Manager - Finance and Accounts

About Simplotel:

Simplotel is a Bangalore-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company helping over 2,000 hotels across 26 countries grow their direct business. We are powering e-commerce for some of the largest hotels in India. The name Simplotel comes from a combination of Simple and Hotel - our mission is to Simplify the life of hoteliers through technology. Simplotel is a ‘Shopify for Hotels’, was founded in October 2013 and is funded by Go-MMT - India’s largest Online Travel Agency.

*Simplotel was awarded the best startup in travel & hospitality for 2021 by Startup India, an initiative of the Union Ministry of Commerce & Industry in India.

Position - Manager- Finance & Accounts

Manager ( Finance and Accounts) will be responsible for Strategic Financial Management and Business Control with high quality and efficiency. The leader will also ensure that all statutory compliances are handled satisfactorily and in a timely manner.


  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition

  • Oversee the preparation and presentation of accurate and timely financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for investors, responding to inquiries, requests for information, and meeting requests in a timely and professional manner

  • Develop and implement financial policies, procedures, and controls to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices

  • Monitor cash flow, liquidity, and working capital management to optimize the organization's financial position

  • Lead the annual audit process, liaising with external auditors and ensuring timely completion of audit requirements

  • Manage and develop a high-performing finance team, providing guidance, coaching, and support to foster professional growth and achievement of department goals

  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

  • Collaborate with senior management to develop strategic financial plans and initiatives to drive business growth and profitability.

  • Stay informed of changes in accounting regulations and industry trends, recommending and implementing improvements to financial processes and systems as needed.

  • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis and projects as requested by senior management

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 8 years of experience – majority of experience in accounting finance operations

  • Proven working experience as a Controller

  • CA (Chartered Accountant)

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.

  • Experience with creating financial statements.

  • Excellent Excel skills

  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process

  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills

  • Understanding of processes and automation to improve the productivity of the team and improve accuracy.

  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize and multitask.

  • Good interpersonal and team management skills.

Location: Bangalore

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