Revenue Accounting Manager - Technical Accounting

San Francisco, CA


Who We Are:

Twitter is looking for an experienced Manager for our Technical Revenue Accounting team. who can be a key contributor in a high-energy accounting and finance organization. You  have at least 10 years of combined experience in a leadership role at a global organization or public accounting firms. You are a strategic thinker while having the proven ability to get into the day to day details.

What You'll Do:

  • Review all revenue related contracts to determine proper revenue recognition methodology, including complete accounting summary for each contracts

  • Solved a broad range of complex revenue recognition issues

  • Coordinate and partnered with business partners during contract negotiations; advise on transaction structure with respect to revenue recognition and to align contract terms to the operating objectives

  • Write technical revenue accounting position paper for nonstandard complex arrangement

  • Collaborate with group leads to operationalize deal arrangement.

  • Assist with timely and accurate close of the revenue cycle and all associated reporting and reconciliations

  • Assist with global revenue policies - Implement end to end revenue processes and address complexities relating to internationalization and revenue recognition

  • Responsible for ensuring the accounting system is in compliance with the latest revenue recognition literature and lead the system update/upgrade efforts if needed

  • Understanding and experience with new revenue recognition standard

  • Lead the development and implementation of new procedures and system features to enhance the workflow of the department

  • Collaborate with business groups throughout the Company – effectively communicating on deal arrangements, and educating on revenue recognition requirements and associated guidance

  • Provide support to ensure financial audit/review requirements are met

  • Ensure compliance to with SOX 404 key controls in the order to cash cycle, accurate GAAP reporting and audit requirements

Who You Are:

  • You will have proven track record of leadership, influential, and set clear directions while constantly demonstrating the utmost integrity

  • You enjoy challenging opportunities to assist or co-design revenue solutions to addressing complex issues that can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the finance team

  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced and often ambiguous work environment and demonstrates proactive enthusiasm for solving problems and adding value to the company, including experience in managing complex operations

  • Superior organizational skills and the ability to manage tasks simultaneously

  • SProven record of leadership, strong business ethics, co-ordinating and managing business teamsand growing a team

  • Strategic thinker with an attention to detail

  • You have strong analytical, financial, accounting, communication and problem solving skills


  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting - CPA or equivalent required

  • 10+ years of work experience required, including public accounting experience, with at least 5+ years in hands-on support of revenue accounting cycles

  • Extensive knowledge of technical revenue accounting and operations; in particular revenue recognition accounting literature, including the new revenue recognition standard

  • Hands-on experience with SFDC, Oracle and Aquarius Rev Stream ERP systems, Microsoft Office suite and contract management system required


We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.


San Francisco applicants:

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


Hiring Process

Step 1

After you apply, a recruiter may reach out to you for an introductory call.

Step 2

If your background is a match for the role, you may phone interview with 1-2 people.

Step 3

If you continue through the process, you will come onsite 1-2 times to interview with a total of 5-10 people.


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