Revenue Accountant

Abingdon, United Kingdom Office
Job Requisition Number:  UKGFA92

Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos has major hubs around the globe. More information is available at www.sophos.com


Job Purpose

Reporting to the Revenue Operations Manager, it will be responsible for all Revenue financial accounting, close processes and Revenue reporting


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for month-end ledger close processes in respect of Revenue, including:
    • All journal postings
    • GL reconciliations
    • Monitoring close of Bookings and ensuring all transactions are captured correctly in relevant systems
    • Ad-hoc month end processes to ensure Revenue is complete and accurate
  • Responsible for ensuring all Revenue accounting is accurate and in compliance with relevant accounting standards, supporting the Revenue Operations Manager
  • Supporting audit requirements, including all audit requests linked to Revenue
  • Supporting controls-based audits by ensuring control procedures are up to date with relevant documented evidence
  • Working with the FP&A team to provide inputs for Revenue forecasting
  • Reviewing and improving current process to improve efficiency
  • Some restrictions around month end close



  • Degree in Accountanting or equivalent
  • Strong accounting background with a thorough knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting standards
  • Strong MS Excel skills
  • Exposure to current GAAP revenue accounting standards
  • SAP and Salesforce experience are desirable 
  • PowerBI and dashboard reporting
  • RevPro experience


Soft Skills

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Must be a self-starter, flexible and proactive
  • Driving for Quality
  • Tenacity
  • Attention to detail
  • Determination
  • Self-motivated and able to work underpressure


What’s Great About Sophos?

  • Our people are what makes Sophos special – we demonstrate shared vision, talent, innovation, and creativity, all of which are accompanied by a great sense of fun and team spirit.
  • Employee-led diversity and inclusion groups that build community within Sophos and provide internal education and advocacy (eg. Sophos Women in Tech group to improve gender parity, encourage gender-balanced leadership, and support career progression at Sophos)
  • Sophos Environment Network and employee challenges to contribute to sustainability and reduce our environmental footprint
  • Annual commitment to charity and fundraising across our global sites and volunteer days for employees to give back to local communities
  • Global trivia competitions to keep our minds sharp
  • Global Mental Health days off work for all Sophos to help employees relax and recharge
  • Monthly employee wellbeing webinars and training to support employee health and wellbeing
  • Employee rewards and thanks, such as our free annual subscription to Calm


Our Commitment To You

We’re proud of the diverse and inclusive environment we have at Sophos, and we’re committed to ensuring equality of opportunity.   We believe that diversity, combined with excellence, builds a better Sophos, so we encourage applicants that can contribute to the diversity of our team.  All applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, sex, gender reassignment, marital status, race, religion or belief, color, age, military veteran status, disability, pregnancy, maternity or sexual orientation.  We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.


Data Protection

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At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.

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