Experience - 4 to 13 years
Drafting Financial Statement and Notes to Accounts in accordance with local GAAP / IFRS / USGAAP for all TIBCO entities in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Drafting and maintaining a compliance calendar for audit and related reporting of above TIBCO entities and ensuring timelines are met.
Planning and completion of statutory audits on timely basis, prepare audit time table and agree with the external auditors.
Ensure that US GAAP and Local GAAP account balances are periodically reconciled and GAAP differences are adequately explained.
Ensure that entries in the local GAAP are recorded in a timely and accurate manner in secondary ledger.
Closely coordinate with the tax team for supplying information required for estimating interim / final tax provision.
Standardize audit requirements and format of information and schedules to be provided to the statutory auditors.
Proactively communicate audit timelines to all the respective stakeholders, set expectation on timelines and monitor the progress of the audit.
Drive the Statutory filing process in coordination with the legal team - Filing of certified annual financial statements and all required documents with local statutory agencies.
Engage and collaborate with global accounting operations teams and cross functional business partners such as Tax, HR, Legal, Internal Audit etc.
Ensure the files / folders are saved at the right place for ease of retrieval. Ensure data is backed up on a real time basis.
Proactive research and impact analysis of new amendments in relation to accounting standards and related laws impacting financial statements and disclosure.
Participate in special projects and perform ad-hoc tasks and analysis
A qualified Chartered Accountant / CPA / ACCA / CA. In-depth knowledge of Accounting standards, USGAAP, IFRS, Audit methodologies and execution.
8-13 years’ experience in working for a US multinational financial reporting support center or experience of working with a Big 4 accounting firm in the past as an in-charge / team member of the statutory audit team is desirable and working on global audits.
IFRS Qualification / Experience is desirable.
Oracle and Blackline reconciliation experience strongly preferred.
Competence with applications including MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Strong oral and written communication skills in English.
Attention to detail and diligence.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively in person, over the telephone and via email.
Willingness to interact in team meetings, providing opinions and ideas.
Ability to take ownership for an assigned area.
Ability to work under pressure and meet stringent deadlines.
Strong understanding of functional domain.
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, and complete tasks in a timely manner.