Senior Technical Revenue Analyst

Accounting and Finance Santa Clara, California


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.

Your Career 

Palo Alto Networks is looking for a
Senior Technical Revenue Analyst to help drive revenue accounting quality, revenue accounting process efficiencies and robust internal controls through the Company’s continued high pace of growth. This person will perform technical revenue accounting tasks while working with key stakeholders, supporting projects and implementing process improvements in a fast-paced environment.

Your Impact
  • Perform monthly balance sheet account reconciliations for various revenue accounts, ensuring accuracy and adherence to GAAP
  • Support monthly closing activities including, but not limited to, reviewing non-routine revenue transactions, performing accounting assessments, preparing accurate journal entries, and documenting revenue conclusions
  • Monitor revenue inbox to respond timely and appropriately to business requests
  • Research, resolve and operationalize complex and non-routine revenue accounting transactions
  • Identify actionable insights and suggest recommendations to address issues and improve accounting processes/efficiencies
  • Partner with cross-functional teams on a regular basis to identify areas for improvement and tackle problems
  • Ensure compliance with SOX 404 key controls
  • Assist with external audits and special projects as needed
Your Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline 
  • Minimum of 3 years of related work experience
  • Thorough understanding of ASC 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers
  • Big 4 accounting firm experience a plus
  • CPA or equivalent a plus
  • Experience with SAP or other large ERP systems a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to multi-task, stay organized and prioritize deadlines in a fast-paced and continuously changing environment
  • Promotes collaboration and works well with others
  • Ambitious, detail-oriented, and maintains a positive attitude
The Team 

You have a passion for numbers, our organization has a real 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 finance department deals with numbers daily, supporting infrastructure, dealing in automation, building elegant models and solutions to empower our business lines and solutions. If you’re seeking a financial challenge but with a worldwide 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.

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

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive 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 legally protected characteristics.