Expires soon Nielsen

Associate Revenue Controller

  • Oxford (Oxfordshire)
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Date: Mar 30, 2019

Location: Oxford, GB

Company: Nielsen

Associate Revenue Controller - 31601

Finance and Corporate Development - Great Britain Oxford, Oxfordshire

What's it like to be part of Nielsen? We'll let the data do the talking. With more than 40,000 people in over 100 countries, we're a diverse group. In the UK alone, we have over 55 nationalities. But there's a lot that brings us together. We're obsessed with measuring and understanding consumer behaviours to help our clients grow. Our measurement covers 90% of the world's population and GDP. We get to work with the world's biggest and best brands. We believe in making things Open, Connected, Useful and Personal. We challenge everyone to innovate, take risks, learn and grow! Diversity and Inclusion are critical to our growth, strength and ability to innovate. We want everyone to have a voice and be themselves. We empower our employees to make a difference, by collaborating both inside and outside the office. There has never been a better time to be at Nielsen.

We are looking for Associate Revenue Controller.

A successful Associate Revenue Controller will ensure all basic key performance indicators pertaining to contract processing, revenue accounting, and accounts receivable are achieved for own accounts and will clearly demonstrate support for the implementation of productivity measures in such processes via IT projects, the COE hubs, or in other Global/Regional COE related projects.

Responsibilities:

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Partner with Client Service to support sales proposal and contract entry by Client Service, clarify USGAAP/Stat rules and contract interpretation, and provide training

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Adopt a Global & Regional COE agenda and link in with the respective regional COE hub to ensure adequate management of and reporting on the following:

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Customer invoicing, credit management, and customer credit verification

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Accounts Receivable management including cash collection and allocation

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Revenue recognition

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Support revenue closing activities, including accruals, provisions and reconciliations, are appropriate and accurate and are performed in accordance with US-GAAP/Stat rules, Global COE processes, and together with the Operational Controller

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Support local FP&A and Finance Business Partner to provide clarity on orders and contracts, revenue, billing and receivables and credit management

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Provide Global/Regional COE with input for Revenue-related reporting

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Assist Revenue Controller on controls on revenue processes and ensuring adequate controllership is maintained at all times; take action on flagged control misses

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Support regional statutory compliance related to revenue accounting; monitor and provide guidance on related statutory and tax accounting, reporting, and audit

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Support with the Operational Controller during audits (CAS, statutory, VAT, etc) based on pre-defined way of work according to Global/Regional COE standards

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Support locally IT/Digital projects pertaining to revenue processes (i.e. SAP OTI , Salesforce, Google, etc.) for respective market(s)

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Support Revenue Controller, Global & Regional COE Leaders on all other projects pertaining to the scope of the market

Requirements:

Education & Training

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Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred

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Fluency in English and the local language mandatory; third regional language preferred

Experience

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Experience working in multinational, multicultural environment

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Experience working with remote counterparts

Experience working in Finance & some legal contract exposure preferred

About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen's Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry's only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world's population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com