Senior Accountant (HID5548)

HID Global
Austin, TX North AmericaUSAustin, TX

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 3,500 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit

The Lead Accountant will be responsible for ensuring the proper accounting for revenue and royalty transactions, participating in close and preparing account reconciliations.  Additionally, this role will participate in process improvement and financial system implementation projects as needed. 

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepare and maintain monthly deferred revenue schedules.
  • Prepare Royalty reporting and reconciliations
  • Reviews transactions to ensure compliance with Accounting policies and procedures, as required.
  • Familiar with IFRS – International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Use analytical skills to understand and document the root cause of variances
  • Participate in 2-day month end closing process.
  • Prepare assigned reconciliations in accordance with policy
  • Assists with Reconciliation Review process
  • Assists in preparation of Audit schedules
  • Works with team members to address various accounting issues
  • Participate in acquisition integration into the financial systems
  • Support recurring revenue initiatives and integration into financial systems
  • Performs tasks related to Project Accounting process as assigned
  • Understands the internal legacy computer systems (Oracle, Hyperion Financial Management, and Cubeware); in order to retrieve historical data, including downloads of data into Excel or other applications
  • Prepares other special projects as needed


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience         

  • BS in Accounting or related field.
  • MBA or CPA preferred.
  • 8 - 10 years of experience in similar role.
  • Strong ability to interpret and apply sales contract terms.
  • Experience with accounting for the full order-to-cash cycle.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with English as primary language.
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of multiple concurrent and diversified tasks, while working with deadlines.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Relationship builder who prefers a collaborative work environment and is a comfortable communicator  
  • Must be organized and open minded in evaluating solutions to problems /
  • Royalty Accounting experience a plus
  • Sales Tax experience a plus

Language Skills                   

  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language, both verbally and in writing.

Computer Skills     

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with strong Excel skills.
  • Familiar with operating systems, such as Windows, etc.
  • Comfortable with advanced ERP system such as Oracle. Experience with Oracle Projects or other Project Accounting software a plus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee works primarily in an office environment, within a well ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.

Work Requirements

  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
  • Travel and fieldwork, including international travel may be required. Therefore, employee must possess, or be able to acquire a valid passport.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which you are hired.  


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran 
If you have a disability which limits your ability to apply online, please contact us at [email protected], to submit your expression of interest in a position with our Company.