Automattic

Team Lead, Enterprise Revenue Accounting

At Automattic, we are the people behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, and Jetpack, and many more. We believe in making the web a better place. We’re a distributed company with 1,800+ Automatticians in 93+ countries speaking 118+ languages. Our shared goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it, regardless of income, gender, politics, language, or where they live in the world.

 

We are seeking an experienced Revenue Accounting Operations Team Lead focused on our Enterprise businesses to join the team! You’ll be an integral part of the accounting team focusing on our fast growing VIP and Parsely Enterprise SAAS offerings. You’ll be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the invoicing, revenue recognition, and collections of our Enterprise businesses 
  • Managing the VIP and Parsely Enterprise accounting team and collaborating closely with other teams within the Accounting group
  • Standardizing the contracting and order to cash process
  • Documenting process narratives and implementing internal controls
  • Collaborating with sales, finance, legal, and other key teams to ensure that contracts and renewals are compliant with accounting guidelines
  • Ensuring the team can scale with the business by automation of processes and integration of systems

 

We’re a distributed company, so like all positions at Automattic, you can be based wherever you live.

 

We'd love to hear from you if:

  • You have a minimum of 6 years of combined public accounting and private industry experience.
  • You have a CPA or equivalent license
  • You have at least 2 years of experience in the enterprise SaaS software industry as a billing manager or equivalent
  • You have experience using NetSuite or other equivalent ERPs, along with Salesforce or other equivalent CRMs
  • You love reviewing customer contracts and collaborating with other teams to help win customers
  • You have an understanding of ASC 606 and how it applies to enterprise SaaS
  • You are a team-oriented professional with a "roll-up-your-sleeves" mindset, who promotes a collaborative team effort and celebrates team successes
  • You are comfortable operating independently
  • You love a dynamic, fast-growing environment
  • You are highly motivated to learn new things and improve your skills

You have excellent verbal and written skills in English. You strive to communicate as much as possible.

HOW TO APPLY

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About Automattic

We are the people behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Tumblr, Simplenote, JetpackLongreads, Day One, PocketCasts, and more. We believe in making the web a better place.

We’re a distributed company with more than 1800 Automatticians in 96 countries speaking 90+ different languages. We democratize publishing and commerce so anyone with a story can tell it, and anyone with a product can sell it, regardless of income, gender, politics, language, or country.

We believe in Open Source and the vast majority of our work is available under the GPL.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Automattic

We’re improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the tech industry. At Automattic, we want people to love their work and show respect and empathy to all. We welcome differences and strive to increase participation from traditionally underrepresented groups. Our DEI committee involves Automatticians across the company and drives grassroots change. For example, this group has helped facilitate private online spaces for affiliated Automatticians to gather and helps run a monthly DEI People Lab series for further learning. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is a priority at Automattic, though our dedication influences far more than just Automatticians: We make our products freely available and translate our products into and offer customer support in numerous languages. We require unconscious bias training for our hiring teams and ensure our products are accessible across different bandwidths and devices. Learn more about our dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion and our Employee Resource Groups.

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