Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Corporate Services


  • 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, New York, New York, 10007, US

At Moody's, we unite the brightest minds to turn today’s risks into tomorrow’s opportunities. We do this by striving to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome to be who they are-with the freedom to exchange ideas, think innovatively, and listen to each other and customers in meaningful ways. 

If you are excited about this opportunity but do not meet every single requirement, please apply! You still may be a great fit for this role or other open roles. We are seeking candidates who model our values: invest in every relationship, lead with curiosity, champion diverse perspectives, turn inputs into actions, and uphold trust through integrity. 

The Team:
Moody’s Analytics Revenue Accounting team (MARA) oversees the revenue recognition for Moody’s Analytics, Moody’s fast-growing business that provides financial intelligence and analytical tools to businesses and institutions worldwide. Our mission is a blend of technical accounting expertise together with analytical acumen.

The Manager Revenue Accounting will oversee the revenue recognition process for a set of customers, from contract reviews to revenue recognition. The team is going through a finance transformation and the Manager Revenue Accounting will also support the team during this journey of process rationalization and automation.

* Ensure the revenue is accurately and timely recognized for your portfolio
* With your accounting expertise, you will partner with the Sales, Legal and Professional services teams during contract negotiations for clients falling under your assigned portfolio
* Drive process and system automation via the usage of various leading-edge technology tools
* Review supporting evidence (such as proof of delivery and signed contracts) to confirm revenue recognition is appropriate.
* Prepare and update accounting schedules to calculate ASC 606 revenue
* Perform analytical reviews on the monthly Revenue Analytics and Balance Sheet reconciliations under your portfolio.
* Clearly communicate to our internal partners (e.g. FP&A and the business) on revenue trends and flux
* Assist with compiling and reviewing system/data conversion files for new acquisitions and/or system upgrade.
* Assist with pulling supporting schedules for internal and external audit.
* Assist in the preparation of revenue disclosures for external reporting
* Partner with Corporate Planning and the business on key items impacting revenue and revenue recognition
* Continuous engagement with internal stakeholders, seeking opportunities to improve our data and processes

* Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a quantitative discipline.
* 4+ years in an audit firm with an exposure to SaaS companies or 4+ years of deal desk experience in a SaaS company.
* CPA required
* Knowledge of ASC 606
* Excellent knowledge of Excel
* Ability to work as a team
* Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly with peers and third parties
* Organization, analysis, and a meticulous eye for detail are the core of your being, helping you navigate through challenges with grace and precision.
* Passion for new accounting knowledge and BI tools, always ready to expand your skills.
* Experience with Microsoft Power BI and/or Alteryx is a plus

For US-based roles only: the anticipated hiring base salary range for this position is [[$92,700 - [[$134,400, depending on factors such as experience, education, level, skills, and location. This range is based on a full-time position. In addition to base salary, this role is eligible for incentive compensation. Moody’s also offers a competitive benefits package, including not but limited to medical, dental, vision, parental leave, paid time off, a 401(k) plan with employee and company contribution opportunities, life, disability, and accident insurance, a discounted employee stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody’s also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities or based on a sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For San Francisco positions, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

This position may be considered a promotional opportunity, pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

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Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

For more information on the Securities Trading Program, please refer to the STP Quick Reference guide on ComplianceNet

Please note: STP categories are assigned by the hiring teams and are subject to change over the course of an employee’s tenure with Moody’s.

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