The Role

MSM is looking for a qualified, organized, passionate, and committed Chief Financial Officer in India. Reporting to the CEO, this role will be responsible for the planning, implementation, managing, and running of all the finance activities of a company, including business planning, budgeting, forecasting, and negotiations. The role of the CFO will also extend to obtaining and maintaining investor relations and partnership compliance.


What You’ll Do

As part of an executive management team, the CFO is expected to have interactions with various members of the company, both senior and junior. Further, the CFO is required to perform the following tasks:

  • Directing accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls 
  • Providing strategic management of the accounting and finance functions
  • Assessing and evaluating the financial performance of the organization with regard to short and long term operational goals, budgets, and forecasts
  • Advising on long-term business and financial planning
  • Recommending improvements to ensure the integrity of the company’s financial information
  • Establishing and developing relations with senior management, external partners, stakeholders investors, investment institutions, and auditors
  • Overseeing financial systems’ implementations and upgrades
  • Reviewing all formal finance, HR, and IT-related procedures
  • Collaborating with chief information officers on technology decisions
  • Creating and establishing yearly financial objectives that align with the company’s plan for growth and expansion
  • Identifying and managing business risks and insurance requirements
  • Preparing and presenting monthly financial budget reports including monthly profit and loss by division, forecast vs. budget by division, and weekly cash flow by division
  • Reviewing and analyzing monthly financial results and provide recommendations
  • Developing and maintaining the monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget
  • Accounting, General Ledger, Administration and Compliance
  • Hiring, training, and retaining skilled accounting and finance staff

Who We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • Has a CA or MBA in Finance
  • 5 years minimum experience as a Finance Controller / Head Finance in a medium-sized organization
  • Proven 10+ years total accounting or finance experience
  • Good knowledge of excel, powerpoint, tally, MIS software, ERP accounting software
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence, and executive presence ability to motivate staff 
  • Excellent analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills 
  • Significant experience in working with external auditors on internal controls and compliance-related issues.
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision
  • Can exercise sound judgment and maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Exceptionally well organized and driven by success
  • Can thrive in high-pressure situations
  • Analytical thinker with superior problem-solving skills
  • Decisive and committed
  • A natural leader who motivates and inspires people around them

What We Offer

  • The opportunity to have an impact on the lives of thousands of international students’ lives
  • To work with a brilliant and globally diverse team
  • To engage in new markets and with multiple partners across the globe

Location Of Work

  • Anywhere in India

Who We Are

With more than 100 years of collective experience in the international education sector, M Square Media (MSM) is a leader in innovation and globalization initiatives across countries. MSM is a multi-platform solutions provider that helps institutions increase their international student enrollment through building global and in-country offices, agent management, and personalized solutions for admissions, marketing, back-office support, process management, and market entry and expansion, to name a few. We address the operational, intelligence, and outreach challenges that educational institutions face today and in the future. A globally spread MSM team takes pride in providing world-class solutions to institution partners in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and the EU. Know more about us:


Thank you for your interest in M Square Media (MSM). However, only those applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted. MSM offers equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, genetic information, arrest record, source of income, or military status, following applicable federal, provincial, state, and equal employment opportunity laws.

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