Accounting Specialist

Employer
Dow Chemical Company
Location
India
Posted
May 24, 2024
Closes
Jun 17, 2024
Ref
4706079144
Level
Specialist
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Non-profit
At Dow, we believe in putting people first and we're passionate about delivering integrity, respect and safety to our customers, our employees and the planet.

Our people are at the heart of our solutions. They reflect the communities we live in and the world where we do business. Their diversity is our strength. We're a community of relentless problem solvers that offers the daily opportunity to contribute with your perspective, transform industries and shape the future. Our purpose is simple - to deliver a sustainable future for the world through science and collaboration. If you're looking for a challenge and meaningful role, you're in the right place.

About you and this role:

As an Accounting Specialist, your role within MGA Capital Planning and Asset Management (CPAM) will be located in Airoli, Navi Mumbai. Your role ensures accounting activity recorded within the company's records and books are accurate and complete. You will be responsible to provide work process expertise support to the fixed asset accounting process and will have active participation to ensure the work process supported by the team are consistent with the documented processes.

In this role, you are expected to provide informal guidance to new team members and be able to explain complex information to others. You are accountable to use technical experience, established practices, and personal judgement to analyze and resolve straightforward problems. Your performance impacts the quality of your own work and your team's work and requires that you work within established guidelines and policies.

Responsibilities:
  • Review existing process documents & SOPs to: Update and simplify processes, Standardize processes and documentation, Keep information updated on CPAM website.
  • Implement quality check measures for CPAM activities.
  • Explore automation opportunities and ensure timely implementation.
  • Act as a SPOC for updating and reviewing CPAM's RCM, SOX responsibilities and audit requests.
  • Review and update Accounting Manual
  • Demonstrates technical accounting ability to analyze and resolve issues impacting fixed assets.
  • Proactively collaborates with stakeholders to simplify process/address any process gaps.
  • Update/design training materials and educates to Stakeholders on various processes and policies.
  • Address knowledge gap within team.
  • Asset Verification: Perform data analytics over fixed asset register to identify inconsistencies, Address any gaps/enhancements, Overview annual verification process.
  • Oversight over Asset Maintenance Reporting Team
  • SPOC for Global projects

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Chartered Accountant or US CPA (preferred).
  • Core Fixed Asset Accounting experience is must (minimum 6 years)
  • Strong SAP experience in Fixed Asset Module (2-3 years)
  • Systems and or process training
  • Western multinational (2-3 years)

Preferred Skills:
  • Works within defined technical processes and procedures or methodologies and help determine the appropriate approach for new assignments.
  • Results driven. Highly motivated with strong aspirations to achieve and develop.
  • Highly proficient financial accountant following US GAAP and having process-oriented mindset.
  • Detailed and analytical thinker
  • Proficient in SAP finance - financial accounting module
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Good communication skills
  • Highly collaborative. Able to work across levels & roles.
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)

Additional Notes:
  • Relocation support is not aligned with this role.

Benefits - What Dow offers you

We invest in you.

Dow invests in total rewards programs to help you manage all aspects of you: your pay, your health, your life, your future, and your career. You bring your background, talent and perspective to work every day. Dow rewards that commitment by investing in your total wellbeing.

Here are just a few highlights of what you would be offered as a Dow employee:
  • Equitable and market-competitive base pay and bonus opportunity across our global markets, along with locally relevant incentives.
  • Benefits and programs to support your physical, mental and emotional well-being, to help you get the care you need...when you need it.
  • Competitive retirement program that may include company-provided benefits, savings opportunities, financial planning and educational resources to help you achieve your long term financial-goals.
  • Become a Dow shareholder through various employee stock programs.
  • Opportunities to learn and grow through training and mentoring, work experiences, community involvement and team building.
  • Workplace culture empowering role-based flexibility to maximize personal productivity and balance personal needs.
  • Global Paid Time Off (PTO) policies:
  • Paid time off for new parents (birthing and non-birthing, including adoptive and foster parents).
  • Paid time off to care for family members who are sick or injured.
  • Paid time off to support volunteering and Employee Resource Group's (ERG) participation.

Join our team, we can make a difference together.

About Dow Chemical International Pvt Ltd

Dow Chemical International Private Limited (Dow India) aims to be the most innovative, sustainable, inclusive customer-centric materials science company. The company is committed to delivering the right solutions to its customers' challenges. With broadest technology sets spanning performance materials, industrial intermediates, and plastics Dow India delivers differentiated science-based products and solutions in high-growth segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, automobile, and consumer care.

A Great Place to Work Certified company with approximately over 1000 employees, its operations comprise of manufacturing sites, innovation center, established centers of excellence, and commercial office. As a responsible corporate, the company supports its Corporate Social Responsibility (program) with technology expertise and employee volunteerism. Dow India works with non-profit partners towards the empowerment of differently abled, women, and children in communities where it operates. The company aims to redefine the societal blueprint, by supporting holistic sustainability and circular economy initiatives.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com.