athenahealth: Senior Associate Revenue Accounting
311 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472


Employee Testimonials

Office Tour Photos

Job Summary


We are looking for a Senior Revenue Accounting Associate to join our Accounting team within our Finance division. Your job will be to assist in executing the processes and controls associated with the accounting for and recording of revenue, deferred revenue, and accounts receivable-related transactions, as well as focus on project-based tasks that arise in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment. But enough about us; let’s talk about you.

You are analytical, adaptable, demonstrate keen judgement and hold yourself to high ethical standards.

The Team: Our Revenue Accounting team is responsible for the company’s adherence to ASC 606 and related accounting guidance as well as various process improvement initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform month-end general ledger close for revenue and related accounts; Assist in the preparation and analysis of month end balance sheet and P&L accounts associated with revenue, accounts receivable (including billed and unbilled accounts), contractual assets, contractual liabilities, and deferred revenue, including related reserves
  • ​Critical reviews of current processes, operating improvements to systems and controls
  • Work closely with internal and external auditors during quarterly reviews and annual audit

Typical Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA preferred
  • ​At least 3 years of experience, public accounting experience preferred
  • Proficiency in U.S. GAAP and SOX 404 controls
  • Experience with ERP systems (Oracle preferred)

About athenahealth

  • Our Mission: To unleash our collective potential to transform healthcare.
  • ​Our Location: This role is based in Watertown, MA, just a few miles outside of Boston. Watertown is our Global Headquarters and our campus, the Arsenal on the Charles, is home to a number of restaurants, a local gym and large outdoor space. This office also has a cafeteria, coffee café and food trucks that rotate every day.
  • Our Culture: If you crave transparency, innovation and the ability to make an impact, you’ve come to the right place. Being an athenista is all about taking initiative, questioning the norm, making things radically simple and celebrating diversity. Our 5,100+ employees work hard towards a cause that impacts every one of us, healthcare, and we take the time to celebrate company accomplishments and our people.
  • Our Perks: Along with health & financial benefits, our athenistas are offered a variety of perks that promote employee wellbeing such as commuter support (We were named one of the 2018 Best Workplaces for Commuters!), collaborative workspaces and dog-friendly offices - just to name a few.



Employee Testimonials

Olivia Adams
Lead Member Of Technical Staff

“I enjoy working at athenahealth because I am making something that matters.  My passion isn’t writing code - it’s what writing code enables me to do, which is make something for other people.  And there’s no nobler cause than healthcare.”


Sherry Cheuk
Product Operations Manager

“athenahealth has a mission to transform healthcare, which is something I really admire.  Every company out there is trying to grow, but I think our focus on making an impact and delivering value is really powerful.  Our work is about improving people’s lives.”