CA vacancy at Icon PLC

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Icon Clinical Research India Pvt Ltd is hiring CA/CMA qualifiers for the role of Finance Manager at their Chennai branch. Candidates with 6 to 11 years of experience are preferred.

ICON plc, a leading global Contract Research Organisation employing 14,000 people in 40 countries. ICON is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries.

Job Description

  • Manage, support and provide guidance to a team of financial accountants responsible for the financial reporting of offshore ICON legal entities that Chennai Finance are responsible for
  • Ensure the financial, statutory and taxation reporting for a portfolio of ICON entities is completed accurately and in accordance with the Group’s reporting timetable and the relevant statutory reporting deadlines
  • Take an active role in the development of the financial reporting function in Chennai

Job Responsibilities

  • Preparation of Monthly Financial Information for a number of ICON entities (including Management Accounts) with supporting commentary, within strict deadlines.
  • Manage full Trial Balance and maintain monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations (including Bank, VAT, salaries, etc)
  • Manage, develop, and strengthen the financial reporting team. This includes people management, performance management, employee relations, and training & development
  • Full responsibility for ensuring entities are compliant with local legislative requirements, i.e., Financial Statements, tax returns, etc
  • Liaising with local financial/taxation advisors as required

Required Candidate Profile

  • Be a fully qualified member of an internationally recognized accounting body (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CPA)
  • At least 5 yrs relevant PQE gained in an international environment (or qualified by relevant experience) in management accounting, tax, and operational support of a business.
  • Have a number of years exposure to share service / centralized offshore financial reporting environment
  • Have a number of years of staff management experience
  • Ability to build strong relationships with nonfinance departments
  • Ability to manage on own initiative, manage tasks/assignments and problem solve
  • Have attention to detail
  • Oracle experience & advanced excel as an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the CRO industry preferable
  • Willingness to travel occasionally on business

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