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Senior Manager, Technical Revenue (Remote or CA based)

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks-- everything starts and ends with our mission:

Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren't easy goals to accomplish - but we're not here for easy. We're here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we're looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We're changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we've rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

Job Description

Your Impact

  • Partner with Sales, Legal, FP&A, and Sales Operations on non-standard contract review to determine revenue impact and provide recommendations to maximize revenue
  • Partner with Marketing on evaluation of sales incentive programs and other partner programs
  • Partner with Product management on roadmap creation and review
  • Manage appropriate revenue recognition and tracking of non-standard one-off deals, SOX compliance and responding to external auditor's requests, as required
  • Participate in close activities including review of manual entries and account reconciliations
  • Research, evaluate, and prepare technical revenue accounting memos
  • Drive improvement, efficiency, and effectiveness into all revenue methodologies and deliverables
  • Lead and assist with other special projects, as needed
  • Will consider candidates not located in the Bay area (remote ok) within the United States.

    Your Experience
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
    • CPA required, Big 4 experience preferred
    • 8 years minimum of progressive experience in technical accounting, including 4+ years in revenue recognition (9 - 10+ total years preferred)
    • Excellent knowledge of revenue and related pronouncements (ASC 606)
    • Experienced in writing complex technical accounting position papers
    • Advance knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
    • Solid organizational skills with the ability to manage priorities and execute in a fast-paced environment with attention to details
    • Team player and effective communicator with all levels of management and cross functional organizations
    • SAP and accounting operations experience a plus
      Additional Information

      The Team

      You have a passion for numbers, our organization has a passion for cybersecurity. You're looking for a career with a more fulfilling mission. We have open positions to top talent seeking a financial challenge. Our accounting department deals with numbers daily, supporting infrastructure, dealing in automation, building elegant models and solutions to empower our business lines and solutions. The ideal candidate has exceptional skills in financial modeling and analytics and an innovative mindset to approach finance problems differently. Our innovation doesn't stay in Research and Development. Within finance, we seek people who are looking to try new things, while solving business critical equations. If you're seeking a financial challenge but with a world-wide impact - this is it.

      Our Commitment

      We're trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity's status quo. It's simple: we can't accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together. To learn more about our dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our Life at Palo Alto Networks page and our diversity website.

      Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace and provide equal consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

      Additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at

      All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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