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04/02 Ishika Yadav
Research Associate at Antal International

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Vice President - Finance - Startup (6-10 yrs)

Pune Job Code: 1043786

Our client is a start up founded in 2015 and is looking to onboard a VP - Finance at their office in Pune

Qualifications - CA or MBA Finance with 6-9 years of post qualification experience- last few years in start up environment

About the opportunity:

Reporting to the CEO and serving as an integral member of the senior management team, the Vice President of Finance (VP) will be responsible for the development of the Company's financial management strategy and contribute to the development of the organization's strategic goals. In addition to the strategic components, the person will be charged with developing and implementing more sophisticated policies and procedures both in the finance and accounts.


Strategy, Planning & Management

- Assess and evaluate financial performance of organization with regard to long-term operational goals, budgets and forecasts.

- Advise CEO and other key members of senior management on financial planning budgeting, cash flow, and policy matters.

- Serve as the management liaison to the board & investors; effectively communicate and present critical financial matters at select board of directors and investor meetings.

- Contribute to the development of company's strategic goals and objectives as well as the overall management of the organization.

- Maintain continuous lines of communication, keeping the CEO informed of all critical issues.

- Represent the organization externally, as necessary, particularly in banking and lease negotiations.

- Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems to increase overall department's efficiency.

- Oversee the preparation and communication of weekly, monthly and annual financial statements.

- Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all tax returns

- Oversee the month-end close process, constantly reviewing procedures while eliminating inefficiencies.

- Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger accounts, balance sheet accounts and overhead cost allocation.

Team Development/Leadership

- Oversee, direct, and organize the work of the finance & account team.

- Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality.

- Ensure team members receive timely and appropriate training and development.

- Mentor and develop team using a supportive and collaborative approach: assign accountabilities; set objectives; establish priorities; and monitor and evaluate results.


- Strong understanding of Company Laws

- Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence and executive presence - ability to motivate team.

- Significant experience working with external auditors, internal controls and compliance & related issues

- Ability to operate as an effective tactical as well as strategic thinker

Team Size - 4-5 Direct Reports

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Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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