Revenue Recognition Specialist

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Tyler Technologies is seeking a Revenue Recognition Specialist to join our corporate finance team. The revenue recognition specialist ensures that Tyler contract revenues are recognized within the scope of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and the financial accounting standards codification guidance. This position will report to the revenue compliance manager while working closely with Tyler’s legal, sales and billing staff.


  • Review, determine, document and justify the appropriate revenue recognition guidance ASC 606 latest pronouncements along with old guidance under (ASC 985-605, 605-25 and ASC 605-35) ensuring the best possible revenue outcome for Tyler adhering to GAAP.
  • Develop promote and maintain positive working relationships with other Tyler departments to enhance and support revenue recognition understanding and consideration both pre and post contract execution
  • Provide and interact with higher management on a regular basis for reporting and activity updates about the team.
  • Provide guidance, training and support to the team daily to ensure proper compliance with the standards and completion of contracts review within the specified deadlines.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or accounting. Master’s degree or CPA preferred.
  • Two or more years of progressively increasing responsibility in finance or contracts negotiations
  • Experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Software accounting principles (ASC 606, ASC 985-605, ASC 605-25, ASC 605-35, ASC 605-15) and the practical application of those principles.
  • Ability to balance alternative accounting conclusions based on the facts presented and provide the best supportable answer yielding the best revenue recognition position
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adjust quickly and accurately to changing priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communications, teamwork and customer service


Plano, Texas



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Requisition Number:2020-133

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