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Statutory Finance Reporting Manager

KPMG Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka (LK)
Not advertised
Closing date
May 8, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Other

Job Details

Our client has a proud history spanning over a century. Established as a cornerstone of the country’s economy, the company has been at
the forefront of the tobacco industry blending heritage with cutting edge technology to deliver quality products to customers worldwide. The company is on the lookout for a Statutory Finance Reporting Manager for their Finance Team. The selected job holder will review financial and non financial data to derive insight and recommend opportunities or corrective action. The job holder needs to ensure process compliance so that source system data is complete and accurate as well as adhere to policies, procedures, and accounting standards and manage the Treasury operation.

Job Responsibilities:
Manage and co ordinates activities to:

  1. Prepare statutory accounts & reports, if required for local entity. Manage the statutory accounts preparation and completion process in line with governance and reporting calendar. Perform detailed review of transactions and assess whether any issues exist for the external reporting of information.
  2. Identify, assess and, where appropriate implement efficiency improvements
  3. Track action plan and support/lead cross functional teams dealing with control navigator initiatives and risk.
  4. Liaise with GBS to ensure delivery of information is on time in full (OTIF)
  5. Monthly and quarterly reporting including month end activities.
  6. Monitor compliance on Sri Lanka/International Accounting Standards, listing rules set by Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and other Governance requirements.
  7. Drive the transactional finance sub function and insurance within corporate finance including Corporate Insurance
  8. Coordination of annual / interim audits by external and internal auditors.
  9. Periodic review of finance policies and procedures
  10. Support the Secretaries of Company Audit Committee and the Board
  11. Ensure a sound control environment is in place and perform control checks
  12. Internal stakeholder management
  13. Manage the Treasury operation by being the point of contact for the banks as well as the internal treasury team

Candidate Profile

  • Degree educated with professional accountancy qualification (CA/ACCA/CIMA/CPA) in progress / qualified
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a global FMCG or similar dynamic operating environment
  • A thorough understanding and knowledge of relevant finance tools and systems, specifically HFM / BI / BPC
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • A good understanding of other functional areas, e.g., operations and marketing would be an advantage.
  • An ability to work effectively with all levels of staff within the company and external parties.
  • Ability to handle large volumes of information and present it in an accurate and relevant format.
  • Rational decision making and problem solving ability is essential.
  • Ability to work under pressure and keep to tight deadlines.

Can you rise to this challenge?
If you have the desire and confidence, and you feel that you have the right capabilities and strengths to fulfill the requirements of the above opportunity, please email your CV along with a recent photograph and contact details of two non related referees quoting the position on the subject line of the email to


KPMG is a global organization of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG is the brand under which the member firms of KPMG International Limited (“KPMG International”) operate and provide professional services. “KPMG” is used to refer to individual member firms within the KPMG organization or to one or more member firms collectively. KPMG firms operate in 145 countries and territories with more than 236,000 partners and employees working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. Each KPMG member firm is responsible for its own obligations and liabilities.

KPMG Sri Lanka is one of the largest professional services firms and is also the oldest Chartered Accountancy firm in the country spanning over a century since inception in 1897 providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. The firm presently has a resource base comprising of 20 Partners and over 1000 professionals and associates. 

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