Assistant Manager - Financial Reporting & Control

Dentsu Group Inc
Mar 14, 2024
Apr 05, 2024
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Dentsu is undergoing significant business change in line with its growth ambition, aligning our operations across different service lines to better serve our clients and optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness of our business functions within finance. This includes the implementation of a Controllership Centre of Excellence (CCoE) in Bangalore, India, moving a considerable proportion of Controllership activity out of markets and into the CCoE, causing significant changes to the way financial control operates.

Dentsu is committed to drive a robust and consistent control environment and this role plays an important part of it. Assistant Manager will be based out of Bangalore and will support the Manager and Financial Controller in implementing the Financial Control & Compliance strategy and driving an appropriate control and compliance environment.

Job Title:

Assistant Manager - Financial Reporting & Control


Key responsibilities:
  • Assist the Manager and Financial Controller in transition of activities from markets to CCoE in collaboration with CCoE Lead & Regional Finance Services team.
  • Responsible to manage monthly/Quarterly financial reporting and control activities by partnering with market Controllership team & supporting the Financial Controller.
  • Delivery of Month End closure (MEC) activities including P&L and Balance Sheet finalization.
  • Timely closing of local accounting books & BPC group submission adhering to group requirements and timelines.
  • Support in the preparation and driving reconciliations and owning the actions from BS calls. Prepare Balance sheet presentations and risk analysis to develop & implement appropriate controls.
  • Support in Management of specialist finance activities including taxation, VAT, treasury, Insurance and risk management (including Hedging FX exposure)
  • Working with the Operational Finance and Commercial Finance teams to continuously improve financial processes and controls to comply with group policy and reporting requirements from time to time.
  • Performance management, training & continuous development of the team.
  • Supporting the Manager and FC in external audit process e.g. gathering documentation for the organization's procedures/other audit supporting materials
  • Support in Assessment of internal control environment with reference to Group's Internal Control framework
  • Manage ad hoc requirements and projects on financial control & compliance areas

Professional Skills:
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant with 5 to 7 years of post-qualification experience in Accounting, Consolidation, Financial reporting.
  • Proficient in technical accounting and IFRS.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of SAP BPC (Business Planning & Consolidation) and Blackline tool will be an added advantage.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written). Able to communicate effectively with various stakeholders, across different regions and levels.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrate high level of responsibility and commitment to the assigned activities.
  • Agile and flexible to changing needs and adhoc requirements.





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