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Lead - Financial Accounting

  • Job reference: IF0000012
  • Sector: Support Services
  • Location: Bangalore

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Job Title

Lead – Financial Accounting

Job Description

This position is within the Financial Accounting team.  The role will report to the Assistant Manager in Bangalore and the Financial Controller based in the UK . The main activities include Bank reconciliation, intercompany reconciliation and General Ledger.
This position is a great opportunity for the right person to make a positive impact on a dynamic business.   



Batchelor’s degree – B’COM & BBM
Qualified in a recognised professional accountancy qualification.  This role would suit a candidate with around two years’ post-qualification experience.  
Excellent candidates with an intention & passion to pursue CIMA or equivalent qualification would be considered.

Essential Criteria

The candidate must have bank reconciliation, intercompany & General Ledger experience.
Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including use and set-up of Pivot tables.
Good Accounting skills
Good English skills – written and verbal communication.
Strong reconciliation skills.
Experience of an accounting software package.

Desirable Criteria
Good working knowledge of JD Edwards accounting software.


Auto bank reconciliations.
Manual bank reconciliations.
Regularising the reconciling items by posting necessary journal entries.
Assisting with weekly cash reports and quarterly cash flow forecasting.
Reconciliation of intercompany trade balances on a monthly basis for over 100 entities.
General ledger activities like accruals, prepayments, cost transfer etc.
Assist with quarterly intercompany reconciliations.
Collating documentation to support intercompany recharging.
Ad hoc tasks including producing reports.

The Individual

Sound analytical skills
Ability to work to deadlines and take responsibility - must be able to identify the deadline for a piece of work to be completed e.g. period end and take responsibility for ensuring that the deadline is achieved
Ability to communicate and influence at all levels.
Organised - they must be able to work in a structured way demonstrating an audit trail.
Good Attention to detail.
Team Player – as a small team it will be necessary to cover colleagues’ workload


Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents.  These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process.  We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information

Working hours: 10am – 7.30pm (India Standard Time)
Office Location: RMZ Galleria, Yelahanka