Finance Controller - CA - Media/Telecom

Talent Leads Consultants
  • Mumbai
  • Confidential
  • 12-15 years
  • 16 Oct 2015

  • Finance/ Accounts

  • Telecom/ Mobile Operator/ ISP/ Telecom Vendor, Entertainment/ Media/ Publishing
Job Description

- The Financial Controller reports to the CFO and contributes to the overall success of the organization by effectively managing all financial tasks, overseeing accounting, implementing and exerting budgetary controls.

- Accounting Financial Planning and Implementation

- Functional areas would include Accounts, finance, Taxation, Legal, Audit, Company Secretary, Treasury Management

- Month End Financials like Balance Sheets, Profit & loss A/c As per Indian GAAP

- SOX and Internal controls

- Prepare the Annual Business Plan and ensures all company expenses are within budgets

- Plan, Implement, Coordinates and Control the budgets to achieve the Annual Business Plan & suggests corrective actions to the CFO in the event of Variances.

- Financial Analysis of all areas relating to P&L and Balance Sheet.

- Business plan/ Budget preparation & Comparisons (Monthly)

- Capital Budgeting and Fixed Assets Accounting

Direct & Indirect Taxation :

- Provide strategic inputs to management including maintenance of management reporting formats and tracking (Corporate Finance).

- Perform feasibility & investment analyses. Review and adapt Company's credit policy

Statutory Compliance :

- Work with Legal team and ensure legal compliance related to financial matters

- Interact with statutory and internal auditors.

- Ensures the timely preparations and audits year end statements as IAS per extant laws & regulations.

- Develops suggestions for tax planning to maximize returns.

- Ensures compliance to all financial and non-financial statutory regulations.

WOC Management :

- Monitors the liquidity and suggests measures in case of variances to the Management

- Assists sales and revenue generating teams in ensuring on-time collections and takes necessary measures to ensure collection of all customer over dues.

- Follow up and ensure funds are received from Corporate by month end.

Fixed Assets and Insurance Management :

- Ensures proper accounting of company's fixed assets including depreciation.

- Advise the CFO on financial implications of replacement/addition of fixed assets.

- Identifies insurance requirements for the company.

- Ensures Company's assets both IT and Non IT are suitably covered by insurance in agreement with CFO

Secretarial Function :

- Conducting and keeping up to date records of Board meetings as required by Law.

- Ensure compliance to all other statutory requirements under Company's Act.

- Require to prepare Presentations/Reviews etc. for all Board Meetings and Group presentations and reviews.

People Management :

Reporting's :

- Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly and Yearly reviews

- Other MIS reports as required

Job Specification :

- The Financial Controller will need to be extremely detail and process oriented.

- Finance Controller will be expected to operationally and functionally work closely with the Chief Finance Officer.

Qualification for the Job :

- Chartered Accountant with 12 years of working with Media & Entertainment or Telecom / New Media

- Knowledge of SAP - Finance Module Preferable

- Additional qualifications such as CISA, LLB, Lead ISO Auditor, Six Sigma certifications etc. will be an added advantage.

Technical / Job Related Core Competencies :

- Must have thorough knowledge of Accounts Finalization, Direct & Indirect Taxation

- Knowledge of Financial Accounting as per Indian GAAP in SAP

- Knowledgeable of best practices in Finance Department

- Willing to work till late hours (if needed)

Behavioral Competencies :

- Strategic planning

- Excellent communication skills

- Leadership skills

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