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Analyst, Revenue Assurance

Requisition Number:  10814
Contract Type:  Permanent

The Hague, NL


You record revenues for the Group in line with SES revenue recognition policy and compliant with the IFRS standards. You are responsible for the preparation and day to day activities of the New Skies Satellites (NSS) related entities revenue and the related business processes. This responsibility includes the preparation of the deferred revenue reports which is used as the control mechanism for both the billing and revenue recognition functions. Also, responsibility for calculating accrued unbilled receivable position (‘backloading asset’) and for the backlog reporting and analysis. The position interacts with other departments within SES, the external auditors and with our customers.


Extended Job Description:




  • Preparation of NSS related entities revenue recognition and the related business processes
  • Record 3rd party and intercompany revenue for the Group in line with SES revenue recognition policy and IFRS standards
  • Preparing of backlog reporting and analysis. Maintain correct status of revenue plans in SAP.
  • Prepares and analyses the monthly, quarterly and annual deferred revenue report
  • Ensures and coordinates the impact of revenues recognised with the revenues calculated in the deferred revenue report
  • Based on sales contract, develops revenue recognition profile over the service delivery period, considering advanced billing, milestones, volume based contractual elements etc.
  • Prepares and analyses the unbilled revenue reports (backloading asset reports) and prepares the short-term and long-term reclassification of the backloading assets
  • Calculates and reconciles deferred revenue and unbilled balance sheet positions
  • Produces gross and net backlog by credit type and other dimensions as required
  • Collect and record revenue provisions when required
  • Assist in responding to queries from both internal and external auditors, including the calculation, explanation and analysis of revenue variances as requested by auditors
  • Performs monthly and quarterly review of affiliate revenue deliverables including monthly revenue, deferred revenue and backlog
  • Works together with commercial ops/ regional finance to set up revenue assurance plan for complex deals.



  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Optimisation of reporting / end user focus
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Meticulous and close attention to details and processes
  • Consistently high level of performance under very strict and tight deadlines
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and to perform well in a team setting
  • Ability to work independently



  • University Degree in Finance or Economics
  • Expert knowledge of ERP systems preferably SAP
  • In-depth understanding of relevant provisions of IFRS (mainly IFRS 15)
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a similar role in a multi-national company or satellite provider
  • Excellent command of English both written and oral. Knowledge of an additional language an advantage
  • Expert level knowledge of Excel mastering the use of pivot tables and formulas


SES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

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