Senior Revenue Accountant

| Chicago
Kenna Security is revolutionizing cyber risk with a SaaS-based platform that uses data science to combine vulnerability data with exploit intelligence to measure risk, predict attacks and prioritize remediation. We are leading the way in helping Enterprises to reduce their risk while increasing their efficiency and preventing attacks.
We are looking for a Senior Accountant as a new addition to our Accounting team. This role will have both general ledger-related responsibilities, as well as assisting with proper application of the new revenue recognition standard (ASC 606). Responsibilities include monthly close, balance sheet account reconciliations and reviewing contracts for proper revenue recognition application. This role will work with cross-functional teams and interact with our external auditors during the annual audits. The ideal candidate enjoys a fast-paced high growth environment, is a self-starter, and is able to work independently but also as part of a collaborative team. This position reports directly to the Corporate Controller.
We are small enough that every employee receives a healthy amount of equity and the chance to have a significant impact on technical process and company culture, but large enough that we have established product-market fit, so you can focus on scaling our platform to keep up with the growth of the business.


  • Provide appropriate treatment for revenue recognition by identifying, documenting, and verifying areas of risk and exposure to revenue recognized under GAAP.
  • Be responsible for the invoice to cash cycle for the company, including AR, revenue recognition and cost capitalization.
  • Work with Sales Operations and Sales Representatives to ensure required documentation exists for each order.
  • Perform month/quarter/annual close activities which include analyzing General Ledger accounts, performing calculations, preparing journal entries, account reconciliation, preparing reports and financial statements, and resolving issues as needed.
  • Assist with internal and/or external audit requests as required.
  • Work to continuously improve accounting and reporting processes, improve system efficiencies and help streamline/automate procedures.
  • Support the Controller and VP of Finance as needed.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting a must, and CPA preferred
  • 4+ years of accounting experience and in-depth knowledge of revenue recognition accounting standards (ASC 605)
  • Strong analytical skills, problem solver, detailed oriented and appreciation for accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate complex scenarios and topics to team and supervisors in a clear, logical manner.
  • Ability to research and apply applicable accounting guidance.
  • Prior experience with a fast paced, growing SaaS company and start up experience preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

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How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

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What are Kenna Security Perks + Benefits

Kenna Security Benefits Overview

We offer our employees a full suite of benefits ranging from health and wellness plans, wealth management programs, flexible work arrangements and professional development opportunities.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Kenna offers standard and roth 401k plans with a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
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Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
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