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Revenue Accounting Manager

Element AI

Element AI

Accounting & Finance
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

Company Description

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Job Description

Revenue Accounting Manager you will be part of a team that has responsibility for GTM Finance for EMEA. In this role you will have exposure to contract negotiations as well as strategies including pricing for a fast-growing, cloud services provider. You are the internal subject matter expert and technical revenue resource for the sales and commercial teams to draw upon during the contract negotiation This role will work closely with and communicate effectively in a team environment interacting with various internal stakeholders, including various levels in the sales, operations and finance organizations, as well as with external stakeholders, such as the Company's external auditors.

What you get to do in this role:

  • Serve as a technical accounting subject matter expert and partner with Sales, Deal Desk, Legal and Sales Operations during the contract negotiation process by analyzing the impact of contract terms, communicating the revenue impact, and offering alternative structures.
  • Manage workflow related to mid-tier revenue transactions.
  • Engagement with revenue controllership to ensure strict adherence to policy
  • Assess revenue recognition treatment in accordance with ASC 606
  • Driving cadence relating to margin analysis and customer health scorecard
  • Exercise judgment within defined policies and authoritative literature to determine appropriate action related to revenue-related transactions as well as write related technical memos when necessary.
  • Trusted advisor to partner in a regional capacity to drive deal velocity and NNACV
  • Educate stakeholders through the creation and delivery of training for revenue recognition rules, policies and practices.
  • Partner in a GTM capacity with leadership to scale and participate in transformational projects.
  • Challenge and assist in process improvements and implementation to streamline and shorten the revenue close cycle.
  • Monitor relevant US GAAP and SEC developments and international developments to ensure revenue recognition policies and procedures are compliant.


To be successful in this role you have:

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA)
  • 6 years of relevant industry accounting experience, including process and system experience, preferably with a background in a public accounting firm.
  • Proficient understanding of (US GAAP) software revenue recognition under ASC 606
  • Prior SaaS, software or hardware industry revenue recognition experience is a must
  • Strong analytical skills and detail-oriented self-starter with both drive and ability to work independently to meet deadlines.
  • Clear communication skills and able to simplify complex issues for non-finance stakeholders.
  • Ability to interpret complex commercial transactions and propose alternatives in line with company requirements
  • Dynamic team player with great interpersonal skills and a positive attitude

Additional Information

ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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