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Sales Finance Analyst

Palantir Technologies, Palo Alto, CA

Palantir builds software that connects data, technologies, humans and environments.


A World-Changing Company

At Palantir, we’re passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use data and technology. Our software has been used to stop terrorist attacks, discover new medicines, gain an edge in global financial markets, and more. If these types of projects excite you, we'd love for you to join us.

The Role

As a Sales Finance Analyst on the Revenue and Strategy Team, you will identify and execute on key internal and external workflows across the business, including: planning, topline growth, optimal resource allocation, and investor relations. You will be helping the team develop strategies to improve these business-critical processes and be directly responsible for executing them. The questions you will address will evolve as rapidly as our company grows, so the solutions you create and implement today need to work better and smarter tomorrow. 

Core Responsibilities

  • Partner with our Sales/Deal Team to understand and hold teams accountable to targets and deal timing.
  • Collaborate with the heads of our different business lines to understand our customer contracts.
  • Collaborate with our Sales/Deal Team leaders to be the owner of the pipeline forecast, analysing and comparing it against actual results; monitoring variances, identifying trends, and recommending changes to leadership.
  • Work closely with accounting, legal and finance teams to ensure operational accuracy in topline workflows.
  • Define, track and create key business metrics to help assess the overall health of the business and inform executives, directors and investors on business performance.
  • Support Palantir’s rapidly growing business by providing financial planning and analysis as well as researching and discovering business growth opportunities.
  • Become the Finance point of contact for cross-functional planning and support to the broader business, providing creative solutions and recommendations to improve financial performance.
  • Ad hoc analysis that may be required by FP&A team.

What We Value

  • 2-5 years of experience in business or financial analytics (preferred).
  • BA/BS or MA/MS in Engineering, Finance, Economics, Math, or another analytical field, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience improving and streamlining processes to develop solutions to systematic and operational inefficiencies.
  • Strong experience with complex data modeling in at least one of the following: Excel, VBA, SQL, or MATLAB; familiarity with additional modeling platforms is always a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to learn quickly, and make an impact.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member in an unstructured environment.
Palantir is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Palantir is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Please see the United States Department of Labor's EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information.

About Palantir Technologies

At Palantir, we’re passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use data and technology. Our software has been used to stop terrorist attacks, discover new medicines, gain an edge in global financial markets, and more. If these types of projects excite you, we'd love for you to join us.

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