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Manager of Internal Audit - Channel Partner

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Finance & Accounting

Remote, United States

Job ID: R00578

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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 Manager of Internal Audit - Channel Partner will partner with the Head of Internal Audit to build the GTM (Go to Market) Audit strategy at Confluent. In this role, you will have the opportunity to assess GTM risk across the company and ensure risk mitigation through risk based audits.


What You Will Do:

  • Understand the risk landscape across Go to Market and especially Channel partners
  • Build a risk assessment model for identifying high risk channel partners
  • Perform channel partner reviews/audits and ensure they are compliant with contracts, no indication of channel stuffing, etc.
  • Perform other audits in sales ops function based on risk assessment
  • Partner with business/functional management to understand their objectives, identify potential issues and the root causes, make value added and practical recommendations, and ensure those recommendations are implemented on a timely basis
  • Assist the Head of Internal Audit in annual Enterprise Risk Management activities
  • Exercise business judgment to prioritize and evaluate level of risk
  • Prepare clear, written, fact-based reports for board and management use and work with management on documenting action steps to reduce risk
  • Manage assigned projects within a team, such as audit planning, board report preparation, or provide training on emerging issues
  • Present regular status updates to the CAE and business leadership


What You Will Bring:

  • 5+ years of internal auditing within Contract Risk Compliance function or experience working in GTM function
  • Understanding of how Channel partner program works
  • Prior experience with performing channel partner reviews, contract compliance in SaaS company
  • Big 4 Experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to quickly grasp business needs and objectives
  • Self-starter who is results driven and possesses a strong sense of urgency
  • Strong project management skills
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, ever-changing, rapid-growth, fun environment


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 $129,300 - $148,700, 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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