Director Revenue Accounting

Accounting Hollywood, California


Position at j2 Cloud Services

This Director, Revenue position is an opportunity for an ambitious CPA with seven or more years accounting experience to join a dynamic business (SaaS business model) with high growth ambitions. As an operational accountant, you will manage all activities related to revenue management.

j2 Global continues to grow and we are expanding our accounting team which operates in the US and international cloud (SaaS). As a fast paced, dynamic, global accounting team of a public company we are responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Company's accounting activities.

We are seeking a high-performing, innovative and results-oriented person to work within the team, to assist with building and developing the Shared Service Center for j2 Global®’s Cloud Services in the North America region. Our expanding accounting team operates in our Global HQ in Hollywood, Los Angeles. (Moving to Downtown Los Angeles in Jan 2020)

Revenue Manager

We have six subscription based business units with over 30 billing systems. We are looking for someone to join our team that will own the process of working with technology teams to manage and simplify billing systems. They will team with business units to maximize revenue, reconcile revenue and manage the order to cash process. They will work directly with the team to test 606 revenue recognition, recording and reconciling revenue, deferred revenue, AR and bad debt.

Key Responsibilities Would Include


  • Lead Revenue Management team in understanding billing systems, setting up processes to reconcile daily activity from billing systems to payment processors to settlement in the bank
  • Lead team in recording revenue, deferred revenue, managing receivables and bad debt
  • Preparation of journal entries and reconciliations during monthly close to ensure current period revenue is correctly stated.
  • Lead team to onboard new acquisitions
  • Preparation of revenue related schedules for external auditors
  • Responding to quarterly requests from internal auditors for SOX compliance
  • Working closely with Business unit Cash and Billing Teams and staff accountants to ensure the revenue recognition process is in accordance with ASC606
  • Manage revenue accountants and billing teams.
  • Work with FP&A understanding waterfall of deferred revenue.






Education & Experience Necessary For Success


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA required
  • 7+ years’ experience in Accounting with a focus on revenue recognition, preferably including experience in both public accounting and in-house subscription based businesses
  • Understanding of revenue accounting rules under ASC606 and analyzing contracts
  • System savvy and ability to work with different applications and databases; experience with Oracle/Fusion (a plus)
  • Experience working with merchant banks (a plus)
  • Highly proficient in advanced MS Excel including Pivot Tables and V-Lookups
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work independently, yet cooperatively and constructively, in a team environment
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with a strong attention to detail


J2 is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled.