Senior Revenue Recognition Analyst

Basic Information







Date Published:


Job ID:



You may occasionally be required to travel for business

Description and Requirements


"At BMC trust is not just a word - it's a way of life!" 

We are an award-winning, equal opportunity, culturally diverse, fun place to be. Giving back to the community drives us to be better every single day. Our work environment allows you to balance your priorities, because we know you will bring your best every day. We will champion your wins and shout them from the rooftops. Your peers will inspire, drive, support you, and make you laugh out loud!  

We help our customers free up time and space to become an Autonomous Digital Enterprise that conquers the opportunities ahead - and are relentless in the pursuit of innovation! 
BMC’s dynamic corporate teams are strategic and trusted advisors to the global organization supporting, enhancing, and driving BMC’s vision, culture, growth, and so much more. Each individual within the corporate teams is a valued partner to the overarching success of BMC’s employees and customers If you are looking for a company that gives you the freedom to expand your role, focuses highly on your professional development through continuous enablement, gives you an environment where you would feel happy to come to work, then BMC is the place to be.

Are you ready for a new challenge? Now is a great time to work for BMC Software! Our Revenue Recognition team is looking for a talented and experienced revenue recognition professional. 


The Sr Revenue Recognition Analyst will report to the Director - Accounting in the Revenue Recognition Department. The candidate will provide consultation to the territory managers during sales cycles on deal structuring to comply with revenue recognition guidelines. This position will also require the review and analysis of large software contracts and the documentation of significant terms. Gathering of facts, problem resolution, listening to customer requirements, and detailed analysis of several facets of a transaction is needed to ultimately determine the amount and timing of revenue recognition. Accounting research related to revenue recognition may be necessary. For transactions in the respective territories, preparation of final revenue recognition accounting conclusions and supporting documentation will be part of this role. Education and training to various groups on software revenue recognition ''best practices” must be provided as part of this role.  Preparation and completion of other projects will be required from time-to-time. 


A Bachelor’s degree is required for this position.  The ideal candidate must also have at least two or more years of experience with the following: 

  • Identifying revenue recognition issues on incoming deals
  • Reviewing significant, non-standard contracts for compliance with ASC 606 and authoritative guidance
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills. Communication with the rest of the team and the Director is vital
  • Ability to work in the Netherlands time zone
  • Ability to work and interact in a professional environment with different cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to think on your feet and know when you need assistance
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment and work long hours to meet the quarter deadlines
  • Preparation of Revenue Recognition documents for new Contracts
  • Working with Sales and Best Practice Manager on contract issues to provide suggestions and assistance for contract negotiation to ensure proper revenue recognition
  • Communicating and educating Sales and Best Practices Manager about basic revenue accounting principles
  • Perform revenue carve out based on SSP
  • Ensuring that revenues and cost of goods sold are recorded in an accurate and timely matter
  • Assisting in quarter-end revenue audit efforts
  • Knowledge and ability to use SFDC, Excel, PowerPoint, Pivot tables, MicroStrategy, and SharePoint
  • Ensuring contract parameters and requirements are met
  • Analyzing findings, developing recommendations and presenting to senior management
  • Evaluating processing workflows and identifying potential areas of improvement

Our commitment to you! 


BMC’s culture is built around its people. We have 6000+ brilliant minds working together across the globe. You won’t be known just by your employee number, but for your true authentic self. BMC lets you be YOU! 


If after reading the above, You’re unsure if you meet the qualifications of this role but are deeply excited about BMC and this team, we still encourage you to apply! We want to attract talents from diverse backgrounds and experience to ensure we face the world together with the best ideas! 


BMC is committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, age, sex, creed, color, religion, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender,  gender expression,  gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, disabled veteran or status as a protected veteran.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, visit the accommodation request page.


BMC Software maintains a strict policy of not requesting any form of payment in exchange for employment opportunities, upholding a fair and ethical hiring process.