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Revenue Director - Software

Waltham, MA 02451

Posted: 07/26/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 481660 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Growing and thriving software company seeking a Senior Manager of Revenue Recognition.

This hire will ensure appropriate revenue recognition treatment for sales transactions. The Senior Revenue Recognition Manager leads and assists in structuring deals to maximize revenue recognition while working in the framework of external and internal revenue recognition guidance. The position will also review completed deals and assist in the summary of nonstandard deals. You will also work with internal customers to resolve revenue related inquiries. Additionally, you will assist in facilitating the improvement of current processes, policies and reporting.


Ensure revenue recognition for transactions are in compliance with Group and International Financial Reporting revenue recognition principles

Manage a team of highly skilled technical revenue recognition experts

Alert Corporate revenue recognition team to all significant accounting topics and areas where significant judgment was necessary

Lead and work as a subject matter expert with other Business Administration teams, legal and sales to achieve the desired management revenue recognition patterns from a customer negotiation

Communicate effectively and timely with business partners and internal customers on the impact of proposed customer deal structures prior to deal signature

Monitor and analyze all new accounting rules related to revenue recognition Advise and assist sales and other organizations with revenue recognition topics Promote and educate on revenue recognition principles as appropriate


Ensure revenue recognition accounting is compliant and in accordance with all group policies.

Partner with commercial teams to advise on complex revenue recognition topics for specific deals under negotiation and build a bridge between the understanding of deals, theoretical accounting treatments vs managing expectations.

Manage a team

Drive the measurement of the new revenue recognition accounting standard (IFRS 15/ASC 606) in an environment where workloads and nonstandard first of a kind transactions are increasing due to rapid growth.

Partner with internal stakeholders through implementation of processes, tools and best practices

Ensure the smooth integration of newly acquired entities and their transition to the Group’s revenue recognition principles. Sign-off on revenue recognition treatment for significant sales transactions and bring added value to process improvements to all transactional accounting and compliance items across the regions.



Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar business-related subject

CPA qualification strongly preferred but not required

10+ years of experience in a commercial revenue recognition advisory environment. Strong experience applying accounting principles.

Experience leading projects and assisting in deal related matters

Possess good hands-on technical proficiency in IFRS and awareness of new technical rules and changes

Possess excellent communication and leadership skills

Possess good relationship building skills across multiple levels, cross functional teams, and geographical regions

Ability to communicate at all levels of management

Clearly communicate complex technical accounting information in an easy to understand manner – verbally and in writing

Experience leading projects and assisting in deal related matters

People management experience is required to be able lead this highly regarded and mission critical team

Be adaptable and flexible in our fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and be open to change in response to new information, difficult or unexpected circumstances

Effectively execute and deliver in our high-performance culture and be motivated by challenges and taking responsibility

Experience working in technical accounting business environment with sound understanding of business processes, internal control flows and transactional details
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