Tanium is hiring a

Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting Manager


The Basics:

We are looking for a Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting Manager to join our world class Accounting and Finance organization. You will own financial reporting for the Company, be the process owner for internal-use software and equity accounting, as well as drive the adoption and implementation of ASC 842. You will be the “go-to” person for technical accounting, research and communicate any new technical accounting issues and help us navigate new business initiatives and their corresponding accounting impacts. This is a highly visible role within the finance org and will collaborate cross-functionally across the whole company. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, analytical, a great communicator, demonstrates a strong understanding of accounting, and can work effectively across the organization.

What You’ll Do:

  • Research any new accounting pronouncements and evaluate how they will impact our financials. Present to management on new and proposed accounting guidance, and the potential impact on the company
  • Lead the financial reporting process which includes the preparation of annual and quarterly financial statements and any related disclosures
  • Responsible for the accounting of stock-based compensation and other equity-related transactions
  • Prepare analysis of capitalized software costs under ASC 350 and ASC 985
  • Responsible for the preparation of Audit Committee presentation, investor relations financial reporting requests and other ad-hoc reporting requests
  • Present new ideas for Audit Committee content directly to the Corporate Controller, including related data analysis and peer company research
  • Coordinate and prepare deliverables for the 409A valuation
  • Support the company with drafting and reviewing any new and existing policies and ensure compliance with US GAAP
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance including design of internal controls, evaluation, testing and remediation


 We’re Looking for Someone With:

  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance required, CPA preferred
  • Experience:
    • 5+ years of Accounting experience, Big 4 and/or SaaS industry experience preferred
    • Experience with Netsuite or another large ERP systems a plus
  • Other:
    • Strong understanding and proficiency of U.S. GAAP
    • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Ability to effectively facilitate and present in group meetings
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and strategic-thinking skills with a forward-looking focus
    • Advanced Excel skills, ability to set up and organize data in a clean format that is easy to update and roll forward
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to thrive in a team environment working with others
    • Demonstrated professional commitment, initiative, accountability and ownership of assignments
    • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and adept at handling change

About Tanium:

At Tanium, we offer a proven platform for endpoint visibility and control that transforms how the world's largest and most sophisticated organizations manage and secure their computing devices with unparalleled speed and agility. There’s a reason why more than half of the Fortune 100, top retailers and financial institutions, and four branches of the US Armed Forces rely on Tanium.

Our unstoppable spirit, drive to do the right thing and win as a team attitude has earned us the rank of 7th on the Forbes list of “Top 100 Private Companies in Cloud Computing” for 2019 and 10th on FORTUNE’s list of the “100 Best Medium Workplaces.”

At Tanium, we take care of our employees and their communities with things like 5 days of Volunteer Time Off.