Location: Noida, South Asia, IN
Company: British Council
The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language.
We work in two ways – directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise. We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the UK.
These connections lead to an understanding of each other’s strengths and of the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall, including online and through our broadcasts and publications.
Job Title: Manager Financial Accounting
Purpose of job:
A criticial element of this role is to provide services to key businesses both in the UK and globally by developing the culture to promote service delivery excellence by incorporating the requirements from internal and external stakeholders.
This role will develop strong collaborative relationships to ensure integrity of financial information for successful delivery of the month / YEAR end consolidated reports.
The financial accounting team is supporting the UK Group Reporting team with preparing the Monthly / Year End Consolidation Reporting from SSC consolidated reports. The team works with the UK Group Reporting team and other finance staff.
This role is responsible for overall delivery of Responsible for the Month End/Year End Consolidation Reporting from SSC, The deliverables of the role will be aligned to changing requirements from the business as well as Strategic goals of SSC.
Demonstrates agility to align service delivery to changing business requirements and to enhance Customer /User experiences by implementation of continuous improvement and transformational initiatives
Drives continuous performance improvement to achieve parity between internal performance and external benchmarks for financial accounting services
Main opportunities/challenges for this role
Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties
Manages delivery of Financial Accounting Strand from SSC as per services defined in the Under Pinning Contract ( UPC) and ensures quality through implementation of Quality Assurance Framework within service delivery:
Responsible for the Month End/Year End Consolidation Reporting
Audit Support & Projects
Year end and Audit support
Knowledge Management and Retention
Identification and management of risks. challenges associated to implementation of transformational changes through change management
Internal – Director Finance Operations, Finance Corporate team in UK, Finance Group Reporting team in UK, Regional Finance Controllers, Internal Auditors, SSC Leadership Team, Finance staff, Function heads in SSC, Other Finance Hub Manager.
External – National Audit office
Role specific knowledge and experience
Chartered Accountant ACCA and relevant accounting degree
Relevant qualification from a premier institute
Pay Band – 7
Contract Type – Indefinite
Department/Country – GSS Finance (Finance Centre of Excellence) / India – Noida
Closing Date (Time) – 21st Jun’22 (IST -23:59)
Source – British Council Website
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