Senior Revenue Accountant - Remote - US


Remote, 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 an experienced, self-motivated Senior Revenue Accountant to join our
Revenue Operations team. In this role, you will be involved in daily revenue operations and
improvement for automation. You will also participate in the global revenue process, including
assisting with contract review, month-end close procedures, and the preparation of ASC 606
compliance analyses.

The ideal candidate is an experienced CPA (or with equivalent practical experience) with at
least 3 years of progressively responsible experience at either a Big 4 public accounting firm or
a high-tech organization with a minimum of 1 year in a revenue specific role. You should have
experience from a global, growing software company that has on-premise software revenue
and SaaS.

Due to the fast-paced and high growth nature of the Company, the candidate must be detail
oriented, have the ability to operate effectively and independently in a rapidly growing and
dynamic environment to help drive the Company’s continued growth, and a willingness to roll-
up their sleeves when needed.

What You Will Do:

  • Perform worldwide monthly financial close related to revenue and commission (cost of obtaining contracts with customers) and preparing analytics and management reporting
  • Review non-standard revenue contracts and assess impact on revenue accounting and disclosures
  • Participate in revenue and billing systems automation, improvement and optimization
  • Provide support & maintenance to the Company’s revenue management system
  • Work closely with the external audit team regarding any quarterly review and annual audit requirements
  • Research and provide any updates on new revenue standard and their application on the Company’s business
  • Collaborate with the other finance departments and business partners to provide ad hoc research, reporting, and projects as it pertains to revenue
  • Actively engage in process improvements, including developing and maintaining Sarbanes Oxley controls over revenue reporting

What You Will Bring:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or Business or equivalent practical experience
  • Three years of progressively responsible experience at a Big 4 public accounting firm or a combination of Big 4 and industry revenue experience, preferably with exposure to a high-tech organization
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP with a focus on revenue recognition (ASC 606) and commission recognition/cost of obtaining contracts with customers (ASC 340-40)
  • Enterprise software and SaaS industry experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (oral and written) and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills with the ability to manipulate and interpret large sets of data
  • Detail-oriented, analytical, organized and self-motivated
  • CPA certification or equivalent practical experience and NetSuite user experience are a plus
  • Confidence in a highly visible role
  • Most importantly: a sense of humor, a curious mind, an eagerness to learn, and a positive attitude

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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