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Revenue Accounting Manager

Experian Finance is currently going through an exciting time of transition, process improvement and automation to drive productivity and best practice finance.

With that in mind we are looking to develop and build our Revenue Accounting and capability in a global hub within our San Jose, Costa Rica Global Finance Service Centre.

Experian Global Finance Services is the fastest growing area of the Experian finance team with c 60% of the Experian Finance roles within this organisation.

Global Finance Services is based in 4 main locations: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Sofia, Bulgaria; San Jose, Costa Rica; Sao Carlos, Brazil with satellite offices UK and US.

With the implementation of IFRS15 and our Digital Finance projects driving improved revenue accounting and forecasting, this team will be driving activities that require specific and expert knowledge, not only to recognize revenue properly but also to collaborate with Sales and Operations teams effectively.

The role is an incredible opportunity to develop into a true business partner.

It includes significant exposure with Senior Management, Group Finance, External Audit and the Business Units.


The role also includes the opportunity to be part of the forefront of process automation, release of new products and use, of leading edge new tools to manage Experian's businesses.

The successful candidates will report to the VP Global Finance Services Costa Rica.

Key responsibilities:

• Primary responsibility is to create and build a high performing team

• Leads the transition, centralization and standardization of revenue processes

• Provides high quality Management Information on the team's performance and outputs

• Focus on technology and automation to drive continuous improvement

• Manages senior stakeholders remotely

• Ensures revenue recognition process in line with IFRS 15 requirements and recommendations

• Ensures full compliance of Experian's Revenue Recognition policy.

• Applies IFRS 9 when necessary

• Timely reports of Revenue Recognition reconciliations to all stakeholders

• Advises the business when signing new contracts.

• Documents in detail all processes.

• Maintains an updated Business Continuity Plan

• Constantly preaches best practices to all parties involved.

• Maintains regular meetings with key stakeholders.

• Maintains current process documentation

• Avoids challenges by enforcing Revenue Recognition policy.

• Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following skills:

• Exceptional stakeholder management skills

• Experience of building high performing teams

• Exceptional leadership skills and a minimum of 5 years' experience in leadership roles

• Strong finance experience with advanced knowledge of IFRS, particularly IFRS 15

• Certified Public Accountant or equivalent

• Previous experience in multinational / global organizations.

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