Principal Revenue Accountant
Global Depts – 91 - Finance & Accounting /
Full Time /
Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK) is a global leader in digital & biometric identity authentication, fraud prevention, and mobile deposit solutions. Our verified identity platform and advanced image capture solutions are built on the latest advancements in biometric recognition, artificial intelligence, computer vision and machine learning, and trusted by over 7,500 organizations worldwide. We are headquartered in San Diego, California, with operations in the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Mexico, and the Netherlands. Visit us at www.miteksystems.com.
At Mitek, we believe that teams are stronger and more innovative when they have the range of opinions and perspectives that come from diversity. Very simply, we know that diversity is a foundational strength for our organization. A diverse workforce makes for stronger teams as a wider breadth of thinking and experience broadens the power of our collective mind. Building stronger teams is foundational to serving our customers comprehensively, innovating our products and solutions, and enabling more impactful decision-making across our business.
We are Virtual 1st! Whether you choose to work remotely from your home office or in-person from one of Mitek’s offices, our practices, processes and tools are designed to enable your success. At Mitek, the Future of Work is about flexibility and preference wherever and whenever we are working.
We are looking for a Principal Revenue Accountant to play a crucial role in managing and optimizing our revenue recognition processes. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring compliance with accounting standards, analyzing revenue transactions, and collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to support our growth and financial reporting needs. If you are a detail-oriented and highly motivated individual with a strong background in revenue accounting, we encourage you to apply.
- Manage the end-to-end revenue recognition process in accordance with GAAP and company policies.
- Review and analyze customer contracts to determine appropriate revenue recognition treatment.
- Collaborate with Sales, Legal, and Deal Desk teams to ensure alignment between contractual terms and revenue recognition principles.
- Prepare revenue journal entries, reconciliations, and monthly close activities.
- Assist in the implementation of revenue recognition software and systems to enhance accuracy and efficiency.
- Monitor and document changes in revenue recognition policies and their impact on financial statements.
- Support external audits by providing necessary documentation and explanations related to revenue.
- Prepare financial reports, including revenue forecasts and variance analysis, to senior management.
- Maintain the Order to Cash internal control environment.
- Review current processes and workflows and make recommendations as needed to ensure more efficient and productive results.
- Special projects and tasks as directed.
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; CPA certification preferred.
- 8+ years of revenue accounting experience in software/tech industry or Big 4.
- Strong knowledge of ASC 606 and revenue recognition principles.
- Experience with SaaS revenue recognition is a significant plus.
- Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., NetSuite) and Microsoft Excel.
- Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex contractual terms.
- Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and data integrity.
- Effective communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, meeting tight deadlines.
$115,000 - $150,000 a year
We take pride in enabling career growth in an environment of innovation and teamwork. Our commitment to all Mitekians is to do meaningful work that matters. Our culture is defined by delivering our best to our customers by providing high value solutions and impactful outcomes, by continuously challenging convention, and by caring for each other through collaboration and celebrating our successes. We are committed to creating competitive, equitable compensation & benefits programs and career development opportunities.
Benefit offerings – may vary based on geographic location
Wellness: Universal, supplemental, and private healthcare plan choices based on country specifics
Financial future: retirement/pension plan contributions, MTK stock plan participation
Income protection: life event & disability coverage
Paid time off: generous annual leave, company holidays, volunteer time off
Learning: e-learning license, tuition reimbursement, hackathons
Home office setup allowance
Additional/optional benefits: pet insurance, identity theft protection, legal assistance
We sincerely appreciate your interest in Mitek. We know your time is valuable and look forward to the potential of speaking with you further!