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Senior Revenue Accountant



Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Oakland, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

From Fivetran’s founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, customer data arrives in their warehouses, canonical and ready to query, with no engineering or maintenance required. We’re proud that more organizations continue to leverage our technology every day to become truly data-driven.

About the Role
Fivetran is building data pipelines to power the modern data stack for thousands of companies.
The Senior Revenue Accountant is responsible for timely and accurate revenue recognition. This role will work on all aspects of the revenue accounting process to ensure accurate and complete financial information. This includes, but is not limited to, sales contract review for revenue implications, executing month-end and year-end close activities, and supporting cross-functional business partners. In addition, this position will require impeccable attention to detail and the ability to deliver results under deadlines. You will partner cross-functionally with various teams to develop and maintain best-in-class processes and controls to support the seamless execution of our revenue recognition activities. You’ll support the design and implementation of automated solutions to further scale and streamline revenue processes.
This is a full-time position based out of our Oakland office.
What You’ll Do
  • Execute monthly accounting close activities and deliverables in NetSuite (i.e. journal entries, account reconciliations, analytics and reporting), in compliance with ASC 606
  • Identify, track and assess non-standard revenue contracts, as needed, for appropriateness of revenue recognition
  • Partner with Deal Desk, Legal, FP&A, and Go-To-Market teams to develop timely and accurate reporting of all revenue streams
  • Support external audit requirements
  • Assist in the implementation of revenue recognition processes surrounding new products and company initiatives
  • Identify process improvements and assist in automation efforts to drive efficiency initiatives within the quote to cash business cycle
  • Clearly and completely document all processes and procedures in line with control activities
  • Participate in ad hoc projects, as needed
Skills We’re Looking For
  • 6+ years of combined experience in public accounting and/or in a corporate revenue accounting role.
  • Experience with ASC 606, preferably at a high-growth SaaS company.
  • You can demonstrate advanced Excel and system skills.
  • You are meticulous and well-organized. You strive for precision and thrive in an environment of changing processes, working with multiple data sources, and driving multiple tasks to completion. This role is all about the details paired with thoughtful execution.
  • You are passionate about process, continuous improvement, and leveraging technology.
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills. Your approach is clear, thoughtful and service-oriented.
  • You are a self-starter with a strong sense of ownership over your work and that of the team.
  • You approach new learning experiences with confidence and curiosity.
  • You value working together and how you can contribute to the goals and success of the team and company. You have the capacity to work both independently and collaboratively with the team and across functions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Required experience: Netsuite, ASC 606
Bonus Skills​
  • Preferred experience: Salesforce, Stripe, Looker, Usage/consumption-based revenue recognition, services recognition, AWS and GCP marketplaces, CPA, SaaS industry, IPO readiness.

The pay range displayed on this job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the target position and level. Our pay ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Our job titles may span more than one career level. Within the range, individual pay is determined by additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, business need, market demands. The pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.

This range represents base salary only and does not include incentive for sales roles, equity, or benefits, if applicable.

Pay Range
$133,920$167,400 USD

Perks and Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid medical insurance*
  • Generous paid time-off policy (PTO), plus paid sick time, inclusive parental leave policy, holidays, and volunteer days off
  • RSU stock grants*
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Company virtual happy hours, free food, and fun team-building activities
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Recharge, reenergize, and pursue personal and professional goals with a 30-day paid leave after 5 years*
  • Access to an innovative mental health support platform that offers personalized care and resources in areas such as: therapy, coaching, and self-guided mindfulness exercises for all covered employees and their covered dependents.

*May vary by country and worker type - please reach out to your recruiter for more information

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We’re honored to be valued at over $5.6 billion, but more importantly, we’re proud of our core values of Get Stuck In, Do the Right Thing, and One Team, One Dream. Read about us in Forbes.

Fivetran brings together high-quality talent across the globe to make data access as easy and reliable as electricity for our customers. We value and recognize that our customers benefit from having innovative teams made of people from many backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Fivetran promotes diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging through attracting, recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce, not only because it is the right thing to do, but because it helps us build a world-class company to better serve our customers, our people and our communities.

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