Date Posted: 2021-07-16

Job ID: EB-2114202637
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: New York, NY

BrainWorks has engaged in a new Director of Revenue Accounting search with a scaling private equity backed global SAAS company. This newly created finance leadership role will lead all revenue recognition accounting and reporting for the company as required by US GAAP. You will ensure that revenue is accurately recognized, develop revenue reporting policies, and execute best practices. The successful candidate will have strong experience with SAAS based revenue recognition accounting and experience being part of building and leading an accounting team. This role will report to the Corporate Controller and will have visibility with the executive team and external audit partners. There is tremendous opportunity for growth as the department continues to develop.


• Assist in the continued development and scaling of the revenue accounting function.
• Manage the Month-end Revenue close process.
• Review existing processes and evaluate future changes required to ensure the most efficient and effective means for revenue recognition.
• Take a leading part in the external audit and liaise between the audit team and the internal team for all matters related to revenue accounting.
• Lead efforts to create a streamlined and automated revenue recognition process and greatly assist in the reduction of time to the completion of the financial statements closing process.
• Provide support and guidance to the legal and operations teams during contract negotiations, pilot programs, and reviews in the areas of revenue recognition.


• Bachelors or Masters in Accounting
• 8+ years of combined Public Accounting and SAAS Industry accounting experience (Big 4 or Regional experience preferred)
• CPA required
• Must have ASC 606, Revenue Accounting and SAAS Industry experience
• Demonstrated ability to form, lead and develop a high-performing team
• Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions
• Experience in Audit, general accounting, revenue recognition desired
• A solid understanding of US GAAP, internal controls, and financial reporting required

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