

  • Collaborate with the account management team to resolve revenue recognition issues in a timely manner.

  • Assist with various credit/collections, billing/invoicing, cost accounting, and various projects.

  • Assist in the creation and publication of reports, charts, and other data required for corporate and divisional purposes.

  • Become a subject matter expert of the NetSuite accounting system.

  • Provides support on forecast variance analysis.

  • Helps process credits based on Sojern policy.

  • Helps on checking data accuracy before sending invoices to customers.

  • Participates and contributes to process improvement initiatives.

  • Identifies automation opportunities and contributes to the implementation.

  • Becomes a subject-matter expert on all technologies and systems impacting the billing and collections process.

 

What you bring to the table:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, with a major in accounting, finance, or relevant field.

  • Understanding of billing and revenue processes and experience using general ledger software.

  • Outstanding MS Excel skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Demonstrates skills in troubleshooting collection problems.

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of collection practices and re-billing.

  • The ability to manage multiple competing priorities and to constantly re-prioritize.

  • Meticulous attention to details in a complex process.

  • Desire to grow, excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • An outstanding focus on achieving a high level of customer service.

  • Critical thinking, with a strategic approach to problem solving.

  • An extremely high sense of urgency and ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

  • Enjoyment of dynamic and fast-moving environment.

 

Perks:

  • Culture: Our team loves a good time.

  • Snacks: Well-stocked kitchen to fill your breakfast, lunch, and snack needs.

  • Opportunities: Be part of a growing team with training and support to help you grow.

  • Give Back: We give 40 hours a year to volunteer and organize office volunteer programs with local organizations.

  • Ownership: Lead creative and challenging projects.

  • Meals: Monthly catered lunches & happy hours.

  • Time off: Flexible vacation days

 

At Sojern, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.