Finance Controller

Greenlight Planet, Mumbai, India

Skill Required: Finance and Accounts
Apply By: 
23rd October, 2017


Job Description

The Finance Controller will work closely with the Global controller and CFO/ Business managers to provide financial expertise with regards to controllership and compliance for US/HK entity. This person will be accountable for all the accounting and reporting books of accounts for Greenlight Planet (US/HK). He or she will be also responsible for ensuring compliance on tax laws and regulations and accounting as per GAAP. This person will be responsible to manage Finance controllers/managers for various entities and lead the team.

Essential responsibilities:

Core responsibilities

  • Develop an accounting organization capable of scaling with an aggressive integration plan.
  • Research and resolve technical accounting issues, especially regarding revenue recognition for different sales channels
  • Provide status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data including monthly consolidated, department level financial reports and trends on a timely basis
  • Manage closure of books and audits for all GLP US/HK
  • Ensuring accurate month-close/quarter- close and year-close processes and manage all financial reporting responsibilities
  • Lead closure of all statutory and tax audits, external and internal audits
  • Finalization of the financial statements and perform the required analytical review of the financial statements
  • Discuss auditor queries and close all issues raised by the auditors
  • Manage tax and overall account reconciliations to ensure the balance sheet is stated accurately
  • Responsible for ensuring accounting in accordance with US GAAP / IFRS

Taxes and local compliance

  • Manage all direct and indirect tax filings, reporting, analysis and all of its underlying processes
  • Assist in all Transfer pricing assessments, filings, reporting and processes
  • Assist in liaising with the Service provider for getting the Transfer pricing study completed on a yearly basis
  • Responsible for preparing the necessary Tax reporting package on a quarterly basis for
  • provision of all the status updates to Global finance team
  • Responsible for ensuring that the correct with-holding tax rate has been used for deducting the tax for all the required heads and all relevant items have been included for with-holding tax deduction
  • Responsible for getting the remittance done on time for all statutory payments on monthly, quarterly or annually.
  • Responsible for maintenance of the monthly Compliance Dashboard and to ensure that all statutory payments are made on time

Others

  • Partner with CFO/CEO/Business heads team to execute finance initiatives across organization as required from time to time
  • Drive visibility into variable cost accounting, variable cost productivity, project margins analysis and other key financial metrics.
  • Responsible for creation of masters with all the relevant information of the customers and vendors and maintenance of necessary documents for them
  • Lead payables team
  • Lead the Global team in consolidation of accounts for different global entities in addition to India books
  • Ensure all local secretarial compliances are done on time

Ideal candidate for this role:

Chartered Accountant

  • 4-6 years relevant work experience in Controllership, accounting or taxation practices
  • Relevant work experience with Big 4 audit firms or MNCs
  • Excellent analytical skills, able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change
  • Clear thinking/problem solving, able to lead projects/process improvement within

operations/finance function

  • Able to break down complex issues into simpler steps and resolve them
  • Fluent in written and verbal English communication
  • Excellent presentation skills and strong executive presence
  • Ability to prioritize & promote teamwork
  • Excellent grasp over MS Excel and MS power point
  • Should be flexible, willing to stretch and achieve over and above base expectations.

Source:https://www.greenlightplanet.com/job-postings/#op-214612-finance-controller-ushk


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