Head of Revenue Accounting and Operations at Fivetran (Colorado, CO)

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From Fivetran’s founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, customer data arrives in their warehouses, canonical and ready to query, with no engineering or maintenance required. We’re proud that more organizations continue to leverage our technology every day to become truly data-driven.

Job Description The Role:Fivetran is seeking an experienced Head of Revenue Accounting and Operations to join its fast growing Accounting team. You have strong technical and revenue operational experience, and proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced, multi-task-oriented environment. As the subject matter expert for ASC 606 and ASC 340, you will evaluate and document technical accounting conclusions for our revenue streams and capitalized commissions. You will refine Fivetran’s order to cash processes (contract analysis, billing, collections, month-end close and financial reporting), by automating through relevant systems (existing and future implementations). You possess a strong collaborative approach and can build effective cross-functional relationships with various departments including Sales, RevOps, Customer Success, Deal Desk and Finance. 

The ideal candidate is an experienced CPA with at least 7 years of progressively responsible experience at a Big 4 public accounting firm and a hyper growth SaaS company, with a minimum of 3 years in a revenue specific role.

As the Head of Revenue Accounting and Operations, you will:
  • Lead the global revenue and commissions close processes, including the review and approval of journal entries, reconciliations, fluctuation analysis, and financial reporting deliverables.
  • Ensure timely and accurate usage-based billing, refunds, credits and payment application.
  • Provide thought leadership, guidance, and strategy on technical revenue recognition matters; providing counsel to both the accounting and other cross functional teams on how to apply revenue recognition guidelines for SaaS offerings. 
  • Perform and document detailed technical accounting analyses over revenue recognition (incl. professional services) and commissions, ensuring compliance with ASC 606 and ASC 340.
  • Develop and maintain best-in-class cross-functional billing and collection processes and controls; work closely with Sales and Customer Success teams to continuously identify and remediate process inefficiencies in billing and collections. 
  • Partner with Deal Desk to develop processes and controls to identify, track and execute non-standard, complex revenue arrangements and billing, as needed.
  • Lead the implementation and management of billing and collections systems across Netsuite and Salesforce; continuously seek to automate processes where possible.
  • Monitor and proactively manage customer collections to ensure payments are received on-time and in-full; take the required actions to resolve past due accounts in collaboration with internal teams, including Customer Success, Sales and Revenue Operations.
  • Hire, coach and mentor a high-performing Revenue Accounting and Operations team. 
What you bring to the table: 
  • 7+ years of relevant accounting experience between public accounting (Big 4) and SaaS/Software industry (consumption-based pricing model preferred)
  • 3+ years of progressive management experience in revenue accounting operations
  • Excellent accounting research and problem solving skills; strong knowledge of both ASC 606 revenue recognition (SaaS and professional services), and ASC 340 (capitalized commissions) required
  • Experience leading global Order-to-Cash financial close and reporting processes
  • Management experience; strong leadership skills with the ability to coach, mentor and develop others, and motivate teams to produce quality work with tight timeframes
  • High attention to detail and a customer service orientation 
  • Demonstrated self-initiative that drives a desire for impact and achievement 
  • Comfort with fast-paced environments and openness to change
  • Preferred experience: Netsuite (Advanced Revenue Module), Salesforce, Avalara, Stripe, usage/consumption based customer billing, AWS and GCP marketplaces
  • CPA certification (active or inactive)
Benefits and Compensation
  • 100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance. Benefits begin on your first day!
  • Option of Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Savings Account (FSA)
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plus paid sick time, holidays, parental leave, and volunteer days off
  • 401k match program
  • Eligible donation match program
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Work-from-home equipment reimbursement for your home office setup!
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Company virtual happy hours and fun team building activities
  • Pet Insurance -- and yes, you can bring your well-behaved fur babies to work
  • Commuter benefits to help with transit and parking costs

We’re honored to be valued at over $5.6 billion, but more importantly, we’re proud of our core values of Get Stuck In, Do the Right Thing, and One Team, One Dream. To learn more about Fivetran’s culture and what it’s like to be part of the team, click here and enjoy our video.

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An Insider's view of Fivetran

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our employees are the talent that fuels Fivetran. We’re proud of the culture we’ve built to date, and, as a company that is always looking for ways to improve, and continue to be thoughtful and inclusive about this new way of working. This includes continually looking for ways to provide an equitable experience and opportunities for all employees.


Senior Director, Employee Experience

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

"One thing that I have absolutely loved about working with the engineering team is they understand the customer just as deeply as I do. That really promotes innovation, because they can think through innovative ways to solve customers’ problems."


Lead Product Manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

"Fivetran is a true rocketship. I didn’t realize what an incredible company I was joining, so I feel lucky to be here every day. Everyone loves Fivetran whether they’re a customer or they’re an employee. We all strive toward a common goal of making Fivetran the best, and we’ve done a pretty amazing job at it."


Regional Sales Manager, Commercial

What is your vision for the company?

"Because our mission is to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity, we are in the business of moving data. As far as innovation, I would highlight two words: simple and reliable."


SVP, Engineering

What makes someone successful on your team?

"Curiosity and asking "why" are the most important traits that make a Product Manager successful at Fivetran. Our Product Managers deeply understand the data industry, our customer needs and the competitive environment in order to identify opportunities to drive growth and additional customer value. This is the fuel for the Fivetran rocket!"


Director of Product Operations

What are Fivetran Perks + Benefits

Fivetran Benefits Overview

100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
25 days annual paid vacation, plus 13 paid holidays and generous sick time
Robust parental leave program
401k match program
RSU's - every employee is granted RSU's when they walk in the door
Home office setup reimbursement program for 100% remote employees
Pet Insurance
Commuter pre-tax benefits options to help with transit and parking costs
Professional development and training opportunities
Annual learning and continued education stipend
Unlimited coffee, office snacks, and frequent catered lunches
Company happy hours and fun team building activities
Monthly cell phone stipend
Referral bonuses

Volunteer in local community
Fivetran encourages every employee to volunteer by giving them 2 days off each year to dedicate to a volunteer opportunity! How cool is that?!
Partners with Nonprofits
Fivetran partners with a number of nonprofits throughout the year via donation matching and other co-sponsored events.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Our executive sponsored Employee Resource Groups now encompass 7 unique groups with a global reach. ERG's are open to members and allies at Fivetran and foster community and belonging.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Fivetran implemented the Rooney Rule to increase more diverse candidates at the on-site interviewing stage to promote a diverse candidate pool for consideration when making decisions on hiring.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Option of Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Savings Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance. Benefits begin on your first day!
Vision Benefits
100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance. Benefits begin on your first day!
Health Insurance Benefits
100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance. Benefits begin on your first day!
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Fivetran host a Wellness Week every yea
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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