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Accounting Director






Bangalore, IN


Qubole, the leading cloud-agnostic, big data-as-a-service provider, is passionate about making data-driven insights easily accessible to anyone. Qubole delivers the industry’s first autonomous data platform. The cloud-based data platform, Qubole Data Service (QDS), removes the burden of maintaining infrastructure of multiple big data processing engines, and enables customers to focus on their data. Qubole customers process nearly an exabyte of data every month. Qubole investors include Charles River, Institutional Venture Partners, Lightspeed, Norwest, Harmony and Singtel Innov8. 
The Accounting Director is an on-site position based out of Bangalore and will report to the CFO’s Corporate Accounting Organization and will help lead Qubole’s Accounting function for the India Subsidiary. This hire will have a history of managing monthly close, statutory compliance reporting and filing, understanding of US GAAP reporting requirements, audit readiness, process and system implementations and improvements and developing team members. We’re looking for a process-oriented “doer” and a problem-solver with the highest standard of personal and professional integrity. The right candidate will be a roll-your-sleeves-up, hands-on manager and will thrive in a startup environment.

What you’ll be doing

      • Continuous process improvement and automation related monthly financial close and reporting
      • Statutory compliance review and partnership with external CPA firm on required regulatory filings in India
      • Managing T&E,  Accounts Payable, GL,  local collections, other processes as needed 
      • Project lead for various finance/accounting projects
      • Develop policies and processes
      • Provide support and oversight to management reporting, BvA analysis, ad hoc reporting
      • Provide oversight to monthly close process and timeliness of close cycles
      • Provide oversight to annual audits
      • Be a strong business partner to local management team and US Corp team

Required experiences and skills

    • Bachelor's or Master Degree in Accounting or similar; Big 4 public accounting experience a plus
    • Certified Chartered Accountant required
    • 7+ years in a hands on operational accounting role
    • Demonstrated knowledge of U.S. GAAP 
    • Super analytical and excellent problem solving skills
    • Proven ability to multitask and consistently meet deadlines
    • Experience with NetSuite is a plus
    • Start-up experience a plus
    • Strong interpersonal skills
Qubole is hitting that growth inflection point where we need talented people to help us scale up. Our company culture is special, and we are looking for people to join us who want to continue building a great company while going after the big data activation market.
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Culture at Qubole
Trust and Autonomy: We absolutely pride ourselves on the lack of bureaucracy at work, and believe in delegating power and responsibility, aggressively to our employees.
Transparency and Teamwork: Complete transparency in all our thoughts and actions is integral to our genetic character, and it helps us to stick together and function effectively as a team.
Who Thrives: If you are a self-starter and thrive on complexity and independence and truly understand and live the tenets of humility, hunger and honesty and you will love Qubole.
Qubole is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Qubole does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Qubole also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

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