Finance Controller

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
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Full Time
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Department: Core - Finance

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Location: Gurugram, India


Join our dynamic and fast-paced international company, operating within the subscription and advisory space, as an experienced Regional Financial Controller overseeing our Indian region. This crucial position entails implementing group company accounting processes in the start-up locally, and serving as the primary contact for financial and certain commercial contractual matters in the region.

The role demands a highly motivated individual who excels in proactive and independent work. You must possess exceptional communication skills, capable of liaising effectively at all levels and across various functions, ensuring smooth operations and strategic financial oversight in India.

This opportunity is perfect for those looking to make a significant impact, offering leadership, growth, and the chance to shape financial strategies within a leading international firm.

Key Responsibilities

  • This role will sit in Financial Operations reporting to the Global Fin Ops Manager based in UK.
  • Manage monthly and year end close processes and reporting for this start up entity.
  • Apply accounting policies and standards to ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial submissions.
  • Ensure timely filing of financial statements and local tax filings alongside external accountants and be the contact point between the Finance team and 3rd party local accounting firms.
  • Review Balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Manage external audit process for your regions.
  • Monthly reporting close for the entities. This can include, but not limited to:
  • Financial reporting on variances of actual performance against plan, and proactively working to resolve any issues that need further investigation within agreed policies and procedures.
  • Commercial reporting on timesheets, and revenue activity
  • Preparation and ownership of management KPI reports for management and Internal Stakeholders
  • 1st reviewer for Advisory project delivery teams monthly KPI's for submission to Group.
  • Manage Subscription Commercial activity end-to-end, for example Contracts review and loading, billing and debt collection. Finalise monthly revenue recognition.
  • Control key expenditures, such as travel expense claims.
  • Ensure adherence to the Procure to Pay company standards and policies are adhered to.
  • Innovate and deploy financial process enhancements.

Required Attributes

What we are looking for

  • Degree educated or Qualified Accountant - ACCA/CIMA/ACA (or equivalent)
  • Strong Excel skills, knowledge of Power BI would be beneficial
  • A highly motivated individual with the ability to work proactively and independently
  • Effective professional communication and organisation skills Self-motivated, resilient, and a capacity to work under pressure

Desired Experience

  • Advisory/Consulting/Legal or Subscriptions based industry experience
  • Previous commercial people business partnering experience would be preferred

What We Offer

  • A fun, informal, collaborative and international work culture.
  • A competitive salary package.
  • Access to regular coaching and mentoring sessions and the opportunity to learn from experienced professionals.
  • Access to the Aurora Academy, our training programme offering a range of opportunities to develop your skills within the responsibilities of your role and within the wider context of the industry.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), offering a complete support network that offers expert advice and compassionate guidance 24/7/365, covering a wide range of personal and professional aspects.

The Company is committed to the principle that no employee or job applicant shall receive unfavourable treatment on grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.
Skills: Procure To Pay, Power Bi, Accounting, Balance Sheet Reconciliation, External Audit, revenue recognition, Excel, Financial Reporting

Experience: 0.00-2.00 Years