Mumbai Finance Full-time

Senior Accountant & Country Controller, India

At R3 our vision is a world where value moves freely, and business is done safely. Our mission is to enable an open, trusted, and enduring digital economy. We are a scale up with a startup’s grit. We encourage a workforce where no idea is too small, and no two days are the same.
We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Senior Accountant/Controller to oversee all aspect of the accounting functions within a specific geographical cluster, various aspects of statutory compliance, financial control, taxation,  and team leadership. The ideal candidate will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure adherence to regulatory requirements, implement effective financial controls, and drive accurate and timely reporting.
 
The ideal candidate will directly manage one junior accountant and will partner closely with the wider Finance team based in London as well as with R3 internal stakeholders. Also, will play a crucial role in the development of the finance team in India and contribute to strategic projects as directed by the Group Financial Controller/Group Finance Director and it will act as main point of contact and “go-to” person for the Indian subsidiary.

Responsibilities:

  • Management Accounting –
  • Responsible for the timing the delivery of month end management accounting, ensuring completion of multi-currency postings for the countries in the designated cluster.
  • Ensure complete and accurate balance sheet positions are maintained and are supported through monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of the monthly close for the countries in the designated cluster.
  • Ensure the legal entities have appropriate financial controls in place and adhere to Group-wide policies.
  • Work with the Transaction teams (AP/AR/Intercompany) to ensure that transactions are accounted for accurately and timely.
  • Monthly preparation and review of the balance sheet reconciliations to ensure that all accounts are adequately reconciled and that all aged items are resolved in a timely manner (30 days).
  • Accurate and timely completion of the close schedules for submission to the UK.
  • Work with external providers, reviewing and managing the output provided into R3s compliance processes.
  • In conjunction with the wider Finance Team ensure R3 stays compliant with the latest legislation affecting the Financial Statements and Financial compliance.
  • Taxation –
  • Responsible for local country regulatory compliance for the designated cluster including VAT & Corporate Tax. 
  • Ensure all direct and indirect tax returns are completed, filed and paid on time.
  • Work with external providers to prepare annual tax returns and filings.
  • Liaise with auditors and tax accountants to ensure clean audit report and no issues with tax reporting for the designated cluster.
  • Finance Team –
  • Responsible for coaching the Junior Accountant, providing structure to day to day and longer-term tasks.
  • Contribute to the development of the wider Global Finance team.
  • Further accounting and finance responsibilities as appropriate to the development of the R3 Finance team in India
  • Projects / Ad hoc –
  • Ad hoc projects and other tasks as advised by the Group Financial Controller/Group Finance Director.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Qualified Accountant with significant experience in Audit and multiple currency reporting
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices (US GAAP desirable).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Working knowledge of NetSuite is essential.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory.

Nice to haves:

  • Software or Tech / Professional Services background preferred but not essential.

R3 is leading the future of digital finance by powering multi-party solutions that deliver digital trust and unlocking greater potential for regulated businesses everywhere. R3ers center around our core values – Collaborative, Ownership, Bold and Customer First – as a result our flagship DLT platform, Corda, is trusted by the world’s leading financial market infrastructures (FMIs), exchanges, central banks and commercial banks.
Corda is an open and permissioned distributed application platform that empowers regulated institutions to realize the full potential of direct digital collaboration to solve complex multi-party workflows.

R3 is is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace that supports all ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, origins, disability and veteran status and cultures. At R3, we’re committed to fostering an environment where individuality–not conformity–is embraced and valued because we believe our collective differences are what make us better together. If you don’t meet all of the above criteria, but you think you’d be a great addition to R3, send us your CV/resume. We’re always interested in meeting bold, collaborative people who are excited to work with us.

About us

R3 is a leading provider of enterprise technology and services for the development of multi-party solutions that enable direct, digital collaboration in regulated industries where trust is critical.

Our values

Customers first

Customer success is paramount. We build strong relationships and strive to create the best possible experience. Learn why so many of our customers view R3 as a trusted, long-term partner.

Collaborative

We bring together all parts of our ecosystem and give our customers the tools and environment to work together to change their industries.

Bold

We have the agility of a small company but the confidence and ambition of the industry-defining trailblazer we aspire to become. As a thought leader, R3 subject matter experts produce compelling analysis and insight into emerging technology.

Ownership

We demand excellence and take pride in our products and services. We believe the our platform, Corda, will transform the way the world does business.

Our benefits

We offer comprehensive and competitive benefits packages to ensure the wellbeing of all our employees and their loved ones. For a regional breakdown of our company benefits and perks, click here.

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