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Finance Consultant

Overview:

Will be responsible for preparing test scripts, conduct control tests and share results with control owners and populate the same in local IFC database

Key responsibilities:
  • Display expert process knowledge on financial reporting, working knowledge of US GAAP reporting and XBRL reporting and tagging
  • Data mining from various ERP systems for preparation of various notes to accounts
  • Front end with partners in US
  • Coordination and preparation of annual and quarterly statutory financial reporting for complicated companies of AXAUS
  • Preparation of detailed AXAUS analyses for inclusion in the quarterly statutory analysis package, semi-annual audit committee presentations as well as management discussion packs
  • Prepare notes to accounts tables in excel sheet and gather data for the same and prepare the foot note in Workiva
  • Assistance on analysis and preparation of management discussion pack
  • Pay attention to details of all financial figures in the annual statement and notify if material difference in the flow of financial reporting
  • Address and resolve technical and/or procedural queries from internal and external customers
  • Perform quality audits, identify any issues/trends and make recommendations to ensure ongoing compliance with agreed quality standards
  • Prepare and review of audit documentations for external auditors and resolve queries
  • Strong reporting skills; the ability to perform multiple tasks and making sure team is updated with latest US GAAP reporting knowledge
  • Handle regular interaction with onshore partners and resolve their queries and drive defined productivity and quality standards
  • Prepare routine and management reports
  • Core responsibility of meeting the agreed SLAs
  • Implement process improvements
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting to onshore partners and internal stakeholders
  • Prove support in preparation of month end schedules for closing (pre-close and closing activities)
Key skills:
  • XBRL tagging and review
  • Working knowledge on reporting tool Workiva
  • Process managements
  • Senior stakeholder management
  • Project handling
  • Problem solving and eye for detail
  • Graduate or Post Graduate in Commerce (Accounting Degree) with relevant experience in similar role and/or Chartered
  • Accountant/Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with relevant experience in similar role
  • Sound understanding on various US regulatory requirements (FASB, ASC)
  • Sound understanding and technical knowledge on USGAAP
  • 4 to 5 years hands on experience of working within similar role in preparation and review of financial statements
  • Strong communication skills
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel
  • Documentation skills
  • Good logical, analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Ability to work harmoniously as part of a team
Other requirements:
  • Willingness to work in Night shift
  • Must hold a valid passport and be flexible with international travel