Director, Revenue Accounting
North America – Finance & Legal /
At Digital Turbine, we make mobile advertising experiences more meaningful and rewarding for users, app publishers, and advertisers — intelligently connecting people in more ways, across more devices. We provide app publishers and advertisers with powerful ads and experiences that captivate consumers, fuel performance, and help telecoms and OEMs supercharge awareness, acquisition, and monetization. In a rapidly evolving industry, we are constantly innovating and creating better paths of discovery to connect consumers, publishers, and advertisers across the mobile ecosystem.
The Director of Global Revenue Accounting leads our global revenue accounting team and is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of both revenue and direct costs of revenue, including the monthly accrual and close process. In addition, this position plays a critical role in the analysis of revenue and margins and works closely with the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team to support their annual and recurring forecast process. The roles reporting to this leader include two Revenue Accountants and Senior Manager of Accounting Reporting and Analytics.
The ideal candidate will have experience working in and leading complex revenue recognition processes in an international environment with a proven understanding of US GAAP (ASC 606). Experience with Oracle Fusion ERP and Tableau is highly desirable. In addition, they will possess strong organizational, communication and management skills.
Leadership & Team Management:
Reporting to the Corporate Controller. You will lead the global revenue accounting team (six team members in total), ensuring consistent application of revenue recognition standards across all regions. Overseeing the end to end global processes for revenues, direct costs, driving accuracy, data quality and efficiency across the revenue cycle.
Policy & Procedure Development:
Develop, implement, and maintain revenue recognition policies and procedures in accordance with US GAAP. This includes systems process documentation, and implementation of new products, and ensuring appropriate revenue accounting standards under ASC606, ASC 808, and other applicable standards.
Run the end-to-end revenue accounting processes on Oracle Fusion ERP to enhance the revenue accounting process, identify and implement automation opportunities, and ensure accurate reporting. Experience with Tableau will be beneficial.
Monthly & Quarterly Close:
Financial close related to revenue and costs, reconciliations, analytics, internal controls and compliance, audits and associated operational activities, ensuring timely and accurate reporting.
Collaborate with international finance teams to ensure consistency in revenue accounting practices.
Lead efforts to transform the current Revenue Operations and team toward use of the platform data and enhanced revenue analysis. Analyze revenue trends, variances, and anomalies, providing insights and recommendations.
Training & Development:
Implement tools/processes, build effective reconciliation and reporting dashboards, improve data quality, process efficiency and uplevel the skills of the Revenue Accounting team. Train and mentor the teams on best practices.
Audit & Compliance:
Incorporate new products, including testing and, updating SOX controls and narratives and ensuring the appropriate accounting framework is in place to determine the right accounting model for upcoming products. Coordinate with internal and external auditors for revenue-related inquiries, ensuring compliance with SOX and other regulatory requirements.
Drive initiatives for process improvement, automation, and operational excellence in the revenue accounting space. You will help guide both the business and process to bring best practice to our high-volume e-commerce processing and reporting.
Liaise with Sales, Legal, and Operations teams to understand contracts, ensuring proper revenue recognition treatment. This position will directly support the sales team to establish the revenue recognition policies as well as revenue accounting processes to support new products or changes to go to market strategies.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. Master’s or CPA is preferred.
10+ years of progressive experience in revenue accounting, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.
Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to clearly and concisely document and effectively communicate complex accounting and reporting issues to finance and non-finance personnel.
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, multi-task efficiently and manage individuals.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to explain complex revenue concepts to non-finance professionals.
Experience working in a global company and understanding the nuances of different regional revenue recognition practices.
About Digital Turbine:
Digital Turbine (NASDAQ: APPS) powers superior mobile consumer experiences and results for the world’s leading telcos, advertisers and publishers. Our end-to-end platform uniquely simplifies the ability to supercharge awareness, acquisition and monetization — connecting our partners to more consumers, in more ways, across more devices.
The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with global offices in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Berlin, Singapore, Tel Aviv, and other cities serving top agency, app developer, and advertising markets. Listed on Deloitte Technology Fast 500 for six consecutive years since 2015 and winner of Austin Chamber of Commerce’s Company Culture in 2020.
Digital Turbine is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We embed diversity in our mindset, products, and teams to empower an inclusive, equitable, and culturally fluent environment. Building this culture within our teams makes us better collaborators and partners, driving better outcomes.
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