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Revenue 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 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 work with various teams including Business Development, Finance and Legal to identify, shape, and appropriately account for revenue.

You are comfortable working independently and on a team and have strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills.

In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for the revenue recognition process from quote- to-cash.
  • Drive revenue and cost of 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 under current software revenue recognition rules.
  • 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.
  • Build cross-functional working relationships within the company.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives related to revenue processes, including reporting, data gathering, analysis and enhancement of existing processes for efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Gain a solid understanding of business transactions and accounting flow.

What We Value

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in business administration, economics, finance, accounting, or related field.
  • 5+ years’ experience within a large public accounting firm and/or a small to mid-size enterprise software company.
  • Extensive experience in application of US GAAP, specifically in the area of revenue recognition.
  • Highly skilled in the interpretation of SOP 97-2 and other revenue recognition accounting pronouncements as well as applicability to specific technical accounting transactions.
  • Strong communications, 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 Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Proficiency with NetSuite and/or other revenue recognition accounting systems.
  • CPA (preferred but not required).
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. Please see the United States Department of Labor's EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected].

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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.

Want to learn more about Palantir Technologies? Visit Palantir Technologies's website.