Robert Half Director of Revenue in Palo Alto, California
100% remote, this Director, Revenue Accounting and Operations role reports to the VP, Corporate Controller and will lead revenue accounting and operations. This accounting leader defines revenue accounting policies, oversees the revenue cycle and order-to-cash business process, manages timely and accurate revenue reporting and reconciliations (GAAP and operational) and is responsible for revenue related system implementation and enhancements. This position is based in their headquarters in Palo Alto, BUT it is 100% remote. Candidate can go hybrid to the office if they prefer.
Lead an accurate and timely month-end close process by driving solutions at scale that benefit cross-functional teams and our reporting goals. Be responsible for key internal and external revenue reporting metrics (ARR, churn rate, etc.).
Define revenue accounting policies for all product offerings. Assess accounting implications of new products, including preparing technical analyses and advising on operationalizing the technical accounting conclusions.
Perform thorough reviews for all revenue related transactions to ensure accuracy and compliance with US GAAP (ASC 606), appropriate documentation for external reporting and audit requirements.
Lead collaboration with our cross functional partners, such as Sales, Customer Support, Legal, FP& A, and RevOps, to provide revenue recognition compliant solutions, including contract reviews, non-standard sales deals, commission plan modification, and changes in product and pricing strategies. Communicate the accounting implication to stakeholders at all levels.
Provide oversight and review of billing operations, and supervise the monthly sales tax filing process.
Develop and streamline processes and SOX compliant controls around revenue and related financial reporting metrics. Create efficiencies and simplification by leveraging technology solutions and automation.
Support the company’s M& A activities, in particular the integration of revenue accounting of the target company.
Work with cross functional partners to provide accounting guidance to support company’s initiative of developing international customers.
Own the process to provide revenue related reporting and disclosures required in the company’s S-1 filing.
10+ years of relevant revenue accounting and revenue operations experience including 4+ years of public accounting experience (Big Four preferred), with revenue recognition experience on growing SAAS companies. U.S. CPA is a plus.
Strong ability to work cross functionally and proactively identify accounting issues, research applicable guidance and document accounting conclusions.
Strong analytical skills, including ability to independently analyze transactions and contracts and document the related accounting analysis under US GAAP.
Lead a team with great leadership skills. Passionate about coaching and mentoring to junior team members.
Netsuite accounting system and solid billing system experience (Netsuite, Salesforce, or Zuora, etc. are not required, but be willing to learn).
Feel free to apply online for consideration, or connect on LinkedIn with your Word doc resume to Brenda Kinaan at Robert Half!
ASC 606, CPA is a plus, B2B Saas, SaaS, SAAS - Software As A Service
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