Finance Specialist

Finance Chennai, India


Accounts / Finance Specialist

Location   :  Chennai, India
Required Language : English
Employment Type : Full Time
Seniority Level : Associate
Travel : 10 %


This position is responsible in managing and supporting a timely month end close for Accounts Payable, managing the Accounts Payable ledger including overseeing thirds parties or employees by scheduling and preparing payment, purchase orders mapping, insuring credit is received for outstanding bills and tracks budget expenses.  Inter-company reconciliations and confirmation ensuring accuracy of AP intercompany transactions and AP Accrual in SAP. This position extends to manage payment cycle schedule and cash management function for business needs and ensure no double payment and maximize free cash flow.

Other Financial services include managing regulatory compliances relating to Accounts Payable, Tax authority (GST), and ensuring compliance to Buckman policies and accounting standards.  This position reports to Finance Manager. 


  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting is an advantage

 Mandate Experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years relevant working experience in Account Payable.
  • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office products.
  • Manufacturing experience is advantage.

 Key Responsibilities


  • Ensure accurate Accounts payable processing and completed on timely basis.
  • To reconcile processed work, prepare analyses of accounts and producing monthly reports and continuing to improve the AP and payment process.
  • To review Trial Balance for accuracy, validity, reasonableness, and data integrity consistent

with accounting principle e.g., expenses recognition, matching principle and consistent with FASB, GAAP.

  • Regional Intercompany consolidation and confirmation support for the Finance APAC.
  • Ensure 100% responsibility for the Buckman Singapore (OpCo) monthly book close relating to Accounts Payable.
  • To ensure compliance with Travel & Entertainment Policy and expenses.
  • To support internal/external audits, Travel & Entertainment concur.
  • Ensure seamless operational processes by assisting with various ad hoc projects or task assign by the line manager such as GST and Cash Flow Management.

Required skills

  • Familiar with SAP FICO system
  • Computer proficiency in SAP, Excel, and Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge with Trade Exports and GST will be an advantage.

Personality Traits:

  • Good written, verbal communication skills and able to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work independently and adapt to rapid change environment in a fast-paced, changing and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Culturally sensitive and able to deal with people from various cultural backgrounds
  • Attention to detail and data entry skills, able will be interacting with management and vendors in a professional manner
  • Team player, Dependability, discipline, friendly co-worker interactions and problem solving.