Finance Head

4 days left

Mar 07, 2024
Apr 24, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
Our client is a 5-year-old travel and hostel space providing platform, a Youth Hotel chain, where the spaces are designed for work and leisure. Their mission is to provide quality spaces for youths looking for hostel options and to other travelers across locations in India. They provide clean and hygienic dorms and private rooms along with different facilities like Wi-fi, travel helpdesk, fully stocked kitchens, lockers and laundry services, etc.

They are currently providing 800 beds in 13 locations, and plan to add another 1600 in the next few months, with the aim to add at least a lac bed in the near future. The spaces offered by them are highly rated by their customers and are preferred over other competitors for the location and services offered within a decent budget. Invested by some very well known names across Asia, it provides their team with a work culture that thrives on modern yet social and explorative values. As a Finance Head, you will be responsible for leading, coaching and developing a team of financial analysts, across accounting processes to ensure consistent delivery of the high quality work by the team. This also includes goal setting, performance review management of the team, identifying improvement/ training plans and other related activities.

What you will do:

  • Leading in finance initiatives like ERP transition
  • Leading financial close review with controllership team including month-end close call, finalization of P&L accounts, balance sheet and trial balance
  • Responsible for reviewing the balance sheet and P&L schedules for the controllership review
  • Highlighting and driving the necessary action points
  • Leading the team to prepare and understand the month end flux analysis for all P&L and balance sheet accounts with the in depth analysis
  • Understanding and influencing the design of financial systems
  • Ensuring appropriate financial policies, procedures and internal controls are in place, documented and driving process improvements
  • Interacting and working closely with the internal and external auditors on audit related queries and ensuring timely completion of the audits

Desired Candidate Profile
What you need to have:

  • CA with more than 8 years of experience in Finance, Accounts, Tax, Budgeting, Liaising, Purchase, Data Analysis and Fund Management
  • Demonstrative excellence in conceptualizing and implementing effective management systems to improve financial controls and financial discipline in the organisation
  • Expert in analyzing existing systems and procedures, designing internal control systems, facilitating and influencing effective decision-making based on intensive financial analysis of facts and figures
  • Excellent in managing the business continuity and disaster recovery plans
  • Track record in managing the equity transactions, guiding and advising management on operations, business structuring, financial planning, etc
  • Expertise at streamlining processes, identifying unprofitable functions, evaluating control procedures thereby facilitating effective and disciplined performance
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to connect, inspire, influence, confront and challenge people in order to improve process, systems and eventually achieve operational efficiency
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and analytical bent of mind thus being able to comprehend and explain complex financial data easily with a track record of high achievement

Skills:- Finance