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Revenue Analyst

  • DepartmentFinance
  • LocationUnited States - Edina, MN
  • Location TypeHybrid
Revenue Team
Our revenue team plays an integral role with regard to Guidewire’s current operations, our growth objectives, and the broader finance organization. The revenue team 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 in 17 countries today with plans to drive our growth through organic initiatives as well as acquisitions and partnerships. As our company expands the business to provide new cloud-based solutions, our revenue team will also 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 a 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 and document the assessment in contract write-up

What You'll Do

  • Partner with cross-functional teams (Deal Desk, Legal, Sale and Sale Operation, FP&A, and other Finance teams) for deal review during contract negotiations and monthly close tasks
  • Assist the team (Sr Analyst and Manager) in reviewing contracts and identifying non-standard terms
  • Review contracts to ensure compliance with company guidelines and revenue recognition accounting standards
  • Assist in maintaining and updating internal documentation for revenue policies, procedures, controls, and SOX compliance
  • Prepare SSP schedules to support monthly reviews, quarterly audits, and external reporting processes
  • Prepare schedules to support for close activities and audit requirements, and external reporting processes
  • Provide input for ongoing development and improvement on systems and operation processes
  • Collaborate with FP&A to analyze forecast versus actual revenue, deferred revenue schedules
  • Review and prepare journal entries and reconciliations for revenue and related accounts (revenue, deferred revenue, deferred costs, AR, and/or unbilled AR)
  • Assist with ad hoc reporting 

Who You Are

  • 2+ years of revenue accounting and operations experience with Accounting degree required
  • Solid planning and prioritization skills. Demonstrates high energy with the ability to remain flexible and change priorities in a challenging and fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced and often ambiguous work environment
  • Proven ability to independently take ownership and manage assigned tasks
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and customer service skills is required, as well as eagerness to learn and take on challenges in a rapidly growing and dynamic environment
  • Must be a team player and self-starter
  • Intermediate/advanced Excel skills required
  • Detail oriented with analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Systems experience or desire to learn new systems (Oracle ERP and Salesforce)
Talent rewards

The perks. The rewards. The good stuff.

We’re proud to shout about our awesome benefits packages. Holistic wellness is a big deal for us. We offer everything you need to support your work and, most importantly, your work-life balance. We’re committed to helping you be the best version of yourself. Inside and outside of work.

FINANCIAL

FINANCIAL

Receive market-competitive pay and incentive programs—because you deserve it! To help future-proof your income, we offer generous support through retirement savings plans.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Keep your physical and emotional health in tip-top shape with health insurance for you and your family, an employee assistance program, annual wellness reimbursement, and access to wellness resources.

FLEXIBLE WORKING

FLEXIBLE WORKING

Work in an environment where you’ll have the freedom and trust to make an impact, with time for your life outside of work.

DOWNTIME

DOWNTIME

Relax and kick back through our generous paid time-off programs. Make a difference in your community with three volunteer days each year. Take your own personal day of rest with My Day. We also offer ample paid leave for all new parents.

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

We encourage self-directed learning, giving you every chance to become a better version of yourself, both professionally and personally. At Guidewire, lifelong learning is here for the taking.

CAREER MOBILITY

CAREER MOBILITY

Your career opportunities are only limited by your own imagination. Guidewire’s community is filled with chances to expand your horizons across any of our teams or worldwide‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ locations.