May 13, 2019




Software and Business Services




Emeryville, CA


The Basics: We are looking for Revenue Accounting Manager who will have a central role on the Tanium Accounting team in assisting with our global revenue accounting function. We are looking for a talented and passionate individual who is organized with an exceptional attention to detail. Not only do you hold yourself to the highest level of integrity, you are passionate and take ownership in your work product.
What you’ll do:
  • Review and analyze revenue contracts and document significant terms and accounting conclusions to ensure that revenue is recorded in compliance with Company’s revenue recognition policy and accounting literature in accordance with ASC 606
  • Partner and work cross functionally with other business groups (Deal Desk, Legal, Sales Operations) on non-standard customer contract negotiations and revenue recognition assessments
  • Participate in month-end close deliverables including preparing and reviewing the accuracy of journal entries for revenue and commissions as well as related GL account reconciliations
  • Assist with managing the worldwide revenue close process to ensure that revenue is recognized in accordance with US GAAP and the Company’s revenue recognition policies
  • Maintain a customer service approach interfacing with the functional departments in relation to all aspects of responsibilities
  • Support the accounting and finance functions with special projects and workflow process improvements
  • Provide guidance and suggest improvements to the Company’s Order-to-Cash and revenue recognition processes including to work on fine tuning processes, documenting procedures, and enhancing controls.


We’re looking for someone with:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and CPA license required


  • 5+ years of accounting experience and in-depth knowledge of revenue recognition accounting standards
  • In depth knowledge of ASC 985-605 (SOP 97-2), ASC 605-25 (EITF Issue 08-1) and ASC 606 required
  • Operational experience applying ASC 606
  • Strong analytical skills, problem solver, detailed oriented and appreciation for accuracy


  • A team player who excels at building relationships across the organization while adhering to tight deadlines with a positive demeanor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate complex scenarios and topics in clear logical manner
  • NetSuite and Salesforce experience preferred - Working knowledge of MS Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP’s, etc.)
  • Ability to proactively manage his or her own work streams as needed
  • Excited to work and contribute to a fast-growing, fast-paced accounting team in a hot company.

Fortune 1000 Company?


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Full Time

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Travel Requirements


Contact Name

Susanna Zens

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