Senior Accounting Specialist

Administration Requisition ID 5085 Pune, India

Description

The Senior accounting specialist will be an integral contributor to the finance and business operations of the company and will have a broad range of responsibilities including all aspects of the monthly close, GL responsibilities, fulfilling the external reporting requirements and developing process efficiencies. The individual in this position must be a self-starter and possess great attention to detail, strong financial acumen, high aptitude financial systems and a strong desire and ability

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in the month end close process and communicate with other departments to ensure all information requirements and reporting deadlines are met.
  • Assist and participate in the monthly, quarterly and year end closing processes including certain schedules and processes for monthly and quarterly financial reporting package
  • Prepare, review, upload and post journal entries, including legal accrual, marketing, consulting accrual, travel accrual, etc.
  • Support Accounts Payable team, as needed, including Concur extracts, new vendor creation.
  • Work cross-functionally with various departments to provide financial insights and relevant reporting.
  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations to ensure all Company cash, prepaid expenses and liabilities are properly recorded and accrued for.
  • Participate in the monthly and quarterly balance sheet and P&L flux
  • Conduct special research and projects for the G/L as required.
  • Watch for areas of improvement within our processes, make suggestions and implement process improvements.
  • Assist in quarterly and annual audit preparations. Assist preparing needed reports, reconciliations and back up supporting schedules for the external and internal auditors.
  • Correspond directly with internal and external auditors and provide requested schedules to auditors to support necessary audit requirements.
  • Assist with system implementations and improvements.
  • Ad hoc projects when needed. 

Required Experience & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Minimum 4 to 6 years’ experience working in an accounting related role.
  • Demonstrated experience with general ledger, journal entry preparation, monthly & annual close processes.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles/practices, internal controls, budget development, projections & variance analysis.
  • Experience with Netsuite and Hedging is preferred
  • Ability to prepare, organize and analyze complex financial information.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and issue financial information in a timely manner.
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility with changing priorities.
  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize and time manage workload.
  • Ready to work in shift timing.

 

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