Chief Financial Officer - Thiruvananthapuram, India - Pankajakasthuri Herbals India (P) Ltd.

Pankajakasthuri Herbals India (P) Ltd.
Pankajakasthuri Herbals India (P) Ltd.
Verified Company
Thiruvananthapuram, India

2 months ago

Deepika Kaur

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Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Group CFO


Department Finance


Location Poovachal, Trivandrum


Reporting To Director, Sales & Marketing


Experience:


  • Min 15+ Years

About Us


Our story begins in 1988, when a Visionary and Industry Leader initiated the legacy of Pankajakasthuri, an iconic institution that is a household name now in every part of south India.

Armored by a portfolio of life transforming remedies, this thirty-three-year-old Ayurveda company assures true wellbeing to our Body, Mind and Spirit


Strategy, Planning and Management

  • Act as Chief Financial Officer and strategic business partner to senior executive leadership team.
  • Assess and evaluate financial performance of organization with regard to longterm operational goals, budgets and forecasts. Provide insight and recommendations to both shortterm and longterm growth plan of organization.
  • Identify, acquire and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information.
Evaluate departments and make suggestions for automating processes and increasing working efficiency.

  • Communicate, engage and interact with Board of Directors, CEO, COO and Executive Leadership Team.
  • Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the company's plan for growth and expansion.
  • Select and engage consultants, auditors and investors.
  • Recruit, interview and hire finance, accounting and payroll staff as required.
  • Serve as a key member of executive leadership team and round table discussion panel.
  • Participate in pivotal decisions as they relate to strategic initiatives and operational models.
  • Interact with and bring department into line with Board of Directors' plans, initiatives and recommendations.
  • Implement policies, procedures and processes as deemed appropriate by senior leadership team.

Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Prepare and present monthly financial budgeting reports including monthly profit and loss by division, forecast vs. budget by division and weekly cash flow by division.
  • Review and analyze monthly financial results and provide recommendations.
  • Identify, develop and execute analysis of business initiatives, product launches and/or new service offerings.
  • Develop and maintain monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget.
  • Manage financial planning and analysis department. Supervise creation of reports, software implementation and tools for budgeting and forecasting.
  • Participate in weekly conference calls with Lenders, Vendors and Executive Leadership Team.

Accounting, General Ledger, Administration and Operations

  • Supervise the accounting department to ensure the proper functioning of all systems, databases and financial software. Provide regular maintenance and backup of all accounting systems and supervise company financial staff.
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting data for federal funders, foundations, investors and company's board of directors.
  • Oversee the preparation and communication of weekly, monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all local, state and federal tax returns.
  • Ensure SOX compliance regarding all financial functions.
  • Work with Human Resources to ensure appropriate legal compliance.
  • Oversee the monthend close process, constantly reviewing procedures while eliminating inefficiencies.
  • Oversee preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Review all monthend closing activities including general ledger accounts, balance sheet accounts and overhead cost allocation.
  • Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems
  • Hire, develop and manage accounting directors, managers and staff
  • Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage preparation and support of all external audits.
  • Coordinate and strategize methods used to attain team goals with Chief Accounting Officer and Regional
Controllers.


Financial Management

  • Manage cash flow planning process and ensure funds availability.
  • Oversee cash, investments and asset management area.
  • Explore new investment opportunities and provide recommendations on potential returns and risks.
  • Maintain outstanding banking relationships and strategic alliances with vendors and business partners.
  • Utilize forwardlooking models and activitybased analyses to provide financial insight into the organization's plans and operating budgets.

Financial Relations and Policies

  • Engage finance committee and/or board of directors to develop short term and long term plans, projections and budgets.
  • Represent company to banks, financial partners, institutions, investors, public auditors and officials.
  • Remain current on audit best practices as well as state, federal and local laws regarding company operations.

Finance and Accounting Team Management

  • Mentor and deve

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