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SOX Senior Auditor

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Finance & Accounting

Remote, United States

Job ID: R00469

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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 Business Process and IT Senior for SOX to join our team. In this role, you will be a key player in the Company's execution of the SOX program. You will help manage and prioritize an evolving workload with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment. You will be expected to problem solve, collaborate, and move fast while keeping attention to detail. This role will be the key point of contact between our consultants and senior management. This position currently will report to the Director Internal Controls - SOX.

The ideal candidate is a CPA or CIA or CISA with at least 3+ years of experience with public accounting/public company. You should have experience managing a wide scope of responsibilities against competing priorities and deadlines.


What You Will Do:

  • Assist in planning and execution of all phases of SOX compliance including risk assessment & scoping, documentation of process walkthroughs, identifying controls and key reports, testing, and reporting results.
  • Manage and lead walkthroughs with External Auditors and perform SOX testing for controls, including Business Process and IT controls testing 
  • Prepare finding documentation and track remediation progress. Collaborate with process owners to ensure corrective action plans are in place to remediate any gaps identified with internal controls.
  • Prepare reports summarizing internal control assessments for management, Audit Committee, and external auditors, track remediation through closure.
  • Lead the efforts related to Management certification quarterly.
  • Coordinate testing of key controls, track completion, monitor status and continuous follow up with the process owners
  • Assist with maintenance and upkeep of SOX systems to always provide accurate data and visibility to stakeholders.
  • Evaluate changes in process, people, and technology that may have an impact to internal control over financial reporting, document SOX impact and provide controls guidance and training, as required.
  • Work closely with the stakeholders (finance and system teams) and external auditors regarding any audit requirements.
  • Manage internal and outsourced 3rd party resources.
  • Manage the execution of all phases of the SOX 302 and 404 Compliance program, ensuring timely delivery and quality work, including managing program status, prioritization dashboards and reporting.


What You Will Bring:

  • CPA or CIA or CISA with at least 3+ years of experience with public accounting/public company
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in a SOX 404 and/or internal audit role
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, COSO, PCAOB Auditing Standards, Sarbanes-Oxley, risk and controls standards and business process best practices
  • Have strong project management skills and the ability to produce timely deliverables and manage multiple and shifting priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills that help facilitate interactions with business partners and communication of key status points
  • Advanced understanding of financial and business processes and the risks surrounding those processes
  • Strong command of written, verbal and presentation and research skills
  • Ability to work with all levels of employees and cross-functional groups, results-driven with a high level of integrity


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 $101,700 - 117,000, 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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