Kulfi Collective

đź’¸ Senior Manager - Finance | Kulfi Collective

  • Finance & Accounting
  • Full-time
  • Mumbai, IN

2021-05-05 06:32:52 UTC

Company Background

Kulfi Collective is a creative content network that functions at the intersection of content, commerce and culture. At Kulfi, we bring together talent, tech and IP to create innovative content for some of the most progressive brands and platforms globally.

Kulfi operates through three verticals - Supari Studios (focused on branded content) which we founded in 2012, Post Office (focused on motion design & new media tech) which setup in 2017 and Keeda Media (focused on original content) which kicked off with the launch of Vitamin Stree in 2018.

Over the past 8 years, we have produced 6,000+ minutes of content that has been viewed over a billion times for brands such as Red Bull, Google, Estée Lauder, Netflix and Flipkart to name a few.


Job Responsibilities

Accounts and Operations

  • Reviewing payments and receipts which are being recorded in the accounting system at regular intervals. Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met

  • Oversee all accounting, ledgers and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements

  • Managing organizational cash flow forecasting by working in partnership with the Project Heads, collaborating with Project Heads to assess the financial efficacy of project operations and establish finance and administrative systems to support project operations

  • Leveraging strengths of the finance team members, providing clarity on the roles and responsibilities, developing and implementing training programmes to maximize and help them reach optimal individual and organizational goals, commitment to retaining a diverse team, with a foresight and ability to delegate accordingly

  • Overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors while building on the knowledge of accounting and reporting softwares 

  • Managing professional relationships with the existing financial institutions of the organization and help develop the same further

Audit

  • Planning and performing operational and financial audits. Developing testing methodologies to evaluate the adequacy of controls

  • Documenting the results of the evaluations. Developing recommendations and reports based on audits and presenting these ideas to senior management

  • Manage and handle the ongoing communication with Auditor’s office (internal and external) and build rapport as a single point contact

  • Coordinate in case of periodic audit visits done by the auditor’s office to the district and provide them with necessary information, documentation as necessary for completion of timely audit

  • Involved in supporting presentations to the board’s finance and audit committee and work closely with the senior leadership team

  • Continually reviews work practices and procedures for better operational efficiency  

Finance, Compliance and Tax

  • Provide assistance in preparation and completing compliance requirements, filing of various returns and forms under direct and indirect taxes

  • Liaise with consultants for matters for direct and indirect tax including tax audits, scrutiny assessments, TDS & GST assessments, enquiries and other proceedings

  • Provide assistance to various teams on taxation matters and coordinate with internal teams for resolving tax issues / queries, reviewing commercial agreements etc

  • Prepare working and reconciliations required for purpose of audit and preparation of financial statement

  • Consistently analysing financial data and presenting financial reports in an accurate and timely manner, clearly communicate monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, monitor progress, changes and keep senior leadership abreast of the financial status

  • Assisting leadership in the annual budgeting and planning process, administering and reviewing all financial plans and comparing to actual results with a view to identifying, explaining and correcting variances as appropriate

  • Supporting the CFO in engaging the board’s audit and finance committees around issues and trends in financial operating models and delivery

  • Managing and tracking the performance of invested assets, in alignment with the policies and investment guidelines


Requirement

Essential

  • Chartered Accounting with 4 - 6 yrs of work experience in Finance

  • Experience in coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll and accounting for investments

  • Analytical bent of mind, organization and problem solving skills which allows for strategic data interpretation versus simple reporting

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, board or other outside partners

  • Ability to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non finance managers

  • Experience in leading and coaching a team and working closely with the organization’s leadership and executive teams

  • Knowledge of MS Excel (specifically advanced formulas, pivot tables and charts)

Desirable

  • Implementation knowledge of ERP systems

  • Proactive hands-on strategic thinker who can partner with the CFO