The Sr. Manager of Revenue Accounting leads revenue accounting execution teams to record and report revenues based on the Company’s business models and in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the U.S. (US GAAP). The position requires a highly motivated individual with a proven background in revenue accounting models (software revenue recognition and ASC 606), with the approach of converting US GAAP requirements into system and process executions. The position also requires a fundamental knowledge and experience with month end close procedures, and controls, analytics, foreign currency issues and working with external auditors. This position reports to the Director of Revenues Accounting.
The position requires working closely with the corporate accounting group, technical accounting team, business unit finance and planning teams to (1) ensure accurate understanding of our revenues arrangement, (2) identify the correct US GAAP revenue accounting treatment, (3) convert understanding and requirements into execution, and (4) communicate efficiently the results with analytical checks and balances while maintain systems integrity. In addition to revenues accounting and execution knowledge, this role runs and lead teams to achieve revenues monthly close and periodic revenues reporting results.
We use Oracle R12 as our accounting system, Hyperion / Essbase as our main reporting tool, and Revpro as revenue accounting execution system.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead revenue accounting teams in day-to-day revenue recognition accounting and reporting
Handle monthly and quarterly revenue accounting closes in coordination with corporate consolidation team and calendar
Coordinate revenues accounting system improvements partnering with vendor, IT group as well as other teams
Perform reviews throughout the revenue accounting process to ensure final output in line with internal and external accounting and reporting requirements
Connect with partners from business unit finance team members to senior finance executives
Complete our internal controls and SOX requirements in relation revenues accounting and reporting
Participate as a key collaborator in relevant Oracle-related activities such as changes to accounts receivable, usage of revenues related accounts, or any program relating to inventor cost of sales activities.
Special projects as required.
Perform ad-hoc management related requests and analysis.
You should possess working US GAAP revenues accounting knowledge, demonstrate good understanding of ERP system and Hyperion / Essbase reporting tools with capability of handling data volume (and be ready of rolling up the sleeves when it needs to). A minimum of 7 years of relevant working experience with tracking record of balancing multiple team member, CPA and/or Controllership experience. Candidate with less experience should also apply and be considered at manager level position. Public accounting experience are highly preferred. Candidate only with public accounting experience will also be considered.
A strong candidate will also have strength in the following areas:
Strong analytical skills and critical thinking;
Fast and willingness to learn new business / accounting models;
Strong interpersonal skills with collaborative partner management;
Strong communication and presentation skills - verbal, written and schedules;
Good project management skills;
Good managers in leading others, mentorship & development.
We’re headquartered in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines of Marketing, PR, Sales, Supply Chain and other corporate functions such as HR, IT, Legal, Facilities and Finance. Santa Monica is the nerve center of our company, where the best ideas combine with unrivalled rigor to create the biggest and best entertainment experiences in the world.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. is the world’s largest interactive entertainment company, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™, and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!
We’re proud to be recognized as one of FORTUNE’s "100 Best Companies To Work For®” for four consecutive years and have earned a spot on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies,” and “Future 50” lists. Our 10,000+ global employees are some of the best and brightest talents across entertainment, media, and technology!
The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
Activision Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.