The successful candidate would be a Chartered Accountant - preferably a first attempt passout with more than 10 years of experience, in Retail at least 6 plus years in reputed Retail brands managing big size business. Experienced in Accounts, Audit, Statutory Filings, MIS Reporting, GST Compliance, Taxation, etc.
The incumbent will be part of the core leadership team, and will report to the India head (COO)
Role will have 5 people reporting to him/ her.
The role will be responsible to set up the entire accounting and finance function
Lead India’s financial consolidations and other financial processes
Oversee accounts, books closing, AP/AR, preparation of periodic financials, and regular MIS reporting
Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization i.e., evaluation of forecasts, budgeting, cost-benefit analysis, etc.
Ensure Statutory Compliances - GST, Income Tax, Payroll management, and liaise with Consultants and Auditors as required for Statutory Audit, return filing, etc.
Coordinate Banking and Treasury activities for smooth cash flow management
Provide Financial Control - finalize budgets, set up control and monitoring mechanisms and track variance
Set up internal control processes and ensure SOPs implementation and adherence