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Sr. Strategic Finance Manager

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Finance & Accounting

Remote, United States

Job ID: R00362

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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 seeking a self-motivated Senior Strategic Finance Manager to join our corporate FP&A team. In this high-profile role, you will be critical in the successful execution of the Company’s long-range financial plan and provide data-driven insights in support of strategic initiatives across the company, including M&A. The ideal candidate is a highly-motivated individual who is intellectually curious, results-driven, and a crisp communicator with strong business and financial acumen. This role reports to the Senior Director, Strategic Finance.


What You Will Do:

  • Provide strategic insights and recommendations to leadership on company financial performance, including metrics, to help meet long-term growth plans
  • Support the Company’s long-range planning financial model
  • Develop and maintain financial models and analyses to support critical strategic, financial, and operational decisions
  • Support M&A deal process from business case modeling, and deal negotiation, to due diligence
  • Identify and lead initiatives to continuously improve, automate, and scale forecasting and reporting tools and processes


What You Will Bring:

  • 7+ years experience in FP&A, corporate finance, strategic finance, investment banking or consulting
  • Ability to work quickly and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while maintaining a high level of precision and attention to detail
  • Excellent financial modeling and analytical capabilities, including M&A transactions
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and effective at managing multiple priorities
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal & presentation)
  • Extraordinary work ethic
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, including ASC-606


What Gives You an Edge: 

  • Experience with Salesforce, NetSuite, and Anaplan
  • Experience with consumption business models
  • Finance experience in a high-growth software 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 153,300 - 176,300 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.


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