Head of Global Revenue Accounting

| Los Angeles, CA, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 219,000-291,000 Annually
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Where and how you can work
Our flagship office is in Sydney, Australia, but we've made our way from down under, to hubs in Austin and San Francisco, which are now home to our US operations. So whether you're in Texas or California, you have choice in where and how you work in each of those states. That means if you want to do your thing in the office (if you're near one), at home or a bit of both, it's up to you.
What you'd be doing in this role
As Canva scales change continues to be part of our DNA. But we like to think that's all part of the fun. So this will give you the flavour of the type of things you'll be working on when you start, but this will likely evolve.
About the role
As Canva continues to rapidly grow and expand its product offerings, the Revenue Accounting Team plays a critical role in managing and navigating the increasing complexities of revenue accounting, systems, and operations. In this role, you will take charge of shaping the vision and strategy of the Revenue Accounting function, supporting the quote-to-cash and record-to-report cycles for both B2C and B2B sales.
We are looking for a master of accounting, systems, and operations to lead our Revenue Accounting team - someone who seeks to redefine rather than follow the crowd. You are excited by the prospect of driving the evolution of the Revenue Accounting function unconstrained, looking to elevate capabilities across people, processes, and systems.
As the Head of Global Revenue Accounting, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company's revenue accounting function, including revenue accounting, revenue systems, and revenue operations teams. Your expertise and leadership will play a pivotal role in evolving Canva's capabilities in this space, while ensuring that the revenue accounting function's roadmap is aligned with the company's overall strategic objectives and support its growth plans.
What you'll do

  • Develop and execute the revenue accounting function's vision, strategy, and mission, aligned with the company's strategic objectives.
  • Lead and mentor a team of revenue accounting professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performing culture, while championing a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Own the quote-to-cash and record-to-report cycles for B2C and B2B sales.
  • Ensure revenue accounting is in compliance with accounting standards, regulatory requirements, and company policies.
  • Build a best-in-class quote-to-cash process, Identify opportunities for process optimization and automation, and implement best practices to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  • Collaborate with Sales and Success, Revenue Platform, and IT teams around enhancements to our revenue platform and contract management systems, to ensure GAAP and SOX compliance.
  • Partner with Sales and Success and Enterprise teams to ensure new product introductions are properly integrated into our revenue platform, contract management system, and revenue recognition tools.
  • Collaborate with upstream teams to help develop standard process change management governance surrounding our revenue platform and related systems.
  • Work closely with the SOX lead and Accounting team to document processes and establish key controls within the quote-to-cash and record-to-report cycles to ensure compliance and risk management.
  • Provide regular revenue accounting reports, metrics, and insights to senior management, supporting data-driven decision-making and strategic planning.


What we're looking for

  • Demonstrated success in leading revenue accounting functions through rapid growth and expanding product offerings, with a proven ability to develop and execute effective strategies.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills with a proven track record of building high-performing teams.
  • In-depth knowledge of revenue recognition standards (ASC 606).
  • Expertise in subscription billing processes, systems, invoicing, and collections strategies.
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive business process transformation and change management.
  • Extensive experience in establishing and standardizing policies, processes, procedures, and controls that are SOX-compliant.
  • Detail-oriented with strong project management and organizational skills, with a willingness to roll up your sleeves and delve deep into processes and systems.
  • Familiarity with indirect tax regulations and compliance requirements, including GST, VAT, US sales & use tax, and digital services tax.


Being a Force for good. One of our core values at Canva, "Being a force for good" means we are actively working towards a world that isn't just good for a small few, but one that's good for everyone. We believe deeply that bringing together a diversity of thoughts, perspectives, and expression is key to building the best product for our equally diverse community. To achieve this, we need to constantly work towards making Canva the best place to work, for everyone.
At Canva we value fairness, and we strive to provide competitive, market-informed compensation whilst ensuring internal equity within the team in each region. We make hiring decisions based on your skills, experience, and our overall assessment of what we observed and learned in the hiring process. The salary range for this position is $219,000 to $291,000. When calculating offers, we make salary decisions based on market data and candidates' skills and experience.
What's in it for you?
Achieving our crazy big goals motivates us to work hard - and we do - but you'll experience lots of moments of magic, connectivity and fun woven throughout life at Canva, too. We also offer a stack of benefits to set you up for every success in and outside of work.
Here's a taste of what's on offer:
• Equity packages - we want our success to be yours too
• Health benefits plans to support you and your wellbeing
• 401(k) retirement plan with company contribution
• Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents & carers
• An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance to support your wellbeing, social connection, office setup & more
• Flexible leave options that empower you to be a force for good, take time to recharge and supports you personally
Check out lifeatcanva.com for more info.
Other stuff to know
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Please note that interviews are conducted virtually.
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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Being part of Customer Success., we work closely with other teams including Product, User Voice, and Community Stories. We have the chance to share insights about how our members use Canva across their teams and the value our product brings. It’s inspiring to help shape the product and bring the most value to our users through global collaboration!

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How does the company support your career growth?

Canva enables me to grow by providing workshops and training sessions that have given me a solid foundation for my role. There is a focus to promote from within and provide everyone the opportunity to explore whichever path they choose. Our “Vibe and Thrive” allowance also makes sure our mental and physical health are always taken care of!

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How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

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Canva Benefits Overview

No matter what your role is, or where you’re located, Canva’s benefits are designed to empower you to thrive.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Be empowered to be a Force for Good with 3 days volunteering leave. Select from a calendar of opportunities or choose your own adventure, as long as it makes a positive difference, we'll support you.
Partners with nonprofits
In 2021 our founders, Melanie Perkins and Cliff Obrecht, announced they’re donating the majority of their equity to do good in the world through the Canva Foundation.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
We have 3 categories of working, based on what works best for each person and their team's goals: Hybrid, Permanent Remote and Onsite.
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Diversity employee resource groups
Canva Collectives enhance a sense of community and belonging for Canvanauts with shared identities and empower them to be consulted by our People team on important matters for their community.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Free, confidential access to mental-health experts. Access to 12 sessions per area of support and an unlimited number of areas per year. Support is also available to 5 significant people in your life.
Transgender health care benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Use Canva’s 4% match to boost your retirement savings.
Company equity
You’ll be setting Crazy Big Goals and working hard to bring them to life, so our equity packages are designed to ensure our success is yours, too.
Charitable contribution matching
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
18 weeks gender-neutral parental leave from day one, for all parents. 1 month of part-time hours at full-time pay when you return.
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Up to 20 days vacation leave per year.
Paid volunteer time
Be empowered to be a Force for Good with 3 days volunteering leave. Select from a calendar of opportunities or choose your own adventure -as long as it makes a positive difference, ​we‘ll support
Sabbatical
Celebrate 5 and 10 years at Canva with extra paid time off and a budget to support your Epic Experience
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Hardship benefits
Access to an additional 5 days of paid leave per calendar year to support you, during times when you need extra flexibility to manage commitments outside work.
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Pet friendly
Recreational clubs
Fitness stipend
An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance for you to spend on whatever will support your wellbeing and development, including fitness.
Home-office stipend for remote employees
An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance for you to spend on whatever will support your wellbeing and development, including home office setup.
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Promote from within
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services

Additional Perks + Benefits

You’ll be empowered to support your own wellbeing and development with an annual Vibe & Thrive allowance*. From roller-skates, to standing desks, digital subscriptions, and dinner with teammates, we love seeing all the unique ways Canvanauts find to use their Vibe & Thrive allowance.

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