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Senior Accountant

Pune Pune Maharashtra, Maharashtra, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 25, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
The Opportunity:
Senior Accountant - This position will assist in performing monthly global financial accounting activities and related consolidation and reporting tasks.
Job Description

Senior Accountant - This position will assist in performing monthly global financial accounting activities and related consolidation and reporting tasks.

What we're looking for:
  • Education:
  • Commerce Graduate/Postgraduate/CA Intermediate
  • Experience:
  • 3-6 years of rich experience in Record to Report with demonstrated ability in Technical Accounting like Lease Accounting, Revenue Recognition, Corporate Accounting in Third party or Captive environment.
  • Microsoft Office knowledge, specifically Excel is necessary and SAP knowledge is mandatory.

Who you are:
  • Perform monthly/quarterly/annual close accounting activities, journal entry preparation, account reconciliation, expense trending analyses and memos along with auditable, adequate support for necessary approvals. Report monthly results timely into data mapping tool to help facilitate Avantor consolidated results. This includes Assisting Financial Reporting and Consolidation with month end close processes & data requirements.
  • Activities includes but is not limited to reserves calculation (DFS, E&O, LIFO, Credit Memo, Bad Debt Reserves, etc.), accruals and prepayments, payroll, rebates calculation (Vendor & Customer), FX revaluation etc.
  • Perform monthly/quarterly/annual Flux analysis, info-pack preparation, tax package preparation, Blackline reconciliations
  • Analysis and resolution of intercompany differences between trading partners.
  • Keep process documentation up to date
  • Controllership responsibilities to build and support Avantor's control environment.
  • Be an effective corporate accounting business partner to finance leaders by fostering relationships and developing an understanding of the financial processes, inter-department data, reporting requirements, current activities and special projects. Concisely and accurately communicates this gained knowledge back to the Controller's Group.
  • Assist with quarterly external audit process and internal audit process.
  • Continuously analyzes ongoing processes within areas of responsibility to identify and implement process improvements to make the close process more efficient, data more easily accessible by the business, and enhance the data integrity of the financial position of the company and its related business units.
  • Performs ad-hoc analyses and requests, including special projects (financial and economic in nature). And other duties as assigned

How you will create an impact:
  • An understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP, IFRS) and corporate accounting policies and procedures is necessary. This is generally acquired through education process, with practical application gained through work experience.
  • This position also requires knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance legislation and the ability to develop and apply what is required from SOX guidelines. This is generally acquired through training sessions and practical application gained through work experience.
  • This position requires the ability to compile, complete and analyze financial data / statements, including, but not limited to, Profit and Loss Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow statements is a necessity. Again, this is typically acquired through education, with practical application through work experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written are essential due to the degree of documentation and interaction with various departments, business leaders and internal and external auditors.
  • Associate will need to develop strong analytical skills and will need to be well organized, able to coordinate, prioritize, handle multiple tasks and show initiative and desire to learn.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Why Avantor

Dare to go further in your career. Join our global team of 14,000+ associates whose passion for discovery and determination to overcome challenges relentlessly advances life-changing science.

The work we do changes people's lives for the better. It brings new patient treatments and therapies to market, giving a cancer survivor the chance to walk his daughter down the aisle. It enables medical devices that help a little boy hear his mom's voice for the first time. Outcomes such as these create unlimited opportunities for you to contribute your talents, learn new skills and grow your career at Avantor.

We are committed to helping you on this journey through our diverse, equitable and inclusive culture which includes learning experiences to support your career growth and success. At Avantor, dare to go further and see how the impact of your contributions set science in motion to create a better world. Apply today!

EEO Statement:

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

3rd party non-solicitation policy:

By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation

Skills: Sap, Us Gaap, Sox, Ifrs, Corporate Accounting, Microsoft Office

Experience: 3.00-6.00 Years

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