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Manager, Client Accounting, Controllership

Synchrony Financial
San Pedro, Philippines
Closing date
Aug 6, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job ID: E2402716

Job Description:

Company Overview:

Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) is a premier consumer financial services company delivering one of the industry's most complete digitally enabled product suites. Our experience,
expertise and scale encompass a broad spectrum of industries including digital, health and wellness, retail, telecommunications, home, auto, outdoors, pet and more.
We have recently been ranked #5 among India's Best Companies to Work for 2023, #21 under LinkedIn Top Companies in India list, and received Top 25 BFSI recognition from Great
Place To Work India. We have been ranked Top 5 among India's Best Workplaces in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and Top 10 among India's Best Workplaces for Women in 2022. We offer 100% Work from Home flexibility for all our Functional employees and provide some of the best-in-class Employee Benefits and Programs catering to work-life balance and overall well-being. In addition to this, we also have Regional Engagement Hubs across India and a co-working space in Bangalore.

Organizational Overview:
Controllership organization within Finance COE responsible to monitor day-to-day accounting activities involved in Synchrony business.Controllership mostly covers general accounting, client accounting, reconciliations, closing & reporting, system maintenance, governance related sub-processes.

Role Summary/Purpose:

This individual will support the Client Accounting team. Responsibilities will include the monthly/Quarterly/Annual preparation of Balance sheet reconciliations, timely submissions , Dashboard preparation, Process trackers, developing and maintaining process documentation, and support of governance/Sox/audit related requests. This role will require collaboration with US Client Accounting managers and analysts, as well as Client Finance managers

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Completion of assigned account reconciliations timely and in compliance with all corporate criteria. Requires knowledge of accounting processes as well as effective collaboration with other members of team.
  • Develop and maintain detailed process documentation and job aids.
  • Maintaining a thorough understanding of all business processes (transaction flow, key systems and inputs that impact Client Accounting.)
  • Assist in training of new team members.
  • Work on reconciliation open/pending items and ensure to maintain Zero unreconciled accounts
  • Develop understanding of client program agreements to support necessary accounting routines.
  • Handle other process related tasks as per need.

In addition, for the above areas, all team members will assist in driving process improvements and simplification opportunities in Controllership processes.

  • CA/ICWAI or Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Minimum of 2-4 years prior accounting/finance experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Software Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent organization and follow up skills
  • Excellent communication skills - both oral and written
  • Ability to execute in a fluctuating environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality and customer service
  • Ability to manage multiple & varied priorities
  • For Internal Applicants: Understand the criteria or mandatory skills required for the role, before applying.
  • Inform your Manager or HRM before applying for any role on Workday.
  • Ensure that your Professional Profile is updated (fields such as Education, Prior experience, Other skills) and it is mandatory to upload your updated resume (Word or PDF format)
  • Must not be any corrective action plan (First Formal/Final Formal, PIP)
  • Employees who have completed 18 months in the organization and 12 months in current role and level are only eligible.
  • Existing Level 8 and Level 9 are only eligible to apply

Desired Characteristics:
  • Master's Degree in Accounting
  • Advanced MS-Excel Skills
  • Experience with Share Point
  • Experience with monthly close cycle
  • Experience with account reconciliations
  • Controllership experience in a large organization or public accounting
  • Oracle GL and Oracle Hyperion product suite
  • Demonstrated team player with collaborative, facilitation and influencing skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, changing environment

Grade/Level: 09

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