Guidewire Software is hiring a

Revenue Recognition Analyst- Edina, Minnesota

Edina, United States
Revenue Team
Our revenue team plays an integral role with regard to Guidewire’s current operations, our growth objectives, and the broader finance organization. Revenue assurance has an important seat at the table with the CEO, CFO, and the Sales leadership team as it relates to deals, new products, licensing, and business model expansion. We operate throughout the world today with plans to drive our growth through organic initiatives as well as acquisitions and partnerships. Our revenue team will be evolving. The revenue team receives a lot of exposure with opportunities to influence the long term direction of the company including how we license and sell our software, consulting, and cloud services.

The Role
As The Revenue Analyst you will be a contributing member of the revenue accounting team and will report to the Revenue Manager. As a top candidate, you should have a desire to learn and review revenue related contracts and apply your knowledge of revenue recognition guidance (ASC 606) and documentation the assessment in contract write-up 


  • Review sales arrangements to ensure proper revenue recognition in accordance with Guidewire policy and Revenue Recognition Accounting Standards – ASC 606;
  • Prepare deal write-up for final revenue recognition accounting conclusions and supporting documentations for executed contracts and work with our external auditor;
  • Partner with Deal Desk, Legal, Sale and Sale Operation, FP&A and other Finance teams for deal review during contract negotiations and monthly close tasks;
  • Assist Managers in maintaining and updating internal revenue policies, procedure and SOX controls;
  • Assist with other accounting projects/areas as necessary

  • Requirements: 
    An experience finance professional with strong software revenue recognition knowledge in the areas of ASC 606, and related revenue recognition pronouncements under US GAAP and IFRS preferably gained in the software industry with 2+ years of experience  or in an audit of Big 4 accounting firms. Other requirements are as follows:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, or Finance. CPA preferred
  • Experience with multiple business models such as SaaS, on-premise licenses, and services
  • Great interpersonal skills to collaborate with different individuals across the organization and ability to impart ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Highly motivated and keen to learn.
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment
  • Working knowledge of Google Workspace, Saleforce CPQ and Oracle a plus.

About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 500 insurers in 38 countries, from new ventures to the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of applications that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.

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