Sr. Manager, Corporate Accounting

4 days left

Employer
Avalara Inc.
Location
India
Posted
Mar 20, 2024
Closes
Apr 19, 2024
Ref
4614951051
Level
Manager, 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 Manager of Accounting. Reporting to the Senior Director of India Finance, this position is a newly created role due to company-growth and the creation of a global accounting center of excellence based in India. This individual will be responsible for building out a new team of accountants in India to support Avalara's Global Accounting team and for participating in the month-end close for global operations. This individual will work closely with US Controller and functional leads within the global accounting organization. This individual is expected to generally work during UK hours (2 pm to 11 pm IST) and extend beyond as needed. Manage the month-end close processes owned by the India Global Accounting team to prepare timely, accurate financial data that is in compliance with US GAAP and Avalara accounting policies. Manage the month-end financial review process and variance analysis for assigned expense and balance sheet accounts. Communicate and collaborate effectively across the Global Accounting team. Review and approve journal entries and account reconciliations. Develop and maintain accounting policies, procedures, and related documentation to support strong internal controls in accordance with SOX 404 and US GAAP. Manage, develop, mentor, and regularly assess and review performance metrics for direct reports. Maximize efficiencies, organize work processes and procedures, and automate procedures through system improvements. Complete ad-hoc analysis and projects as required. What You'll Need to be Successful Chartered Accountant 7 to 10 years of accounting experience 3 to 5 years of people management experience Experience with accounting under US GAAP; including exposure to complex accounting matters, including but not limited to consolidation matters, currency matters, revenue recognition, impairment, among other topics Additional qualifications of CPA is preferred Ideal background from SaaS industry NetSuite (preferred) or other large ERP systems experience such as Oracle or SAP Experience with internal controls and SOX compliance is preferred. Experience performing intercompany accounting for both foreign and domestic entities is preferred Highly proficient analyzing data in Microsoft Excel Experience working with large data sets and automation tools, preferred Strong verbal and written communications in English Skilled in writing policies and procedures Experience in team management and career development 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. Strong leadership presence with the ability to think conceptually and make effective decisions. Highly motivated and dedicated to contributing to the growth and success of the company Proven ability to influence and make an impact 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, 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 7 to 10 years of accounting experience 3 to 5 years of people management experience Experience with accounting under US GAAP; including exposure to complex accounting matters, including but not limited to consolidation matters, currency matters, revenue recognition, impairment, among other topics Additional qualifications of CPA is preferred Ideal background from SaaS industry NetSuite (preferred) or other large ERP systems experience such as Oracle or SAP Experience with internal controls and SOX compliance is preferred. Experience performing intercompany accounting for both foreign and domestic entities is preferred Highly proficient analyzing data in Microsoft Excel Experience working with large data sets and automation tools, preferred Strong verbal and written communications in English Skilled in writing policies and procedures Experience in team management and career development 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. Strong leadership presence with the ability to think conceptually and make effective decisions. Highly motivated and dedicated to contributing to the growth and success of the company Proven ability to influence and make an impact