The Senior Revenue Accounting Manager will take our revenue recognition processes to the next level (post ASC 606 adoption) & will develop scalable accounting operations for month end close activities. You will be responsible for owning end-to-end revenue close processes (including AR, deferred revenue, reserves & adjustments), collaborating with internal & external business partners, performing periodic & ad-hoc revenue reporting & analysis, & ensuring operation of key internal controls. In this role, you will also participate in special projects when revenue recognition expertise is needed, providing both technical and/or operational knowledge.
Why Youll Love This Role:
Reporting directly to our Controller, you will have the opportunity to own critical & highly visible revenue processes, building the foundation to scale & improve the quality of the close process & internal controls. Youll also have the opportunity to work closely with our growing Finance team, as well as cross-functionally with leadership on our Sales, Marketing, Product, & People teams. Your work will help enable quality reporting & accounting operations that support the super-charged growth of our business. Ultimately, this growth will broaden our products reach & bring engaging, culturally responsive learning content to K-12 teachers & students nationwide.
Why Well Love You:
You have 5+ years of revenue accounting experience, with 1-2 years of hands-on experience with ASC 606, revenue reviews, Netsuite billing & ARM, & managing others to ensure transactional processing is accurate & complete. You are well-versed in revenue contracts review, documentation of revenue checklists, & providing support for financial statement audits. While not required, experience using Salesforce is a plus. Youre excited to leverage your ability to identify & prioritize issues that impact revenue reporting, investigate, evaluate & come up with alternate solutions, present pros/cons to management for decision & help to execute through to the resolution. A self-starter, youre passionate about applying your expertise to a start-up where you can help to build & develop processes from scratch, & ultimately strengthen the financial reporting & controls of our fast-growing company with a mission to transform the K-12 education industry.
One of the fastest growing tech companies in K-12 education, Newsela was founded on the principle that while every child learns differently, they all deserve a rich learning experience that ignites a love of learning. We built our platform based on learning science research to deliver the most engaging, authentic content to modernize how teaching happens in the classroom. Along with interactive assessments & tools, we provide teachers with digital content at five reading levels -- from +100 of the best sources -- that is relevant to the diverse backgrounds & interests of their students. Since we started in 2013, weve established a presence in 90% of U.S. K-12 schools & over 2.5M teachers & 37M students have registered with Newsela.