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Associate Director - CCoE, FCAT

Dentsu Group Inc
Bangalore Bangalore Karnataka, Karnataka, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 19, 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
This role is part of our Financial Control Assurance team, which is a key element of our Financial Control Pillar. This role reports into the Head of Financial Controls Assurance, but with a dotted line into the Head of Controllership, CoE (Bangalore). The Financial Control Assurance team's responsibility is to lead in the development and maintenance of a robust control framework to facilitate a strong compliance environment at Dentsu International.

As part of this role, you will work collaboratively with Group Finance, Global Functions, Regional and Market finance teams to ensure adherence to our Global Policies in order to strengthen our control environment. The key responsibilities of this role include:

o Lead on key initiatives to improve our compliance across the business

o Monitor and report instances of non-compliance (including monthly review of balance sheet reconciliations)

o Discuss failure of controls and agree remediation plans

o Report to key stakeholders

Job Title:

Associate Director - CCoE, FCAT


Key Accountabilities
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of standardised and consistent control compliance KPI dashboards towards improved compliance
  • Review monthly process KPIs to identify quality issues, areas of risks and action plans required and support the Regional Finance teams in remediating areas of non-compliance,
  • Monthly review of balance sheet reconciliations, acting as a subject matter expert to provide practical guidance to markets on how to perform best practice reconciliations.
  • On an ongoing basis, discuss failure of controls (from internal audit, external audit or direct control assurance testing) with the appropriate local, regional and/or group stakeholders and agree and monitor remediation actions.
  • For agree management actions plans, ensure they are followed-up in a timely manner to mitigate risks to an acceptable level.
  • Share findings, concerns, and recommendations from assurance activities (example JSOX readiness market testing) with local/regional/group senior management and other key stakeholders as required
  • Respond to special requests from the Board, Audit Committee and Risk Committee
  • Lead on key compliance projects, as required

Professional skills
  • Qualified chartered accountant with 10+ years' experience, having worked in both a financial accounting / reporting capacity and internal audit / risk & controls.
  • Proven record of working in a fast paced, ambitious, and multinational environment within a FTSE100-sized company
  • Experience in driving initiatives forward and managing change in a structured manner.
  • Experience in managing a large team.

Personal Attributes
  • Prioritisation and organisation skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience
  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written). Able to communicate and influence effectively with various stakeholders, across different regions and levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an international environment with people at all organizational levels by establishing positive and productive working relationships
  • Quantitative and qualitative analytical and commercial skills and/ or the ability to analyse complex concepts and work with uncertainty to solve problems and make effective policy recommendations
  • Solution driven
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Agile and flexible to changing needs and adhoc requirements





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