Revenue Recognition Controller

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16 May 2019
23 May 2019
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Axiom are working with a global software organisation who require a Revenue Recognition Controller. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge on revenue recognition supporting the business to maximise value. You will have technical expertise and a strong attention to detail, while bringing a commercial mind-set to the role.

Key responsibilities

  • The role will be a strong business partner to sales and regional finance teams
  • advising on the structure of deals to maximise value for the business
  • Ensure revenue from deals is recognised correctly and consistently, optimising the recognition of software license revenue
  • Be responsible for the company’s accounting policy and relevant controls for revenue recognition, ensuring compliance with IFRS, ICS and ASC 606
  • Manage the reporting of material deals, including review with external auditors and preparation of material for the Audit Committee
  • Liaise with the Head of Compensation to ensure commissions are promptly validated and paid in a timely manner.


  • Qualified accountant with subsequent work experience preferably within a big-4 accounting firm
  • IFRS15 revenue recognition experience
  • Commercial experience, ideally supporting sales
  • Software industry experience desirable
  • Developing and embedding control frameworks


  • ACA


  • Able to communicate complex financial matters in a clear and concise way
  • Hands-on with a strong attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, action oriented team-player
  • Professional and confident manner
  • Good communicator who is comfortable with communicating with stakeholders at all levels in the organisation
  • Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, committed, bright, numerate and enthusiastic.


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