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EMEA Technical Revenue Manager

Finance & Accounting

Remote, United Kingdom

Job ID: R01428

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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 favourite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? Thats the power of data in motion in actiongiving organisations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, were 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 organisation. With Confluent, organisations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

Were looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energised to roll up their sleeves and help realise Confluents 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 growwhether youre just starting out in your career or managing a large team, youll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

About the Role:

The Manager, Technical Revenue will be an international leader on behalf of the Technical Revenue Team and will be a key business partner to Sales, Sales Ops, Business Development, Legal, and FP&A. In this role, you will be the subject matter expert on revenue accounting and engage with the business to provide revenue recognition guidance in various areas, including contract reviews, non-standard sales deals, and new product introductions. You will also be responsible for documenting the Companys accounting positions and communicating them to varying levels in the organization and external auditors and certain internal controls.

The ideal candidate is an experienced CPA with at least 4 years of progressively responsible experience at either a Big 4 public accounting firm or a publicly traded, high-tech organization with a minimum of 2 years in a revenue-specific role. You should have experience from a global, growing software company that has on-premise software revenue and SaaS. This position reports to the Director, Technical Revenue.

What You Will Do:

  • Serve as the finance organizations subject matter expert and key point of contact for international stakeholders on revenue accounting, ensuring desirable revenue accounting results. Provide revenue recognition guidance on our most complex revenue transactions through enablement of the Technical Revenue Team and participating in contract reviews
  • Provide thought leadership to key business partners and collaborators in Sales, Sales Ops, Business Development, Legal and FP&A on structuring complex deals to optimize revenue recognition while maintaining compliance. Lead regional trainings on how to apply revenue recognition guidelines for SaaS and on-premise offerings
  • Draft technical revenue memos to document key revenue conclusions and lead the continued improvement of the Companys revenue-related policies
  • Prepare revenue checklists prepared for material contracts, which document technical revenue considerations related to each deal and ensure compliance with our revenue recognition policies
  • Work closely with Confluents external auditors to ensure approved revenue policies are adhered to, align on new and developing revenue topics and transactions
  • Drive process improvements as they relate to the contract review and the overall Quote to Cash process.

What You Will Bring:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
    4+ years of progressively responsible experience at either a Big 4 public accounting firm or a global, publicly traded high-tech organization with a minimum of 2 years in a revenue role
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and primarily revenue recognition (ASC 606) as it applies to on-premise software revenue and SaaS
  • Demonstrated experience thinking strategically about issues, leading to recommendations and action plans
  • Attention to detail and experience multitasking and prioritizing to deliver impact in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-resolution skills, including the ability to research accounting literature and simplify complex situations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (oral and written) and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the company
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • CPA certification or equivalent practical experience

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