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Senior GL Accountant, Payroll

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 the GL Accountant for Payroll, you will partner closely with the payroll operations and international accounting teams and will be responsible for the accounting of payroll and payroll-related expenses and liability accounts. You will be responsible for closing the books monthly as well as building out related internal controls, automation and process improvements. We value problem solvers who are not satisfied with the status quo and who are seeking opportunities to continue to improve the efficiency or accuracy of our existing processes.    

Core Responsibilities

  • Prepare journal entries to record payroll activity in the accounting system for US and International subsidiaries.
  • Book payroll-related liability accounts such as bonus and vacation.
  • Review and reconcile payroll clearing accounts and employee benefits.
  • Implement and document improvements to the payroll reconciliation procedures to facilitate growth, scalability and improved compliance.
  • Serve as point person for all payroll-related financial audit requests, and support the payroll operations team with accounting knowledge.
  • Partner with Finance team to perform flux analysis as part of month-end close process and advise on accounting for related transactions.
  • Perform an annual payroll reasonableness test.

What We Value

  • At least 3 years of payroll related or accounting experience; experience in partnering and working with international payroll is a plus.
  • Degree in Accounting required.
  • Working knowledge of general ledger accounting and financial reporting.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly analytical, with strong problem solving ability.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills; accuracy in work products and an ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • NetSuite, Workday, ADP and Safeguard experiences are a plus.
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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