Associate Finance controller

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
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Work from office
Full Time
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UPL Limited (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070, LSE: UPLL) is a global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, with annual revenue exceeding $6bn. We are a purpose-led company. Through OpenAg®, UPL is focused on accelerating progress for the food system. We are building a network that is reimagining sustainability, redefining the way an entire industry thinks and works - open to fresh ideas, innovation, and new answers as we strive towards our mission to make every single food product more sustainable. As one of the largest agriculture solutions companies worldwide, our robust portfolio consists of biologicals and traditional crop protection solutions with more than 14,000 registrations. We are present in more than 130 countries, represented by more than 10,000 colleagues globally. For more information about our integrated portfolio of solutions across the food value chain including seeds, post-harvest, as well as physical and digital services, please visit and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Profile Summary:

As an Associate Finance Controller, you will be managing finance & accounts function of UPL SAS which is the entity representing 5000Cr Crop Protection Business of UPL Ltd in India. We are looking for a passionate, self-driven and experienced professional to join our team! The main objective of this role is to oversee and supervise the day-to-day accounting operations. This involves ensuring that all company transactions are accurately and promptly recorded and that proper accounting procedures are followed. The Financial Controller is responsible for generating essential financial reports and other key information used in management decision-making processes. The incumbent will be responsible for smooth conduct of various audits and other compliances.


  • Lead and oversee the Accounting and financial functions including preparation of the company's financial statements.
  • Managing all financeand accounting operations including invoicing, A/R, A/P, ledger scrutiny, cost accounting, inventory accounting, fixed assets accounting, revenue recognition, etc.,
  • Coordinate month-end and year-end closing procedures working with the accounting team and GBS R2R teams as required.
  • Maintain and update accounting systems and software to ensure accurate and complete record-keeping of company transactions in accordance with accounting principles.
  • Collaborate with Sales, Supply Chain, and Operations departments on sales and related initiatives to ensure robust accounting processes.
  • Prepare financial statements, sales reports, commission reports, analysis, and other management review reports as scheduled or as needed.
  • Produce quarterly, semi-annual, and annual filings as required and applicable for various statutory bodies.
  • Collaborate and liaison with external auditors during quarterly and annual year-end audit for financial accounting and reporting, statutory audits and finalization of accounts.
  • Ensure and strengthen internal controls (ICFR) and comply with guidelines and SOPs circulated by corporate.
  • Prepare presentations to seek approval of the Board for Financial Statements
  • Liaison and interaction with Investors to address queries relating to financial statements.

Relevant Experience & Skills:
  • Good Accounting Knowledge
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving ability for trouble shooting.
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficient in SAP
  • Working in the manufacturing industry will be an added advantage.

  • An ideal candidate should be a Qualified Chartered Accountant with minimum of 4 to 6 years of experience in Finance & Controlling

We are one team, for maximum impact. One team with shared goals. We all play for the team and no one plays against the team. We have a laser-like focus on what our customers need and want, on anticipating their future needs and on how we can create innovative solutions and experiences for them.


Skills: Sap, Accounting Knowledge, Communication Skills, Problem Solving, Analytical

Experience: 4.00-6.00 Years