Financial Accounting & Advisory Services - Manager - Consolidation

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
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EY-Assurance - Manager- FAAS - Consolidation

As part of our EY-Assurance Team, the Manager will be responsible for working closely with FAAS Senior Managers and leadership on clients and engagements across Americas and EMEIA to provide end to end services pertaining to Statutory reporting and compliance.

The opportunity

The Consolidation Manager will be responsible for overseeing the consolidation process of financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The ideal candidate will possess extensive experience in financial consolidation, technical proficiency in accounting standards, and a track record of successfully navigating complex client situations. Additionally, the Consolidation Manager will be proficient in utilizing various consolidation-related technologies to streamline processes and enhance accuracy.

Your key responsibilities
  • Lead and oversee the consolidation of financial statements in compliance with IFRS or US GAAP.
  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of financial data throughout the consolidation process.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather necessary financial information and ensure timely completion of consolidation tasks.
  • Stay abreast of changes in accounting standards and regulations related to consolidation, and ensure compliance.
  • Analyse and resolve complex consolidation issues, providing technical guidance to team members and clients as needed.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and implement best practices to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Utilize consolidation-related technologies and software to optimize consolidation processes and improve reporting capabilities.
  • Prepare consolidated financial statements, including supporting schedules and disclosures, for internal and external reporting purposes.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on consolidation matters, providing training and support to finance teams and stakeholders as necessary.

Skills and attributes for success
  • Extensive experience (8+ years) in financial consolidation, preferably in a managerial or leadership role.
  • In-depth knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), with a focus on consolidation requirements.
  • Strong technical skills and proficiency in consolidation-related technologies and software (e.g., Hyperion, SAP BPC, Oracle HFM, Lucanet).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a demonstrated ability to navigate complex consolidation issues.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and clients.
  • Proven leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and mentor team members.
  • Detail-oriented and organized, with a commitment to accuracy and quality in all work outputs.
  • Ability to explain & manage complex accounting and financial reporting issues

To qualify for the role, you must have
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) or equivalent certification.
  • 8+ years relevant experience

Ideally, you'll also have
  • Proficiency in MS - Excel, MS - Office.
  • Knowledge on any Financial statements preparation/reporting tools (Case ware, One source will be additional advantage.
  • Flexibility and adaptability, as necessary
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong communication, Interpersonal, Analytical Skills & highly proactive in approach

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Skills: Ifrs, One Source, Sap Bpc, Hyperion, Gaap

Experience: 8.00-10.00 Years