Manager, Accounting

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May 06, 2024
May 27, 2024
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About Highspot

Highspot is a software product development company and a recognized global leader in the sales enablement category, leveraging cutting-edge AI and GenAI technologies at the core of its robust Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform. Highspot is revolutionizing how millions of individuals work worldwide. Through its AI-powered platform, Highspot drives enterprise transformation to empower sales teams through intelligent content management, training, contextual guidance, customer engagement, meeting intelligence, and actionable analytics. The Highspot platform delivers advanced features tailored to business needs, in a modern design that sales and marketing executives appreciate and is the #1 rated sales enablement platform on G2 Crowd.

While headquartered in Seattle, Highspot has expanded its footprint across America, Canada, the UK, Germany, Australia, and now India, solidifying its presence in the Asia Pacific markets.

About the Role

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Accounting Manager who excels at both strategic management and hands-on execution. This role will collaborate closely with the Senior Director of Finance and GA on strategic initiatives and will shape and support the establishment of Accounting and Finance functions in India. You will be responsible for building the India processes and local compliance team for statutory accounting and tax compliance, including migrating bookkeeping services in-house, ensuring the integrity of accounting and tax records for the Indian legal entity and compliance with India tax regulations, and accounting standards. In addition, you will be responsible for contributing to the global strategy to centralize statutory compliance support and filings for Highspot's international entities, as well as leading and supporting the the general ledger and financial operation functions based in India.

What You'll Do
  • Execute the strategy to build and maintain scalable and enhanced controllership processes for accurate accounting and tax records with focus on long term scalability.
  • Collaborate with 3rd party services providers to gain a deep understanding of India & Global tax regulations and compliance requirements and inform leadership of risk mitigation assessments.
  • Ensure adherence to Global tax regulations, and reporting requirements for accounting and tax matters including audit inquiries and support.
  • Support statutory compliance preparation and filings including financial statement preparation, statutory audits, corporate income tax compliance, indirect tax compliances and exchange control filings.
  • Management and monitoring of indirect tax and other tax filings globally.
  • Standardizing Global reporting and deliverables for compliance related deliverables.
  • Executing optimization and enhancement programs to create efficiencies in the day-to-day operations.

Your Background
  • 8+ years of experience in accounting, tax or related roles.
  • 4+ years of experience in a management role, overseeing teams statutory compliance at a multinational company (Big4 experience/ Public IT Company experience is preferred).
  • Experience in international statutory financial statement preparation and audits, including tax filings and compliances.
  • Managed a team of 3+ members across accounting and (or) finance functions.
  • Project management experience, including proven record of executing on multi-month projects.
  • Knowledge of tax regulations such as Income-tax laws, Indirect tax such as GST and VAT.
  • Chartered Accountant qualification is a requirement.
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or a related field.
  • Proven expertise in Indian accounting and tax regulations (IFRS or indAS).
  • Knowledge of global tax regulations and accounting standards is a plus (EMEA and APAC).
  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to work closely with cross-functional teams.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in implementing best practices for financial operations.
  • Experience in Netsuite is a plus.
  • Understanding of Highspot's industry and sales enablement solutions is a plus.


Equal Opportunity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, color, ethnicity, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or invisible disability status, political affiliation, veteran status, race, religion, or sexual orientation.

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