Financial Accountant

Mumbai, India
Competitive salary
11 Sep 2020
11 Oct 2020
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Main Purpose

Support the Senior & Chief Accountants in managing all financial aspects specifically managing individual Profit and Loss & preparing accounts to Trial Balance stage.

Key Responsibilities

Management of  Profit and Loss for Retail Sites including accruals & ensuring correct allocations

  • Provide accurate sales invoice data to the analysts and reporting finance team
  • Management of sales invoice processing including understanding the data flow and confirming all files are accounted for
  • Must have an understanding of the systems and reporting
  • Oversee/process Prepayments, Utilities, Accruals & manage monthly reconciliations
  • Calculate commission and other site calculations including invoicing
  • Assist in processing intercompany settlement and reconciliations
  • Responsible for training of staff members, mentoring and monitoring performance
  • Indirect supervision/follow-up of Finance Assistants
  • Ensure accrual accounting procedures are adhered to
  • Analyze FX impact and posting
  • End of month journals including prepayments and accruals
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Analysis and investigation of variances
  • Perform Bank reconciliation
  • Support external auditor’s preparation of audit files, preparation of annual financial statement (IFRS) etc.
  • Ensure all end of month procedures are completed within deadline
  • Completion of month end & other regular reporting
  • Assist in the development & implementation of Financial Control Reviews for our retail network
  • Other ad-hoc finance duties when required


  • Qualification requirement: ACCA affiliate/member
  • Having 2+ years’ experience in performing Assistant Accountant/Finance Assistant functions for a medium to large commercial organization
  • Demonstrated understanding of fundamental accounting principles
  • Experience within a retail and/or multi location business


  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to work closely with finance team to achieve section objectives
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks


  • Ability to deal with pressure in a dynamic and changing work environment
  • Ability to work as a team player and contribute to the team’s success             

Key Relationships:

Internal :                                                                                         

  • Chief Accountant
  • Reporting Controller
  • Finance Team
  • Sales Support Team
  • Site Managers
  • IT Support Team
  • Retail Business Managers


  • Company Auditors
  • Financial Institutions
  • Commission Agents
  • Suppliers

Reporting Structure        

- Chief Accountant

Qualification requirement: ACCA affiliate/member


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