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Revenue Manager

San Francisco

Revenue Manager

Reporting to the Director of Revenue Accounting Operations, this person will be part of the Revenue team that promotes consistent revenue recognition practices and ensures that Slack reports revenue in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices.

The Manager will be a technical lead and help drive the company’s effort to adopt the new revenue standard (ASC 606), which includes implementing a revenue accounting automating system, authoring accounting position papers, and working with stakeholders to establish internal controls.

As part of the Revenue Accounting team, the manager will also be a key stakeholder in designing processes and implementing systems that streamline our quote to cash process to support our high-growth core business and new business initiatives.

The manager is expected to coach and mentor revenue analysts to support billing, order management, non-standard contract deal structuring (Deal Desk) and revenue accounting’s monthly close.

The role will interact externally with customers and internally with Sales, Business Operations, Billing Systems, and Legal. The ideal candidate is a team player who is hands on, process driven, and highly detail oriented, and cares about continuous improvement, always striving to make things better. Sound interesting? Come work at Slack, we’re nice!

Responsibilities

  • Lead ASC 606 transitional activities
  • Participate in contract negotiation in collaboration with Sales, Legal and Business Ops teams
  • Work closely with Business Systems and Engineers to design an effective Order to Cash process and system
  • Identify issues that may result in adverse revenue recognition impact and work with respective teams to address root causes
  • Train business partners while working closely with them to ensure consistency in application of Revenue policies and practices
  • Help establish Standalone Value of Slack’s services
  • Ensure Revenue is accurately recorded, including appropriate revenue allocation as required by the new revenue standard

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting or similar degree required
  • At least 7 years of relevant accounting, finance or revenue recognition experience
  • Involved with ASC 606 projects, including impact and gap assessment and/or managed ASC606 transitional activities
  • Working knowledge of ASC 605 (including Software Revenue Recognition SOP 97-2 (ASC985-605) and multiple element arrangements EITF 08-01 (ASC605-625).
  • Advanced Excel skills (vLookup, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Experience with revenue automation tools (RevPro, Rev Stream, Netsuite Advance Revenue Management, etc.) a plus
  • Experience in Slack platform a plus
  • Experience with Netsuite a plus
  • Excel in working across various cross-functional teams

 


Slack is a messaging app for teams that is on a mission to make your working life simpler, more pleasant, and more productive. We believe everyone deserves to work in a welcoming, respectful, and empathetic culture. We live by our values and hire accordingly.

Launched in February 2014, Slack is the fastest growing business application ever and is used by thousands of teams and millions of users every day. Slack's investors include many of the best-recognized firms in the world, including Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Social+Capital, KPCB, Google Ventures, Horizons Ventures, IVP, Spark Growth, DST, and Index Ventures. We currently have five offices worldwide, in San Francisco, Vancouver, Dublin, Melbourne and New York.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Slack's values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work. Come do the best work of your life here at Slack.