Associate Director, Revenue Recognition

13 - Accounting & Finance - Redwood CIty, CA - Full Time

Associate Director, Revenue Recognition

At Codexis, we are creating sustainable chemicals, pharmaceutical processes, and renewable ingredients that make industry more efficient, productive and profitable. Industrial biotechnology from Codexis reengineers enzymes and microorganisms – nature’s catalysts – and puts them to work to solve real global challenges for the world’s largest companies.

We are looking for an Associate Director, Revenue Recognition.  The position will be the subject matter expert on revenue recognition, specifically ASC 606.  This position will report to the Controller.  


  • Work with Business Development on revenue recognition implications of contracts.
  • Assess revenue recognition of all contracts and monitor revenue recognition of existing contracts.
  • Ensure appropriate accounting for revenue.
  • Update quarterly judgments relating to revenue recognition.
  • Prepare or review schedules supporting quarterly external financial reporting, including statement of cash flow, weighted –average shares outstanding, EPS and stockholder’s equity roll forward.
  • Prepare various quarterly external reporting checklists (GAAP checklists, 10K checklists, etc.)
  • Prepare quarterly MD&A.
  • Perform technical accounting research.
  • Prepare or review various quarterly memos (related party transactions, going concern, SAB 99, etc.)
  • Work with Assoc. Director of External Reporting and Compliance to complete quarterly SEC reporting requirements.


  • BS/BA in Accounting/Finance required
  • 7+ years of experience in accounting/finance
  • CPA required, experience in big 4 preferred
  • Must exhibit working technical knowledge of GAAP, particularly ASC 606
  • Solid Excel skills required
  • Ability to effectively work within a team to expedite completion of critical project tasks with other functional groups
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills and is a detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to work independently

The position comes with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including paid company holidays, paid time off, health benefits, 401k match, and much more.  For more information about our plans for the future, and to be considered for this career opportunity, please visit



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