Assistant Manager - Financial Reporting & Control

Dentsu Group Inc
Jun 13, 2024
Jul 10, 2024
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The purpose of this role is to perform and support the higher risk standard Financial reporting and control activities required each month, quarter and year-end as well as supervise the execution of lower risk activities.

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Assistant Manager - Financial Reporting & Control


Role Context

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 optimising 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.

Role purpose

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.

Main 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 organisation's procedures/other audit supporting materials
  • Support in Assessment of internal control environment with reference to Group's Internal Control
  • 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.

Working with us

Joining dentsu international, you'll join a team of 48,000 people. It's an opportunity to produce career-defining work. Along the way, you'll team up with inspiring colleagues and encounter a richness of clients, cultures and experiences. We offer exciting challenges, memorable experiences and opportunities to shape your future.

Inclusion and Diversity

We're proud to be different and that starts with our people. We believe in equal opportunities for everyone. We won't define people by their race, gender, sexual-orientation, age or disability. Individuality is what makes us great, we want everyone to bring their full self to work and create something amazing. That's what we care about.

So, whether you're joining us, or looking to move to a different part of the business, we work hard to make sure we create equal opportunities for everyone.

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