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Finance Director (UK Remote)

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be recruiting for a Finance Director for a global, innovative industry-leader. Operating internationally within the technology sector, this is an exciting & progressive role for a strategic, experienced finance leader.

As Finance Director, you will lead and direct the activities of the revenue accounting team to record and report revenue based on and in accordance with USGAAP. The position requires a highly motivated individual with a proven background in revenue accounting. 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 is a Global leadership position within a fast-growing, dynamic business and as such there will be an expectation that the individual appointed will have a genuine focus on continuous improvement and the gravitas to drive improvements across the Company's key business processes.

The Package:

  • Competitive Salary

  • Generous annual leave (plus bank holidays)

  • Generous Pension Scheme

  • Remote working arrangements


  • Lead and manage the revenue accounting team in day-to-day revenue recognition methods for accounting and reporting

  • Communicate and work alongside key stakeholders including FP&A

  • Review and approve all final revenue reconciliations and technical calculations.

  • Be the key senior contact for the internal and external auditors to ensure real time collective support on approach to given matters.

  • Optimising processes and controls across the revenue process, enhancing current procedures and implementing new ones to drive improvements.

  • Provide support and guidance to the sales, legal, and operations teams during contract negotiations and reviews in the areas of revenue recognition

  • Manage full cycle general ledger financial close process for revenue and related activities to ensure complete and accurate financials in accordance with U.S. GAAP, including managing and reviewing close activities such as journal entries and account reconciliations within the established close timeline

  • Develop and maintain the performance of the team directly and indirectly through Team Leaders, including recruiting, coaching, performance management and developing the team as is needed.

  • The Global leader for ASC 606, ensuring compliance across all revenue streams, bundles and customer/partner/reseller arrangements.

  • A technical expert on the subject of revenue recognition, you will educate the business on this topic and develop your team to follow in your footsteps.

  • Perform ad-hoc management related requests and analysis


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACA, CPA)

  • 5+ years experience with US GAAP, in particular evidence of experience with ASC 606

  • 5+ years of experience managing staff

  • Strong effective communication skills at all levels of the business, including c-suite

  • Tech savvy with proven experience of working in NetSuite

  • Experience of working for a SAAS Company preferred

  • Strong solution-oriented leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to influence management and contributors at all levels of the organisation and across functions

  • Experience of working within a complex US corporate structure highly advantageous

For further information on this Finance Director vacancy with VANRATH, or any other Senior Finance opportunities in Belfast or across Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Henry Webb in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250.