People Matter

Senior Manager, General Ledger



Accounting & Finance
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · India
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

SymphonyAI is at the forefront of innovation, leveraging cutting-edge artificial intelligence and machine
learning technologies to transform industries and drive business growth. As a global leader in AI-powered
solutions, we empower organizations to harness the full potential of data-driven insights. SymphonyAI
enterprise applications rapidly deliver transformative business value across retail, CPG, financial services,
manufacturing, media, Enterprise IT (SymphonyAI Summit) and the public sector. SymphonyAI combines
unrivalled AI technology, vertical expertise and industry-specific data and insights into applications that drive
the highest value for customers. We are one of the largest and fastest growing AI portfolios. We are on a
mission to build a “World Class Engineering Team” with a high-performance culture.

Job Description

The Accounting Manager/Senior Manager holds a hands-on management role, responsible for the day-to-day financial operations managed by our team members located in our India office. Reporting directly to the India CFO this position carries significant accountability for supervising and executing accounting tasks and financial controls to uphold compliance with US GAAP standards. Collaboration with different functional teams across the globe will be necessary to develop accounting processes and contribute actively to a disciplined financial statement close. This role will provide support to European and US offices, with working hours between 1 PM to 10 PM IST


  • Manage Ledger Close Process: Oversee the accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger close process. This includes reviewing journal entries, reconciliations, and close deliverables to assure the integrity of the financial database, accuracy of processed transactions, and support for management reporting.
  • Global Accounting Activities:
    • Manage and oversee the local accounting operations, including Billing, AR, AP, Treasury, Procurement, and data governance to achieve corporate financial targets and continuous improvement of processes and procedures.
    • Oversee monthly intercompany accounting close activities to ensure proper elimination and presentation in consolidated and standalone financial statements.
    • Manage the overall global process for lease accounting.
    • Coordinate and execute the capitalization of software costs in accordance with applicable accounting standards.
    • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants.
    • Responsible for all the consolidation accounting adjustments at group level and utilize financial systems and tools such as NetSuite to streamline consolidation processes.
  • Special projects as assigned by management.
  • Participate in integration of acquired companies.
  • Resolve challenging issues appropriately and communicate in a timely, clear, and concise manner.
  • Support interim and annual financial audits with our external auditors.
  • Drive process improvements to enhance efficiency and accuracy in financial reporting and consolidation.
  • Key participant in the continuous controls monitoring process.
  • Supervise, coach, and mentor all levels of staff. Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback and training. Develop and communicate workplace culture and code of conduct.


  • Strong understanding and application of U.S. GAAP fundamentals.
  • Diploma/Degree in Accounting /Finance (or related fields), Chartered Accountant (CA) or equivalent.
  • 12 – 15+ years of progressive accounting-related work experience including 8+ years' experience in public accounting and 4+ years' experience in a multinational company within a multi-currency environment.
  • Prior management experience.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, strong problem-solving skills, and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to build and maintain stakeholder relationships at all levels.
  • Ability to think strategically and support business objectives while effectively balancing risk/reward trade-offs.
  • Fluency in written and spoken business English.
  • Bachelors degree or higher in accounting (or related degree)
  • Chartered Accountant or equivalent certification required.
  • NetSuite experience is preferred.
  • Experience in a Shared Services environment preferred.

About Us

SymphonyAI is building the leading enterprise AI SaaS company for digital transformation across the most critical and resilient growth industries, including retail, consumer packaged goods, financial crime prevention, manufacturing, media, and IT service management. SymphonyAI has rapidly grown from a startup in 2017 to a leading enterprise AI company with over 3,000 talented leaders and data scientists solving the world's most challenging business problems