Sr. Manager, Revenue Accounting

National Retail Federation

General Function

Manages all revenue accounting processes and activities including preparing, distributing and analyzing financial reports.


Essential Functions

Oversees and reviews the administrative and depository processes related to daily cash receipts for NRF and all related organizations

Oversees and reviews the daily data entry processes related to billing, cash receipts and credit card processing for NRF and all related organizations

Posts and oversees the integration of all subsidiary revenue systems for NRF and all related organizations that feed into the central financial system

Reconciles the activity related to receivables, cash receipts, deferred revenue and revenue for NRF and all related organizations to the applicable underlying system

Reviews, records and analyzes all activity related to the investment portfolios held by NRF and related organizations, as needed

Distributes a suite of reports to all applicable budget managers and outside collections person/entity and responds to any questions

Oversees the generation and distribution of installment billings and statements.

Works with NRF IT Department, assists in revenue systems troubleshooting and solutions development as problems arise

Oversees the preparation of all cash, receivable, deferred revenue and revenue related work papers for NRF and related entities that are required for the annual audit

Communicates and coordinates with the Controller on all revenue related activates related to the preparation and distribution of the monthly budget reports and annual audit and tax reports.

Performs other duties as assigned



Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting or equivalent work experience

Minimum five (5) years’ related work experience

Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles

Proficiency with accounting software and Microsoft Excel

Strong understanding of database management. Familiarity with netFORUM Enterprise and Personify A2Z Events, helpful

Ability to handle multiple tasks, projects and priorities effectively and professionally with exceptional attention to detail

Excellent communication skills (written, oral and listening), with ability to analyze and document complicated processes

Ability to work in a team environment

Some travel required