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Manager - Accounting

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  • Finance
    • India - Hyderabad
  • Full time
  • JR239899


This position is based in Hyderabad and rolls up under the Controllership SSC Director within the worldwide Controller Organization. This role will be part of a dynamic group of professionals within a fast paced and challenging environment. Salesforce is looking for candidates with experience leading people, implementing process/system improvements, ensuring SOX compliance, and preparing schedules to support monthly/quarterly reviews, quarterly audit and the 10Q & 10K reporting process. Exceptional candidates will be critical thinkers who can manage the Revenue close process, analyze the revenue accounting data, effectively present findings and business insight to Senior Management and welcome special projects to streamline Salesforce processes.


Beyond operational duties, the role is expected to demonstrate strong leadership to continuously bring enhancement in our processes through innovation and provide support to our business partners.

  • Lead the month-end revenue close by validating accruals, reviewing account reconciliations, journal entries, reserve models, and conducting fluctuation analyses

  • Ensure compliance with GAAP standards, SOX controls and documentation, including an understanding of ASC 606

  • Work directly with our internal and external audit team to support the audit by providing supporting audit schedules, evidence, and process overviews

  • Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives to automate revenue accounting processes including reconciliation of data, reporting, and analysis

  • Manage a team at various levels to accomplish tasks accurately and within specified deadlines

  • Manage and prepare schedules to support monthly reviews, quarterly audit, 10Q and 10K reporting process

  • Partner with other Finance functions and collaborate with them from time to time to ensure alignment.

  • Responsible for training, developing, coaching, mentoring and providing feedback to team members.

  • Monitor compliance with Corporate Accounting instructions and applicable financial policies

  • Ability to quickly understand new processes identified and be ready to work on such processes

  • Ability to work independently with the process owners to ensure that all tasks are completed on time and any changes communicated

  • Creating / maintenance of process documentation.

  • Drive special projects through to completion

Required Skills/Experience

  • 12+ years of relevant professional experience with main focus on accounting operation/Shared Service Centre in a multinational dynamic environment and ability to deliver results

  • Accounting, analyzing information, attention to details, deadline oriented, thoroughness in the deliverables, spirit to work as a team with excellent problem solving skills

  • Deep understanding in US SOX Compliance requirements with practical experiences

  • Strong domain expertise - knowledge of ASC 606 and other revenue recognition principles

  • Understanding of ERP systems and willingness to learn quickly. Knowledge of other tools such as Oracle, Workday Financials, Blackline, eGRC360, Tableau, Hyperion, Microsoft Excel, Slack, etc. is desirable

  • Passion in process improvement and automation

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Able to engage peers, team members and stakeholders

  • Willing to work in a challenging environment

  • Strong ability to respond quickly to various requests

  • Must be a self-starter - ability to self-motivate, adapt to change and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Leadership skills, including emotional intelligence, and the ability to manage a broad range of personalities and skill sets to work towards a common goal

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