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Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.

Planet designs, builds, and operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delivers an unprecedented dataset of empirical information via a revolutionary cloud-based platform to authoritative figures in commercial, environmental, and humanitarian sectors. We are both a space company and data company all rolled into one.

Customers and users across the globe use Planet's data to develop new technologies, drive revenue, power research, and solve our world’s toughest obstacles.

As we control every component of hardware design, manufacturing, data processing, and software engineering, our office is a truly inspiring mix of experts from a variety of domains.

We have a people-centric approach toward culture and community and we strive to iterate in a way that puts our team members first and prepares our company for growth. Join Planet and be a part of our mission to change the way people see the world.

Planet is headquartered in San Francisco, California, Earth.

About the Role:  

The Finance team at Planet in Berlin is seeking an experienced AR and revenue Accountant to become a part of a global Finance team. You will work closely with other departments like Customer Success,  with our various customers and you will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks. Your mission will be to act as our main point of contact for our customers for invoicing. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, attentive and detail-oriented thinker, and a reliable colleague who sees challenges as opportunities. You have the ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles and internal controls.

Impact You’ll Own:

  • Daily monitor and review information flow from CMS (Content Management System: SFDC) to ERP (Enterprise resource planning: NS) to timely and accurately record sales transactions
  • Be responsible for global AR and revenue accounting as well as technical accounting research
  • Manage communication with customers on all accounting issues and maintain healthy AR aging
  • Communicate any finding of issues and/or potential risks related to the revenue cycle to the manager clearly and on a timely manner
  • Month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial close - prepare journal entries, balance sheet and income statement account reconciliations, also complex transactions of global entities
  • Act as backup for other team members in different areas of accounting and ad-hoc projects as needed

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other quantitative major or experience or commercial training (kaufmännische Ausbildung)
  • 2-3 years of progressive experience, solid knowledge of accounting policies/procedures and financial statements (HGB)
  • Fluent English and German skills
  • Solid knowledge of MS Office applications, especially Excel
  • Strong work ethic, capacity to get things done independently, and consistent performance with a sense of urgency and commitment, ability to prioritize, meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and data integrity
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to interact with internal and external customers
  • Based in Germany

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • High level of resilience and agile approach to problem-solving

  • Experience with Netsuite or equivalent ERP system

  • Experience with Salesforce or equivalent CMS

  • Experience in a high growth, rapidly changing work environment

  • US GAAP knowledge 

Benefits While Working at Planet:


  • Be part of a vibrant international company of 45+ nationalities with office locations in different countries
  • Sense of belonging in a diverse and inclusive culture
  • Experience a fast-paced spacetech environment
  • Countless opportunities to connect within and outside of work with regular team events  
  • Personal development with annual L&D budget
  • Join our regular hack-weeks and meetup events to exchange knowledge 
  • Employee Resource Groups that provide safe and empowering spaces for connection and mentorship
  • Give back to the community by using one day per quarter for charitable work as part of our 1% Pledge
  • Health programs and flexible working hours to support work life balance
  • Be part of our growth: we offer equity options for our employees
  • Daily virtual mindful bodywork sessions to stay healthy
  • We offer equipment and wellbeing support during these challenging times 


  • Enjoy a spacious central office located in U/S-bahn Zoologischer Garten
  • Employees’ well-being is our top priority: on site massages, snacks, fruits, drinks and company lunches 
  • Additional contributions to Company Pension schemes
  • Enjoy unique offers and discounts for companies/web shops 
  • Additional Company Holidays 

Some Press About Us: 

Our CEO, Will Marshall featured on TED and featured in a Planet Blog

“Planet: Bringing Space Back Down to Earth”

Tiny, privately owned satellites are changing how we view the Earth features in NBC News

“Planet And Rocket Lab Create Mission Patch To Honor Women In Aerospace” —Planet Blog

Why we care so much about Belonging. 

We’re dedicated to helping the whole Planet, and to do that we must strive to represent all of it within each of our offices and on all of our teams. That’s why Planet is guided by an ultimate  north star of Belonging, dreaming big as we approach our ongoing work with diversity, equity and inclusion.  If this job intrigues you, but you’re thinking you might not have all the qualifications, please... do apply!  At Planet, we are looking for well-rounded people from around the world who can contribute to more ways than just what is listed in this job description.  We don’t just fill positions, we aspire to fulfill people’s careers, most excited about folks who are motivated by our underlying humanitarian efforts.  We are a few orbits around the sun before we get to where we want to be, so we hope you’re excited to come along for the ride. 



Germany, Berlin

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