The successful candidate will be strategic, analytical, and have a demonstrated ability to manage the financial responsibilities of a high-growth business. The successful candidate will be comfortable working in cross-functional teams and demonstrate strong leadership skills.
Perform/Support the month end activities which include closing of sub ledgers, general ledger account reconciliations, reporting and balance sheet account analysis and deliver the accurate financial statements as a part of the month end close process.
Prepare month end Flux analysis for all P&L and Balance sheet accounts and share with controllership team along with the analysis on the reasons for the changes.
Demonstrate a proficient level of professional skill and knowledge in accounting and apply this in-depth knowledge, principles and systems design to recognize complex and unique issues and develop resolution and/or consistently consult with leadership in order to achieve resolution.
Ensure appropriate financial policies, procedures and internal controls are in place, documented and also drive process improvements.
Responsible for Preparing and Reviewing the Balance sheet schedules for the controllership review and highlighting and taking necessary action upon the issues appropriately.
Manage financial close review with controllership team including month end close call, finalization of P&L accounts and Balance Sheet, Trial balance.
Interact and working closely with the Internal and External auditors on audit related queries and ensure smooth completion of the audits.
Responsible for SOX/ICFR compliance, internal control and get the alignment of improvements/changes from leadership/Controllership team.
Perform and support new business/system launches including UAT of the accounting entries and financial reporting.
Works with other engagements on initiatives pertaining to Record to Report and controllership function.
Identify problems and changing requirements regarding management needs, auditing and other financial reporting requirement, accounting systems along with responsible for modifications.
Actively participate and support Backup planning and cross training.
Actively participate in strategic initiatives and special projects when assigned or required and lead cross functional systems and process improvement initiatives
CA, CPA or CWA, with 3+ or more years of post-qualification experience in Month end closing of Books of accounts / working on various Sub-ledgers / Accounting knowledge / Balance sheet Reconciliation & Reporting activities.
Strong accounting skills.
Fluency in Microsoft Excel is a must.
Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Strong customer focus – both Internal / External.
A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations.
Strong interpersonal skills — including written and oral communication skills.
Expertise in Six Sigma defect reduction techniques (DMAIC, etc.) (Preferred)
Retail industry experience (Preferred).
Experience using Oracle Financial Applications/SQL (Preferred).
Proven ability to develop new ideas and creative solutions.
Proven ability to meet tight deadlines, coordinate and prioritize workload.
Proven ability to work successfully in an ambiguous environment.