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Position overview:

    The Variable Revenue Manager (Vice President) is member of our Variable Revenue Finance Team which resides in our Budapest office. The Team is responsible for both Financial and Management accounting processes of all business related to variable fees.

    The position is responsible for managing processes and controls around fee calculation and financial accounting of multiple products in our Variable Fee Based Product segment.


  • Communicate and coordinate with upstream business units to investigate any issues that impact fee calculation and revenue accounting.
  • Manage the review process of contracts and sales agreements and reconcile contract terms with records in SalesForce.
  • Keep accurate records of sensitive client portfolio data for fee calculation and internal reporting purposes.
  • Manage client specific complex fee models.
  • Supervising the contract and billing related issue handling with clients.
  • Calculation of Accounting Revenue and Run Rate Revenue Estimates and investigation and explanation of significant variances.
  • Supervise data collating for variable products from 3rd party sources.
  • Manage the month-end closing activities including accrual calculation, MoM, QoQ and YoY control variance analysis as well as assisting FP&A in their functions.
  • Ongoing development of business processes related to Variable Fee calculations, revenue accruals and reporting.
  • Ongoing development and enhancement of the reporting capabilities of the Variable Fee subledger module, and Revenue Recognition system.
  • Define and document new development requirements. Testing and rollout of new enhancements to production environment.
  • Participate in ERP system migration projects and other ad hoc projects as required.
  • Documentation, maintenance and adherence to key SOX controls to maintain the integrity of Variable Fee based products related processes.
  • Periodic review and sign-off with internal and external auditors on audit materials.

Desired experience and qualifications:

  • College or university degree in finance and/or accounting.
  • 6-9 years of relevant accounting/finance experience.
  • 2+ years of team management.
  • Solid knowledge of Excel (Formulas, Pivot tables and reconciliation of multiple data sources).
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Detail oriented, organized and analytical thinking.
  • Ability to follow procedures in a logical and organized manner.
  • Team player and desire to work effectively with diverse cultures in a global organization.
  • Strong work ethic and pro-active with ability to multitasking.
  • Understanding of Exchange Traded Products is a plus

    Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.


  • Finance, Accounting
  • Controlling
  • Head of Finances, Accounting Manager
  • Full time

Experience required:

  • 5-10 years professional experience

Required language level:

  • English - higher advanced/fit for negotiation

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