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Manager, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting

Finance & Accounting

Remote, United States

Job ID: R33-2234

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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 Manager of Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting who embraces and thrives in a fast-paced environment. 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. In addition, this role will support SEC reporting and help scale the financial reporting process at Confluent.

Due to the 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 5+ years of total progressively responsible experience with a combination of Big 4 and public company experience. This position will report to the Director of Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting.


What You Will Do:

  • Establish, develop, and maintain Confluent’s accounting policies
  • Assess the accounting and disclosure impacts of accounting issues and draft technical memos to support conclusions reached
  • Be a trusted business partner and advisor to various stakeholders within Accounting, Finance, Legal, and other cross-functional teams regarding policy interpretation and application
  • Be a proactive liaison with external auditors to drive timely alignment on accounting and reporting matters
  • Monitor, interpret, and implement new accounting standards, including assessing the impact on Confluent’s financial statements and accounting policies, and working with various cross-functional stakeholders
  • Conduct U.S. GAAP and accounting policy and process training sessions
  • Support SEC reporting process, including drafting financial statements and related disclosures
  • Ensure the internal controls related to technical accounting and financial reporting are designed, implemented and operating effectively for SOX compliance 

What You Will Bring:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA with 5+ years of progressively responsible experience
  • Combination of Big 4 and public company financial reporting experience
  • 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
  • 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.



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 $134,800 - $175,200, 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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