Plivo enables businesses to add SMS, Voice capability into their apps.

VP- Finance

Bengaluru, KA, IN / Remote (Bengaluru, KA, IN)
Job Type
11+ years
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About the role

We seek a versatile VP- Finance based in Bangalore, India, with Tech/SaaS experience to lead our global financial function. This is a strategic yet hands-on role. In this role, you will be crucial in overseeing the organization's financial health, providing strategic financial guidance, reviewing budgets, and contributing to the company's overall success. It is an opportunity to be a global finance leader for a profitable start-up at a later stage and to be a core part of the leadership team.

You will work across and own the full spectrum of finance functions, including FP&A, compliance, all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities, financial controls, collaborating with the senior leadership team, and ensuring alignment with our global financial strategy.

What would you be doing?

Financial Planning & Analysis: Develop and implement comprehensive financial plans, budgets, and forecasts. Conduct financial analysis to support key business decisions and strategic initiatives. Provide insightful recommendations to optimize financial performance.

Financial Reporting: Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, reports, and analyses. Ensure compliance with accounting standards, regulatory requirements, and internal policies. Present financial information to the executive team and investors.

Cash Flow Management: Manage cash flow and liquidity, ensuring optimal utilization of resources. Implement effective cash management strategies and forecasting. Identify and mitigate potential financial risks. Drive focus on optimizing contribution margin across teams. Implement strategies to enhance profitability while ensuring customer satisfaction.

Financial Controls and Compliance: Establish and maintain robust financial controls and procedures. Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and accounting principles across every company location. Oversee internal and external audits.

Strategic Financial Leadership: Collaborate with the executive team to develop and execute strategic financial plans. Provide financial insights to support business growth and expansion. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve organizational objectives. Lead the finance function, fostering a culture of ownership and excellence.

Who would be the right fit?

Overall experience of 14-16 years and 8+ years as a finance leader with a background in SaaS or technology companies. In-depth knowledge of corporate financial law, financial principles, accounting standards, regulatory requirements, and risk management practices. Knowledge of Accounting GAAP & accounting practices, financial management, and strong strategic thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods. In-depth knowledge of IndAs or IFRS, US GAAP, and other accounting/auditing/ reporting standards. Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. CA background is a must. CPA or other relevant qualifications are a plus.

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About Plivo

Plivo builds platforms and solutions that empower startups and larger businesses to connect and engage with their customers globally. Come join us, and be a part of this mission.

Thousands of innovative companies rely on Plivo to add communications capabilities to their web, mobile & desktop apps.

Today, we are amongst the leading service providers in the Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) market, which is estimated to grow to a whopping 10 billion dollars by 2022.

Team Size:320
Location:Austin, TX
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Michael Ricordeau
Michael Ricordeau