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Finance Senior Analyst - Global RTR Process

Employer
The Boston Consulting Group
Location
New Delhi New Delhi, Delhi Delhi, Delhi, India
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 13, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
WHAT YOU'LL DO

Join us as we embark on a journey to transform BCG’s Finance organization. “Future Finance” is a multi-year journey to prepare the Finance function for the BCG of the future: a BCG that continues to grow, and one that has become more complex, more diverse and more interdependent. By rethinking structures and standardizing processes across geographies and business entities, we will make it simpler and more efficient to work together and flex to meet the needs of BCG.

As a part of the Global Finance Operations Services team, you will support and deliver on day-to-day activities in the Record-to-Report (RTR) function including finance & accounting management process of collecting, processing, consolidating, closing and reporting on relevant, timely and accurate information used to provide financial, strategic and operational feedback which aids in decision making process. You should have experience in financial accounting and reporting, revenue accounting. fixed assets and lease accounting, intercompany accounting, accrual/prepaid accounting and reconciliations, month end/year end close, accounting systems and procedures, consolidation of financials, audit controls and governance etc. Your key stakeholders will include various internal BCG functions and the local finance teams located in multiple geographies.

Roles and

responsibilities:

  • Understanding of accounting concepts in conjunction with knowledge of financial systems, data flow, chart of accounts, consolidation, system hierarchies & mappings
  • Perform monthly accounting transactions, including accurate recording and review of revenue and expenses, general ledger and sub-ledger management, month-end accruals and journal entries for costs, and other financial activities in compliance with local, BCG and other accounting practices
  • Review, reconcile and analyze aspects of the monthly financial statements, inclusive of consolidation, reconciliations, allocations, accruals & pre-payments and variance analysis
  • Ensure that all assigned balance sheet and expense accounts are reconciled, balanced, and maintained in accordance with company procedures
  • Develop baseline knowledge of accounting processes to help provide back up support to team
  • Utilize system reports and queries to obtain required data to address questions and/or research on issues
  • Work with IT/finance system’s team to investigate and resolve month end related system issues and reconciling difference while performing system reconciliations
  • Ensure strong internal controls by maintaining backups/schedules supporting accounting transactions. Adhere to the internal compliance policy and guideline established by the management on their daily operational activities
  • Partner with Finance Managers and Leads to conduct holistic review of accounting operations, identify opportunities for improvement and implement recommendations
  • Develop appropriate accounting procedures and process documentation to ensure smooth monthly/quarterly/annual close process
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations where limited procedures currently exist; assist with documentation alization of procedures
  • Identify and report any deviation from pre-set guidelines/procedures for timely advice/solution from line manager
  • Independently perform transactional tasks which support the compliance, planning, and execution of assigned processes
  • Complete ad hoc requests and perform other duties as needed with minimal oversight
  • Active participation in the organization-wide projects and initiatives

YOU'RE GOOD AT
  • Strong accounting background that supports analytical skills
  • Sound analytical skills, ability to navigate details and a willingness to look at data in different ways. Ability to synthesize data and consistent attention to detail
  • Experience with Excel-ability to design, enhance, and maintain spreadsheets and databases
  • Comfort with ambiguity and cross validating results through indirect means
  • Demonstrates sound judgment, high level of initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Comfort with multi-tasking and prioritizing within a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Flexibility, comfort and desire to dig in and work through the details
  • Understands value of an iterative process
  • Ability to work effectively in team environment and independently
  • A track record for successfully interacting at all levels
  • Good judgment, strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative style
  • Ability to perform effectively under pressure and changing situations with tact, poise & patience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Flexibility to multi-task on different projects in a fast-paced organization
  • Proven ability to plan work effectively and prioritize work even in stressful situations
  • Demonstrates responsiveness, initiative, orientation towards service & broader business needs
  • Experience working successfully within a complex matrix structured organization is essential.
  • Proven ability to drive continuous improvement agenda in the financial and transactional processes, and monthly closing and reporting processes

YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, with experience and strong interest in accounting concepts.
  • 6-8 years of relevant experience in financial accounting and reporting, fixed assets and lease accounting, accrual/prepaid accounting and reconciliations, month end/year end close, accounting systems and procedures, consolidation of financials, audit controls and governance etc.
  • Must be able to perform successfully in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, service-oriented environment and to interpret rules and guidelines flexibly to enhance the business and in keeping with BCG’s values and culture.
  • Willingness to provide a wide range of financial services from routine tasks to intricate financial management data
  • Oracle experience a plus (GL, Fixed Assets and AP), Hyperion, SAP Business Objects, MS Access and other comparable ERP systems experience preferred
  • MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word proficiency and adaptable to different software applications
  • Advanced Excel skills and/or experience with other analytical tools (such as Tableau, Alteryx, etc.) will be added advantage

YOU'LL WORK WITH

We pride ourselves on a collaborative working environment and utilize digital tools to foster that collaborative environment across a global company. The Global Finance Operations Centre aims at providing best in-class operational excellence and execution through partnership, building trust and credibility. It provides a foundation to ensuring smooth finance operations, coordinating change and ensuring performance of individual processes with high service levels.

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