Team Lead - Finance & Accounting Ops

Operations | Mumbai

About Fincent

Fincent is a new age finance firm whose mission is to bring financial and accounting services into the modern era. We like to think of ourselves as all of the good parts of a startup, without the downsides. We're a tight-knit team of smart, friendly people solving problems together with a shared passion for design, technology and creativity.

Fincent stands at the intersection of neo-banking and SaaS and aims to be a complete financial hub for SMBs. We offer an AI-powered finance team with a real-time dashboard to manage all the finance functions for your business on one platform - bookkeeping, yearly taxes, bill payments & invoicing, financial projections & budgeting, reimbursements and more.

Fincent is growing fast, which means that our core teams must constantly be evolving to sustain and further this growth.

About the role

As Team Lead – F&A Ops, you will be responsible for preparing, reviewing and analyzing financial statements for our US clients. Whether leading the record to report (R2R) function or leveraging the power of advanced data analytics, artificial intelligence and automation; you bring your passion and hands-on people centric approach to this role; and go above and beyond in providing our clients seamless accounting and bookkeeping solutions

What you'll be working on

  • As Team Lead of Finance & Accounting (F&A) Operations, you lead the record to report (R2R) process that includes collecting, processing and delivering relevant, timely and accurate information that is used for providing strategic, financial and operational feedback for our clients.
  • Develop a high performing team whose expertise lies is in posting, preparing and reviewing journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations, preparing cash forecasting statements, supporting month end closing, preparing reports, providing statutory / tax audit support
  • Engineer Client Delight – deliver prompt & consistently high-quality service while ensuring client Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and timelines are met with. Be a trusted advisor and act as a clear escalation route to the client to facilitate resolution of issues
  • Process Improvement - work closely with Operations and Product teams on analysing data while streamlining and automating repetitive accounting processes. Oversee improvement projects including simplifications and enhanced controls

What makes you a great fit

  • CA/ CPA/ ACCA with at least 8 years of relevant experience, preferably with an international accounting firm / Big Four. Having prior experience of automating accounting processes is an added advantage
  • Strong domain knowledge and solid foundation of bookkeeping, accounting & financial procedures for US (GAAP). Certified IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) is an added advantage
  • High emotional quotient, excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail. You have experience working with management / cross functional global teams while multitasking several clients / projects. Experience working with US clients is an added advantage
  • Mastery of accounting software and tools such as QuickBooks/Xero
  • You are open to working in rotational shifts

What's in it for you?

If you’re someone who thrives in a dynamic and collaborative workplace, Fincent provides an environment where you will be challenged and inspired daily.

This is not the first company for this founding team, and we know how to build sustainable teams by investing in great people, benefits, professional development and work/life balance. As an early member of the team you’ll be an influencer and a key contributor to driving the success & growth of a company that's changing what's possible in the industry.

If you want to work in a cutting-edge environment that will challenge you to relentlessly build a world leading financial OS for SMBs, where each day is different from the next and your learning never ends – then join us for a cup of coffee and an exploratory discussion.

Share your story and resume with us on [email protected] and tell us why!