Senior Accounts Receivable Data Analyst at Palo Alto Networks (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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Company Description

Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:

Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We’re changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

Job Description

Your Career 

Palo Alto Networks is looking for a highly motivated Senior Accounts Receivable Data Analyst who is excited to join a high growth Company. The ideal candidate must possess strong critical thinking, communication and project management skills. This role will provide the opportunity to work alongside OTC Leadership to optimize the structure, improve processes, enhance governance and build scalable solutions for future growth. 

Your Impact

  • Order to Cash SAP S/4Hana design and UAT Testing
  • Identify and collaborate with cross-functional business partners and third parties to implement best practices, automation and continuous process improvements 
  • Collaborate with the AR, Credit & Collections management team for future projects 
  • Issue and communicate project status to leadership, steering committee and other stakeholders as appropriate
  • Support accounts receivable related system implementations and perform or review user acceptance testing
  • Assist with special projects and ad hoc requests as needed
  • Improve and scale AR’s invoicing capabilities. This includes process improvement, streamlining and standardizing billing processes globally, and advancing billing automation 
  • Evaluate sources of information from customers and PANW’s Sales, Deal Desk and Orders team to determine any limitations, in terms of reliability and usability
  • Identify and automate operational processes to increase operational efficiency
  • Drive process improvements and lead change management efforts for billing mechanisms globally
  • Invent new ways to define and measure program effectiveness and organizational productivity
  • Prepare data for processing by working with internal teams including SAP Technical ERP

Qualifications

Your Experience 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or relative area with 3+ years experience 
  • Public company experience within an Order Operations, Billing, AR, Credit and Collections environment
  • SAP experience specifically related to Billing, AR, Credit & Collections required
  • Experience with writing data queries and performing complex data analysis activities across a multitude of analytics and reporting technologies including Tableau, GCP, Clarizen, and Salesforce
  • Experience with high technology clients in the Hardware, Software and/or SaaS space a plus
  • Experience with the implementation of business architecture, process design and/or technology solutions in the billing, accounts receivable and finance domain
  • Experience with billing and payments channel design, billing strategies, financial flows (revenue and receivables) and result reporting 
  • Experience with automated billing and payment strategies, collections, revenue accounting and financial analytics
  • Understanding of billing, payment data management, includes value chain synchronization and revenue recognition
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities and execute with accuracy and efficiency
  • Critical thinker with a risk-based approach mindset and strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build relationships across multiple functions and implement new processes
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Proficiency in Google Suite a plus

Additional Information

Your Team 

Our Accounts Receivable Credit & Collections team responds to external and internal requests daily, supports non-standard transactions and works cross-functionally with key stakeholders. The ideal candidate has a keen eye for detail, high level of accuracy, resourceful, organizational and time management skills. We partner closely with order fulfillment, revenue, and other operational stakeholders to ensure proper billings and provide solutions to our customers’ needs. If you have a passion for customer service, want to enhance your accounts receivable experience, and seek to be part of a team that is solving challenging problems – this is it.

Our Commitment

We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.

Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at [email protected]

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

Disclosure required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum compensation (includes on-target earnings = base + on target incentives for sales roles) for this role to be located in the state of Colorado. If hired in Colorado, this position starts at $95,200/yr. Depending on the position offered, restricted stock units and incentive or bonus pay may be provided as part of this compensation package. Additional benefits may be found here.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Covid-19 Vaccination Information for Palo Alto Networks Jobs

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  • Unless applicable law requires otherwise, you must be vaccinated for COVID or qualify for a reasonable accommodation if:
    • The job requires accessing a company worksite
    • The job requires in-person customer contact and the customer has implemented such requirements
    • You choose to access a Palo Alto Networks worksite
  • If you have questions about the vaccine requirements of this particular position based on your location or job requirements, please inquire with the recruiter.

More Information on Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Santa Clara, CA and Plano, TX. Palo Alto Networks was founded in 2005. It has 10190 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 405 open jobs at Palo Alto Networks, click here.
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