Accounting Assistant

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for an Junior Accountant based in our Mumbai office.

Look at the description below. If you think your skills and experience, make you a good match for this position, we’d love to hear from you. We’re looking for creative, curious, empathetic people to join our Living-Centered Design movement.

CannonDesign is an integrated design solutions firm focused on helping people continuously flourish. Whether designing for innovations in health, new scientific discoveries, equity in education or the next big idea in business, we use our Living-Centered Design approach to help organizations realize widespread change. Our ability to design transformational places, plans and strategies is why Fast Company named us a World Changing Company and one of the most innovative design firms in the world.

The ideal candidate will be an integral part of our corporate accounting team and will be responsible for a wide variety of accounting tasks throughout the department.  

  • Accurate and timely invoicing monthly.
  • Assist with month-end reporting for regional and consolidated corporate operations.
  • Assist with year-end audit schedules
  • Collection correspondence and coordination of invoices.
  • Input work plan budget and fee information into database.
  • Review consultant invoices against project budgets and correctly code to project/account.
  • Review consultant invoices for accuracy according to contract/budget and timeliness of payments.
  • Assist in project accounting functions as assigned
  • Month-end reporting, collection of receivables, preparing and analyzing forecasts
  • Contractor/ Sub Contractor billing and reconciliation of their work
  • Intercompany reconciliation. 
  • Processes Vendor payments and Employee Expense Reports and reimbursements
  • Managing petty cash transactions
  • Edit and help maintain US Accounting software
  • Handling matters pertaining to statutory compliances which includes Tax and TDS returns
  • Complete Government Searches on all vendors and clients semiannually (SAM Searches)
  • May handle other responsibilities as needed.

  • Qualified candidates must have a maximum of 4 years of related Accounting experience.
  • Bachelor’s in Accounts/Finance or related field preferred.
  • Good knowledge of general accounting practices
  • Strong communication skills, exceptional time management and planning skills with the ability to multitask, maintain and prioritize deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of tax compliances like TDS/VAT/GST/ Sales tax & Service tax.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and strong Excel skills required, Deltek Vision experience a plus.

We are relentless in our pursuit of client adoration (not simply satisfaction). Consistent delivery of the best service is what we are about.

We are committed to ensuring our practice is equitable for all employees, representative of the communities around us – and focused on the future of design. We advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts through the leadership of our DEI Council, Employee Resource Groups and other community advocacy initiatives.

We’re about communication and transparency here. If you want to talk to someone about an idea you have, or a challenge that needs addressing, we’re ready for you.

As a condition of employment, all employees are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.

CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by central, state, or local law.