Financial Accountant

SambaNova Systems

SambaNova Systems

Accounting & Finance
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2024

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Working at Sambanova Systems

We are looking for an exceptionally driven Financial Accountant to join our growing team. What’s needed in this role is a passion for everything accounting and the ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced and feedback-driven environment. We’re also looking for someone who is highly self-motivated, has a stellar work ethic, and is excited for the right company to support their career growth. If this sounds like a good opportunity, we’d love to meet you!

The Financial Accountant is responsible for executing on the period-end close process and supporting the preparation of accurate and timely financial statements. You will prepare and review all general ledger journal entries, complete monthly general ledger account reconciliations.. As SambaNova Systems and our team grows, we are seeking a dynamic Financial Accountant, who will champion process improvements, and will drive accounting excellence.

Job Responsibilities

  • Core book-keeping responsibilities for our group accounts
  • Analyse and prepare monthly journals and postings
  • International GST/VAT reviews and submissions
  • Business compliance for our international regions
  • Balance Sheet management for all international subsidiaries for relevant categories.
  • Assist in the completion of regulatory compliance activities as directed by the Assistant Controller
  • Partnering with our external local accountants to ensure accurate month end reporting
  • Assist in creation of processes and controls for our global financial reporting & compliance requirements
  • Processing of inter-company posting, invoices and journals
  • Process and monitor payments and expenditures effectively and efficiently to ensure that vendors and suppliers are paid within established time limits
  • Reconcile and record Company credit cards
  • Receive and verify invoices and purchase requisition for goods and services
  • Assist with month-end close, quarterly reviews, and year-end audits as needed
  • Ensure compliance with Company purchasing policy & PO process, including conducting 3-way match process as needed
  • Reconciliation of all assigned accounts on monthly basis to ensure timely month end close
  • Assist in the external audit process, specific focus on collecting key financial and accounting data
  • Ensure SOX compliance with accounting policies and procedures
  • Post cash transactions daily and perform weekly and monthly bank reconciliations to ensure the accuracy of financial data
  • Ensure proper GL Accounting; included but not limited to cash, fixed assets, prepayments, accruals, as part of month end close process
  • Provide narrative on balance sheet movements and be able to explain to peers what makes up balances and why they have moved
  • Perform period-end accruals, accounting schedules, and month end journal entries to ensure the necessary support and documentation has been attached
  • Participate in financial statement audit; responding to PBC lists, providing selections for testing, and answering auditors' inquiries
  • Assist with annual international tax return preparation
  • Take on ad hoc/special projects as needed

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree with focus in Finance or Accounting
  • Professional accounting accreditation highly desirable
  • Minimum of 5+ years of high-volume journal entry experience in a corporate environment, inventory purchases highly desired
  • Strong attention to detail, and ability to multitask
  • Strong analytical, verbal, written communication, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis
  • Thrives in a growing organization with excellent attention to detail, follow up, critical thinking and analysis
  • True team player, ability to work effectively with peers and other departments
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Detail oriented, ability to show initiative and take responsibility
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment where change is constant
  • Self-starter with ability to proactively head off potential problems
  • Ability to work remotely and communicate well with all levels of the organization
  • Microsoft Excel skills (vlookup, pivot tables, match, etc.)
  • NetSuite and Coupa experience would be highly desired
  • Must have experience working with G-suite, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Adobe pdf software

Benefits Summary for US-Based Full-Time Direct Employment Positions

(The Recruiter will provide benefit details for non-US-based roles)

SambaNova offers a competitive total rewards package, including the base salary, plus equity and benefits. We cover 95% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, and 77% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account (HSA) with employer contribution. We also offer Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life, and AD&D insurance plans in addition to Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options like Health Care, Limited Purpose, and Dependent Care. Our library of well-being benefits available to you and your dependents includes a full subscription to Headspace, Gympass+ membership with access to physical gyms, One Medical membership, counseling services with an Employee Assistance Program, and much more.

Submission Guidelines

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at SambaNova Systems, you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified.

If you are a new, recent (within the last two years), or upcoming college graduate and are interested in opportunities with SambaNova Systems, please apply through our university job listings.

EEO Policy

SambaNova Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard basis of age (40 and over), color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, national origin/ancestry, race, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding), sexual orientation, and any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local laws.