Deputy Manager - Financial Control

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Manager, Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
Your candidacy is currently being considered for a requisition for an Alight Inc group company. As you may be aware, Alight has announced intent to divest its Payroll & Professional Services business to HIG Capital. After the transaction closes, this position will be aligned to the new Payroll & Professional Services owned by HIG Capital ('Divested Group'). By applying for this position which will be with the Divested Group company, you understand and agree to the information you submitted for your application with Alight being shared with the Divested Group company. In addition, if you are made an offer of employment, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with the Divested Group company employment policies.

Overall purpose of the job

As part of continued growth within the Alight NGA Kochi shared services division, Alight NGA HR are now seeking potential candidate to join the Finance Controllership team. The ideal candidate will need to be proficient in accounting and he/she must be able to work collaboratively with teams to execute tasks within defined timeframes while maintaining high-quality standards and superior service levels. The ability to take proactive actions and willingness to take up responsibility beyond the assigned work area is a plus.

Roles And Responsibilities

  • Analyse and assess complex contracts to identify pertinent financial terms, schedules, and criteria for revenue recognition.
  • Prepare and maintain various schedules, including deferred revenue and rollforward schedules.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of revenue and conduct variance analysis to ensure the accuracy and comprehensiveness of financial data.
  • Coordinate month-end and year-end close processes, including accruals, adjustments, and reconciliations.
  • Prepare and review financial statements and supporting schedules for reporting deadlines.
  • Review journal entries and postings to ensure proper classification and coding.
  • Liaise with external auditors during quarterly reviews and annual audits to furnish support for revenue recognition policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of internal controls and processes aimed at enhancing the accuracy and efficiency of revenue accounting operations.
  • Adhere to SOX controls stipulated by the SOX team.
  • Provide ad hoc analysis and support for special projects as required.
  • Identify opportunities for process enhancements to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Resolve ad-hoc queries from onsite counterparts.


  • Relevant Experience: Minimum of 8 years in Revenue Accounting, General Ledger,
  • Education: Postgraduate degree in Commerce (preferred) or qualified/semi-qualified ACA/ACCA/CMA/CIMA or MBA (Finance).
  • Experience in interpreting complex contracts and discerning key financial terms.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Workday).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, coupled with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with cross-functional teams.

We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.

Pay Transparency Statement: Alight considers a variety of factors in determining whether to extend an offer of employment and in setting the appropriate compensation level, including, but not limited to, a candidate's experience, education, certification/credentials, market data, internal equity, and geography. Alight makes these decisions on an individualized, non-discriminatory basis. Bonus and/or incentive eligibility are determined by role and level. Alight also offers a comprehensive benefits package; for specific details on our benefits package, please visit:


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.
Skills: Sap, Analytical, Collaboration, General Ledger, Workday, Revenue Accounting, Microsoft Excel, Communication, Problem-solving

Experience: 8.00-10.00 Years