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Revenue Accounting Manager, Senior Staff

Company: Synopsys Inc
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Synopsys, Inc. is looking for a strong technically oriented Revenue Accounting Manager with a clear orientation towards leadership and delivering results in a fast-paced environment. In this role, you will be responsible for the financial close and management process to ensure that revenue reporting follows our company revenue policies, procedures, and external regulations. This role reports to the Director of Revenue Recognition and will be located at the company?s headquarters in Mountain View, California.


  • Lead and manage month-end and quarter-end close activities including revenue (and distributors? cost of revenue) recognition in accordance with US GAAP (ASC 606)
  • Assist in preparing the monthly management reporting package, flux analyses, and support SEC reporting processes as necessary
  • Lead and manage the execution of quarterly reviews and year-end financial audits by external auditors related to revenue
  • Lead and manage key Revenue area key SOX controls and compliance for the Revenue Team
  • Collaborate with the finance department and other business partners to support any request
  • Design, document, implement and maintain effective accounting policies, procedures and controls and ensure revenue policies are documented and applied consistently globally
  • Assist in Merger & Acquisition activities including due diligence, integration, and PPA adjustments
  • Help lead projects related to financial systems and business process transformation/upgrades as necessary
  • Continue to streamline and develop scalable processes and policies for revenue accounting
    Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
    • Proven experience driving performance in global, complex technology companies, specifically with exposure to IP licensing and Software.
    • Deep knowledge of ASC 606 (and/or IFRS 15).
    • Significant experience working in a public company.
    • Sophisticated operational background with exposure to best practices.
    • Operates with a sense of ownership and urgency, employing a hands-on operational approach with clear and timely communication to stakeholders.
    • Proficient in ERP usage (RAR-SAP S4/Hana preferred)
    • Strong working knowledge and extensive hands-on experience in the practical application of revenue recognition guidance (US GAAP/IFRS).
    • Exposure to Semiconductor industry strongly preferred
    • Excellent teamwork, including the ability to interact with all organization levels
      • Bachelor?s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business or related fields (required)
      • CA / ACCA (UK) or CPA (USA) (strong differentiator)
      • 5+ years of public accounting experience with a Big 4 firm (US/UK Offshore Center of Excellence) strongly preferred.
      • 5-7 years of relevant experience in revenue and managing teams and experience in supporting revenue accounting operations in a technology sector company (required).
        At Synopsys, we?re at the heart of the innovations that change the way we work and play. Self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence. The cloud. 5G. The Internet of Things. These breakthroughs are ushering in the Era of Smart Everything. And we?re powering it all with the world?s most advanced technologies for chip design and software security. If you share our passion for innovation, we want to meet you.

        Inclusion and Diversity are important to us. Synopsys considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military veteran status, or disability.

Keywords: Synopsys Inc, Mountain View , Revenue Accounting Manager, Senior Staff, Accounting, Auditing , Mountain View, California

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