Senior Revenue Manager


Washington, DC, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 02/18/2021
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  • Company Address: 1509 16th Street NW 2nd Floor, Washington, DC, 20036

About Mapbox

Mapbox is the only mapping platform built just for designers and developers.

Job Description

Maps are no longer static. Our maps represent the ever-evolving world, accessing, aggregating, and adapting anonymous data from millions of sensors and phones in real-time. Mapbox has the exciting opportunity to power devices and products across the next frontier in location-based data, such as Internet of Things and AR/VR.

Whether you’re watching the delivery of your grocery order on Instacart, looking at a gym on ClassPass, sending your snaps on Snap, tracking your personal best on Strava, monitoring your gas budget on Metromile, or checking today’s forecast on The Weather Channel, Mapbox is the location and maps within those apps. We’re changing how people move by live-mapping the world. We are the developer platform for location.

What We Do

We’re looking for a driven Revenue Manager to join our accounting team. We’re looking for a self-starter who will thrive in a rapidly growing company and be able to pivot on priorities, and is calm under pressure, efficient, sweats the details, and has experience managing. 

Mapbox has big ambitions. We power the maps for sites and applications like The Weather Channel, Pinterest, and CNN, and we’re rapidly expanding our customer base. Our platform enables drone companies to publish imagery, real estate sites to visualize properties, satellite companies to deliver cloud-free imagery, and insurance companies to analyze assets. We want to be a leader in all of these markets by making the building blocks that change how people move around cities, understand our planet, and relate to location. 

What You'll Do

Technical Accounting

  • Serve as the subject matter expertise on the treatment of revenue accounting transactions (under ASC 606)
  • Research accounting guidance and prepare technical memos documenting the Company’s position on revenue transactions.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable policies, review contracts to ensure that revenue is recorded in compliance with GAAP
  • Engage with the Sales, Professional Services, and Sales finance teams to provide input and expertise on optimal deal structuring
  • Ownership of analyses related to revenue recognition including periodic SSP analysis and implementation of CECL aging analysis 

Operational Accounting

  • Manage the execution of global revenue, accounts receivable and commissions accounting including the month-end close process, reconciliations, and related reporting/disclosure in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Build and maintain relationships with external auditors and key business contacts including FP&A, Sales, Sales Operations, Customer Success, Billing and Legal
  • Work closely with the Company’s external auditors to ensure approved revenue policies are adhered to and monitored. Prepare schedules and reports in support of annual audit ensuring that all deliverables are met.
  • Drive process improvement and automation efforts to streamline Accounting Operations related to revenue accounting and improve the quality of monthly, quarterly, and annual closes, and internal controls
  • Oversee processes related to Sales/VAT tax filings 

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role

  • Required: 5-7 years public/private high-tech company experience in revenue recognition accounting, preferably in a SaaS business.
  • BS in Finance or Accounting.
  • Must have knowledge of and experience with ASC 606
  • CPA with Big 4 experience.
  • Previous experience with NetSuite, including Advanced Revenue Module
  • Ability to analyze and interpret customer contracts.
  • Detail-oriented with superior analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Exceptional business partnering skills, with demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and at various levels within a company
  • Demonstrable experience collaborating with Sales and experience working with Sales teams to influence deal structure

What Would Make You Stand Out

  • Previous experience with Salesforce, Stripe, Avalara and Floqast
  • International accounting experience

What We Value

In addition to our core values, which are not unique to this position and are necessary for Mapbox leaders:

  • We value high-performing creative individuals who dig into problems and opportunities.
  • We believe in individuals being their whole selves at work. We commit to this through supportive health care, parental leave, flexibility for the things that come up in life, and innovating on how we think about supporting our people.
  • We emphasize an environment of teaching and learning to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their function and the company.
  • We strongly believe in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply.
By applying for this position, you acknowledge that you have received the Mapbox Non-US Privacy Notice for applicants, which is linked here.  Completing this application requires you to provide personal data, such as your name and contact information, which is mandatory for Mapbox to process your application.

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