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Manager, Revenue Recognition

Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: New York, US, 10003

Company: Optimizely

Optimizely is focused on unlocking digital potential and we are the recognized category leader in Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and created the category for A/B Testing and experimentation software. We have incredible customers – isn’t that one of the most important aspects of looking for your next job? Optimizely has over 9,000 brands from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit and Zillow.

Not only are we financially sound and growing but we have unicorn status: Exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and has all strategic options ahead of itself. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities.

We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business culture with emphasis on teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference!

If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment, apply! We’re just getting started...


We are seeking a Revenue Recognition Manager that will be primarily responsible for supporting the business and providing technical revenue accounting guidance/analysis in accordance with the GAAP and Company policies.  The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, with great communication skills who thrives in a fast-paced environment.  The candidate will work with various cross functional teams and report to the Sr Director of Revenue Recognition.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage deal review communications between revenue team and Sales, Sales Operations, and Legal during contract negotiations and provide guidance and assistance to ensure proper revenue recognition
  • Complete monthly deal review checklists documenting key contract terms, noting any non-standard terms impacting revenue recognition
  • Complete month-end close activities and accurate reporting of key revenue data, including monthly customer reviews and analysis of changes to key accounts
  • Review reconciliations and other key processes within the worldwide revenue close process
  • Work closely with business partners including Sales, Marketing, Product Management, Professional Services, and others to streamline processes and improve efficiency utilizing NetSuite,, and other financial systems
  • Build and maintain strong expertise in NetSuite Advanced Revenue Management
  • Provide guidance in accordance with ASC Topic 606 and/or IFRS 15
  • Assist in managing the standalone selling price analysis
  • Provide assistance in drafting revenue recognition polices and memos
  • Maintain process documentation and update as necessary
  • Lead other special projects and ad hoc reporting requests as needed
  • Manage revenue team members

Knowledge and Experience

5 Years Experience in Revenue/Accounting
Strong knowledge of ASC 606 required
CPA with Big 4 experience preferred


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance

Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.




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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City