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Revenue Controller

Amsterdam - Finance

Revenue Controller

Backbase is a fintech software provider that empowers financial institutions to accelerate their digital transformation and effectively compete in a digital-first world. We are currently looking for a Revenue Controller based in Amsterdam and reporting to the Head of Accounting operations.

What you'll do

As a Revenue Controller, you are responsible for determining the revenue under Dutch GAAP and IFRS for all the revenue streams at Backbase; next, you perform pre/post-closing journal entries, including reconciliations in the general ledger. You run accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end close. It is your responsibility to drive continuous system and process improvements with close cooperation with global colleagues.

Who you are

You are an experienced revenue controller with a hands-on approach and can demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Some details:

● You have 7+ years of relevant job experience; 
● Master's degree in accounting, CPA, or similar qualification;
● Experience in SaaS Industry is a pre.
● Drive the revenue policy at Backbase to execution, translating the contracts into revenue and billing by liaising with sales operations and other stakeholders.
● Determine all revenue recognition methods under Dutch GAAP and IFRS.
● Ensure recording and reporting of all the revenue streams in NetSuite and approval of Invoices for revenue streams, including recurring revenue.
● Perform pre/post-closing journal entries, including deferred /accrued revenue, reconciliations in the general ledger, and ensure customer records are accurately maintained.
● Run monthly and close year-end processes and be the primary point of contact for external auditors.
● Drive continuous system and process improvements with close cooperation with global colleagues
● Tax: Awareness of tax (WHT and other taxes), understanding local taxes across regions.
● IT savviness; understanding the digital opportunities for your activities to increase efficiency; 
● Comfortable in a fluid environment that changes as the business evolves; 
● Capable of resourceful problem-solving while remaining customer-focused; 
● Ability to alter complex problems with large amounts of data into simple arguments; 
● Positive attitude, highly energetic, collaborative team player.
● Fluent in English, written and spoken; 
● Experience with ERP systems, preferably NetSuite; 


Our Perks

Loud and busy sometimes but always friendly, helpful, and super fun. We love to celebrate each other’s achievements, share jokes, and our love for food, movies, traveling, and sports. We’re one big and diverse family working towards the same goal.


Free, healthy lunches every day. Plus snacks and drinks.


Friday parties every month. Office boat you can use with your team.


Discounted gym membership through our corporate fitness plan.

Training budget

Specific budget for your personal development.


You can wear clothes you feel comfortable in.

High spec equipment

We provide all employees with high-spec Macs and tech set up.

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