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Kent Recruitment


India – Mumbai
Date Published
Position: Assistant Financial Accountant

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This role will be supporting the UK region and will be reporting into the UK based Financial Controller, based in Mumbai. This new role is in the offshored team within the Finance Shared Services function of an international oil & gas consultancy company.

This position is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to make a positive impact on a dynamic business.

  • Degree or professional qualification in Accounting or Finance
  • At least 4 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Preferably a part - qualified CA/CMA
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including use and set-up of Pivot tables and formula like concatenate, v-lookup, etc.
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good organization skills and ability to multi-task
  • Positive and proactive
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels (both written and spoken)
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and employees
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines


Month end processes
  • Review of Monthly Balance Sheet account reconciliations and analysis of open items and working with various teams across the company to address any issues
  • Maintenance and Reconciliation of Fixed Asset Register and Fixed Assets schedule
  • Regularizing the reconciling items by posting necessary journal entries.
AP Vendor Process
  • Processing of AP invoices and ensuring that all invoices are approved as per group authority matrix
  • Creation and amendments of supplier data
  • Facilitation of weekly supplier payment runs and urgent payments (as required).
  • BACS payment account reconciliation and post the journals.
  • Maintain mailbox dealing with all supplier queries
  • Performing supplier statement reconciliations as required

Employee Expense Processing
  • Audit employee expense claims to ensure that appropriate documentation has been provided
  • Facilitation of employee expense payments
Line management
  • Line management of finance executive
  • Liaise with Auditors – internal and external and demonstrate governance and controls.
  • Adhoc analysis for the Financial Controller

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