Senior Staff Accountant

Recruiter
Amazon
Location
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
22 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Feb 2021
Ref
1415448
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Description:
Sr. Staff Accountant is responsible for smooth operations of Global accounting team at Bangalore, which includes closing the books of accounts, posting of journal entries, managing audit deliverables, preparing global general ledger account reconciliations and working with the accounting teams to resolve the issues. This position will also act as an escalation point in resolving errors and complex accounting issues with internal and external business partners.

The successful candidate should have a strong desire in innovating processes and exceed expectations in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, primarily driving innovation on behalf of our customers.

Job Responsibilities
1. Managing the month end activities which include closing of sub ledgers, general ledger account reconciliations, reporting and balance sheet account analysis and deliver the accurate financial statements as a part of the month end close process
2. Demonstrate a proficient level of professional skill and knowledge in accounting and apply this in-depth knowledge, principles and systems design to recognize complex and unique issues and develop resolution and/or consistently consult with leadership in order to achieve resolution
3. Ensure appropriate financial policies, procedures and internal controls are in place, documented and also drive process improvements.
4. Perform and support new business/system launches including UAT of the accounting entries and financial reporting.
5. Driving controllership as a function and provide excellent and high quality services to the customer.
6. Works with other engagements on initiatives pertaining to Record to Report and controllership function
7. Identify problems and changing requirements regarding management needs, auditing and other financial reporting requirement, accounting systems along with responsible for modifications
8. Actively participate in strategic initiatives and special projects when assigned or required and lead cross functional systems and process improvement initiatives

Basic Qualifications:
CA, CPA with 5+ years of post-qualification experience in Month end closing of Books of accounts / working on various Sub-ledgers / Accounting knowledge / Balance sheet Reconciliation & Reporting activities • Strong accounting skills. • Exceptional leadership and team development skills. • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills. • Strong customer focus - both Internal / External • A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations. • Strong interpersonal skills - including written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
CA, CPA with 5+ years of post-qualification experience in Month end closing of Books of accounts / working on various Sub-ledgers / Accounting knowledge / Balance sheet Reconciliation & Reporting activities • Strong accounting skills. • Exceptional leadership and team development skills. • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills. • Strong customer focus - both Internal / External • A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations. • Strong interpersonal skills - including written and oral communication skills. • Expertise in Six Sigma defect reduction techniques (DMAIC, etc.) (Preferred) • Retail industry experience (Preferred) • Experience using Oracle Financial Applications (Preferred)

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