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Senior Payroll Reporting & Analytics Analyst

Palantir Technologies, Seattle, WA

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 Senior Payroll Reporting & Analytics Analyst, you will partner closely with internal teams for Payroll, Accounting, and Equity. In this role, you will be responsible for owning internal global payroll reporting 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 seek opportunities to continue to improve the efficiency or accuracy of our existing processes.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare payroll-related liability support such as vacation accruals and severance for Global Payroll.
  • Track and monitor incurred payroll taxes (EE/ER, Cash/SBC) to partner with FP&A, Treasury, and Accounting teams for forecasting and expense analysis.
  • Prepare monthly equity files for payroll processing and MEC. Partnering with the Equity team to ensure the Payroll and Equity systems are in sync.
  • Reconcile incurred Payroll liabilities versus actual expense - accruing for timing differences for taxes, pension, etc.
  • Serve as primary contact for all payroll-related financial audit requests and be the liaison between Payroll and Accounting.
  • Implement and document improvements to the payroll reconciliation procedures to facilitate growth, scalability and improved compliance.
  • Provide back-up, as needed, for global payroll processing.

Requirements

  • At least 5 years of payroll and/or accounting related experience; experience in partnering and working in a global environment is a plus.
  • Proficient in MS Excel, including advanced formulas functions (e.g. Vlookups, Pivot tables, IF statements).
  • Working knowledge of Global Equity reporting through Payroll (NSO, ISO, RSU, ESPP, etc).
  • 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.
  • Experience with Workday, ADP, Safeguard, NetSuite, and/or Shareworks is a plus.
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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