Senior Revenue Recognition Analyst


  • Full Time

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The Basics: 

We are seeking a Senior Revenue Recognition Analyst who will have a central role on the Tanium Accounting team in assisting with our global revenue accounting function. We are looking for a detail-oriented individual with excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Not only do you hold yourself to the highest level of integrity, but you are a self-starter and take ownership in your work product. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a high-growth, dynamic and fast-paced software company.  

What You’ll Do:  

  • Review software contracts and prepare revenue checklists to ensure that revenue is recorded in accordance with the Company’s revenue recognition policy and ASC 606  
  • Assist with the worldwide revenue close process which includes preparing journal entries and account reconciliations 
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statement fluctuation analyses for management reporting 
  • Partner cross-functionally with other business groups (Deal Desk, Legal, Sales Operations) on customer contract negotiations  
  • Assist with technical revenue memos and updates to the Company’s revenue recognition policy as needed  
  • Prepare revenue related disclosures for annual financial statements 
  • Support the accounting and finance functions by leading or participating in special projects and workflow process improvements  
  • Review the Company’s Order-to-Cash and revenue recognition processes and recommend improvements to fine tune processes, document procedures, and enhance controls.  
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects as needed 

We’re looking for someone with: 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related area, CPA license preferred 


  • 4+ years accounting experience including experience in a revenue recognition role. SaaS/software experience preferred.  
  • In-depth knowledge of US GAAP and ASC 606 accounting standards  
  • Exceptional attention to detail with an appreciation for accuracy  
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to translate complex, detailed topics to the team and leadership in a clear, logical manner
  • Ability to work independently and proactively manage one’s own work streams as needed  
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP, SUMIF, IF statements, etc.) 
  • Familiarity with NetSuite and Salesforce preferred  

About Tanium 

Tanium offers an endpoint management and security platform built for the world’s most demanding IT environments. Many of the world’s largest and most sophisticated organizations —  including nearly half of the Fortune 100, top retailers and financial institutions, and multiple branches of the U.S. Armed Forces — rely on Tanium to make confident decisions, operate efficiently, and remain resilient against disruption. Tanium has been named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list of “Top 100 Private Companies in Cloud Computing” for five consecutive years and ranks 4th on FORTUNE’s list of the “Best Workplaces in Technology 2020.” 

On a mission. Together. 

At Tanium, we are stewards of a culture that emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect, and diversity. In our pursuit of revolutionizing the way some of the largest enterprises and governments in the world solve their most difficult IT challenges, we are strengthened by our unique perspectives and by our collective actions.   

We are an organization with stakeholders around the world and it’s imperative that the diversity of our customers and communities is reflected internally in our team members. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow because we know that only together can we do great things. 

Vaccine Mandate

​​​​​​​At Tanium, the health and safety of our employees and the community are our top priority. In our effort to control the spread of Covid-19, Tanium requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 as of their start date, to the extent allowed by applicable law. If you are unable to get the Covid-19 vaccine due to a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief, Tanium will engage in the interactive process and consider requests for an accommodation.

Taking care of our team members 

Each of our team members has 5 days set aside as volunteer time off (VTO) to contribute to the communities they live in and give back to the causes they care about most.