Manager/Senior Manager, Revenue Recognition

Sydney, Australia
Jul 21, 2021
Aug 20, 2021
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Category
Finance and Operations

Job Details
In this visible and exciting role, the Manager/Senior Manager, Revenue Recognition, will be responsible for
providing revenue recognition guidance to the Sales, Legal, Sales Operations, and Pricing teams; and play a
trusted advisor role for customer contract negotiations, contract review for revenue recognition compliance, and
revenue recognition training. The role will also share responsibilities focused on support of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Compliance within the Revenue Recognition team.

The position reports to a Senior Director, Revenue Recognition. The ideal candidate must enjoy working in a fast paced and constantly changing environment across many different functions within the business and the finance organization. A successful applicant will have a strong working understanding of ASC 606/IFRS 15, with experience in application in the tech industry. Further, the candidate must excel in managing and understanding a wide range of issues and business models that could be driven by acquisitions, revenue recognition requirements, and strategic shifts in go-to-market strategies.

  • Work with Sales, Sales Operations, Pricing, and Legal during contract negotiations, and provide suggestions and guidance in order to ensure proper revenue recognition
  • Review complex revenue contracts for compliance with US GAAP and determine the appropriate accounting treatment
  • Maintain documentation for all review and compliance work completed
  • Engage with external and internal auditors
  • Lead training on revenue recognition rules, policies and practices within the Company, and in particular within the Sales organization
  • Deliver the highest standard of departmental, cross departmental and cross region customer service
  • Work with the Revenue Recognition team and respective business partners to develop and maintain Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance
  • Revenue reporting and analysis, as needed
  • Lead and assist with other special projects; be a thought leader to drive innovation

Experience/Skills Required:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • 5 - 8 + years combined Big 4 and/or Industry finance experience, with relevant revenue recognition experience (ASC 606/IFRS 15)
  • Primary audit/work experience in SaaS/software industry
  • Verbal and written communication skills with ability to present ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences as well as high level executives
  • Ability to work independently in a dynamic, fast paced, fast growing company where adaptability is imperative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; willingness to appropriately debate difficult issues; ability to think quickly and present to an audience
  • Ability to build relationships with new and existing executives across functions
  • Project Management skills including planning, task assignment, status tracking and reporting
  • Understanding of regional business practices

Experience/Skills Desired:
  • Team player who is able to work with virtual, global, and cross-functional teams while championing diversity of team, thought, and opinion
  • Strong ability to multi-task; able to prioritize and manage competing goals and responsibilities
  • Ability to quickly grasp company operations and business drivers
  • Strong salesforce, MS Excel, Slack, and G Suite skills highly desirable

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