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P&I Contract Accounting Analyst

Employer
British Telecom
Location
Kolkata Kolkata, West Bengal West Bengal, West Bengal, India
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 2, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
P&I Contract Accounting Analyst

Job Req ID: 29352

Posting Date: 2 Feb 2024

Function: Finance



Location:


DLF IT Park,Phase II, IIF/1, Kolkata, India



Salary:
Competitive

Overall role description

To drive BT efficiency as a RPA Reporting Partner to the Business Insights team, by ensuring the management team understands the dynamics of its profitability and to work in partnership with Business Insight teams to deliver upper quartile service in terms of both cost and performance to the operational communities within BT.

By:-

Acting as the Business Partner for the Business Units, by managing the provision of the reporting, planning and analysis requirements of Business Insights (BI) Finance team and taking responsibility for the control, processing and consolidation of monthly results, forecasts and undertaking key project activities and liaising with Consolidation team for your respective BU’s.

Aim of role

As an Individual Contributor to provide financial management covering the following

responsibilities:
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• Management of results. This includes managing and preparing month end flash reports, first line variance analysis and preparing management adjustment journals.

• Prepare and present the financial / management reports to the senior finance team

• Perform deep dive analysis

• Work closely with colleagues in the team in Delhi and team in BT UK.

• Role requires strong communication skills as it involves regular interaction with the Senior Finance Team in the onshore.

• Forecasting for the business and product area, including gaining market knowledge, identifying trends in the business, identifying price changes/product launches that will allow forecasting of future results.

• Complying with Sarbox standard results.

• Maintaining adequate backup and ensure data integrity

• Ad-hoc work during the month for specific issues that are identified by the BT team. For example, further detailed and deeper analysis of results, problem identification and resolution. This is a significant part of the role.

• Identifying opportunities to add value to BT’s operation. This will include driving efficiencies in the work area to speed up and improve the quality of output, identifying and introducing new quality reports that add benefit to BT, working with other teams in the area to share knowledge and best practice.

• Manage the monthly accounting results of the Business Unit through:-

• Ensuring the integrity of the Business Unit’s monthly results.

• Ensuring accurate and timely charging of both internal and external charges in order to meet the accounting deadlines and track performance.

• Ensure all trading processes are executed accurately and in a timely manner to facilitate detailed analysis.

• To assist in the validation and processing of journals as required, in an accurate and timely manner to achieve month end close.

• Manage the provision of a meaningful and timely first level analysis of daily results to help explain Business Unit financial performance and assist in subsequent identification of root cause and recommend solutions.

• Manage the provision of accurate, timely, fit for purpose information on all aspects of Business Unit financial performance through production of regular monthly customer specified reports.

• Role will involve taking part in the wider management team to train sand coach other individuals and ensure that the overall quality of work and output levels for the team improve over time.

Skills needed

• Graduate / Post Graduate in Commerce or Professional Finance Qualification (CA/CS/CWA/ MBA)

• Preferably 5+ year’s relevant experience with a MNC, captive units, in dealing with financial results, preparing month end flash, management reporting, contract accounting

• Interpersonal skills to be able to work within a larger team

• Strong Communication / Articulation skills

• Straightforward, trustworthy

• Able to work independently to resolve issues

• Ability to work accurately to tight timeframes

• Able to identify improvement opportunities and introduce these into the immediate work area and also across the wider team

• Flexibility to work in Shifts

About us

BT is part of BT Group, along with EE, Openreach, and Plusnet.

Millions of people rely on us every day to help them live their lives, power their businesses, and keep their public services running. We connect friends to family, clients to colleagues, people to possibilities. We keep the wheels of business spinning, and the emergency services responding.

We value diversity and celebrate difference. As Philip Jansen, our CEO, says ‘We embed diversity and inclusion into everything that we do. It’s fundamental to our purpose: we connect for good.’

We all stick to the same values: Personal, Simple, and Brilliant. From day one, you’ll get stuck in to tough challenges, pitch in with ideas, make things happen. But you won’t be alone: we’ll be there with help and support, learning and development.

This is your chance to make a real difference to the world: to be part of the digital transformation of countless lives and businesses. Grab it.

A FEW POINTS TO NOTE:

Although these roles are listed as full-time, if you’re a job share partnership, work reduced hours, or any other way of working flexibly, please still get in touch.

DON'T MEET EVERY SINGLE REQUIREMENT?

Studies have shown that women and people who are disabled, LGBTQ+, neurodiverse or from ethnic minority backgrounds are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification and criteria. We're committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace where everyone can be their best, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every requirement on the Job Description, please apply anyway - you may just be the right candidate for this or other roles in our wider team.

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