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Sr. Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2023
About Highspot
Highspot is pioneering the category that is fundamentally changing the way companies increase sales productivity. On a mission to transform the way millions of people work with sales enablement, Highspot is committed to building breakthrough software with a spark of magic. We believe a great place to work is about more than the work – it’s about what the company stands for, and how it authentically represents its values in the real world. To this end, we have put intentional focus on creating equitable workspaces for each of our employees. Our goal is to create a culture where everyone feels a deep sense of belonging and is empowered to be an agent of change, with the ability to transform themselves, their workplace, and their world.
About the Role
We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Senior Accountant who excels at accounting excellence and hands-on execution. This role will collaborate closely with the Senior Director of Finance and GA, Finance Manager, and General Ledger team on strategic initiatives and will shape and support the establishment of global Accounting and compliance functions in India. You will be responsible for daily and monthly financial accounting processes, and to assist in ensuring month end and reporting requirements of Highspot. This role will support a variety of routine and non-routine accounting functions with significant responsibility over the month-end close process and balance sheet review.

What You’ll Do

  • Perform various GL month-end close activities, including preparation and review of journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations such as T&E Expense, Intercompany, Prepaids, Capitalized Software, Commissions, Fixed Assets and Expense Accruals
  • Prepare Balance Sheet and P&L fluctuation analyses and ability to dive into the details to further investigate any variances
  • Assist in preparing internal and external financial reporting schedules
  • Evaluate process and system infrastructure, along with identifying and implementing process improvement opportunities
  • Maintain and enhance the internal controls over accounting processes and systems
  • Provide a high level of customer service with finance and non-finance business partners by providing timely responses, financial insights and relevant reporting
  • Support the quarterly reviews and annual audit requests and inquiries from our external auditors
  • Ad hoc accounting projects and requests, as needed

Your Background

  • 6+ years of post qualification experience in accounting roles
  • Combined public accounting (Big 4) and private industry at a publicly traded company
  • Chartered Accountant qualification is a requirement
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or a related field.
  • Strong working knowledge and application of US GAAP, SEC regulations, and SOX/internal controls
  • Understanding of Intercompany accounting and FX related impacts is a plus
  • Knowledge in Capitalized Software and Commissions Accounting a plus
  • Ability to execute, follow-up, and ensure attention to detail
  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to work closely with cross-functional teams
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in implementing best practices for financial operations
  • Well versed in Excel, Powerpoint and working knowledge of ERP accounting software (Netsuite is a plus)
  • Flexibility to adapt to variety of engagement types, accounting, tax, global compliance
  • Understanding of Highspot’s industry and sales enablement solutions is a plus
Equal Opportunity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, color, ethnicity, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or invisible disability status, political affiliation, veteran status, race, religion, or sexual orientation.
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