Castler closes Pre-Series A funding of $6 Million led by Flipkart, Capital 2B, IIFL Fintech Fund, Venture Catalysts & Zerodha

Financial Controller

Specifications

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant
  • 8+ years of experience. Fintech, banking, and corporate experience will be preferred.
  • Good understanding of financial accounting, budget forecasting, P&L, financial analysis.
  • Well versed with Indian compliances, GST, TDS, Income Tax, Companies Act.
  • Experience working on Tally Cloud.
  • Understanding of Escrow will be a plus.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrate good judgment and good problem-solving skills.

Operations

  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate accounting principles and regulatory requirements.
  • Review monthly financial reports for accuracy, completeness, and major variances between actual and budget results. Be responsible for month end closure activities on a timely manner.
  • Drive operational efficiency by monitoring and improving costing activities and data accuracy.
  • Identify saving initiatives and leverage economies of scale.
  • Oversee and approve financial transactions and reconciliations, ensuring that robust controls are in operation and workloads are managed effectively.
  • Lead financial compliance, ensuring that all procedures and policies are business focused and communicated effectively to relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensuring that finance activities are compliant with internal/external financial policies and regulations.
  • Be responsible for investor due diligence processes.
  • Manage ESOPs and issuance.
  • Implement fund investment strategy and manage its portfolio trading activities.
  • Improve profitability/margin through monthly analysis of revenue, cost, and inventory variances.
  • Prepare and maintain cash flow analyses and treasury functions.
  • Analyse monthly financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows) and effectively convey analysis to staff as requested.

Regulatory and statutory compliances

  • Build and lead a strong statutory, and internal audit.
  • Own all audit related activities to ensure seamless audits.
  • Manage and comply with regulatory and statutory compliance like Income Tax, GST (Goods and Service Tax) TDS fillings and returns, RBI, FEMA, Labour laws etc.
  • Ensure risk identification, escalation, investigation, and mitigation.

About Castler

Castler is a Global Escrow Platform. Its endeavour is to eliminate fraud from Consumer & Corporate transactions. Over 250 Enterprises use Castler to process over Rs.1000cr in transactions every month. Our proprietary Digital Escrow Banking suite provides clients a unique ‘Open, Own & Operate’ escrow solution. Castler aims to provide a 100% Safe & Secure Transaction Solution powered by Escrow.