Senior Executive - Financial Control & Reporting

Dentsu Group Inc
Jun 18, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Staff, Senior
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Full Time
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The purpose of this role is to perform and support the lower risk standard Financial reporting and control activities required each month, quarter and year-end.

Job Title:

Senior Executive - Financial Control & Reporting


Role Context

dentsu is undergoing significant business change in line with its growth ambition, aligning our operations across different service lines to better serve our clients and optimising the efficiency and effectiveness of our business functions within finance. This includes the implementation of a Controllership Centre of Excellence (CCoE) in Bangalore, India, moving a considerable proportion of Controllership activity out of markets and into the CCoE, causing significant changes to the way financial control operates.

Role purpose

dentsu is committed to drive a robust and consistent control environment and this role plays an important part of it. The Senior Analyst will be part of Financial Reporting & Control team based out of Bangalore and will work closely with the reporting manager to support and provide services to ensure a smooth month-end process and strengthen the control environment. She/he will need to collaborate across multiple groups of stakeholders and will have to manage the delivery of key tasks in relation to financial reporting, control and analysis collaboratively and contributing to insightful, high quality financial analysis to key stakeholders

Main Responsibilities
  • Support the Manager/Assistant Manager in transitional activities for the US markets.
  • Delivery of Month End closure (MEC) activities including P&L and Balance Sheet finalization.
  • Ensure accurate delivery of BPC reporting across Interco, Finance, CPS and other required applications
  • Preparation of Balance sheet reconciliations and required workings and commentary for BS calls.
  • Support Manager/Assistant Manager in monthly/Quarterly financial reporting and control activities
  • Lead budget and reforecast preparation requirements and manage the BPC submissions.
  • Support in Management of specialist finance activities including taxation, VAT, treasury, Insurance and risk management (including Hedging FX exposure).
  • Responsible for maintaining updated Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), dashboards preparation and ensuring audit compliance.
  • Deliver timely and error-free reports, KPI dashboards, non-compliance reports and other key process metrics to the stakeholders.
  • Be a part of continuous improvement initiatives (CII) by identifying process lapses, offering best possible solution and lead Automation Projects (as & when identified).
  • Manage ad hoc requirements and projects on financial control & compliance areas.
  • Supporting the Manager/Assistant manager in external audit process e.g. gathering documentation for the organisation's procedures/other audit supporting materials.
  • Support in Assessment of internal control environment with reference to Group's Internal Control.
  • Testing performed to support the annual J-SOX controls effectiveness attestation.

Professional Skills
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant with 2 to 4 years of post-qualification experience or Finance Graduate/Postgraduate/Semi-qualified Accountant with 6-9 years of experience in Accounting, Consolidation, Financial reporting.
  • Proficient in technical accounting and IFRS and Knowledge of US GAAP would be preferable
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of SAP BPC (Business Planning & Consolidation) and Blackline tool will be an added advantage.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written). Able to communicate effectively with various stakeholders, across different regions and levels.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrate high level of responsibility and commitment to the assigned activities.
  • Agile and flexible to changing needs and adhoc requirements.





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Full time

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