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Manager, Revenue Accounting (London, UK)



Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Figma is growing our team of passionate people on a mission to make design accessible to all. Born on the Web, Figma helps entire product teams brainstorm, design and build better products — from start to finish. Whether it’s consolidating tools, simplifying workflows, or collaborating across teams and time zones, Figma makes the design process faster, more efficient, and fun while keeping everyone on the same page. From great products to long-lasting companies, we believe that nothing great is made alone—come make with us!

As a Revenue Accounting Manager, you will be a critical part in building the Company’s deal support and order management processes. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, a self-starter who can work independently, and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment. This role will report to the Senior Manager, Technical Revenue Accounting

What you’ll do at Figma:

  • Manage monthly revenue accounting close and order management activities and deliverables
  • Mentor junior team members of the revenue accounting team
  • Collaborate cross functionally with business partners, including Sales, Legal, Finance, and Deal Desk during contract negotiations and provide accounting guidance in order to ensure proper revenue recognition
  • Review revenue contracts in detail, identifying and documenting any non-standard terms to ensure accurate revenue recognition in accordance with company policy and ASC 606
  • Author, update, and maintain revenue recognition policies and accounting memos to support Figma contract structures
  • Work cross functionally with Finance, Legal, Sales, Sales Operations, and Engineering, and various business owners to develop scalable revenue accounting processes and drive process improvement and automation
  • Other responsibilities include but are not limited to participating in special projects, ERP implementations, system enhancements, and ad hoc analyses, as assigned.

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

  • 6+ years of combined experience in public accounting and in a corporate revenue accounting role
  • 1+ years in People Leadership / Managerial role
  • Experience working for a fast-paced SaaS technology business
  • CIMA/ ACCA needed qualification
  • Up to date knowledge in applying ASC 606 to review and interpret contracts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with NetSuite, Stripe, and Salesforce
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, detail oriented with emphasis on accuracy
  • Strong Excel skills

While not required, it’s an added plus if you also have:

  • Order management experience (e.g. onboarding and invoicing customers, etc.)
  • Experience working with a payment processor (e.g. Stripe, Square, Paypal, etc.)
  • Experience working across different time zones
At Figma, one of our values is Grow as you go. We believe in hiring smart, curious people who are excited to learn and develop their skills. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the points outlined in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

At Figma we celebrate and support our differences. We know employing a team rich in diverse thoughts, experiences, and opinions allows our employees, our product and our community to flourish. Figma is an equal opportunity workplace - we are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity/expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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