Backlog Analyst

ACI Worldwide Elkhorn , WI 53121

Posted 4 months ago

Join Us as We Make Possibilities Happen

Every action we take as1ACI redefines what's possible. As Innovators, we Envision possibilities. AsDevelopers, we Build possibilities. As Leaders, we Empower possibilities.

At ACI, we're not justdriving payments at the speed of change.

We're MakingPossibilities Happen.

Our people are the core of ourbusiness. Our 1ACI team represents aglobally diverse, passionate and dedicated group of thousands of individualsaround the world who share a common commitment to making our customerssuccessful by driving the future of payments. As a Backlog Analyst in Omaha,NE you can help make possibilities happen.


Maintains and reports corporate (revenue) backlog data usedin SEC filings and for reporting expected revenue for the next five years fromcurrent contractual relationships. Prepares underlying detail used by variousareas within for planning, budgeting, sales opportunities/valuations andcustomer attrition analysis. Applies components of customer contracts to theACI Backlog Valuation policy and Revenue Recognition standards to develop,monitor and maintain the data that results in production of Backlog. Additionally,performs ongoing analysis to determine present and future financialexpectations while ensuring Backlog results are accurately reflected. Worksclosely with the Sales Valuation team, Revenue Accounting, Financial Planningand Analysis, the ACI services organization and various levels of ACImanagement.


  • Understands and applies ACI GlobalBacklog Valuation Policy, Revenue Recognition policy, and the custom ACIBacklog Valuation system.

  • Formulates analytical metrics toprepare, report and communicate Backlog results using sales activity, projectmovement, cancellation activity, and other operational activities.

  • Reviews Backlog metrics to relatedinformation sources (including but not limited to recognized revenue, salesactivity, projection inputs, cancellation notices) to ensure application ofrelevant information into Backlog to accurately compile Backlog results.

  • Performs research and audits to identifydiscrepancies between Backlog and comparable metrics in related areas of ACIand identifies resolution of such discrepancies.

  • Delivers timely, comprehensive resultsof the ACI Backlog metric data and related analysis.

  • Provides mitigating control forrecognized revenue.

  • Identifies relevant information fromlarge sets of data to allow integration of relevant information into Backlogdata.

  • Documents and maintains relevant supportinformation to provide explanation of data movement and to support compliancewith valuation policy.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Understand and Adhere to all CorporatePolicies to include but not limited to ACI Code of Ethics and GlobalInformation Security.


  • Bachelor'sdegree in related field or equivalent experience.
  • 2years related experience.

Preferred Skills:

  • Solidunderstanding of finance principles and methodologies.

  • Excellentmathematical/logic skills.

  • Excellentanalytical skills including high attention to detail including ability todetect and assess trends.

  • Highproficiency in Microsoft Excel.

  • Goodunderstanding of data management.

  • Goodcommunication skills.

  • Understandingof contract terminology and key components of customer contracts.

  • Abilityto work independently to assess information needs and requirements forachieving results and meeting deadlines.

Benefits: In return for your expertise, we offergrowth, opportunity, and a competitive compensation and benefits package in acasual work environment.

Are you ready to help us transform the world ofelectronic payments? To learn more about ACI Worldwide, visit our web site at

ACI Worldwide is anAA/EEO employer in the United States, which includes providing equalopportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and anEEO employer globally.

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