Revenue Accountant
Internal Operations Team function hiring in: United Kingdom
Engagement Option(s): Full Time
Work Preference Option(s): Work From Home | Hybrid | In Office

Be at the heart of helping our customers achieve amazing things with software and data!


About the company

We are Ascent! and we help our customers solve problems, elevate, and do existing things better.  

We are on a mission to help our customers connect data, software, and purpose to create extraordinary outcomes. You could say we are a digital transformation business.  

We specialize in software product development, analytics, data science, IoT solutions, machine learning, DevOps optimization, and modernization of applications, data, and platforms.

We work with incredible clients in all types of industries such as smart home devices, space exploration, beer manufacturing, finance, ecology, and logistics. We work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses and we employ the sharpest minds too! 

Horizon Capital along with management invested in the Ascent Group in November 2019, with the following key objectives:

  • Accelerate the double-digit revenue growth through investment in a new go-to-market team and proposition
  • Develop longer-term contractual relationships with key customers
  • Completing a number of acquisitions to build scale, diversify the delivery centers, increase technical capabilities, and enter new geographic markets. Closed three acquisitions so far one in the UK, Portugal, and Germany


The Opportunity

To provide support to the business will billing and revenue accounting. This role will play a key role in the success of the new group and is a great opportunity to gain experience in a fast pace growing Private Equity backed Technology business.

- Billing

  • Oversee the monthly billing process for 150+ customers in the NetSuite ERP system for T&M, fixed price and annual contracts
  • Reconciling the deferred and accrued revenue accounts
  • Reviewing billing with project leads and operations managers
  • Monthly Revenue reporting
  • Project accounting
  • The managing project set with resourcing team to ensure correct billing and costs rates are assigned to the roles on the project
  • Ensure budgets are regained within the project when the project mix changes the mid-cycle
  • Oversee revenue recognition into P&L and reconcile project reports to the general ledger.
  • Working closely with the resourcing team on project setup
  • Handling ad-hoc queries from customers

- Other tasks

  • Support Group FC the annual audit process (revenue and billing)
  • Onboard new acquisitions in the Ascent project accounting and billing processes
  • Ensure that Ascent is leveraging best practices and core NetSuite functionality to speed up the close process and ensure robust controls are in place


Skills and Qualifications

  • AAT/ACCA/CIMA Qualified 5+ relevant experience
  • Experience of working in Technology Organisations
  • Experience work with ERP systems (NetSuite preferred)
  • Fluent in English (Written and spoken)
  • Working within a Professional Services environment


Key Skills

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Quick learner
  • Good Excel skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Can use own initiative
  • Team player


Working at Ascent

  • Life assurance 
  • Wellness benefits 
  • Pension contribution 
  • Competitive Salary

Our offices are places to connect and collaborate with colleagues, with socials and regular get-togethers. We take your development and growth seriously, with plenty of opportunities to acquire skills and get certified. 

Ascent is an equal opportunities employer. We take intentional steps to ensure inclusion and belonging are something real here, not just something we talk about. No person will be treated less favorably because of their gender, pregnancy, and maternity status, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, or disability status. If you require any reasonable accommodation, please let us know when you apply.

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Why join Ascent?

We’re fast becoming a leading European digital transformation business.

Joining Ascent means you’ll be involved in delivering exciting technology projects for leading global brands. You’ll be part of a growing team of super-talented people who are actively choosing to join us on our journey rather than working in big corporates.

Your voice matters at Ascent. We are always keen to hear your opinions and those ideas that come to you at 3am (some of them are definitely as good as they seemed at the time). You’ll develop your talent through our internal Academy, providing a wide range of personal development, up-skilling and cross-skilling opportunities.

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