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JOB TITLE: ACCOUNTANT

LOCATION: NEW YORK, NY  

 

OUR STORY:

Saavn is the world’s largest South Asian focused music streaming service with millions of monthly active users. We are 200 entrepreneurs, across New York, California, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore, who help music lovers access, discover, and listen to their favorite music across all languages and genres. We blend digital technology, data analysis (which we have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe.

Through partnerships with Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Shazam - to name a few - Saavn reaches more music fans than any other South Asian service. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, such as The New York Times, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times, The Times of India, CNBC, and many more. We are well-funded by some of the world’s most successful institutional investors and global media companies, including Tiger Global Management, Bertelsmann, Steadview Capital, Liberty Media, Mousse Partners, Quilvest, and a number of strategic individuals. Beyond investing, these are advisors and supporters of our vision, our passion, and our collective ability to deliver a revolutionary music experience as the leader in India.

OUR CULTURE:

At Saavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: building a mobile entertainment ecosystem and the best possible music experience for hundreds of millions of people. From in-office performances by some of the world’s most beloved musicians to opportunities for international travel, Saavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose Saavn, you join a diverse world of high-caliber techies, artists, and inventors, hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr, MSN, and NDTV. We are amongst the few digital companies that provide tremendous opportunities for high-tech work in Mumbai, that one would have to otherwise seek in Silicon Valley.  Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual on our global team to be a catalyst for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your thinking to life, and to expand, learn, and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in Management Information System (MIS) and financial statement reporting
  • Analyze and reconcile all balance sheet accounts and maintain schedules
  • Review and adjust departmentalized P&L
  • Record payroll in QuickBooks (QB’s)
  • Prepare journal entries in QB’s, as required
  • Prepare quarterly commission calculation
  • Import AMEX activity into QB’s, code and post to GL
  • Record intercompany transactions and reconcile intercompany account at quarter end
  • Record capitalization of intangible assets and amortize on a monthly basis
  • Record accruals at month end
  • Manage the accounts payable (A/P) process and respond to vendor inquiries
  • File A/P invoices
  • Other projects, as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 3 - 4 years of progressive accounting experience
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks accounting software
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel a must
  • Excellent financial accounting, reporting, and budgeting skills with attention to detail
  • Some experience working with companies using paid subscription models to bill customers/users; familiar with subscription revenue accounting
  • Experience with companies in digital subscriptions or digital advertising industry with subscription based billing operations
  • Knowledge of and the ability to navigate Company through the regulations of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Software as a Service (SaaS), Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
  • Experience working in companies with international operations, plus if experience is in India
  • Strategic thinker and problem solver with the ability to transform goals into actionable plans
  • Previous experience in a high-growth, fast pace environment with the ability to multi task and work well under pressure

BENEFITS AND PERKS:

At Saavn, we blur work and play, and you get all the perks of a global company.  You will get to work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurs, who are delivering results and working zealously across time zones to make a difference in the way the world experiences music.  We love what we do, and we think you will too.

  • Premium health coverage (medical, dental, and vision)
  • Discounted gym membership
  • 401K matching contributions
  • Flexible vacation policies
  • Free healthy (and unhealthy) lunches, snacks, and drinks
  • Saavn-sponsored team outings

WE ARE PROUD TO BE AN EEO EMPLOYER M/F/D/V

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