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Associate Manager – Financial Reporting

JOB TITLE: ASSOCIATE MANAGER – FINANCIAL REPORTING

LOCATION: MUMBAI, INDIA

OUR STORY:

JioSaavn is South Asia’s leading music streaming service. We are over 200 entrepreneurs, across New York, California, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore, who help music lovers access, discover, and listen to their favorite songs across languages and genres. In early 2018, a merger between JioMusic and Saavn was announced; creating a combined entity valued at over $1 billion. 

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, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter and Shazam - to name a few - JioSaavn reaches more music fans across the world. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, innovations and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, from The New York Times, to The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times to Forbes, and many more. We are well-funded by some of the world’s most successful institutional investors and global media companies as well as a number of strategic individuals. Beyond investing, they 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 JioSaavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: creating the perfect mobile entertainment ecosystem that delivers the best possible music experience to millions of listeners around the world. Our default mode is that of perpetual innovation. Together, we form a concerted rhythm that goes beyond borders. We don't just go with the flow, we create it.

JioSaavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment, full of fun wholesome experiences – from in-office performances by some of the world’s most beloved musicians to opportunities for international travel. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose JioSaavn, you join a diverse world of high-calibre techies, artists, and inventors hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr, MSN, and NDTV. We are one of the few digital companies to provide employment opportunities that meet the Silicon Valley benchmark – right here in Mumbai! Figures, since we’ve got Silicon Valley covered, too.

Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual in our global team to be catalysts for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your vision to life, and to expand, learn and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.

With listeners speaking multiple languages in almost every country in the world, we like to think we have the most diverse user base on the planet. This has only been made possible because of the value we place on radical inclusivity in our offices across the globe. We believe different is wonderful, and what sets us apart is also what brings us closer. JioSaavn prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We have committed ourselves to creating a safe environment with fair and equal access and opportunities, sans discrimination. We encourage everyone to be open to experiences and perspectives beyond their normal; divergent thinkers create differentiated products, and even better music.

If our vibe matches with yours, we'd love to hear from you.

ROLE:

We're looking for a Associate Manager – Financial Reporting and Consolidation to be a key member of our growing Finance team. This role would report to the VP - Finance and will work closely with the internal and external customers to achieve the compliance, business and financial goals of the organization. This person should have very good working experience in ERPs, Excel, USGAAP, IND-AS

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Hands-on experience of IND-AS (and US GAAP) reporting and consolidation of Indian and US subsidiaries. Involves periodic closing and financial reporting for both standalone and consolidated in line with group policies.
  • Ensuring all monthly close activities are completed by WD+2 for all India and US entities as per requirement and formats as mandated by Management, Investors and relevant stakeholders 
  • Engage with cross functional teams to provide comprehensive analysis and comment on variances and trends in relation to monthly reporting and budgets/forecasts
  • Working closely with various stakeholders within the organisation and group to work on various ad-hoc projects along with monthly routines.
  • Proactively being connected with the recent developments in INDAS/IFRS/US GAAP and undertaking impact assessment of any change in law, rules via notifications and circulars and disseminating the knowledge down to the Finance and Accounting team
  • Work closely with Group Tax Advisors, consultants as and when required for ensuring proper implementation of INDAS/USGAAP/IFRS and relevant accounting standards to the business and operations.
  • Above mentioned are the specific requirements from the candidature, however depending on the circumstances generic challenging assignments will be given.
  • Along with the routines, ability to add value by new initiatives, learning and development.

REQUIREMENTS:

Technical & qualification:

  • Chartered Accountant with 2-3 years post qualification experience
  • Candidates with prior experience from internet/online industry would be preferred (nice to have but not must)
  • Hands on experience in Consolidation of Indian and US subsidiaries as per provisions of INDAS is a must.
  • Detailed knowledge of Indian GAAP/IND-AS/US GAAP/IFRS/ IFC (must have)
  • Ability and willingness for hands on working for Tally/ERP (must have)
  • Strong Spreadsheet/Excel skills (macros etc) (must have)
  • A strong working knowledge of technical accounting and business matters;
  • The candidate should be in touch with the latest developments on Taxation and Accounting matters in India and worldwide.
  • Under IFC, knowledge of documentation and understanding internal checks and controls and processes, identifying weaknesses and suggesting & implementing procedures for the same. Conducting routine and extensive testing of controls to identify gaps and make changes where needed.

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives
  • Excellent communication skills with capability to highlight critical issues with impact and provide solutions within and outside the Finance team
  • Strong analytical, decision-making and problem solving skills and abilities
  • Self-initiator, pro-active and result driven attitude
  • Ability work under stringent deadlines along with multi-tasking  

BENEFITS AND PERKS:

At JioSaavn, 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.

  • Group Mediclaim
  • Fun Fridays
  • Flexible vacation policies
  • Free healthy (and unhealthy) lunches & snacks
  • JioSaavn-sponsored team outing
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