Accountant - Revenue Recognition
at Public Consulting Group

Date Posted: 11/26/2019

Job Description

 About Public Consulting Group

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. PCG’s Human Services practice helps state, county, and municipal human services agencies to achieve their performance goals in order to better serve populations in need. PCG’s seasoned professionals offer proven solutions to help agencies design programs, services, and systems; increase program revenue; cut costs; and improve regulatory compliance with state and federal regulations. To learn more, visit


The Revenue Accountant will report to the Senior Revenue Accountant and will be part of the Revenue Accounting Team within the Corporate Finance Department. This position will include diverse responsibilities including preparation of account reconciliations, accounts receivable and allowance for doubtful accounts, monthly accruals and general journals, and special projects as assigned.  Success in this position will require the ability to independently develop expertise in new areas (often the result of business growth) and then implement processes and/or procedures to satisfy those business needs. Revenue Accountant positions at PCG are designed to provide a wide range of experience for each individual. PCG Finance strives for a collaborative work environment where each individual brings different experiences which can help the entire team learn and grow.

The ideal candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to work independently and is a person who enjoys new challenges.  The successful candidate will possess the ability and desire to grow and assume additional responsibilities as the company grows. 


  • Ensure revenue recognition is consistent with U.S. GAAP, PCG’s policies, and client contracts
  • Assist with automating business processes and implementing new tools as needed to manage revenue transactions
  • Assist management by preparing weekly and monthly revenue reports
  • Process A/R receipts, research and reconcile unposted payments in a timely manner
  • Process invoices into accounting software accurately and efficiently
  • Prepare revenue, deferred revenue and other revenue related journal entries
  • Provide general ledger and reporting assistance to finance staff of subsidiary companies
  • Ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures and recommend accounting process improvements


Required Skills:

  • Effective ability to prioritize and manage multiple activity streams
  • Must have the ability to manage task load with frequent interruptions
  • Maintain integrity and attention to detail at all times
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Systems knowledge and thinking with a continuous desire to learn
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, especially Excel
  • Possess discretion to work with confidential information

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 2-4 years of accounting or finance experience
  • Prior experience with revenue recognition principles

Additional Experience

  • Exposure to ASC 606 principles and guidelines
  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics or a similar accounting software
  • Large company experience


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Job Type: Accounting
  • Experience: 2 to 4 years
  • Date Posted: 11/26/2019

About Us

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) provides management consulting and technology services to help public sector education, health, human services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has more than 1,700 professionals in 55 offices around the U.S. and in Montreal, UK and Poland. The firm draws on more than two decades of consulting to public sector clients in all 50 states and Canada to deliver best-practice solutions and measurable results to state and local public agencies, state-operated facilities, and private providers that do business with government agencies.

PCG is committed to a diverse workforce which is a reflection of our clients and the people they serve. Our organizational culture attracts and rewards people who are results-oriented and interested in making an immediate impact on their community as well as their own career.

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