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Senior Corporate Accounting Analyst

Palantir Technologies, Palo Alto, CA

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 Senior Accounting Analyst at Palantir you’ll work to drive improvements and quality initiatives across our growing Accounting & Finance organization, supporting senior accounting leadership with strategies that prioritize scalability and value creation.

In this role, you’ll create immediate impact, getting deep into cross functional work and identifying areas for improvement. You will be responsible for helping the Corporate Accounting team close the books monthly, as well as building out related internal controls, automation and process enhancements.

You are a problem solver, who's not satisfied with the status quo, and is energized by opportunities to improve efficiency and accuracy of existing processes.

Core Responsibilities

  • Be an integral part of corporate accounting team and assist with month-end and quarter-end close workflows.
  • Create supporting schedules for quarterly filings and for ad-hoc requests from business or finance teams
  • Generate monthly reconciliation for credit cards, accruals, payroll accounts and other such critical balance sheet areas.
  • Prepare and analyze journal entries, reconciliations, and other accounting records to verify accuracy and to determine if there are any discrepancies within the financial data.
  • Provide support to business partners, to internal and external auditors during quarterly and year-end engagements relating to financial statement audits
  • Adhere to key controls as identified through SOX strategy and prepare SOX compliant documentation
  • Participate in internal process improvement initiatives to improve reporting, analytical tools, and technical aspects of accounting procedures and practices.

What We Value

  • 4+ years accounting or finance experience. Experience at a public company and Big Four a plus.
  • A highly analytical and innovative approach to problem solving, with a demonstrated track record of process improvement.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with international functions and teams is a plus.
  • High attention to detail and organizational skills; able to maintain accuracy in work products and multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Systems we use: NetSuite, Concur, Coupa, Workday, CoStar, Workiva.
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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