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Head of Revenue Accounting

Head of Revenue Accounting

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £90000.00 - £95000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lauren Druce

  • Contact email:

    ld@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000007104_1562851530

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-10

  • Startdate:

    20/06/2019

  • Consultant:

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A Head of Revenue Accounting is required for an incredibly fast growing and exciting international brand that has taken the market by storm. This is a newly created role within an environment that is establishing operations from scratch across Europe and is actively hiring impressively talented and hungry individuals to support this aggressive growth trajectory.

This is a key appointment within the EMEA finance function ensuring the revenue recognition and reporting needs are correctly reflected for the group and that accurate and timely reporting is available for the EMEA leadership team. Responsibilities will include:

  • Full ownership of the EMEA revenue accounting and revenue recognition function, from a strategic and day-to-day perspective
  • Developing and implementing a revenue accounting framework, ensuring appropriate structures are in place to service the business, maintain EMEA-wide revenue accounting policies and procedures, and drive continuous improvement and efficiencies
  • Providing technical support on all revenue related matters, engaging with the business to provide revenue recognition compliant solutions
  • Working closely with the Accounts Receivable team and Shared Service Centre to ensure deliverables and expectations relating to the revenue area are met


The successful candidate will be a hands-on qualified accountant with a strong understanding of managing revenue recognition in a growth environment. Proven experience of identifying and delivering improvements to revenue accounting and order-to-cash processes is key. A demonstrable track record of working in large-scale, complex environments, across international territories with will also be essential. Prior experience of operating in technology, FMCG or broader consumer sectors would be highly advantageous.

With outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, you will have the ability to interact with and develop working relationships internally and cross-functionally. You will possess the visible credibility and gravitas to challenge and influence and will thrive in a fast-paced and changing environment.