Senior Accountant, Accounts Receivable - (Pune)



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024
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About the role:
Are you interested in joining a hyper-growth company? Kong is looking for a multifaceted Senior Accountant, Accounts Receivable who is a self-starter and ready to make an impact with a can-do attitude to join the accounting team in Pune, India. This role will be an integral part of the Revenue team, assisting with managing accounts receivable, including collections and maintaining strong working relationships with customers. The ideal candidate must have strong attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines consistently and the ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment. This position will report to the Senior Manager of Revenue Accounting.
The role is based in Pune, India. The work arrangement may change to a hybrid working arrangement over time.
Why should you want to work at Kong?
Market Opportunity - We are on a quest to build a $10b+ software company over the next few years and need YOUR help!
Why APIs Matter? APIs have been enabling innovation for decades!
Strong VC team, Series D, strong year over year revenue growth!
Technical Leadership - We are recognized as the leader in innovation in the connectivity space.
Marco, our CTO/co-founder - “We are the Cisco of L4 and L7” - CUBE Conversation, March 2021
We are the leading innovator in the connectivity space!
Amazing Team & Culture - Come be a "Konger" and find out what we mean.
Kong employees exemplify our culture at our 2022 Sales Kickoff
Building Great Products - Learn why the world's largest companies love our tech!
Over 250m+ downloads of our open source API gateway! Over 40k+ stars on Github between Kong API and Kong Insomnia!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Serve as the main point of contact in identifying and resolving issues that impact accounts receivables.
  • Assist with the Order to Cash process including reviewing client contracts and processing sales orders into NetSuite to set up invoicing and revenue recognition.
  • Creating and distributing customer invoices via email and/or online portals in a timely manner.
  • Maintain an accurate listing of all unbilled/future billings.
  • Resolving and responding to inquiries in the Accounts Receivable inbox in a timely manner, including but not limited to supporting the sales team with customer requests for proposal documents, banking validations, and other supplier onboarding forms as requested by customers.
  • Researching delinquent accounts and performing collection duties, including emails and phone calls for past-due invoices.
  • Assisting with external audit requests as it relates to Accounts Receivable.
  • Assist with other cross-functional tasks as required by management

What you’ll bring:

  • At least 4 years of Accounts Receivable and/or Revenue Accounting experience.
  • Understanding of ASC 606 and US GAAP.
  • Process-oriented with strong organizational and communication skills.
  • High attention to detail with the ability to keep the big picture in mind.
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environment.
  • Positive and energized work attitude with a sense of urgency, strong work ethic and eager to learn and grow in a fluid and changing environment.
  • NetSuite and Salesforce experience required.
  • NetSuite ARM experience is a plus.
  • Familiarity with SAP Ariba and Coupa procurement portals is a plus.
What is a Konger?
We are a group of makers, thinkers, and doers focused on helping today’s developers build tomorrow’s technology. Our teams work on the bleeding edge of API innovation to provide our users with a central nervous system for data and services.
We put design at the heart of everything we do, and we’re relentlessly focused on creating beautiful experiences for our customers. That’s why technology companies, major banks, e-commerce innovators, and government agencies put Kong in front of their most important web applications.
We believe in the power of Open Source and everything it stands for. That’s why developers around the world enthusiastically contribute on top of our open-source platform.
We are passionate about solving challenges that will fundamentally shape the future of technology, and we’re looking for the right people to join us on our mission. If you believe in taking ownership of your work, making an impact, and having fun along the way, we would love to talk to you.
Kong Core Values:
We are CUSTOMER CHAMPIONS. Customers are everything, we put them at the center of everything we do. We are all empowered to make an impact.
We are OWNERS. We are drivers, not passengers and own the quality and outcomes of our work.
We are UNSTOPPABLE. We work with purpose, obsession, and grit. It takes muscle to do hard things and doing hard things builds muscle.
We are REAL. We are genuine, principled, and confident without arrogance. Show respect and kindness, especially in tough moments.
We Are ACCELERATORS. We prioritize speed, iteration, and results.
We are GLOBAL. We work together from anywhere to achieve our common goals. Our differences make us stronger.
We are EXPLORERS. We value ideas over hierarchy. Never accept the status quo. We make bold bets, fail, and learn everyday. There is always a way.
About Kong:
Kong is THE cloud native API platform with the fastest, most adopted API gateway in the world (over 300m downloads!). Loved by developers and trusted with enterprises’ most critical traffic volumes, Kong helps startups and Fortune 500 companies build with confidence – allowing them to bring solutions to market faster with API and service connectivity that scales easily and securely.
83% of web traffic today is API calls! APIs are the connective tissue of the cloud and the underlying technology that allows software to talk and interact with one another. Therefore, we believe that APIs act as the nervous system of the cloud. Our audacious mission is to build the nervous system that will safely and reliably connect all of humankind!
For more information about Kong, please visit or follow @thekonginc on Twitter.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.