Director – Revenue
Posted on 9/24/2023
Twist Bioscience

1,001-5,000 employees

Silicon-based synthetic DNA manufacturing for diverse fields
Company Overview
Twist Bioscience, a synthetic biology company, stands out for its proprietary silicon-based manufacturing process for synthetic DNA production, offering precision and scale that is unmatched in the industry. This technology enables cost-effective, rapid, and high-throughput DNA synthesis and sequencing, providing researchers with the quality and quantity needed for their diverse fields of work. The company's high-throughput silicon platform not only miniaturizes the chemistry necessary for DNA synthesis, but also translates into time and cost savings for customers, making it a leader in its field.

Company Stage


Total Funding





South San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
SAP Products
Sales & Account Management
  • Ability to combine technical abilities, business acumen and U.S. GAAP knowledge to develop and deliver solutions for business partners and senior management
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, take ownership, deliver on commitments
  • Must be team player as teamwork and collaboration are one our core values
  • BS/BA in Accounting
  • Eight to ten years of revenue experience, including managing revenue in a publicly traded company and dealing with revenue-related technical accounting issues. At least four years of BIg 4 experience preferred
  • Bioscience, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, technology, or laboratory services industry experience preferred
  • SAP experience preferred
  • International and multi-site experience preferred
  • Experience working in rapid, start-up-like environment
  • Global responsibility for the revenue accounting close and reporting process, ensuring compliance with U.S. GAAP, internal controls, and company policy and procedures for the accurate and timely reporting of revenue
  • The successful candidate will be action-oriented with a blend of both technical and operational accounting experience related to revenue recognition and will seek to build strong relationships with, and deliver, superior service to all key stakeholders
  • Establish revenue recognition policies for the company and be the subject matter expert in revenue-related matters
  • Partner with the Pharma business unit controller to develop and implement a cadence for revenue reporting
  • Collaborate with FP&A and Sales to improve visibility to revenue recognition issues or changes that impact forecast precision
  • Collaborate with various business partners, such as Sales Operations, Customer Support, Commercial Operations, Sales, FP&A, Credit and Collections, and others
  • Manage and supervise the month-end and quarter-end revenue close process activities, including review of journal entries, review of account reconciliations, and analyses
  • Primary responsibility for leading M&A accounting including deal diligence, quality of earnings analysis, if applicable
  • Lead M&A finance due diligence efforts, including planning, due diligence review, technical accounting position, opening balance sheet, purchase price allocation and finance integration planning, when applicable
  • Work actively with external and internal auditors to ensure that company revenue recognition interpretation and internal revenue guidance are consistent and compliant with U.S. GAAP and all technical pronouncements
  • Ensure SOX compliance for revenue cycle