Senior Manager, Accounting
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As the Controller - India, you will be the primary local finance contact person to support the exponential growth of Salesforce in the country. You are part of the worldwide Controller Org to drive financial compliance and operational effectiveness. You are responsible for many aspects of financial activities ranging from local regulatory compliance, application of the US and local GAAP’s to accounting transactions, the monthly financial close, analytical review,
finance operations improvement, to balance sheet account reconciliation in a fast-paced, non- traditional, rapid growth environment in India. You are also leading the team to handle the accounting process in certain areas for countries in APAC/Japan.
Collaborate with local business leaders to support the exponential business growth of India operations.
Develop and improve business processes and accounting practices/policies to strengthen internal controls and improve operational efficiency.
Ensure compliance of global and local internal financial control requirements, e.g. US SOX and local IFC requirements.
Manage outsourced service providers to ensure compliance of local, state and Federal Government statutory reporting requirements and tax filings.
Ensure compliance of Special Economic Zone (SEZ) regulatory requirements in Hyderabad.
Work with APJ HQ and other regions to support US GAAP accounting of India operations
Lead the team to handle accounting process of certain areas for countries in APJ
Support month end and year end financial closes.
Liaison with external institutions (Government, Tax authorities, Banks, Chartered
Accountants, Legal Counsel and others) on financial and compliance matters.
Handle the annual statutory audit with the external auditors to ensure local statutory audits are completed on time.
Co-ordinate other statutory and tax audits.
Collaborate with other functions for local regulatory filings, e.g. GST Return.
Support International and Global Controllers in various regional and global projects and initiatives.
An Accounting Degree, with at least 15 years relevant working experience in fast paced
MNC environment. Experience in IT Companies preferred.
Strong analytical skills, business acumen, organization savvy and passion in scalable process improvement in a fast pace environment
Outstanding communication/influencing skills, able to exercise independent judgment and work optimally with various levels of the organization locally and globally
Experience in people development to establish a scalable and effective team
Extensive compliance experience in Special Economic Zone (SEZ) environment
Detailed knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley compliance (SOX) requirements and India / US GAAP
Experience in local compliance requirements in Company Acts, employment related, business licenses related and any other business related regulation
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