Accountant -- Remote

Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
PurpleRain is a US-headquartered 10+ year old close-knit, fully distributed bootstrapped and profitable product startup with a 50+ rock star team members who enjoy the challenge of solving hard problems together with inc 500 clients globally through our B2B SaaS products.

We are a hybrid remote company, with in-house teams in Bangalore, London, and remote teams globally in 20+ countries where each employee works from home or a co-working space. Even though we're far away, we're in contact throughout the day in Slack, Basecamp, and Zoom.

We are looking for an Accountant who will manage all finance and accounting operations, coordinating and directing the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, and report variances and prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements.

Relocation is not necessary, as we consider your geographic location a non-issue. We provide remote work options. Hours are flexible based on your time zone requirements.

Responsibilities :

  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting, and Revenue Recognition
  • Reconciling the company's bank statements and bookkeeping ledgers.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Process accounts receivable/payable and handle payroll in a timely manner
  • Additional controller duties as necessary

Required Skills

  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller.
  • 2+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user (either QuickBooks or Xero is mandatory) and administration skills
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills with a focus on taking ownership for completion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Location: Remote


  • Upto 3 lakh/annum based on experience.

We value our people...

We recognize and reward ingenious work. We all have real lives, and respect work lifestyle balance. We all have a voice that is heard throughout the company. We always make time for fun and have one of the most unique, employee-led cultures out there. Interested? Let's get started!

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