Job Description

Title: Revenue Manager

Location: United States

Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real-time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at elastic.

We are seeking a self-motivated Revenue Accounting Manager to join our Revenue team who will become an authority on RevPro and assume responsibility for RevPro processes during the initial parallel processing phase after launch.

Reporting to the Director of Revenue, the Revenue Accounting Manager position is ideal for someone who is looking for opportunities to lead and make an impact within a fast-growing software technology company.

Do you have 8+ years of professional experience in revenue accounting? Do you enjoy working with accounting systems and building efficient processes incorporating systems? Do you have the ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads with strong analytical skills?

If you read this far and think, “that’s me!” you probably won’t need to read any further, and we should have a conversation. But if you doubt the type of experience we expect you to have, the following should help clarify.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Be the subject matter authority with the RevPro system, including RevPro related close activities and troubleshooting issues.
  • Update and configure RevPro as business requirements and processes change.
  • UAT test for bug fixes and releases.
  • Collaborate with IT in regards to RevPro close schedules.
  • Review and provide mentorship to teammates.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and streamline processes.
  • Review Software and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) sales contracts for compliance and revenue implications under ASC 606.
  • Participate the month-end revenue close processes by validating accruals, preparing revenue account reconciliations, journal entries, conducting fluctuation analyses and reporting disclosures.
  • Maintain and improve internal control documentation and assist with revenue and AR process development and SOX compliance.

Additionally, you will help with ad-hoc projects and collaborate with colleagues on a variety of initiatives as Elastic continues to scale.

What You Bring Along:

  • Extensive experience with a revenue automation tool such as RevPro. RevPro implementation or super user experience.
  • Leadership experience managing a team.
  • Proficiency with Excel and Google Sheets and excellent data modeling skills.
  • The ability to simplify complex information.
  • Strong English interpersonal skills, both verbal and written.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills
  • Presentation abilities and the desire to grow them
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant revenue accounting guidance under ASC 606 relating to Software, SaaS, and Services revenue recognition.
  • Positivity! We each love what we do and believe that a positive attitude matters!

In addition, you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • CPA qualification.
  • Experience with NetSuite.
  • Ability to work independently in a distributed, dynamic, fast-paced environment.


Additional Information – We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving – We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave