Assistant Finance Manager

Salarpuria Aura, Bengaluru, in
Flexible benefits package
17 Apr 2024
18 Apr 2024
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Contract type
Full time
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Company Description

About Grab and our workplace

Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading superapp. We are dedicated to improving the lives of millions of users across the region by providing them everyday services such as deliveries, mobility, financial services, enterprise services, and others. More than that, we provide the opportunity for them to have a better life. And that aspiration starts inside Grab because we believe in a seamless blend of work and home life, making every aspect of life better for all.

Guided by The Grab Way, which spells out our mission, how we believe we can achieve it, and our operating principles—the 4Hs: Heart, Hunger, Honour, and Humility—we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia. With our unwavering commitment to our values, we believe that we're more than a service provider; we're agents of positive change.

Job Description


  • The position will report to the Controllership Lead and shall be responsible for the overall performance, controls, and compliance of the India R&D Center.
  • Key accountabilities include monitoring processes and measuring key performance indicators, building a strong working relationship with stakeholders
  • Lead the statutory audits including liaising with external auditors, and internal and external corporate secretary ensuring timelines are met per regulatory requirements


  • The position will be reporting to the COE Controllership Lead and shall be responsible for reviewing and fronting related entities' financial entry into the Oracle Financial system, according to the Company accounting policy
  • Key Finance PIC for business partnering for R&D unit (BU)
  • Drive the continuous improvement of end-to-end accounting practices. Support the month-end closing process by reviewing the analysis of monthly & quarterly numbers and presenting findings to the management team
  • Lead discussion with the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and Business team on key fluctuation Quarter vs Quarter/Month vs Month and comparison with Budget/forecast movements
  • Monitor the cash flow position and ensure sufficient funds for operations needs
  • Review Balance Sheet reconciliation and have the pre and post-close analysis with the Shared Service team ensuring key balance sheet clearing accounts and provision are sufficiently provided.
  • Inter-company reconciliation between related entities and ensuring all clearing accounts are cleared
  • Lead the statutory audits including liaising with external auditors, and internal and external corporate secretary ensuring timelines are met per regulatory requirements
  • Manage direct report and provide adequate support and guidance where applicable
  • Ad hoc assignment



Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting and/or
  • Professional Qualification (ACCA/CIMA/CPA).

Technical Skills

  • Knowledgeable on General Ledger and Reporting processes with at least 8 years of hands-on experience and understanding of financial impact
  • Possess good knowledge of regional VAT/GST and withholding tax regulations and applications to taxable/non-taxable supplies
  • Experiences local GAAP & Group IFRS reporting

Specific experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance/Accounting and/or Professional Qualification (ACCA/CIMA/CPA)
  • Knowledgeable on GL and reporting processes with hands-on experience and understanding of financial impact
  • Able to adapt fast pace and dynamic company business environment
  • Ability to work independently, manage priorities under tight deadlines
  • Minimum 5 years in accounting, preferable a minimum of 3 years in Big 4

Additional Information

Benefits at Grab:

We care deeply about your well-being and are committed to supporting you every step of the way. Here are some of the global benefits we offer:

  • Protect and provide for your loved ones with peace of mind, knowing we have your back with Term Life Insurance and comprehensive Medical Insurance.
  • Craft a benefits package that suits your unique needs and aspirations with GrabFlex, because we believe in empowering you to thrive.
  • Embrace the magic of new life and create lasting memories with your family through Maternity and Paternity Leave.
  • Life can be overwhelming, but you're never alone. Our confidential Grabber Assistance Programme is here to guide and uplift you and your loved ones through life's challenges.
  • Your well-being is our priority. Benefit from our holistic well-being initiatives through Wellbeing@Grab, including health programmes, informative webinars, and vibrant carnivals.
  • Achieve a harmonious work-life balance with our FlexWork arrangements, allowing you to adapt and thrive in your personal and professional life.

We’ve got many different benefits hyper localised in each country. Speak to your recruiter during your interview to find out more.

What we stand for at Grab:

We are committed to building an inclusive and equitable workplace that enables diverse Grabbers to grow and perform at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we consider all candidates fairly and equally regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, family commitments, physical and mental impairments or disabilities, and other attributes that make them unique. If you require accommodations to fully participate in the recruitment process, you are encouraged to include your request(s) when applying.

We deliver the greatest impact and ideas when we bring together diverse perspectives. It is what enables us to spread opportunities to Grabbers and our partners. It’s not a box-ticking exercise; it’s who we are.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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