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Commercial / Financial / Legal - Accountant Officer
Experience : 5+ Years
GENERIC DESCRIPTION :
Assists in summarising, analysing and reporting financial transactions and balances; prepares financial statements, group consolidation and related working files, according to defined procedures and instructions to ensure the compliance of financial reporting with International Financial Reporting Standards and other legal and accounting frameworks that govern the reporting obligations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
Accounting and Financial Reports
Prepare financial statements along with relevant analysis for various companies of the group based on the applicable financial reporting framework.
Prepare consolidation for holding companies and intermediate holding companies with good working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards.
Ensure compliance of financial records and financial statements as per International Financial Reporting Standards.
Examine and analyse Accounting / Financial records to assess completeness, accuracy and conformance of the company’s policies and procedures.
Prepare reconciliations, schedules and other workings to support the period end closing procedures.
Carry out all checks and balances to ensure completeness of year-end closing procedures and ensure sufficient documentation to ensure quality accounts closing and audit support.
Assist / support management and coordinate with auditors for completion of internal / external auditors.
Collect and analyze financial data, to ensure compliance with Legal and Accounting regulations and guidelines.
Researches accounting rules and regulations and makes recommendations regarding company’s accounting policies and procedures.
Works on projects / matters of complexity by carrying out required research and analysis to support management’s implementation of new accounting rules / standards.
Prepare periodical reports and analysis to provide useful Management Information.
Coordinate with departments and compile and review all financial information and prepare reports for management information.
Assist in preparation of budgets, study variances between budgets and actuals.
Assist in developing forecasts and studying variances between forecast and actuals.
keeping current with GAAP, legal and financial regulatory frameworks that impact the entities within the Group.
Review ledgers and accounts periodically to identify, investigate and highlight errors and anomalies for rectification so that all financial data can be relied upon.
Data Storage :
Maintains financial files and information in a structured and systematic way that allows ease of retrieval of information and reports (both electronic and physical files).
Project Participation :
Participate in specific projects within set terms of reference and defined processes to assist senior management in achieving their tasks / objectives.
Key Soft Skills :
Maintains and exhibits excellent working relationships with all department / company employees.
Looks to constantly developing own professional expertise and personal performance through optimising on-the-job training opportunities and other internal / external formal training.
Minimum Educational, Technical Qualifications / Certifications Required :
Either pursuing CA Final or equivalent or completed CA or equivalent professional qualification (with good knowledge of IFRS).
Candidates currently pursuing CA final (with very strong academic knowledge of IFRS)
Minimum Professional Experience Required :
CA or equivalent with 1 to 2 years minimum experience
ACCA or equivalent with 3 to 4 years minimum experience
1 2 years BIG 4 audit experience preferred
Candidate with working knowledge of IFRS preferred
Candidate with working knowledge of consolidation preferred