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Senior Analyst, Marketing FP&A

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Finance & Accounting

Remote, United States

Job ID: R134-2210

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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: 
We are hiring a Senior Financial Analyst to partner with our Marketing organization and drive strategic decision-making, provide financial insight into investment decisions, and build operational rigor and efficiency. You will help guide the financial planning, forecasting, and reporting for these teams. You will also be responsible for key financial deliverables and ad hoc analyses and help to define the processes by which we scale and grow the budgeting, spend and ROI process for these teams. This role will report to the Senior Director, FP&A and will be remote within the U.S. We’re looking for someone who is a strong business partner with the ability to deliver top-tier results in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.


What You Will Do:

  • Partner with Marketing leaders on data driven evaluation and execution of strategic business initiatives; provide operational guidance on best practices and ROI frameworks for their business areas
  • Build and maintain detailed financial models that track and analyze functional costs and their impact on the company’s overall performance
  • Assist in developing and executing the monthly, quarterly and annual financial planning and forecasting processes for Marketing
  • Prepare executive-level management reporting, summarizing findings and recommendations
  • Identify and lead initiatives to continuously improve, automate, and scale forecasting and reporting tools, processes, and methodologies
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Finance leaders to drive and execute both short-term and long-term policies to drive growth and efficiency while delivering a high return on investment
  • Partner with Corp Accounting to perform month-end close activities and help drive process improvements and efficiencies
  • Manage approvals for both hiring and purchase requisitions, striving to constantly deliver and improve our forecast accuracy


What You Will Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
  • 3+ years of hands-on FP&A experience in a high-growth company
  • Excellent financial modeling and analysis skills required
  • Effective communication at a detailed level while having the ability to elevate for high-level consumption by executives
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills; must also be proficient using G-Suite
  • Ability to work quickly and manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment while maintaining a high level of precision and attention to detail
  • Ability to influence business partners and provide recommendations in order to drive decision-making and execution
  • Experience developing and improving processes with desire to inspire change across the org
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, including ASC-606


What Gives You an Edge: 

  • Experience with Salesforce, Tableau, NetSuite, and Anaplan or other financial ERPs
  • Experience with Allocadia or other marketing budget & ROI software
  • Prior experience in Marketing FP&A or other roles closely supporting the marketing organization of a technology company



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.



At Confluent, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry standards. We analyze and carefully consider several factors when determining compensation, including work history, education, professional experience, and location.   This position has an annual estimated salary of $99,400 - $114,300 USD, an annual bonus, and a competitive equity package. The actual pay may vary depending on your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Confluent offers a wide range of employee benefits. To learn more about our benefits click HERE.


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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