Company Overview

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

Build and enhance our proven security platform
Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges
We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

The Role

Proofpoint is always looking to hire exceptional people. We help some of the largest and most successful companies in the world defend, protect, and govern their most sensitive data; and we are currently building our next generation of cloud-based solutions that will literally change the way people work. We are looking for a talented and passionate individual who is interested in joining our Finance team to help us take Proofpoint to the next level.

Your day-to-day

Assist with tracking and recording revenue in accordance with GAAP and the company's revenue recognition policies
Analyze and monitor revenue accounts including deferred revenue balances
Reconcile bookings, billings and revenue on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and ad hoc basis
Review and analyze customer contracts for revenue recognition issues under both ASC985-605 and ASC605 recognition rules
Prepare JE’s and related account reconciliations while providing analysis for fluctuations for assigned accounts
Perform processes and procedures to comply with SOX 404 control framework
Assist with subsidiary billing as necessary
Participate in special projects and initiatives as assigned

What you bring to the team

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
CPA candidate or Licensee
Basic understanding of revenue recognition as it relates to multi-element arrangements and software revenue recognition
Must be meticulous, detail oriented, and organized
3+ years of Progressive experience Big 4 Audit public /​ private mix
Strong Excel skills
Superior interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work independently or as part of a team
Must be flexible to work under time constraints and deadlines

Why Proofpoint

As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!