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Senior Manager, Strategic Finance

Finance & Accounting

Remote, United States

Job ID: R01871

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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:

We are seeking a self-motivated Senior Strategic Finance Manager to join our corporate FP&A team. In this high-profile role, you will be critical in the successful execution of the Company’s long-range financial plan and provide data-driven insights in support of strategic initiatives across the company including M&A. The ideal candidate is a highly-motivated individual who is intellectually curious, results driven, and a crisp communicator with strong business and financial acumen. This role reports to the Director, Strategic Finance.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide strategic insights and recommendations to leadership on company financial performance, including metrics, to help meet long term growth plans
  • Support M&A deal process from business case modeling, deal negotiation, to due diligence
  • Support the long range planning financial model 
  • Responsible for forecasting and creating analyses regarding customer and ARR related metrics and providing thought leadership on the implications of these metrics on a consumption based business model
  • Develop and maintain financial models and analyses to support critical strategic, financial, and operational decisions
  • Help leadership gain key insights, with the purpose of driving growth and efficiency while delivering a high return on investment
  • Identify and lead initiatives to continuously improve, automate, and scale forecasting and reporting tools and processes

What You Will Bring:

  • 7+ years experience in FP&A, corporate finance, strategic finance, investment banking or consulting
  • Ability to work quickly and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while maintaining a high level of precision and attention to detail
  • Excellent financial modeling and analytical capabilities including M&A transactions
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and effective at managing multiple priorities
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal & presentation) with the ability to understand and communicate difficult concepts and provide recommendations
  • Extraordinary work ethic
  • Proactive desire to improve and scale processes
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, including ASC-606

What Gives You an Edge:

  • Experience with Salesforce, NetSuite, and Anaplan
  • Investment banking experience
  • Experience with consumption business models
  • Finance experience in a high growth software company

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 $153,180 - $180,000, 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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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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