Senior Manager, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting


San Francisco, California

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

About the Role

Confluent is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Manager of Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting who embraces and thrives in a fast-paced environment. This role will take ownership of the completion of different financial reporting deliverables and help scale the financial reporting process at Confluent. In addition, this role will be the technical accounting subject matter expert, build and maintain the Company's accounting policies, and address technical accounting issues arising from business transactions or the implementation of new accounting pronouncements.  Due to the fast-paced and high growth nature of the Company, the candidate must be detail-oriented, maintain an inquisitive mindset, and have the ability to operate effectively and independently in a dynamic environment to help drive Confluent’s continued growth. The ideal candidate is an experienced CPA with 8+ years of total progressively responsible experience and with a combination of Big 4 and public company financial reporting experience. 

What You Will Do

  • Own the completion of financial statements and related disclosures
  • Assess the financial statement and disclosure impact of complex transactions and draft technical memos to support conclusions reached.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for equity accounting and disclosure matters.
  • Establish, develop, and maintain the company accounting policies.
  • Be a proactive liaison with external auditors to drive timely closure of financial statement reviews and technical accounting matters.
  • Monitor, assess, and implement new accounting pronouncements applicable to the company and partner with stakeholders to analyze the impact.
  • Be a trusted business partner and advisor to various stakeholders within Accounting, Finance, Legal, and other cross-functional teams.
  • Take initiative for process improvements to scale and optimize the financial reporting process.
  • Develop and maintain effective internal control over financial reporting, ensuring Sarbanes Oxley requirements are met.

What You Will Bring

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA with 8+ years of progressively responsible experience
  • Combination of Big 4 and public company financial reporting experience
  • Precise, analytical, organized, and self-motivated
  • Excellent knowledge of U.S. GAAP, including ability to research accounting literature, establish a position, and develop procedures for implementation
  • Strong interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of at the company
  • Strong to advanced Excel skills
  • Donnelley Financial Solutions experience a plus
  • Enterprise software and/or SaaS industry experience a plus

Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Confluent requires all employees (in office and remote) in the U.S. to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, Confluent will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on medical conditions/contraindications or sincerely-held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to the company.

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Best Teammates on Planet Earth
Adjustable Working Arrangements
Robust Benefits
Rest and Recharge Days
Weekly Lunch Spend
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)

Confluent is Remote-First

At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed location or your immediate region.

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