Senior Accountant

Finance Bangalore, India


Position at Wind River

Wind River is a global leader in delivering software for mission-critical intelligent systems. For more than four decades, the company has been an innovator and pioneer, powering billions of systems that require the highest levels of security, safety, and reliability.
Wind River helps customers across automotive, aerospace, defense, industrial, medical, and telecommunications industries solve complex technology challenges on their journey toward the new intelligent machine economy. The company’s software powers generation after generation of the safest, most secure systems in the world. Examples include playing a key role in NASA space missions such as Artemis I, the James Webb Space Telescope, and multiple Mars rovers. We’ve achieved recent 5G milestones including the world’s first successful 5G data session with Verizon and building one of the largest Open RAN networks in the world with Vodafone.
The company has received industry recognition for its technology innovation and leadership and for its workplace culture, including global Great Place to Work certification and being named a “Top Workplace” for ten consecutive years. If you want to be part of a unique culture where the lived experience is based on our cultural attributes of growth mindset; customer focus; and diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, come join us and help advance the future software-defined world.
We are looking for an energetic and talented individual to join our growing team as a Senior Accountant. In this critical role, you will make a significant contribution to the “engine” of finance and accounting through the enhancement and implementation of accounting systems and processes, assisting with month-end close activities, and other special project designed to drive efficiencies and scalability while ensuring effective policy and control. The ideal candidate will be a team player and have a solid Accounts Payable background. You will be empowered to take ownership of projects to drive results. Your success will be supported by the team, and you will receive third party training and direct access to external technology solution consultants.
The role will be both demanding and rewarding where you can make a difference working in a cornerstone team of our organization, with exposure to senior leaders. You will work with our global accounting teams to drive process optimization through a lean mindset and leveraging of technology and be ready to tackle projects that they didn’t wake up thinking they needed to address.
This position will be based in Wind River’s Bangalore Office and flexible hybrid mode.
  • Assist in the month end close and reporting process, external audits, annual and monthly accounting commitments.
  • Take ownership, with limited supervision of daily Accounts Payable and vendor management function through Oracle R12, uploading of payments in banking channel, assist monthly consolidation and reporting process and maintain accurate Accounts Payable and Withholding tax reconciliation accounts.
  • Review expense reports to ensure compliance with company policies.
  • Own Vendor onboarding process, review vendor invoices to confirm the account code, budget, taxes, and payment arrangements.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse accounting team in a dynamic environment.
  • Collaborate in Customs processes (Imports and Exports).
  • Help maintain a strong control environment that is compliant with company policy and accounting standards. Develop SOP’s for IFC and SOX controls.
  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual close processes for the Fixed Asset, General Ledger, and Cash Management in Oracle E-Business Suite.
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects and initiatives as needed.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • The candidate must be based in Bangalore.
  • 5 years of experience in similar roles, preferably within a multi-national enterprise.
  • Oracle R12 experience required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent with a solid knowledge of Accounts Payable and general ledger structure.
  • India income tax withholding (TDS) knowledge, data collation and monitoring of filing of TDS returns.
  • Familiarity with vendor prepayment, employee prepayments and  related settlement [processes.
  • Familiar with UAT testing and driving with ERP support desk to go live the patches and system implementation in AP modules.
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines, multi-task, and work independently, and execute objectives with minimal supervision.
  • Modern process and tools thinking, specifically working to implement, integrate, and improve accounting and financial technology and processes.
  • Support the team in successful completion of ad-hoc projects and deliverables, as required.
  • Exercises judgement in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Networks with key contacts outside our own area of expertise.
  • Energetic, hands-on, and resourceful self-starter who can partner with all levels and functions of the company with a consultative and collaborative approach.
  • Ability to meet stringent deadlines in a fast-paced environment; demonstrates a sense of urgency and should be results-driven.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) to connect and collaborate effectively with a diverse set of peers and stakeholders; constructive and solution-oriented mindset.
  • Significant attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
Benefits & Perks
  • Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid Work.
  • Medical insurance: Group Medical Insurance coverage.
  • Additional shared cost medical benefit in the form of reimbursements.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Vacation and Time off: Employees are eligible for various types of paid time off.
  • Additional Time off’s – Birthday, Volunteer Time off, Wedding.
  • Wellness Benefits through Unmind
  • Carrot (Family -forming support)



Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.