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Manager, Accounting (Internal Control)

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  • Finance
    • India - Hyderabad
  • Full time
  • JR254614


Reporting to the Director, Finance of the Controllership Strategy & Enablement Team, we are currently seeking a Finance Manager to support our team’s strategy, growth and innovation. This position is based in Hyderabad, India.

As a member of the Controllership Strategy & Enablement Team, you will be working in a fast-paced environment while building relationships with primarily the Controllership Shared Service Centre (SSC), the global/regional accounting teams and the larger business operations organization (i.e. Finance & Strategy, SOX 360, Internal Audit, Tax and Other Finance Functions etc).

We are looking for someone who has strong accounting and audit knowledge, excellent problem solving skills, is a strong communicator, thrives on process improvement, and enjoys working in a challenging, fast–paced environment to support our continued success.

Exceptional candidates will be critical thinkers with focus on implementing innovation, process improvements to streamline and scale Salesforce’s processes for growth while not compromising compliance.

What You will Do:

  • Support Controllership SSC, India to ensure SOX compliance; enforce and recommend improvements to company policies, internal controls, systems and processes; assist in documentation, quality assurance & advisory and monitoring of internal controls

  • Partner with SSC and cross-functional teams to enable business operations; understand business fundamentals and assess impact of business proposals on financial controls, process and reporting

  • Drive to continuously improve the automation of accounting and reporting processes; rethink the status quo for continuous improvement and gaining efficiencies

  • Propose and implement best practices that simplify, standardize and scale how we work; roll out global processes and systems globally, justify and document regional exceptions due to local requirements

  • Provide technical accounting advisory to support US GAAP and local GAAP compliance.

  • Drive engagements with global / regional accounting and cross functionally

  • Ad-hoc global or regional finance projects as necessary

  • Manage escalations of outsourced service providers; provide feedback & trainings as needed to improve work quality & efficiencies

  • Participate in after office hours (early morning / night) calls at 10-20% of total work time depending on global / regional projects and regular syncs, minimum travel expected (1 trip a year expected)

  • Participate in various organization / department wide initiatives that promote team culture

Who You Are:

  • 10+ years of post accounting degree experience with a minimum of 8 years related accounting operations and Internal/External Audit experience with global company (preferably technology or related industry) with at least 3 years of people management experience. Big 4 experience a plus

  • Bachelors, or equivalent, in Accounting or Finance or related finance field degree, CPA/CA preferred

  • Knowledge of US GAAP or IFRS and other local compliance equivalent

  • Experience with major ERP system required (e.g Oracle, Workday etc) preferred

  • Strong communication, collaboration and teamwork skills across all levels

  • Proven critical thinking capability

  • Process re-engineering involvement and / or process efficiency focus

  • Strong analytical skills and experience using data analytics tools (e.g Tableau)

  • Ability to identify and drive business accounting process improvement

  • Work experience in managing outsourcing services would also be an advantage

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