Revenue Accountant



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Accounting & Finance
Emeryville, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

The Basics:

Tanium is looking for a Revenue Accountant who will play a central role within the Global Revenue Recognition team. 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 customer contracts and document assessments in deal review checklists to ensure compliance with Tanium’s revenue recognition policy and ASC 606
  • Assist with month-end close processes associated with revenue recognition, including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, and fluctuation analysis
  • Collaborate with Revenue Operations to ensure customer contracts are recorded accurately
  • Assist in providing audit support for revenue transactions
  • Support the accounting and finance functions by 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, Finance, or a related field
  • 2+ years experience in public accounting or in a corporate accounting role
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP and experience in the application of ASC 606
  • Exceptional attention to detail with an appreciation for accuracy
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and proactively manage one’s own work streams
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook applications
  • Familiarity with NetSuite and Salesforce preferred
  • CPA or working towards completing a CPA

About Tanium

Tanium, the industry’s only provider of converged endpoint management (XEM), leads the paradigm shift in legacy approaches to managing complex security and technology environments. Only Tanium protects every team, endpoint, and workflow from cyber threats by integrating IT, Operations, Security, and Risk into a single platform that delivers comprehensive visibility across devices, a unified set of controls, and a common taxonomy for a single shared purpose: to protect critical information and infrastructure at scale. Tanium has been named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list for six consecutive years and ranks on Fortune’s list of the Best Large Workplaces in Technology. In fact, more than half of the Fortune 100 and the U.S. armed forces trust Tanium to protect people; defend data; secure systems; and see and control every endpoint, team, and workflow everywhere. That’s the power of certainty. Visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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.

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.

What you’ll get

The annual base salary range for this full-time position is $45,000 - $135,000. This range is an estimate for what Tanium will pay a new hire. The actual annual base salary offered may be adjusted based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, location, education, skills, training, and experience.

In addition to an annual base salary, team members will receive equity awards and a generous benefits package consisting of medical, dental and vision plan, family planning benefits, health savings account, flexible spending account, transportation savings account, 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, life, accident and disability coverage, business travel accident insurance, employee assistance programs, disability insurance, and other well-being benefits.

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