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Global Accounting Operations - Team Lead

Employer
State Street Corporation
Location
Bangalore, India
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Basic Purpose of Job::
The AR, BU Accountant will be responsible for booking of invoice accounting and day-to-day operation that provide support to Global Revenue Accounting group. This individual will provide subject matter expertise in the area of accounting related to AR Accounting which include:
o Accounts Receivable; Billed (including aging's)
o Fee Reserve Analysis
o Account Reconciliations & Certifications
o Monitoring & Processing of Invoice correction and offset with open AR
o Cash Applications
In addition to Business As Usual (BAU) responsibilities as described above, this role will lead the process re-engineering, standardization, and automation efforts.

Responsibilities & Tasks Include:
o Daily Review the bank statement and post the receipts in AR module(Oracle R12 & Cloud, ORMB, SUN)
o Required to participate in or conduct a wide range of accounting and financial analyses on AR accounting transactions.
o Coordinate with onshore team / Accounting Policy to determine appropriate accounting treatment for complex transactions
o Participate in or manage function specific projects as needed
o Ensure completion of deliverables within the committed timeframe including assistance with development of deliverable plans, attending deliverable specific or recurring meetings between the team and the onshore team.
Perform the following Accounting activities:
Daily:
o Invoice upload from billing system to accounting tool
o Preparation of manual journal entries for cash application and performing reconciliation between bank v/s sub-ledger
o Cash application of receivables
o Follow up with the Business on aged billed items
o Timely and accurate back-ups for BSS open/exception and unreconciled balances
o Write off on residual invoice/receipt batch
o Follow up on unapplied cash/aged debt balance
Monthly:
o Maintain accuracy of revenue accounting process
o Coordinate month-end close including preparation / oversight of manual journal entries Oversight of account reconciliations and certifications
o Perform SOX controls
o Month close activities - Book closure, Data movement from sub-ledger to ledger etc.,
Quarterly:
o Prepare Regulatory and Internal reporting
o Perform SOX control testing
o Fee Reserve Analysis
Ad-Hoc:
o Prepare and update process narratives/procedures and flow charts
o Respond to internal and external requests including variance analysis and inquires
o Participate in Ad Hoc projects and new transactions
List of Accounting systems:
o Oracle
o CBS
o MCH
o Badger Information Classification: Limited Access
o Cash Manager or Instruct
o STARS
o Essbase
o Discoverer Viewer
o Oracle Finapps

Process Re-Engineering, Standardization, and Automation:
o Be a part of the process Re-Engineering, Standardization, Automation
o Responsibility for ongoing process improvements
o Implementation support of the GAO process re-engineering and automation efforts
Job Requirements:
Education and Experience:
o Degree in Accounting, Masters, Finance with 3-4 years of progressive experience in R2R areas
o Understanding of international regulatory landscape, experience with statutory accounting/reporting groups across several major international geographies.
o Demonstrated capabilities by improving process
o Experience of performing day-to-day accounting operations, month-end and quarter-end activities

Skills required :
o Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
o Good communication skills, presentation skills, prior experience of interacting with multiple stakeholders (Legal Entity and Geography controllers) in NA, EMEA, APAC
o Pride of ownership with the ability to deliver high quality results timely
o Strong analytical and ability to analyze and summarize complex financial transactions
o Strong attention to details
o Problem solving skill
o Organized with ability to multi-task and work under high pressure deadlines
o Must be able to work in a fast paced environment

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