Revenue Controller

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00019606
Date Posted:Sep 30
Category:1 - Accounting & Finance
Metro Area:

Our client is looking for a Controller – Revenue Accounting located in Metro Detroit, MI. This is a ground floor opportunity with a rapidly growing company and leader in their industry.

The Controller – Revenue Accounting will be responsible for developing an overall strategic vision to drive and manage the revenue accounting, revenue methodology, and related processes for compliance in a high growth, fast paced environment. You will work cross functionally with other accounting and finance teams to enhance our internal processes and systems to drive full compliance and automation of the revenue recognition and revenue metrics. You will be the subject matter expert for the revenue accounting ASC 606 compliance and will engage to provide thought leadership and assist in structuring complex sales transactions. Collaboration with sales, finance and other functions or customers is a must.


  • Own all aspects of revenue recognition methodology and cycle for proper compliance of ASC 606 revenue recognition standards.
  • Enhance and manage the revenue recognition (revenue and contract costs) process for the company.
  • Develop and enhance accounting policies, whitepapers and revenue technical accounting positions in accordance with ASC 606.
  • Develop procedures as part of the implementation of SOX 404 related policies and procedures around revenue recognition.
  • Develop and enhance processes and controls around revenue related financial metrics that are disclosed in periodically published documents.
  • Provide thought leadership, guidance, and strategy on technical revenue recognition matters; providing counsel to your team members and other cross functional teams on how to apply revenue recognition guidelines for on-premises and SaaS offerings.
  • Develop processes to fully document and support revenue recognition positions taken by the Company.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors, managing preparation of technical accounting memos.
  • Assist with month end close process as needed for Revenue and Revenue Reporting.
  • Responsible for leadership/development and project reporting standards.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA required.
  • MBA or other advanced degree is a plus but not required.
  • 8 or more years of experience managing accounting and financial reporting,
  • Strong knowledge of Software/SaaS revenue recognition rules, mainly ASC 606 and/or IFRS 15.
  • Excellent teamwork, communication, and documentation skills.
  • Exceptional writing proficiency and oral presentation skills.
  • Excellent listening, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work with a large, global, functionally diverse, and informed user base that demands high-quality applications.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to:

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