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Financial Accountant ,Regulatory Reporting

Chennai CHENNAI, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
About the Role

Working within the wider Controllers Team, this role supports the preparation and submission of complete, accurate, and timely regulatory reporting to various regulatory authorities.

Responsibilities include oversight of production activities (data processing, report compilation), review of reporting output, and maintenance of a robust control environment.

  • Performance of regulatory reporting production tasks, including:
    • Support technical analysis of reporting rules/instructions, working with key stakeholders including EMEA regulatory policy
    • Operate/monitor data sourcing and data ingestion processes
    • Run defined production processes involving data transformation, and as necessary adjustment, to create required outputs
    • Operate key production related controls, including investigation and resolution of issues where required
    • Perform analytical review of reporting output, including provision of commentary as necessary
  • Support development and maintenance of a robust and effective control environment:
    • Provide relevant control metrics as required to facilitate oversight and governance
    • Handle issues and errors in line with International Controller and Enterprise-wide policies and procedures
    • Ensure operational documentation is maintained, and is best in class
  • Participate in change management activities to support ongoing reporting accuracy and process efficiency:
    • Support continuous improvement of processes utilized within regulatory reporting, embracing wherever possible digital tools such as Alteryx, Tableau, Workiva
    • Partner with the change management and technology functions to support major change delivery, including (but not limited to) provision of technical/business requirements, engagement with testing, creation of revised operating models and supporting documentation
Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified CA/CFA/ICWA/MBA-Finance with 5+ years of experience in Finance & Accounting
  • Experience preparing regulatory returns for a financial services organization, ideally encompassing both US and International (UK/European capital & liquidity returns, as well as financial/statistical reporting) output.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently within a team structure.
  • Innovative mindset, with a track record of process enhancement (enhancing efficiency, control, transparency).
  • Understanding of change management discipline, and the ability to collaborate effectively data management teams and Technology partners
  • Understanding of regulatory/best in class expectations in respect of controls and governance
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to present concisely and accurately to senior audiences
  • Strong academic background, and a financial/accounting professional qualification.
  • Honesty and integrity in all aspects of their work.
  • Intuitive; fast learner with good problem-solving skills.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of 'NextGen' tools such as Tableau, Confluence, Alteryx, Workiva and similar
Shift Timings: IST 13.30 to 22.30

Posting End Date:
29 May 2024
*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

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