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Project Accountant – Revenue Operations

US-CA-San Mateo
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Company Information

Marketo provides the leading engagement marketing software and solutions designed to help marketers develop long-term relationships with their customers – from acquisition to advocacy. Marketo is built for marketers, by marketers and is setting the innovation agenda for marketing technology. Marketo puts Marketing First. Headquartered in San Mateo, CA, with offices around the world, Marketo serves as a strategic partner to large enterprise and fast-growing small companies across a wide variety of industries. To learn more about Marketo’s Engagement Marketing Platform, LaunchPoint® partner ecosystem, and the vast community that is the Marketo Marketing Nation®, visit

Job Description

The Opportunity

Marketo has an amazing opportunity for a bright, energetic Project Accountant – Revenue Ops

to join our fast-growing software company. This position will report into the Senior Manager – Revenue Ops under the leadership of a newly forming Technical Accounting and Revenue Recognition team which will provide the backbone for our global accounting team. This team will operate under the leadership of our VP – Corporate Controller. This newly developed role will be responsible for the financial administration of all sales opportunities that include the sale of professional services as part of our overall deliverable to the customer, and ensure that they are recognized in accordance with US GAAP. Among other responsibilities, the Project Accountant will identify, record and recognize revenue for sales of professional services. This role will collaborate with employees outside of the finance organization, so strong interpersonal and communication skills are critical. Finally, candidates must be prepared to work in a fun, fast-paced, and dynamic environment.

This position will reside in either our corporate headquarters in San Mateo, CA in the heart of Silicon Valley, or our newly opened and freshly remodeled downtown Denver office, with a “Silicon Valley” atmosphere where the business is creating a Global Center of Excellence.


  • Effective communication with project managers regarding contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, or any additional services related to professional services
  • Engage with project managers and/or project delivery teams on the status of projects
  • Provide financial oversight and support on professional services projects
  • Research and reconcile project related issues and identify / document project variances 
  • Prepare monthly revenue recognition entries and invoices for all professional service projects
  • Assist the professional service team with project setup, monitoring and system updating
  • Assist in the preparation and reconciliation of monthly financial statements
  • Assist in creating, monitoring and updating financial related policies and procedures
  • Participate in critical and other highly visible projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance 
  • 5+ years accounting experience in a high-growth and fast-paced environment, including 3 years of project accounting experience
  • CPA strongly preferred 
  • Experience with a large customer base, high transaction volume and prior SaaS experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel 
  • Strong analytical skills and a detail orientated personality
  • Ability to problem solve, work independently and multi-task in fast-paced environment 
  • Exceptional project and time management skills 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Intacct desired
  • Prior Billing experience preferred

Marketo is an equal opportunity employer


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