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Group Leader Accounting

Gurgaon, HR
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Operational Responsibilities Manage the India-based accounting team responsible for executing daily accounting functions and processes, including daily valuations, income, trade flow, foreign transactions, derivatives, and issue resolution. Manage and resolve workflow, change and issues as escalated, being particularly aware of any vendor related issues. Ensure appropriate action is taken in timely manner. Perform oversight activities in respect of the processes and procedures for the department, including methods to measure department performance, both qualitatively and quantitatively. During peak periods assist team with deliverables assigned to ensure quality and timeliness standards are met. Collaborate with counterparts in the UK to ensure consistency in processes and liaise with them to manage appropriate resource allocation and back-up as required. Act as the point of escalation for queries from all internal and external stakeholders to ensure timely resolution. Work with applicable business partners on client implementations/change, re-engineering, product and business initiatives, and effectively perform change management activities. Act as senior investment accounting SME in reviewing information provided to answer questions for various audits and risk assessments i.e. external auditors, internal audit and risk.Leadership Responsibilities Lead and coach a team of 4-10 direct reports, by providing work direction and support to team on process or procedures related to deliverables or customer service standards and techniques. Assist and coach direct reports in resolving complex or high priority service issues, or respond to and resolve such issues directly, as necessary. Provide feedback to direct reports through effective performance management practices; ensure employees are developing skills to promote both team and individual success.Required Qualifications The incumbent should either be Chartered Accountant / CA (Inter) / CPA with 3 - 4 years of post-qualification experience or a MBA / B. Com with minimum 5-8 years of post-qualification experience. 1-2 years of people management skills. Experience in a financial services operations function responsible for day-to-day processes and procedures. Ability to think strategically while maintaining a focus on a tactical level. Must have good system skills viz. MS Excel, Word, PPT Knowledge of Investment tools and systems like PSGL (general Ledger), reconciliation tool (Frontier) and Accounting system (HiPortfolio), and research tool (Bloomberg) will be an added advantage. Must have sound analytical skills. Must have good communication and interpersonal skills and be able to interact independently with senior business partners / customers etc. Comfortable working in a flexible, fast-paced environment.
Degree: CA (Chartered Accountant) | MBA/ PGDM

Additional Degree: B.Com. (Commerce)

Experience: 5-8


Audit & Risk | Chartered Accountant/CPA
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