Assistant Manager - Canada Financial Control

Fidelity International Limited
May 23, 2024
May 26, 2024
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About the Opportunity

Job Type: Permanent

Application Deadline: 15 June 2024

Title: Assistant Manager, Canada Financial Control

Department: Finance

Location: Gurgaon, India

Reports To: Manager, Finance

Level : 4

We're proud to have been helping our clients build better financial futures for over 50 years. How have we achieved this? By working together - and supporting each other - all over the world. So, join our team and feel like you're part of something bigger.

Department Description

Finance Services in India supports Financial Services, Group and some parts of Eight Roads and Canada businesses. Core activities for Financial Planning & Analysis, Financial Control and Procure to Pay are centralized with an aspiration to accelerate finance for future.

Purpose of your role

The role will support the Toronto based Corporate Accounting team and Corporate Tax team from India. This role will be a valued member of the Canadian Accounting team while working in a different geographical location. This role will work closely with members of the Canadian Accounting team, Canada Tax team and Canada Finance. The candidate will develop strong relationships with business partners to meet accounting and reporting requirements and will develop a strong working knowledge of the businesses.

Key Responsibilities

The primary duties and responsibilities of this position are as follows:

  • You will take ownership over your work and contribute to the monthly and year-end close and will be responsible for producing various financial reports
  • You will be responsible for the execution of other accounting functions, including but not limited to journal entries, account reconciliations, and variance analysis for the business
  • You will develop and implement new/enhanced systems and procedures to ensure adequate accounting and control for specific accounting functions
  • You will support the Canadian Accounting Team in creating standard operating procedures and process documentation of the activities performed in Canada and India
  • You will support in preparing schedules and documentation for all external and internal audits
  • You will assist in preparation of IFRS compliant financial statements and stay abreast of developments in the industry impacting financial reporting.
  • You will assist with performing revenue fee calculations, analysing variances and addressing queries from partners
  • You will collaborate with partners across Business Support Units and assist their budgeting process
  • You will assist in analysing operational results against expected performance and understand drivers; communicate results with key stakeholders
  • You will assist in investigating variances and provide insights into business performance to stakeholders

  • You will be responsible for preparation of Canadian tax provisions and tax slips/returns, including their related supporting documentation
  • You will assist in filing and payment for Canadian tax slips/returns
  • You will assist in preparation of tax reconciliations including tax schedules and tax assessments
  • Special projects as necessary

Skills, Experience and Qualifications Required

  • A qualified chartered accountant with minimum 4 years of working experience with progressively more advanced accounting, financial analysis, or controls work required.
  • Thorough understanding of IFRS (US GAAP an asset) and proficiency in financial statement analysis
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and data analytic skills
  • Proven experience and expertise in relationship management within financial services and working across functional lines
  • An excellent level of attention to detail, ensuring the accuracy of transactions and reports
  • The flexibility and ability to manage multiple tasks in an environment where switching tasks to meet project demands will be required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven experience working within a control framework, including developing controls, processes and documenting procedures

Feel rewarded

For starters, we'll offer you a comprehensive benefits package. We'll value your wellbeing and support your development. And we'll be as flexible as we can about where and when you work - finding a balance that works for all of us. It's all part of our commitment to making you feel motivated by the work you do and happy to be part of our team. For more about our work, our approach to dynamic working and how you could build your future here, visit

For more about our work, our approach to dynamic working and how you could build your future here, visit