Financial Accountant

Location
Mumbai, India
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
11 Sep 2020
Closes
11 Oct 2020
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
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

Experience

  • 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

Skills

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

Competencies

  • 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

External:

  • Company Auditors
  • Financial Institutions
  • Commission Agents
  • Suppliers

Reporting Structure        

- Chief Accountant

Qualification requirement: ACCA affiliate/member

 

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