Senior Accountant at FactSet

Urgent
Posted 6 months ago
Hyderabad, Telangana
Rs15,000 - Rs15,000 per month
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Senior Accountant

FactSet

JOB PURPOSE:

Please provide a brief statement describing the reason that your position exists. Include the overall end-result which the job is expected to produce along with some of the key means by which it achieves that end-result.

This position will oversee the general accounting and month end close processes for the North America division. They will also have some financial reporting responsibilities mostly on a quarterly basis. Key responsibilities include the following:
• Performing journal entries as part of month end close which will be recorded in the Workday ERP system. This candidate should be able to independently prepare entries along with well-organized support and be able to understand and explain all entries they are responsible for.
• Prepare account reconciliations on a monthly basis with well documented support. This candidate should have a good understanding of accounts and risk factors and be able to identify any issues within the accounts they are responsible… for.
• Provide Audit requests as needed from both internal and external auditors.
• Comply with internal SOX requirements. Candidates will be assigned key controls that pertain to the entities and accounts that they are responsible for and are expected to be able to both execute on those controls as well as understand them and their purpose.
• Provide Ad Hoc reporting and analysis as needed. This can be reporting requests or analysis needed that pertains to the areas within their responsibility. Candidates are expected to be able to navigate workday and other key system reporting and understand how to analyze their accounts & identify risks.
• Provide flux analysis comparing both income statement and balance sheet accounts across various periods and be able to explain major drivers for the change in balances on a monthly basis.
• Financial reporting requests that relate to financial disclosures, financial statement tie outs, roll-forward schedules and other deliverables needed by the technical accounting team relate to financial reporting.

Perform Ad hoc project work and project requests as needed.

List the essential job functions and major accountabilities associated with the role. Each statement should begin with an action verb which describes the role or purpose in the organization. List accountabilities by descending order of importance. The “% Time” column should total 100%. No accountability should be less than 5%.

% of Time

Accountability/Activities

Impact/End Result Expected

25%
• Prepare account reconciliations on a monthly basis with well documented support. This candidate should have a good understanding of accounts and risk factors and be able to identify any issues within the accounts they are responsible for.

Successfully & accurately prepare all assigned account reconciliations on a monthly basis and improve account recs so that they are well organized and easy to follow. Ensure that all account recs are completed by their assigned due dates.

20%
• Performing journal entries as part of month end close which will be recorded in the Workday ERP system. This candidate should be able to independently prepare entries along with well-organized support and be able to understand and explain all entries they are responsible for.

Successfully and accurately complete all journal entries each period including providing well organized easy to follow support for each entry. Ensure that all journal entries are completed by their assigned due dates.

10%
• Provide Audit requests as needed from both internal and external auditors.

Provide audit requests as needed by their assigned deadlines

10%
• Comply with internal SOX requirements. Candidates will be assigned key controls that pertain to the entities and accounts that they are responsible for and are expected to be able to both execute on those controls as well as understand them and their purpose.

Understand the purpose of the controls assigned and be able to execute these by their assigned due dates. Ideally if candidates can propose changes or improvements to controls that pertain to them that would be great.

10%
• Provide Ad Hoc reporting and analysis as needed. This can be reporting requests or analysis needed that pertains to the areas within their responsibility. Candidates are expected to be able to navigate workday and other key system reporting and understand how to analyze their accounts & identify risks.

Fulfill requests for analysis and reporting as needed in a timely manner

5%
• Provide flux analysis comparing both income statement and balance sheet accounts across various periods and be able to explain major drivers for the change in balances on a monthly basis.

Be able to analyze balance sheet and income statement accounts and identify key drivers of change from one period to another

10%
• Financial reporting requests that relate to financial disclosures, financial statement tie outs, roll-forward schedules and other deliverables needed by the technical accounting team relate to financial reporting.

Accurately provide financial reporting schedules by their assigned due dates.

10%
• Perform Ad hoc project work and project requests as needed.

Be able to assist on projects as needed and provide insights and fulfill requests as needed from their manager

QUALIFICATIONS:
• List the knowledge, skills, and experience that allow the job to be performed in a fully competent manner.
• A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the field of Accounting
• At least 2 to 3 years of experience working in Accounting
• Experience with month end close, recording journal entries, performing account reconciliations
• Proficient in Microsoft excel and word
• Experience working in public accounting is preferred but not required
• Experience working for a public company is preferred but not required
• Advanced excel skills is highly preferred