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Payroll Analyst

Finance & Accounting

Remote, Texas

Job ID: R00315

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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:

The Payroll Analyst will report to the AMER Payroll Manager and be a key member of Confluent’s global payroll team will be responsible for supporting the AMER Payroll team with processing semi-monthly payroll tasks including the processing of off-cycle payroll requests and ensuring compliance with employment and wage and hour laws.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter, a problem solver, and is comfortable with challenging the status quo in order to improve and scale the function. This individual will have experience partnering with multiple stakeholders and business partners to drive cross-functional initiatives while ensuring strong governance and compliance.


What You Will Do:

  • Responsible for supporting timely and accurate payroll processing for the US and Canada in compliance with local tax, labor regulations, and SOX
  • Review semi-monthly timesheet and absence records for completeness and accuracy; assist non-exempt employees and manager with time-entry inquiries
  • Calculate and process off-cycle payments
  • Provide customer service to employees on payroll-related inquiries
  • Assist AMER Payroll team with special projects, including process documentation and improvements, system updates, integrations, upgrades, or implementations


What You Will Bring:

  • 2+ years of experience in payroll operations, operating at a multi-national company
  • Workday Payroll experience preferred
  • Basic knowledge of US federal, state, and local payroll regulations, including payroll tax, reporting, and required filings
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Eagerness to learn and willingness to take on new challenges



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 $63,200 - $71,100 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.


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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 job location or your immediate region.

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