Job Details

Associate, General Accounting


Date Opened: 05/07/2024

Job Type:

Job Number: 240001PF

Job Description

Associate – General Accounting & Reporting

General Accounting team is responsible for performing the day to day activities as assigned. This role requires high degree of customer orientation to meet the needs of internal customers / business partners with the global Finance team, as well as other internal partners including Financial Reporting and banner Finance teams. This individual will be responsible for the overall quality of service delivery for General Accounting team, including acting as an escalation point to resolve and correct any issues / concerns raised by the global Finance teams. The position will perform activities as directed by the team lead including processing journal entries, period end close activities, completing account reconciliations, clearing aged line items from account reconciliations, reports, query management and variance analysis.

Primary Role responsibilities include:

·       Responsible to perform day to day activities related to Gift card

·       Gift card accounting

·       Handle monthly, quarterly & year end general accounting close activities in a timely and efficient manner

·   Ensure adherence to accounting and reporting policies, internal control and audit requirements, and service standards at all times

·       Consistently monitor key performance parameters of the process and identify and implement new ways to improve the quality of work as well as the means of working on processes

·       Set up / maintenance of prepaid and recurring entries.

·       Processing of journal entries related to prepaid, accruals and few of the payroll related journal entries.

·       Prepare daily, weekly, monthly and yearly reports

·       Should have the ability to analyze the variances.

Personal Characteristics

The successful candidate must be a proactive self-starter with a dynamic and resilient nature able to work and lead in fast-paced environment. He/she will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to engage with stakeholders across the business and provide critical input to business teams. This individual will have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously with strict adherence to deadlines.

·       Should be able to handle Internal & external audit queries.

·       Work, train & mentors the peer group members and extend the support to the team leader.

·       Responsible for reconciliation of accounts.

·       Should adhere to the TAT for all the queries received.


Job Qualifications

Educational Qualification

B. Com (Mandatory) or MBA Finance (preferred)

Professional Qualifications

·     Strong financial aptitude with minimum 2 – 4 years of work experience in MNCs with preference to Retail industry focused on Accounting and Financial Reporting functions.

·       Experience in Oracle 11i, 12, 13 ERP (Oracle Fusion Preferred)

·       Strong proficiency in Microsoft office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

·       Demonstrated success in working with multi-functional business units.