Senior Accountant, Corporate Accounting

Employer
Avalara Inc.
Location
India
Posted
Mar 20, 2024
Closes
May 16, 2024
Ref
4614951047
Level
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Hybrid
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
What You'll Do The Global Accounting team at Avalara is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant. Reporting to the Global Accounting Manager, this individual will be responsible for participating in the month-end close for global operations and will be a critical part of the Global Accounting team based in India that will support accounting functions across Avalara's global operations. They will be responsible for tasks such as reconciling accounts, preparing journal entries and reports, researching variances, performing account analysis, maintaining accounting system data, and communicating with other teams. This individual is expected to generally work during UK hours ( 2 pm to 11 pm IST) and beyond that as needed. Contribute to the month-end close process to prepare timely, accurate financial data that is in compliance with US GAAP and Avalara accounting policies. Prepare monthly journal entries and supporting documentation. Accurately reconcile accounts, summarize activity, and resolve reconciling differences appropriately. Perform accounting and control procedures related to a variety of areas, such as fixed assets, intangible assets, prepaid assets, and other areas, as necessary. Review financial statement fluctuations and prepare detailed supporting schedules. Preparation of requested audit documentation and analyses Assist in fielding inquiries by researching and interpreting data. Partner with the business to record monthly accrual entries. Collaborate with different functional teams across the globe to continue to develop accounting processes and actively contribute to a disciplined financial statement close. Able to analyze and recommend improvements to major systems, processes, or policies. Perform ad-hoc accounting projects as directed. What You'll Need to be Successful Chartered Accountant Additional qualification of CPA is preferred. Ideal background from SaaS industry Minimum 4-6 years of intermediate accounting experience Experience with accounting under US GAAP Big 4 experience is preferred. Experience with internal controls and SOX compliance is preferred. Experience performing intercompany accounting for both foreign and domestic entities is preferred. Experience with NetSuite (preferred) or other large ERP systems such as Oracle or SAP. Highly proficient analyzing data in Microsoft Excel. Experience working with large data sets and automation tools, preferred Strong verbal and written communications in English. Demonstrates excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to meet deadlines, prioritize workload and act as primary owner of individual projects, analyses, or processes. The ideal candidate has the following traits: Strong sense of ownership and responsibility High integrity and ethical standards Ability to communicate effectively with and develop effective working relationships with a wide range of internal stakeholders Commitment to continued improvement as demonstrated by streamlining processes Highly motivated and dedicated to contributing to the growth and success of the company How We'll Take Care of You Total Rewards In addition to a great compensation package, paid time off, and paid parental leave, many Avalara employees are eligible for bonuses. Health & Wellness Benefits vary by location but generally include private medical, life, and disability insurance. Inclusive culture and diversity Avalara strongly supports diversity, equity, and inclusion, and is committed to integrating them into our business practices and our organizational culture. We also have a total of 8 employee-run resource groups, each with senior leadership and exec sponsorship. Flexible hybrid working We support hybrid work and flexible schedules for our employees. Learn more about our benefits by region here: https://careers.avalara.com/ About Avalara We're Avalara. We're defining the relationship between tax and tech. We've already built an industry-leading cloud compliance platform, processing nearly 40 billion customer API calls and over 5 million tax returns a year. Last year, we became a billion-dollar business, and our tribe expanded by a cool thousand people - there's nearly 5,000 of us now. Our growth is real, and we're not slowing down - not until we've achieved our mission - to be part of every transaction in the world. We're bright, innovative and disruptive, like the orange we love to wear. It captures our quirky spirit and optimistic mindset. It shows off the culture we've designed, that empowers our people to win. Ownership and achievement go hand in hand here. We instill passion in our people through the trust we place in them. We've been different from day one. Join us, and your career will be too. EEO Statement We're an Equal Opportunity Employer. Supporting diversity and inclusion is a cornerstone of our company - we don't want people to fit into our culture, but to enrich it. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law. If you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.

Chartered Accountant Additional qualification of CPA is preferred. Ideal background from SaaS industry Minimum 4-6 years of intermediate accounting experience Experience with accounting under US GAAP Big 4 experience is preferred. Experience with internal controls and SOX compliance is preferred. Experience performing intercompany accounting for both foreign and domestic entities is preferred. Experience with NetSuite (preferred) or other large ERP systems such as Oracle or SAP. Highly proficient analyzing data in Microsoft Excel. Experience working with large data sets and automation tools, preferred Strong verbal and written communications in English. Demonstrates excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to meet deadlines, prioritize workload and act as primary owner of individual projects, analyses, or processes. The ideal candidate has the following traits: Strong sense of ownership and responsibility High integrity and ethical standards Ability to communicate effectively with and develop effective working relationships with a wide range of internal stakeholders Commitment to continued improvement as demonstrated by streamlining processes Highly motivated and dedicated to contributing to the growth and success of the company