Revenue Accounting Manager

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 June 9, 2021

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We are expanding our Revenue Accounting team and looking to bring on our first Revenue Accounting Manager who is excited to roll up their sleeves and help build and develop scalable revenue recognition and month-end close processes.  

The Revenue Accounting Manager will work cross-functionally to understand the Company’s non-routine revenue contracts and new product offerings.  This person will leverage their familiarity with ASC 606, to quickly identify the accounting implications of proposed contract terms, and operationalize the accounting without slowing down the business or our month-end close processes.

The ideal candidate will have a mixture of public accounting and industry experience, specifically in advertising or digital media/entertainment, and be able to operate in a fast growth environment.  This person is a self-starter who is organized, highly analytical, collaborative and a problem solver.  If you are interested in continuing your career in an exciting and high growth company, then this is the role for you!

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage the month-end close and reporting process for revenue, accounts receivable, allowances and deferred revenue to ensure an accurate and timely revenue close.
  • Oversee the day-to-day activities of the revenue accounting function, with a focus on process improvements, automation and analysis of the business results to support the company’s scale and growth
  • Spearhead critical accounting projects, including being a subject matter expert in revenue recognition for cross functional groups. 
  • Review sales arrangements to ensure proper revenue recognition in accordance with ASC 606.  Research, review, and draft technical accounting memos.
  • Support continual improvement and implementation of SOX controls throughout revenue processes.
  • Communicate the accounting implications of transactions to internal stakeholders at all levels
  • Brainstorm, design, and lead user acceptance testing of automation projects
  • Hire, train, motivate and evaluate Revenue Team members and contractors.
  • Prepare ad hoc quantitative analyses
  • Challenge the “status quo”, lead process improvement to streamline revenue and AR processes and shorten the month-end close timelines.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Minimum of 7+ years revenue accounting experience with direct experience in the advertising or digital media/entertainment space.
  • 2+ years of experience managing direct reports.
  • A mixture of Big 4 and industry experience.
  • Advanced Excel skills and comfortable with large data volume.
  • Strong technical knowledge of US GAAP specifically of ASC 606.
  • Experience with major ERP, CRM systems required (Netsuite, Oracle, Salesforce).
  • Able to work under time pressure, prioritize a high workload, and meet strict deadlines.
  • Positive attitude and flexible to changing priorities, especially in the period of month/quarter/year-end closing.
  • Proven ability to succeed in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or higher education equivalent.
  • CPA or equivalent.