Senior Revenue Accountant

Austin Four Points Office

BigCommerce, named a "Best Place to Work" in Austin in 2017 is looking for a highly motivated and detail-oriented Senior Revenue Accountant to own and oversee all revenue-related processes for the Company. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate, high energy and driven individual to come in and make an impact as BigCommerce rapidly grows. 

What You’ll Do

  • Manage monthly revenue accounting close efforts, including deferred revenue and accounts receivable reconciliations
  • Perform detailed review and analysis of monthly revenue reports to identify potential issues and ensure revenue recognition is in accordance with company policy and GAAP
  • Perform budget-to-actual and month-over-month trend analysis for all the Company’s revenue streams to identify potential issues and ensure proper revenue recognition
  • Review and evaluate contracts to identify complexities and ensure corresponding revenue is recognized in accordance with GAAP
  • Research and resolve revenue, deferred revenue, and/or accounts receivable discrepancies with a focus on automation and process improvement
  • Work with various departments and stakeholders to assess new business initiatives and/or revenue streams to ensure proper controls and processes are established and revenue is recognized appropriately
  • Perform technical accounting research where necessary to ensure proper compliance with GAAP
  • Assist in the year-end audit process, actively working with external auditors to provide relevant support for recognized revenue, deferred revenue balances, and accounts receivable balances
  • Assist in providing revenue-related data and analysis as required by management and internal business partners
  • Assess impact of the new revenue standard to Company and help implement processes for compliance

Who You Are

  • 5+ years experience either in corporate and/or public accounting
  • 2+ years experience with SaaS revenue recognition
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting
  • CPA or CPA candidate strongly preferred
  • Very strong technical accountant, proficient in US GAAP, especially as it pertains to revenue recognition
  • Experience with SaaS-based accounting and business applications (experience with Zuora a major plus)
  • Ability to research technical accounting issues and provide appropriate recommendations
  • Self-starter and detail-oriented problem solver
  • Highly analytical, with ability to dig into large amounts of data
  • Someone who thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent communication skills

Inside BigCommerce

BigCommerce is a robust, flexible commerce platform that provides established and emerging brands with everything they need to launch, promote, manage and scale a successful online store.BigCommerce merchants earn more than retailers on competitive commerce solutions thanks to advanced features, better site performance and streamlined business processes. Founded in 2009, the company has received more than $100 million in funding from SoftBank Capital, American Express, Telstra Ventures, General Catalyst, Revolution Growth and FLOODGATE. BigCommerce supports thousands of retailers around the world from its offices in San Francisco, Austin and Sydney.

We’re a team of smart, passionate and talented people on a mission to democratize commerce. If you’re looking to work with industry leaders and love what you do, we want to hear from you!

Perks & Benefits 

  • An amazing company culture that doesn’t just talk values, but lives them
  • Open vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrual vacation policy for hourly team members, + paid sick time
  • Competitive compensation packages and meaningful stock grants for every employee
  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on day one
  • Fully stocked kitchens and craft beers (don’t worry, we also subsidize gym memberships)
  • Three especially cool offices in Austin, San Francisco and Sydney
  • A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams
  • Employee-driven teambuilding activities like paintball, rock climbing, social sports leagues, hackathons, movie nights, river floats, etc.
  • Time off for volunteering and employee-driven charity events
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