Monotype Imaging Inc. - Europe
  • Finance
  • Full Time

Who Are We?

Monotype is the world's leading provider of fonts, font technologies and digital brand engagement solutions that enable optimal user experience, effective marketing integrity and innovative brand loyalty across all communication channels. Headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts (USA), the company supports in particular the Global Top 2,000 customers in the international markets of America, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. Among other things, we offer custom company fonts for all languages and end devices, perfect rendering in heads-up displays, branded emojis in the major messenger apps as well as UGC-based marketing campaigns for effective brand fidelity.  Monotype EMEA is a regional business unit working interdisciplinary, holistically, and always as one team. Internally and externally, you will partner with digital-driven talents in a pioneering environment.


Where Are We?

3rd Floor, 141-143 Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6JE.


Who Do We Need?

The Senior Revenue Accountant is a key contributor to proper recording of the Companys revenue transactions.  Supporting the day to day needs of the business, the Revenue Accountant works closely with our sales teams and also other finance colleagues to ensure the smooth running of contracts for customers.  A key project for this individual includes leading on the ASC pre/post 2018 revenue recognition policies and updates.    Due to the nature of our business and the split of our customers, we are looking for people who are able to speak German.


This individual is expected to be proficient in software revenue recognition in a multi-element environment and must have strong overall revenue review and organisational skills.  An appropriate candidate will be highly analytical, have an excellent working knowledge of general sales/ revenue transaction recording and function proficiently with varying day-to-day task volume. This individual is also expected to effectively communicate revenue related issue implications and operational processing requirements as well as provide accurate revenue recognition timing feedback to the sales team.


Role responsibilities

  • Understand, apply and implement ASC 985-605 (pre-2018) and ASC 606 (2018+) revenue recognition policies in line with relevant accounting guidance and corporate policy.
  • Key contributor to adoption of ASC 606 in EMEA include existing contract review analysis, system readiness testing, etc.
  • Review of certain deals prior to submission to customer (red lining).
  • Build upon existing positive Finance to Sales relationship for revenue recognition related matters.
  • Local expert in new SAP revenue recognition system supporting system integration, posting and report generation.
  • Review of all revenue contracts for revenue recognition under US GAAP for both European entities.
  • Execute and maintain various revenue cycle SOX controls.
  • Build relationships internationally with team and sales functions, regularly collaborating with sales and renewals.



  • Relevant qualifications (part of fully qualified), ideally ACCA studies, or equivalent work experience.
  • German language skills - intermediate through to fluent levels considered. You will need to be able to read German as you will be expected to read and approve contracts from time to time.
  • SAP experience preferred, Oracle experience also useful. 
  • SOX experience preferred.
  • Software revenue recognition.
  • Experience working in  a commercial brand " US public company, license business or softaware/tech business would be ideal.
  • Drive & desire to develop in a multinational, growing company with changing structures.
  • Experience working in a hub position, collaborating with diverse stakeholders.
  • Commercially minded with broad view approach. 
  • Excellent working knowledge of general sales/revenue transaction recording.
  • Ability to work autonomously and across multiple geographies.
  • German and/or French language skills would be useful (intermediate sufficient). 
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