Accounting Manager

Employer
Confidential
Location
Chennai
Posted
Jun 17, 2024
Closes
Jul 01, 2024
Ref
4737038684
Level
Manager
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
The Accounting Manager will support the development and growth of the Finance Center of Excellence that we are establishing in our Chennai office as well as support the financial reporting and accounting operations of our India entity. This position will report to the Director of Accounting in Chennai and will work closely with the US-based Leaders of the Accounting team.The successful candidate will have experience across a range of finance and accounting functions, be motivated by process improvements, hold a high bar for attention to detail, and possess a desire to lead a local team while working collaboratively with various US-based leaders.
Role Responsibilities:
  • Set a vision for the team, outline goals/timelines and hold the team accountable for the accounting operations of our India-based subsidiary, including payroll, accounts payable, fixed assets, RTR, transfer pricing, revenue, financial reporting and statutory filings.
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations and make sure that any outstanding items are investigated and subsequently cleared.
  • Prepare monthly fluctuation explanations and present them in our close meeting.
  • Identify and implement process improvements and automation to support Opendoor s growing finance and business operations.
  • Recruit, train and provide guidance to junior team members so that they excel in their day to day roles as well as obtain a thorough understanding of our financial statements.
  • Identify controls and prepare documentation for compliance requirements for month end / accounting close processes.
  • Assist with financial statement audits, be a primary point of contact for auditor PBC requests and be able to respond to questions that they may have
Skills Needed:
  • Professional qualification in Accounting, Finance or similar subject matter
  • Minimum of +8 years of professional experience either in Audit at an accounting firm or in Accounting at MNC
  • Experience with Financial Reporting and India compliance requirements
  • Familiarity with various operational accounting functions, enabling them to provide guidance and feedback to the team
  • Experience in recruiting, training, guiding and managing an Accounting team.
  • Ability to thrive in a changing environment where continual process improvement is expected.
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skills
  • High bar for attention to detail and process design, documentation and improvement
  • Demonstrated ability for picking up new technologies quickly and comfortably
  • Strong Excel skills
Bonus Points:
  • NetSuite, Coupa or SQL experience
  • Chartered Accountant or on a path to become a Chartered Accountant
  • Experience auditing or accounting for companies registered with the SEC and subject to
    SOX 404 audits

Skills: Guiding, Auditing, Documentation, Accounting, Process Improvement, Training, Netsuite, Sql, Recruiting, Financial Reporting, Managing, Coupa, Finance, Excel

Experience: 8.00-10.00 Years