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Internal Audit & SOX Manager

Finance & Accounting

Remote, United States

Job ID: R01657

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Description

With Confluent, organizations can harness the full power of continuously flowing data to innovate and win in the modern digital world. We have a purpose that drives us to do better every day – we're creating an entirely new category within data infrastructure - data streaming. This technology will allow every organization to create experiences and use the power of data in ways that profoundly impact the way we all live. This impact is our purpose and drives us to do better every day.

One Confluent. One team. One Data Streaming Platform.

Data Connects Us.

About the Role:

Confluent is seeking an experienced, self-motivated Internal Audit & SOX Manager as well as for IA projects (as needed) to join our Internal Audit team. In this role, you will be a key player in the Company's development 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 CA with at least 7+ years of progressively responsible experience with public accounting/public company experience. You should have experience managing a wide scope of responsibilities against competing priorities and deadlines.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead SOX planning, scoping, and risk assessment through close collaboration with business process owners and external auditors
  • Serve as a subject matter specialist and central point of contact for in-scope SOX business processes and provide clear and consistent guidance to process owners to mitigate risks 
  • Assist in the evaluation of new processes, policies, and systems to determine its impact on the SOX control environment and assist process owners in designing the control landscape based on identified risks
  • Assist in planning and execution of all phases of SOX compliance including risk assessment and planning discussions, documentation of process walkthroughs, identifying controls and key reports, testing, and reporting results.
  • Prepare findings 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.
  • Assist in preparing reports for management, Audit Committee, and external auditors
  • Project manage the execution of all phases of the SOX 404 Compliance program, ensuring timely delivery and quality work
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders (process owners, external auditors, outsourced providers) to build strong relationships and support the coordination of SOX activities.
  • Assist with any ad hoc operational reviews and or process assessments

What You Will Bring:

  • CPA/CA or Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • The ideal candidate must be a proven leader, an exemplary project manager, proactive, confident in interacting with management and external stakeholders at all levels, bring business experience, and have experience in assessing financial and operational risks, preferably in the technology industry and Big4 experience
  • Extensive SOX experience with Order to Cash and SaaS industry experience
  • Extensive PMO experience to help liaison with internal and external stakeholders managing business relationships and partnering with key stakeholders especially senior and executive management
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, COSO, PCAOB Auditing Standards, Sarbanes-Oxley, risk and controls standards and business process best practices
  • Strong command of written, verbal and presentation and research skills

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 $131,900 - $155,000 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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