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Revenue Accountant

Palantir Technologies, Denver, CO

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

Duration: Full-Time


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 Revenue Analyst, you will analyze complex revenue transactions and continually refine revenue recognition policies. You will research and be responsible for providing direction on technical accounting issues that may arise during the ordinary course of business. You will collaborate with various teams including Business Development, Finance and Legal to identify, shape, and appropriately account for revenue. As a key player in our Finance team, you will be encouraged and empowered to challenge the status quo when something is broken.

You are hands-on, flexible, self-motivated, and a team player. The position requires strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills.

Core Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the revenue recognition process from quote- to-cash.
  • Drive revenue accounting month-end close process by creating and validating accruals, preparing journal entries and account reconciliations, ensuring policy compliance, and developing standard reports.
  • Document sales contracts and related revenue accounting treatment in accordance with ASC 606 and company policies.
  • Build cross-functional working relationships within the company and provide technical guidance, training, and support to the Finance, Legal and Business Development teams.
  • Work actively with external auditors to ensure that revenue recognition interpretations are consistent and adhere to GAAP.
  • Gain a solid understanding of business transactions and accounting flow, whilst identifying and implementing continuous improvement initiatives related to revenue processes, including reporting, data gathering, analysis and enhancement of existing processes for efficiency and effectiveness.

What We Value

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Accounting, or related field.
  • 3+ years’ US GAAP software revenue recognition experience and familiarity with US GAAP revenue recognition accounting guidance such as ASC 605 and ASC 606.
  • 5+ years’ experience within a large public accounting firm and/or a small to mid-size enterprise software company.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, including the ability to summarize key accounting and operational issues to management.
  • Complex analytic problem solving and project management skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • CPA (preferred but not required).

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Life and disability coverage.
  • Paid leave for new parents and emergency back-up care for all parents.
  • Family planning support, including fertility, adoption, and surrogacy assistance.
  • Stipend to help with expenses that come with a new child.
  • Commuter benefits.
  • Relocation assistance.
  • Unlimited paid time off.
  • 2 weeks paid time off built into the end of each year.
Our benefits aim to promote health and wellbeing across all areas of Palantirians’ lives. We work to continuously improve our offerings and listen to our community as we design and update them. The list above details our available benefits and some of the perks that can be enjoyed as an employee of Palantir Technologies.

Salary

The starting salary for this position is estimated to be $85,000/year. Total compensation includes approximately $10,000/year of equity compensation in the form of Restricted Stock Units, based on the recent value of the company’s stock at the time of grant. Further note that total compensation for this position will be determined by candidate’s relevant qualifications, work experience, skills, and other factors. This estimate excludes the value of any potential sign-on bonus; the value of any benefits offered; and the potential future value of any long-term incentives. 


Palantir is committed to promoting a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe that all Palantirians share the responsibility of upholding our commitment to these values and encourage candidates from a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and lived experiences to join us in solving the world’s hardest problems. Palantir does 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.

Palantir is committed to making the job application process accessible to everyone. If you are living with a disability (visible or not visible) and need to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please reach out and let us know how we can help.

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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