Staff Accountant (Bengaluru)

Bengaluru, India

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You are versatile, analytical, motivated, creative, intellectually curious, a strong communicator and collaborator. You are responsible for the end to end process, preparing the US GAAP to local GAAP statutory trial balance and reviewing the local GAAP financial statements for Okta international entities (other than US). You should be up to date with the latest developments in accounting standards. You ensure that the US GAAP and local GAAP books are periodically reconciled and GAAP difference entries are recorded accurately and timely. You will collaborate closely with the corporate global accounting operations team on accounting matters. You will also participate in important projects which have an impact on the local GAAP accounting. You will also maintain effective internal controls and ensure accounting activities are GAAP compliant.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conversion of US GAAP trial balances to local GAAP or IFRS trial balances, including flux analysis.
  • Reviewing Financial Statement and Notes to Accounts in accordance with local GAAP and compliant to internal policies
  • Ensure that US GAAP and local GAAP account balances are periodically reconciled and GAAP differences are adequately explained
  • Ensure that entries in the local GAAP ERP are recorded in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Engage in the planning process with external and internal stakeholders, including GL, Tax, Legal, Payroll, external auditors and accountants. Set expectations on timelines.
  • Closely coordinate with the tax team for supplying information required for estimating interim / final tax provision.
  • Standardize and issue prepared by client (PBC) list
  • Ensure the audit queries are addressed to and drive the audit to closure.
  • Drive the Statutory filing process - Filing of certified annual financial statements and all required documents with local statutory agencies
  • Actively participate in projects involving enhancement of ERP tools to improve the process of booking GAAP adjustments and preparing financial statements as per local GAAP
  • Engage and collaborate with global accounting operations teams and cross functional business partners such as Tax, HR, Legal, Compliance.
  • Ensure the files / folders are saved at the right place for ease of retrieval. Ensure data is backed up on a real time basis
  • Identify opportunities for accounting and process improvements with an emphasis on streamlining and drive implementation for solutions.
  • Doing research and impact analysis of new amendments in relation to accounting standards, income taxes and companies act

REQUIREMENTS

  • Chartered Accountant with a bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years’ experience with a multinational company or an accounting firm.
  • IFRS Qualification/Experience is desirable.
  • Hands on experience on NetSuite ERP is desirable
  • In-depth knowledge of Accounting standards, IFRS, Audit methodologies and execution.
  • Working knowledge of Corporate taxes and Transfer pricing is desirable
  • Outstanding oral communication, analytical and written skills.
  • Ability to build strong cross-functional relationships and work collaboratively
  • Attention to detail, organized and thorough with the desire for continuous improvement
  • The person should be highly energetic; able to drive projects independently; be a team player
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Proactive and problem solving attitude

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