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Title:  Director, Revenue Accounting


Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709

Requisition ID:  39445


Are you data-driven?  We at NetApp believe in the transformative power of data – to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations.  We are designed for simplicity, optimized to protect, created to embrace future opportunity, and open to enrich choice.  We are the data authority for hybrid cloud, and we are helping our customers realize the full potential of their data.


We’ve built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world – to simplify and integrate data management across the resources that are best for the business.  With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness the power of cloud data services, build cloud infrastructures, and modernize storage through data management.

Job Summary

The Revenue team is responsible for the order management, accurate recording and disclosures of NetApp’s $6 Billion revenue.  The team impacts all revenue – from the accurate processing of orders to the structuring of multi-million dollar licensing deals.

The revenue accounting team is looking for a Director Revenue to provide technical accounting leadership, lead the interactions for product introduction and head the order management team.  The successful candidate will head a team of ~30 people providing leadership – both technical and operational - in all aspects of the team’s work.  The Director will work closely other senior leaders within NetApp’s organization – including in the Controllership, Sales, Field Finance and, Business units.

Job Requirements
  • New Issues and Guidance
    • Develop and document NetApp’s conclusions on key revenue issues – including review with internal stakeholders and external auditors.
    • Provide the technical insights on emerging issues including new accounting standards and evolution to the business model.
    • Participate in establishing scalable processes for our emerging revenue sources.
  • New Product introduction
    • Work closely with new products teams on the introduction of new products into the NetApp portfolio.
    • Ensure new parts and products are set up to correctly recognize revenue.
  • Order Management
    • Lead the Order Management team to achieve flawless operational execution around orders.
    • Drive simplification within the Order Management and Revenue cycles.
    • NetApp continues to be at the forefront of optimizing our leverage of IT tools and processes – look for opportunities to optimize the use of Robotic Process Automation, Revenue and ERP systems and AI.
  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, or MBA
  • CPA Preferred – With experience in revenue accounting (ASC 605/606); Big 4 experience a plus
  • Strong Leadership skills – able to develop the team while improving processes.
  • Strong accounting technical accounting skills – including the ability to document key technical positions and work through questions from External Auditors.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at any given time
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary.  Position interacts with Sales and Business Unit Leadership


So get ready to tap into the data visionary within, and join us as we accelerate digital transformation and empower our customers to change the world with data!


If you ask a NetApp employee why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: the people. At NetApp, our culture is at the heart of what we do. We place importance in trust, integrity, teamwork, and caring above all else. NetApp is a place where people are empowered to make a difference. Empowered to innovate. Empowered to collaborate. Empowered to help ourselves and others be data-driven and change the world. We take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it’s the right thing to do.


We work hard but also recognize the importance of work-life balance for our employees because what’s important to them is important to us!  Recently we implemented Family First, which encourages employees to take paid time off to bond with a new child (through birth or adoption) or to care for a family member with a serious health condition.  Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to donate their time with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts and fitness centers. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  


Join us and see what empowerment can do. 



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