Senior Director, Revenue Accounting

United States
Position Type
Full Time
Corporate services

Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK) is a global leader in digital & biometric identity authentication, fraud prevention, and mobile deposit solutions. Our verified identity platform and advanced image capture solutions are built on the latest advancements in biometric recognition, artificial intelligence, computer vision and machine learning, and trusted by over 7,500 organizations worldwide. We are headquartered in San Diego, California, with operations in the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Mexico, and the Netherlands. Visit us at

We are Virtual 1st! Whether you choose to work remotely from your home office or in-person from one of Mitek’s offices, our practices, processes and tools are designed to enable your success. At Mitek, the Future of Work is about flexibility and preference wherever and whenever we are working.

The Senior Director, Revenue Accounting will lead our global revenue accounting and billing functions partnering closely with FP&A, IT, Legal, External Reporting, Sales, and other teams across the company, and influencing & driving results for a wide array of business initiatives. Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Director, Revenue Accounting will serve as the finance organization’s subject matter expert on revenue accounting and engage with the business to provide revenue recognition compliant solutions, including contract reviews, non-standard sales deals and new product introductions.  

What You'll Do (Essential Responsiblities)

  • Lead, influence and drive results in ongoing quote-to-cash and revenue business initiatives, including process improvements, business transformation initiatives and system implementations to optimize global revenue operations.
  • Be the Finance organization's subject matter expert on revenue accounting providing guidance on technical accounting, policy and process while ensuring accounting compliance. 
  • Act as the strategic partner to C-Suite in driving & streamlining scalable process improvements within revenue recognition.
  • Collaborate with legal, FP&A, tax, sales operations, product, and professional services relative to contract negotiations, new product offerings and non-standard contracts to ensure revenue is recognized in accordance with US GAAP and internal policies. 
  • Work closely with the Company's external auditors on revenue recognition and related controls and manage quarterly and annual audit requirements. 
  • Manage the global revenue accounting close and reporting process, ensuring compliance with U.S. GAAP, IFRS, internal controls, and company policy and procedures.
  • Manage global monthly and quarterly revenue reporting packages including balance sheet and P&L analysis.
  • Lead quote-to-cash integration efforts and geographic expansion projects.
  • Oversee internal control design, execution, monitoring and compliance within quote to cash and revenue cycles.
  • Manage credit and collections team and develop and enhance processes and controls around credit and collection-related financial metrics. 
  • Hire, manage and/or develop a high-performing team where inclusion and diversity of thought are leveraged for innovation and continuous improvement. 
  • Design and implement a global center of excellence structure for revenue operations and accounts receivable functions. 

What You Need (Qualifications)

  • BS in Finance or Accounting 
  • 15+ years of combined experience in both public accounting and leading a revenue accounting function in a publicly traded company 
  • CPA required
  • Big 4 experience strongly
  • Experience working with SFDC & Avalara strongly preferred 
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant revenue accounting guidance under ASC 606 relating to SaaS and Services revenue recognition 
  • Experience with NetSuite, Salesforce CPQ, and RevPro preferred 
  • Ability to analyze problems, develop/recommend solutions, and resolve complex revenue accounting issues
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high growth environment
  • Ability to work on and prioritize multiple projects while meeting goals and deadlines
  • Strategic thinker with strong leadership skills and ability to drive change
  • Proven business acumen; experience providing business support to commercial teams
  • Outstanding organizational skills, project management of large-scale/global initiatives 
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with and influence management and contributors at all levels of the organization and across functions.
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills: the ability to build relationships, a good listener with outstanding interpersonal influencing qualities, and a natural, effective consultative style
We are proud to offer competitive salary ranges aligned to industry standards. Please note that our ranges are representative and individual compensation specifics may vary based upon experience level, professional competencies and geographic differentials.
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