Finance Controller, South Asia

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Apr 25, 2024
Jun 01, 2024
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Cochlear is the global market leader in implant hearing solutions. Cochlear's mission is to help people hear and be heard. Around the world, more people chose a Cochlear-branded hearing implant system than any other. A Cochlear Implant is an electronic device that is surgically implanted under the skin near the ear that restores hearing to those who suffer from severe hearing loss. It's an incredible piece of engineering and the only product in the world that restores a sense through technology. Imagine using your experience to help people around the world to hear again. Our mission is to help more people to hear.

Cochlear, South Asia (SA) incorporates countries like India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Mauritius. We have a direct presence in India since 2010 and use distributors in the other countries. 90% of the current business comes from paediatric implantation. Our work is primarily directed at increasing awareness about hearing health - to make newborn hearing screening mandatory, and to improve funding for CI systems and upgrades.

Our teams work closely with surgeons, audiologists and therapists to enhance CI clinical infrastructure and access to our implantable hearing solutions. Working in South Asia presents people with a great opportunity to impact the lives of others.

The role: The Finance Controller for South Asia is the subject matter expert and responsible for all governance, accounting and ensuring effective and efficient policies and procedures. The role will ensure Cochlear South Asia runs its complete operations in compliance with the varied and complex laws of India, India GAAP and sound governance principles, to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting, statutory compliance and commercial operations.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Timely and accurate accounting, Financial Statement Management and Financial Reporting
  • Manage statutory and compliance obligations
  • Business partnering
  • Process Improvement
  • Working Capital Management

Candidate requirements:
  • Chartered Accountant (CA) with 7-8 years of post-qualification experience in independent Financial Accounting in a Multinational Organization in India
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated management experience of a Finance team
  • Right balance between processes and people
  • Proven ability in trouble shooting and problem solving
  • Strong compliance and conformance with policies
  • Proactive stakeholder management ability
  • Hands-on experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning software (ERP)

Cochlear's mission is to help people hear and be heard. As the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, Cochlear is dedicated to helping people with moderate to profound hearing loss experience a life full of hearing. We aim to give people the best lifelong hearing experience and access to innovative future technologies. We collaborate with the industry's best clinical, research and support networks. That's why more people choose Cochlear than any other hearing implant company. Learn and grow with us as we tackle the most complex challenges in helping more people to hear and experience life's opportunities.

If you feel that you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role and take on new challenges to build your career with Cochlear, please start your application by clicking the apply button below.


How we recognise your contribution

We want Cochlear to be a place where our people truly enjoy coming to work. Through our internal programs and employee benefits, we aim to create an environment where our people will feel value and supported. Whether your focus is on continuous learning, professional development or simply finding an environment which enables you to thrive whilst balancing family or personal life commitments, then we have several programs in place to support you.

At Cochlear we value and welcome the unique contributions, perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds of our employees and aim to build a culture that celebrates and leverages these differences, creating a sense of belonging and enabling our people to realise their full potential.