Senior Financial Analyst - Regional Contollership

Recruiter
MicroFocus
Location
Bangalore, India
Salary
Confidential salary
Posted
20 Oct 2020
Closes
20 Nov 2020
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About Micro Focus

Micro Focus is one of the world’s largest enterprise software providers, delivering the mission-critical software that keeps the digital world running. We combine pragmatism, discipline, and customer-centric innovation to deliver trusted, proven solutions that customers need in order to succeed in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. That’s high tech without the drama.


Our portfolio spans the following areas:

DevOps | IT Operations| Cloud | Security | Info Governance | Big Data, Machine Learning, & Analytics

As Senior Statutory Accountant, you will be a key member of WW Statutory Team, participating in preparation of set of financial statements in closely collaboration with regional lead and strong engagement with tax teams, including collaboration in Micro Focus quarterly tax forecasting exercise. 

Your range of responsibilities will include medium and complex financial analysis for the statutory accounts area such as: 

  • Preparation of monthly/quarterly statutory balance sheet reviews and quarterly profit and loss analytical review, including reconciliation of management vs. statutory accounting, 
  • Strong Understanding of accounting and finance concepts. Hands on experience on finance systems (NetSuite etc), 
  • Experience in managing the Internal financial controls, interpreting the accounting policies & procedures in turn to facilitate internal financial control.
  • Reviewing and finalization of accounts of one or multiple entities (IFRS). 
  • Participate or prepare annual set of financial statements and applicable notes in accordance with the local GAAP, including balance sheet, income statement, equity statement, cash flow statement and notes 
  • Support and coordinate the audit process for financial statements: liaise with auditors to finalize list of deliverables and documentation needed for audit, coordination of documentation support and providing necessary explanations 
  • Ensure compliance with various statutes and control parameters. Ability to identify risks and address the same with mitigating controls. 
  • Taxation: Support in quarterly calculation and preparation of foreign tax provision – current tax and deferred tax forecast 
  • Taxation : Prepare required information in consultation with tax department and the country accounting team to complete tax returns on a monthly/yearly basis 
  • Experience in SoX Controls and reporting. 
  • Enable and support leadership team with strong control matrices which would help in decision making. 
  • Knowledge of Direct and indirect tax is mandatory. Minimal hands on experience is needed to handle some of the activities. 
  • Hands on experience on IFRS 
  • Exposure to M&A is desirable. 

Desired Skills 

  • Self starter, ability to work with minimal supervision. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a capability to work across diverse teams and also an ability to work across virtual teams. 
  • Strong accounting, compliance and controls focused. 
  • Excellent Written / Oral communications skills. 
  • Capability to multi-task activities and provide timely delivery of deliverables. 
  • Excellent analytical and Business Application ( e.g., Microsoft Excel / power point etc.. ) skills. 
  • Ready to work in a change management environment. 
  • Ability to interface effectively with multiple levels of management and functional disciplines. 
  • Ability to identify key fraud preventative controls and leverage to develop monitoring capability. 
  • Superior teamwork and motivating skills. 
  • Good project management skills 
  • Critical Competencies to Drive Business Results: 
  • Self starter, ability to work with minimal supervision. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a capability to work across diverse teams and also an ability to work across virtual teams. 
  • Strong accounting, compliance and controls focused. 
  • Excellent Written / Oral communications skills. 
  • Capability to multi-task activities and provide timely delivery of deliverables. 
  • Excellent analytical and Business Application ( e.g., Microsoft Excel / power point etc.. ) skills. 
  • Ready to work in a change management environment. 
  • Ability to interface effectively with multiple levels of management and functional disciplines. 
  • Ability to identify key fraud preventative controls and leverage to develop monitoring capability. 
  • Superior teamwork and motivating skills. 
  • Good project management skills 

Education and Work Experience: - 

Qualifications 

  • CA 6 to 10 years of experience Auditing and controllership 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis, with advanced knowledge in one area.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel).
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Superior teamwork skills
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Good project management skills.

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