About Us:

Forter provides a new generation approach to meeting the challenges faced by modern enterprise e-commerce. From attracting and retaining the right shoppers by reducing friction and boosting consumer confidence across the entire purchase journey, to fighting sophisticated fraudsters and reducing chargeback losses, only Forter provides a fully automated, real-time Decision as a Service™ platform. Behind the scenes, Forter’s machine learning technology combines advanced cyber intelligence with behavioral and identity analysis to create a multi-layered detection and decisioning mechanism.  Across all our client's sites, we have created a network of over 800 million buyer identities globally. Our success so far in the marketplace has allowed us to achieve a total series F valuation of over $3 Billion. Our investors include: Tiger Global, Bessemer, Sequoia Capital, March Capital, Salesforce Ventures.

About the role:

We are looking for a Director, Global Revenue Accounting and Process to lead our revenue accounting, sales order processing and collections teams. This Director will lead teams currently based in the United States and Israel and be a point person as we scale our team for growth. The successful candidate will need to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams including Sales Operations, Product, Legal and Finance in the coordination, accounting, billing and review of revenue transactions. This person will document accounting conclusions for the Company’s significant customer contracts in accordance with ASC 606, as well as work with cross-functional teams on deal structuring where appropriate. As the leader of the team, this person will have responsibility for all Sarbanes-Oxley internal controls associated with revenue recognition and accounts receivable. We are open to a remote hire, however our primary US office location is in New York City. 

What you’ll do:

  • Review revenue contracts and document revenue recognition treatment and issues in accordance with ASC 606, and internal revenue policies
  • Manage daily accounting activities for revenue to ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP (ASC 606), internal policies, SOX controls, and external audits
  • 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/reviewing close activities such as journal entries and account reconciliations within the established close timeline
  • Help manage the preparation of monthly financial reporting for management
  • Assist in the continued development and scaling of the revenue and billing teams for both domestic and international expansion
  • Manage the Billing team in supporting the overall growth of the company by helping to oversee the collections process, analyze all outstanding Accounts Receivable, and track cash collections performance and related metrics (e.g., DSO, etc.)
  • Identify opportunities for the design, documentation, and implementation of process improvements and increased controls to support the Company’s growing operations
  • Review existing processes and evaluate future changes required to ensure the most efficient and effective means for revenue recognition
  • Provide support and guidance to the sales, legal, and operations teams during contract negotiations, pilot programs, and reviews in the areas of revenue recognition
  • Partner with the Financial Planning & Analysis team in forecasting cash, Accounts Receivable, and other AR-related accounts
  • Collaborate in designing and expanding the Company’s financial systems
  • Partner with sales/legal/finance to resolve complex contract issues and develop solutions in compliance with business practices and policies

What you’ll need:

  • 10+ years of accounting experience, the majority of which is within accounting for revenue and related operations in relevant industry public company
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, specifically with ASC 606, and other revenue-related guidelines
  • 5+ years of experience managing staff
  • Operational Accounts Receivable accounting a strong plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, CPA
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, PCAOB standards, SOX/internal controls
  • Experience with NetSuite preferred
  • Good proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Salesforce and G-Suite
  • The ability to design and maintain scalable processes
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge of internal controls, internal & external reporting, audit processes
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential and highly sensitive financial or other information

Why Forter:

  • Competitive salary
  • Matching 401K plan
  • Up to 100% covered health insurance, plus dental & vision insurance
  • Stock options
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Half-day Fridays
  • Home office allowance 

At Forter, we believe unique people create unique ideas, and valuable experience comes in many forms. So, even if your background doesn't match everything we have listed in the job description, we still encourage you to apply and tell us why your skills and values could be an asset to us. By welcoming different perspectives, we grow together as humans and as a company.

Forter is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that will consider all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

*Forter does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Forter (or any related) jobs alias or directly to any Forter employees. Forter will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.*

 

 

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