Revenue Accounting Lead - Remote - US

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Posted 12 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

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 a motivated Revenue Accounting Lead to join our Revenue Operations team. In this role, you will be involved in both revenue accounting and improvement for automation. You will participate in the global revenue process, including assisting with contract review, month-end close procedures, significant process evolution and interaction with internal and external auditors. The ideal candidate is an experienced CPA (or with equivalent practical experience) with at least 4 years of progressively responsible experience at either a Big 4 public accounting firm or a 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 SaaS revenue. Due to the fast-paced and high growth nature of the Company, the candidate must be detail oriented, have the ability to operate effectively and independently in a rapidly growing and dynamic environment to help drive the Company's continued growth, and a willingness to roll-up their sleeves when needed. This position will be remote and will report to the Senior Revenue Accounting Manager. What You Will Do: + Assist and lead team in performing worldwide monthly financial close related tasks such as analyzing revenue contracts and related SaaS usage, reconciling revenue and deferred revenue related accounts, preparing management reporting, and executing key internal controls + Gain a deep understanding of SaaS consumption data and systems that generate that data, and propose process improvements using that knowledge + Coach, mentor and supervise direct report(s) + Partner with FP&A team and other business partners within the company on numerous projects + Participate in revenue and billing systems automation, improvement and optimization + Work closely with the external audit team regarding quarterly review and annual audit requirements; assist in managing audit and lead team in preparing revenue related schedules for audit support + Review non-standard revenue contracts and assess impact on revenue accounting and disclosures + Prepare or review footnote or other analyses for quarterly financial statement disclosures What You Will Bring: + BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or Business or equivalent practical experience + 4 years of progressively responsible experience at a Big 4 public accounting firm or a combination of Big 4 and industry revenue experience, preferably with exposure to a high-tech organization + People management experience a plus + Working knowledge of SaaS revenue recognition (ASC 606), preferably with exposure to consumption based revenue recognition + Keen interest in understanding how systems and processes are connected and how data is generated and flows through systems + Intermediate to advanced Excel skills with the ability to manipulate and interpret large sets of data + Attention to detail and experience prioritizing competing priorities to deliver impact in a fast-paced environment + Experience with NetSuite and NetSuite ARM a plus + Excellent interpersonal skills (oral and written) and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel + CPA certification or equivalent practical experience a plus 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. Confluent requires all employees (in office and remote) in the U.S. to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, Confluent will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on medical conditions/contraindications or sincerely-held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to the company. 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