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Revenue Accountant

Position Title: Revenue Accountant


Administration – Finance

Status (E/NE, FT/PT):

Exempt, Full-Time

Reports to:

Controller/Senior Accountant


Are you looking to join a team of go-getters dedicated to serving and uplifting the community? Join Detroit Pistons team and our mission!

As the Revenue Accountant, you'll serve as a key member of the Accounting and Finance team, with a significant emphasis on all revenue streams of the organization. This will include working directly and on a day-to-day basis with the Sponsorship and Legal teams.

This role will be focused on the revenue cycle beginning with customer proposals, to billing, collection, revenue recognition, reporting and reconciliation. Revenue accountant must be comfortable with revenue recognition principles including ASC606 and must demonstrate the interest and knowledge in revenue subsystems and their connection with general ledger system. Experience working with other departments and external auditors is a plus. This role may have a direct report or responsibilities for intern activities.

Here at the Detroit Pistons, we are focused on equality for all. We work collaboratively to foster a diverse and inclusive work environment that celebrates our differences while driving innovation and equity. Creating impactful experiences on and off the court is what we do - and ensuring that everyone has a voice is how we do it.

We are an organization that is committed to leadership in our community, diversity and inclusion, teamwork, our customers and personal character and accountability. We are seeking a driven addition to reflect our core values. We consider ourselves an extension of The Pistons brand, we are excited to engage with the Detroit community, and we want to meet you!

What you’ll be doing :

  • Read and review sponsorship contracts. Work with sponsorship and legal team on contract language. Coordinate with sponsorship team to assure revenue is properly allocated based on accounting standards.
  • Customer billing from contract system and integration of data into accounting system
  • Various other tasks in the revenue cycle which may include application of cash receipts and collections.
  • Maintenance of contract revenue file and monthly revenue entries
  • Coordination of revenue testing and files with various auditors
  • Coordination of auditor requests and preparation of audited financial statements
  • Coordination with FP&A on NBA reporting
  • Coordinate with Senior Accountant on Ticketing Revenue and Other Game Revenues
  • Coordination of Suite billing, monthly revenue entries and monthly reconciliations

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Familiarity with ASC Rev Rec 606 and multiple element accounting
  • Excellent communication skills; desire and confidence to work with departments outside of accounting and finance
  • Scheduling flexibility to adjust priorities as needed and balance workload with team members to meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational, time-management, communication, and problem solving skills


The Detroit Pistons organization is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors, and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from public health authorities and our medical advisors, we require that all Pistons employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We will consider requests for exemptions to accommodate individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Details
Date Posted
13 Sept 2023
🇺🇸 Detroit, MI, USA
Full Time
Required Experience
2+ years