Head of Revenue Accounting

  • location: San Francisco, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $180,000 - $200,000 per year
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Head of Revenue Accounting

job summary:
Currently working with a high growth mid-stage pre-IPO SaaS company that is building out a robust Accounting & Finance function and looking to add a Senior Manager/Director level person to run their Revenue Recongition function. This role would report to the VP, Corporate Controller and have a few people under it and be looked at to grow out and build out their Rev Rec functions and systems. Would support them scaling the business domestically and globally as well as could have mid-term opportunities to expand out into other areas if this person has interest in doing so or continue to grow in revenue. The hiring manager seems to have some flexibility. Strong leadership team and overall business model. Qualified candidates will have 8+ years of experience either within the Big 4 or mix of public accounting and industry experience within Revenue. Please apply for consideration.

location: San Francisco, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $180,000 - 200,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 8 Years

The Senior Manager/Director of Revenue Accounting is a high visibility opportunity in a fast-paced environment and will have a direct influence on the entire revenue accounting function and related activities including, accounting policy, internal and external revenue reporting, process design and systems implementation. In addition, the Head of Revenue Accounting will play a key role in designing the process and controls for revenue accounting operations, including billing, collections, and commissions accounting.

The candidate should have a CPA or Equivalent including Big 4 accounting and/or relevant industry experience. The right person will be ambitious with leadership qualities, who wants to learn and grow professionally at a fast growing, pre-public company.

Key Responsibilities

* Own technical revenue accounting conclusions and implement ASC 606 revenue and ASC 340 contract costs accounting

* Optimize and improve processes surrounding revenue close

* Participate and or lead system implementations and process improvement initiatives for the entire Order-to-Cash-to-Revenue Recognition flow

* Prepare/review technical memos for complex revenue arrangements

* Develop and implement accounting policies and procedures

* Establish internal controls to prevent inaccuracies in the revenue process

* Develop and oversee monthly revenue close process

* Be a critical part of the external audit of the company's financial statements

* Collaborate with internal stakeholders (FP&A, Revenue and AR, Project Management, Payroll, etc.) to ensure complete, timely, and accurate monthly and quarterly revenue accounting close

* SAAS revenue and revenue operations experience, including subscription billing and revenue recognition

* Continually look to improve accounting processes so the Company can scale as they grow

* Train & ramp; mentor revenue team


* CPA certification or equivalent required

* Big 4 experience

* Minimum of 6 years of public company work experience in accounting, IPO experience is a plus

* Strong background in technical revenue accounting

* People management experience with the ability to mentor, develop and motivate employees

* Experience with NetSuite, Zuora, Salesforce, RevPro or ARM will be highly desired

* Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy when both preparing and reviewing work

* Exposure to global accounting organizations

* Team player with strong communication skills

* Proven business partnership skills

* Ability to work well under pressure, multi- task and meet deadlines

skills: $100-250 million
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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