Revenue Manager Ellie Mae
Summary of Responsibilities: The company is seeking a Manager of Revenue Recognition and Revenue Accounting who will be responsible for performing insightful and impactful revenue analysis. This person will play an integral part in the daily analysis of inbound revenue transactions. Their responsibilities include working directly as a finance business partner with Sales and Operations on deal structure, defining revenue recognition framework, analyzing pricing for BESP/VSOE of fair value for all products, service and support, preparing all revenue processing and transaction/analyses. Role will also interface with the external auditors on any revenue recognition issues specific to customer accounts and/or analyses performed/reviewed as necessary. The successful candidate will be a strong communicator, able to successfully manage a team of at least five direct reports and delegate work as appropriate, serve as a versatile business partner with strong business acumen, coupled with exceptional technical strength that can provide proactive guidance and leadership on deal structuring and project management.
Collaborate with sales organization, order management team, corporate legal team to insure that all revenue transactions are booked in accordance with the Company?s revenue recognition policy. Participate in discussions, review draft contracts, and provide recommendations for recognition in accordance with relevant accounting literature and the company?s revenue recognition policy.
Review new products with product management team to establish revenue accounting and implement procedures to process orders.
Evaluate revenue recognition treatment by preparing a revenue recognition checklist for each contract or amendment.
Publish accounting memos as necessary to document the Company?s accounting positions.
Work actively with external auditors to ensure that revenue recognition interpretations are consistent and compliant with GAAP.
Responsible for the monthly close on revenue accounting to ensure proper accrual or deferral of revenue as appropriate.
Maintain and update internal Sarbanes-Oxley documentation for revenue recognition and participate in SOX testing as needed.
Create detailed revenue reports as needed for senior management.
Manage at least 5 revenue, billing and collections personnel. Allocate responsibilities among team members, provide forums for regular communication, mentor and provide opportunities for career growth.
Participate in implementation of new ERP. Assess current control environment and suggest improvements in conjunction with the implementation.
Responsible for oversight of the Zuora billing system.
Provide revenue recognition guidance and training to various teams in the company during the year.
Qualifications, Experience & Skills:
The ideal candidate will be a CPA, with strong analytical, business partnering, and interpersonal skills. Strong business acumen and the ability to influence change through written and verbal communications are imperative. Position requires the ability to communicate professionally, clearly and effectively to target audiences. Results oriented. Strong attention to details.
CPA required, BA in Accounting or Related Majors or equivalent work experience.
7 - 10 years progressive experience plus relevant managerial roles, Big 4 preferred.
Strong technical revenue recognition experience, significant knowledge of software revenue recognition for industry.
ERP system implementation experience related to the order to revenue process is a plus. Experience with Zuora is a plus.
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