Senior Accountant – Revenue Operations

Closing Date 07 Jul 2023

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Contract Type: Permanent 
Salary: £28,805 - £32,006
Hours: Full time 37.5 hrs (Flexible hours or reduced hours may be considered)                                                                                                           

ACC Liverpool is the operator of the city's waterfront event campus, made up of the M&S Bank Arena, Conference Centre, Exhibition Centre and the Pullman Hotel. We also provide ticketing solutions to third parties under our TicketQuarter brand, alongside our own arena box office operation.  Playing a leading role in the initial regeneration of the City and in continuing to shine an international spotlight on Liverpool and its visitor economy, we have successfully staged a wide array of national and international events, from shows and conventions, business gatherings to showcase exhibitions, developing our offer over the last decade to that of a world-class provider of venue and event services.


Finance operations have two sides. One side is facing the sport and entertainment markets hosted mainly in the arena, where on-line ticket bookings are managed and banked on behalf of the event promoter network ahead of the future performance, and for which fees are extracted with net admission monies then settled across to the event promoter. The event promoter representing international artists and sporting associations. The second side is facing the conference and exhibition markets hosted in many event space configurations across the campus, for international events, association clients, corporate clients, and consumer trade shows. Contract bookings and event space rentals are made typically with long lead times for between 2 and 5 years, with corporate events typically booked within a 1-2 year window. 

ACC is seeking a grounded, aspirational and strong Senior Accountant for Revenue Operations, possessing a positive attitude towards setting excellence as the standard and for constant business evolution. Working in a small but focused team, the role will work predominantly across the Conference and Exhibitions side of the business, reporting into a Finance Manager responsible for business wide Financial Planning & Analysis, and below a hands-on Finance Director.  This role will be responsible for contract receivables, invoicing, sales order entry and collections, and to resolve low risk billing and collection issues on niche events. The role will also hold responsibility for broader management accounting of such contract revenues; reconciliation; journal adjustments; and business reporting and communication support as directed by their line manager.

Revenue transactional and control operations

- Day-to-day management of Order to Cash functions (billing, invoicing, cash application and collections)       for the Conference and Exhibition side of the business.

- Review new event contracts and set-up Sales Orders for invoicing/revenue recognition schedules.

- Maintain pro-active relationships with key customers regarding event receivables and related collections.

- Maintain relationships with internal sales, production and service departments. Collaborate with such          cross functional teams to resolve any issues that may arise

- Ensure timeliness of event cash collections.

- Manage adherence with event payment plans, investigate disputes and find solutions where necessary         for  external event organisers.

- Maintain the Order to Cash internal control environment. Act as a subject matter expert and primary          contact for all related documentation, systems and operational processes.

- Review current processes and workflows and make recommendations as needed to ensure more efficient     and productive results.

- Review new sponsorship and commercial contracts and set-up Sales Orders for invoicing/revenue              recognition schedules.


- Update relevant cash records and cash allocations associated with revenue transactions.

Revenue management accounting

-Manage the conference & exhibition revenue recognition process and reconciliation. Account for contract     revenues appropriately and manage the difference between bookings and recognition.

- Assist in the preparation of cross functional revenue reports and event profitability analysis, including        comparisons of plan to actuals. Depth analysis as required into movements and trend analysis.

Other assistant duties as to be directed by the Finance Manager

-Participate in other month end reporting activities, including preparation and review of journal entries,        reconciliations, variance analysis and any localised department reporting.

- Participate in the financial planning & analysis budgeting and forecasting cycles, as and when directed.

- Participate in the business ongoing business intelligence project.


- Bachelor’s degree or any substantial work experience

- Part qualified/qualified accountant/or other relevant qualifications (credit management/ treasury etc).

- Advanced skills and abilities gained in a business financial environment, typically gained after 3 or more    years of practical work experience.

- Deep understanding of accounting operations and systems.

- Previous experience working and managing Order-to-Cash

- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

- Strong system skills and adaptability across Microsoft Excel, and any modern accounting, ERP or                 business  intelligence system.

Company Benefits

- Local Government Pension Scheme

- Free Onsite Parking 

- Company Paid Medicash Membership

- Non Contractual Bonus Scheme

- Teambuilding/Away Days

- Enhanced Annual Leave Entitlement


In addition to the above, the candidate will need to be enthusiastic, curious and inquisitive, aspirational, and display a professional self-confidence to succeed in this role. 

To apply for this position please complete the Application Form which can be found by clicking on the link below:

Please note, we may close this vacancy before the stated closing date if we receive sufficient applications for the position. Therefore, if you are interested in this position, please submit your application form as soon as possible.

Closing Date: 7 July 2023

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For further information please contact the HR Team on 0151 239 6084 or email