This is a people manager position in Close & Reporting function in the shared services. Person will lead a team of people including senior team leads & accountants. He / She will be responsible to develop, implement and maintain systems, policies & procedures, to ensure accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of accounting data within defined timelines. Should poses strong leadership and management skills to hire and retain high performing talent. He / She will be expected to partner with appropriate management levels to establish strategic objectives & plans for the organization. Ensuring robust financial controls, effective & efficient processes to protect the assets of the corporation is a fundamental expectation. Responsibilities will include review reconciliations, support / stepping in to help team resolve recon items/ issues/ process fixes. Handling statutory audits & leading adoption of new a/c standards such as IFRS & related regulatory compliance will also be preferred. As a first line manager, he/she is expected to coach the staff to navigate through complexities & develop their skill sets continuously. Should be able define Problems correctly and distill information into concise problem statements and identify root cause in individual or team setting & independently develop sustainable solution. This is a senior accounting position requiring the person to help resolve complex issues of the team & be able to provide expert opinion on complex A/C issues / positions.
Candidate should have a Professional certification / degree in Accounting (CA/CWA/CS/CIMA) with 7 to 10 years of related experience. Having Shared Services experience will be an advantage. Key competencies include strong technical accounting acumen in US GAAP, reasonable experience and knowledge in IFRS & sound knowledge of overall regulatory requirements around accounting & reporting. Strong Systems aptitude in ERP. This position will require sound skills around leadership, organization development, building high performing teams. Business partnership, influencing. Effective communication skills is essential given nature of the role that deals with variety of Internal & external stakeholders on a regular basis. Other relevant competencies include strategic thinking & driving impactful business results.