Senior Manager Finance - 4545

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Manager, Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Title:

Senior Manager-Finance

Department / Business Unit:




Reports to (job title):

GM Finance

We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.

Job Purpose

  • Review of accounting in terms of Revenue and expense and Balance sheet items.
  • Application of IGAAP & GAAS & Tax compliance on all financial statement line items
  • Making sure of compliance of Internal controls (Internal Financial controls) at each business level process and complying with risk control matrix
  • Execution of month end closing time-table and to close books every month & ensuring completeness & accuracy.
  • Role responsible for ensuring compliance with Statutory dues compliance.



No direct financial targets


0 direct reportees



Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensuring monthly closure of books of accounts as per timetable and ensuring completeness & accuracy.
  • Correct & Timely booking of Month end provisions, expenses & all compliance of statutory dues.
  • Compliance of Internal Controls & SOP
  • Ensure completion and review of all balance sheet and Profit & loss schedules.
  • Application of accounting as per IGAAP & IGAAS on all financial statement line items.
  • Preparing of Financials as per IGAAP

Additional Duties

To carry out any other duties which may be reasonably expected of you by your immediate manager or a senior director.

Press Policies and Procedures

To abide by all Press policies and procedures, as detailed in your contract of employment and the Staff Handbook, e.g. Code of ethics, anti-bribery and corruption, Health and Safety, e-mail and Internet use and standards of behaviour.


  • Operating Environment:

Day to day activity management with human resource, IT & ADP team and keeping a track of all activities and maintaining timely closure.

  • Framework & Boundaries:

Month end closing activities in relation to payroll and fixed assets, TAT management, Abide by the Finance, HR & ABC policies.


Frequent communication with Business partners and Function heads.

Maintaining a regular and close contact with employees for month end provision and providing output related to budget vs actual.

Experience & Skills

  • Must have a minimum of 5-8+ years of experience of handling accounts and finance.
  • CA with 5-8 years of experience.
  • Should have knowledge of SAP/Oracle/Tally (ERP)
  • Should have extensive of IGAAP.
  • Ability in problem solving.
  • Good in MS office and excel
  • SAP knowledge would be an added advantage
  • Experience of working in a matrix organization will be an advantage.
  • Commerce graduate.
  • Good communication and presentation skills

Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.

We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it's part of how we achieve our purpose: to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.

To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing. That's why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role.
Skills: Ms Office, Sap, Tax Compliance, Internal Controls, Sop, IGAAP, gaas, Excel

Experience: 5.00-8.00 Years