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Finance Manager (Revenue Recognition)

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £80000.00 - £90000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Alex Pughe
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  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 28 May 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012673_1682699026

Following several successful acquisitions, my client a leading SaaS business, is seeking to further expand its global finance function by appointing a commercial accounting advisory and integrations specialist, primarily focused on supporting sales through robust revenue recognition.


  • Ownership of the Group revenue recognition accounting policies, regularly updating to reflect evolving and best practice.
  • Development of comprehensive SaaS revenue accounting policies, internal controls, and processes to manage revenue recorded.
  • Training and support for all regional Finance and Shared Service Centre staff on revenue recognition accounting.
  • Preparation of quarterly Audit Committee documentation on significant contracts signed, accounting policy and control updates
  • Supporting revenue recognition accounting on significant and complex contracts, including liaison with internal stakeholders.
  • Contact for external and internal audit reviews on significant contracts, accounting policies and controls
  • Supporting on the preparation of a sales commercial policy ensuring accounting implications are understood.
  • Advising and implementing improvements to revenue recognition systems, processes, and the internal control environment, including over revenue-related alternative performance measures based
  • Management of standalone selling price studies for all performance obligations under revenue recognition including Licenced Software, SaaS, Hosting, Maintenance, Services and Developments
  • Numerous opportunities to get involved in ad hoc projects within the commercial finance team in a dynamic, growing business.


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA), Big 4 qualified preferable
  • Strong understanding of IFRS 15 accounting standard and its application within the software industry. Recent experience of SaaS revenue accounting desired.
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and ability to organise and prioritise competing tasks
  • Fast and responsive with ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills and ability to interact at all levels