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Assistant Manager - R2R

Bengaluru, KA
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Unilever Enterprise Support (ES) is a global business unit that will manage the companys shared business services, made up of HR Services, Finance Transactions, IT services, Information Management Services and Workplace Services.Mission - To provide excellent services globally which enable Unilever to win in the market by putting the business goals at the heart of what we do leveraging cost-effective, best practice, global solutions across Unilever to meet users needs making continuous improvement in both cost and service an integral part of our way of working building a professional services organisation that enables our people to give their best developing win-win relationships with selected providers to meet our current and future requirementsThe key benefits from ES are expected to be Lower cost of delivery through standardisation, simplification, process harmonisation & scale leverage. Better user experience by delivery of integrated service bundles to end-user. Continuous improvement through end-to-end process ownership.Within the service catalogue of ES, Finance Services organisation is responsible for the management and delivery of Finance Services globally, both through third-party outsourced providers and through in-sourced operations. The R2R service line is responsible forthe End to End General Accounting processes from Transacting to Reporting, including the maintenance of procedures and standardised chart of accounts, journal entry processing, inter-company accounting and account reconciliations, fixed assets, project cost and inventory accounting, tax accounting services, compliance and controls, month end close process, financial consolidations and financial statements (excluding group level), financial reporting of all different business units to the Centre.The Enterprise Support Operations Centre(ESOC, Finance Shared Service centre) will be responsible for providing up to date, and relevant financial information to its customers through various channels to provide relevant, accurate and timely reports on accounting processes, and accounting information to deliver the reporting of the Group accounts; and the provision of relevant performance metrics to assist the R2R Operations directors in its development and delivery of excellent services to its customers.Key activities summaryIntegrity of financial operating model & tools;Subject matter expertise for local accounting operations;Excellent service delivery;High standard in customer service.Work as an integrated team with the service provider staff. Main purpose of roleEnsure effective management of all input to financial systems and the control, verification, and processing of all financial transactions either through the own team or the external service provider and that financial reports meet the needs of the customers providing information in a user friendly and appropriate manner for the purposes required.Take responsibility for the end-to-end financial accounting process for the countries serviced; Drive and motivate the team to perform at high levels of performance in the role of a senior team member and to provide subject matter expertise for one or more country specific skills related to language or accounting knowledge.To ensure the integrity of financial systems and the financial operating model, in accordance with financial procedures, external audit requirements and best accounting practice.Provide subject matter expertise for specific local accounting operations for a country, within the overall context of the harmonized operating model.Implements and ensures standardization and best practice from other jurisdictions to maximize efficiency and load balance.Ensures accounting rules are properly applied for both management and financial accounts in compliance with corporate standards.Identifies key issues and delivers efficient responses through implementation of the right procedures.Acts as internal consultant to satisfy stakeholder expectations. Maintain formal relationship with the shared services provider.Consistently work to identify opportunities and implement continuous improvement to achieve harmonisation and standardisation. Main AccountabilitiesKey accountabilitiesCustomer ServiceTo play a quasi-leadership role in ensuring the delivery of accurate performance of accounting operations within the end-to-end service delivery model, and assist in setting the appropriate work instructions for the team.To accurately perform accounting operations in order to meet a customer request following the appropriate work instructions.Active involvement in team meetings suggest ways of improving efficiency and the service provided.Through engagement with the role and the wider team, seek to improve service levels, quality, KPIs and targets.QualityUnderstand the accounting policy and procedures required.Work with the team leader to develop procedures and work instructions to meet the required standards.To demonstrate high levels of motivation to ensure effective team working and a performance culture.GeneralTake responsibility to undertake training in personal development and seek to understand communication of changes impacting the role, requesting further clarification where needed.Carry out additional duties as shall from time to time be required.Understand and demonstrate the values and culture of the department.Comply with corporate policies and procedures.Deal with issues in an appropriate and timely manner.The role may require some working of non-standard hours as workload dictates. Education & Work Experience- Min 7 years of experience in any Execution driven role- B Com graduate is a pre ; MBA Finance, CIMA, CFA,CA(5+ Yrs of Experience) would be an advantage
Degree: CA (Chartered Accountant) | MBA/ PGDM

Additional Degree: B.Com. (Commerce)

Experience: 7-12


Audit & Risk | Bookkeeping | Chartered Accountant/CPA | Cost Accounting/ ICWA
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