Global controller is responsible for running F&A service delivery with special emphasis on driving adherence compliance framework and financial reporting in line with IFRS while also optimizing efficiency and enhancing control. In addition this role will drive and support global reporting requirements, including key performance indicators, critical business indicators and reporting of support of day to day operational activity. This position also responsible for controlling the quality of Reconciliations, identify the exposure, guide regional controllers on tactical moves and draft strategies working closely with counterpart from Client group leveraging the Continuous Assurance Program testing results and client internal audit findings and recommendations. Also, own and administer GPM / GSM process revisions, regular checks and bring best in class practices from industry and align it to changing regulatory and audit environment
Key Responsibilities and Account-abilities:
Own and run career & employability framework and allied initiatives.
Ensuring QMS, ISMS and ISO adherence and clearing audits without any NCs.
Develop and execute Delivery excellence strategy and initiatives in the process.
Responsible as Escalation Point for key service outcomes and issue resolution.
Responsible for developing and maintaining relationship with senior client executives.
Support ED / BU Head in ensuring profitability of the contract by diligently tracking and managing cost, budgets and HC and succession planning
Engagement role specific:
Responsible for driving and managing the below from his team and accountable for the output and results
1. Statutory, Controls, Compliance & Audit
Ensure execution of relevant controls
Suggest, Improve, Propose new controls to ensure financial data integrity and compliance to various statutory and legal requirements of the region (Local GAP, IFRS)
Preparation of Audit packs during SoX and statutory audit.
Manage audit queries and oversee information & processes
2. Diligent execution of B/S Account Reconciliations framework with an objective to minimize client exposure and identify and rectify issues pro-actively.
3. Creation of CoEs (Center of Excellences)
Standardize, Re-write, Create global processes
Develop experts pool and institutionalize the knowledge
4. Financial Reporting
Hyperion report pack preparation and submission as per deadlines and in accordance with the accounting and reporting policies communicated by client.
Unit lock-meetings with client Controllers and Finance Heads
Narrative and explanations to variances
5. Month End Closing Management
MEC tasks (tracking, controlling and reporting) as per the agreed calendar
Controls execution and reporting
6. During the month - Accounting & Operations management
Review central functions with a view to check compliance to standards and effectiveness of the controls - B/S Reconciliation, GRIR, Bank Accounting, Scheduled journals, Cash-Apps, Invoice Processing
Process improvement and enhancements using quality methodology and tools
Drive regional operations review calls with client team.
Moderate and facilitate discussions to resolve conflict and issue items