May 8, 2021

Associate, Record To Report

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Job title: Associate, Record To Report

Company: Alstom

Job description: Req ID:104236

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

Associate – Record To Report

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

About Alstom in India

Alstom has established a strong presence in India. Currently, the company is executing metro projects in several Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow where it is supplying Rolling Stock manufactured out its state of the art facility at SriCity in Andhra Pradesh. In the Mainline space, Alstom is executing Signaling & Power Supply Systems for the 343 Km. section on World Bank funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. Phase 1 in the construction of the new electric locomotive factory for manufacturing and supply of 800 units of 12000HP locomotives is also complete at Madhepura, Bihar while the depot at Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh is ready to commence operation. Alstom has set up an Engineering Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, and this coupled with a strong manufacturing base as well as localized supply chains, is uniquely positioned to serve customers across the globe. Today, Alstom in India employs close to 3600 people and in line with Government of India’s ‘Make in India’ policy initiative, Alstom has been investing heavily in the country in producing world class rolling stock, components, design, research and development to not only serve the domestic market, but also rest of the world. India

NETWORKS & LINKS

INTERNAL

  • Region: Head FSSC, India, Regional Finance Directors & Finance Controllers
  • HQ Central functions: Finance & Accounts team

EXTERNAL

  • NIL

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

This role will be handling Record to Report Operations for specific country/countries under the scope of IFEC. The position will be based out of Bangalore.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operations:

Perform day to day tasks in Record To Report as assigned as per set SOP

o Perform month end closing tasks as assigned as per set SOP

o Adhere to set Standard Operating Procedures in the execution of activities

o Adhere to set internal controls in the execution of activities

o Actively contribute towards Root Cause Analysis on all critical issues / errors reported, track and the closure of corrective and preventive actions

o Track changes to the processes and ensure SOPs are kept updated

o Perform Balance Sheet Reconciliations and take corrective actions to resolve abnormalities

o Train new entrants to the process

o Actively contribute in development, integration and transfer of the processes and teams from the different Regions to IFEC

o Actively contribute in standardization of the Record To Report processes in the country/countries

o Ensure the delivery of reliable and timely information to the units

People:

  • Create, Retain and Develop a strong team with the necessary skills and expertise to ensure a high quality of service
  • Effective Performance Management by
  • Setting right objectives in a timely manner
  • Giving timely feedback
  • Assess competencies, identify and execute development needs
  • Maintain high level f motivation within the team

Customer:

  • Maintain strong governance with country/countries served by the Shared Services
  • Build and maintain healthy rapport and trust with all up-stream and down-stream stake-holders to the Record To Report process
  • Maintain and improve customer delight by working closely with key internal customers
  • Actively contribute towards strategic initiatives and special projects when assigned or required

Qualifications & Skills:

EDUCATION

Graduate or above

Language: English (mandatory

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (in English)
  • Leadership qualities & ability to accompany the change
  • Problem solving driven & appropriate urgency awareness skills
  • Team player
  • A result oriented individual able to handle the role with a strong ability to influence, guide and provide critical feedback

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

Mandatory

  • Process management skills, predominantly in Record To Report (mandatory)
  • SAP based ERP experience desirable and strong end-user Knowledge of SAP/related Finance tools (mandatory)
  • Past experience in involvement in Internal/External Audits (mandatory)
  • Knowledge of Indian GAAP

Desirable

  • Process management skills in other areas like Inter-company, AP (desirable)
  • Experience in integration projects from operating unit to FSSC or BPO (desirable)
  • Experience in automations, Yellow Belt, Green Belt projects (desirable)
  • Knowledge of IFRS

AIR VALUES (Agile, Inclusive & Responsible) BEHAVIOUR:

  • Capacity to continuously adapt to a changing environment by showing a pro-active and positive approach
  • Actively listen to people, encouraging feedback and sharing experiences
  • Make things simple
  • Focus on our goals and prioritize our actions
  • Be curious and have an appetite for learning
  • Work as a team and avoid silos
  • Ask questions instead of making assumptions
  • Show respect for others’ individuality and cultural identity
  • Keep our commitments towards internal and external stakeholders (employees, customers, passengers, society)
  • Comply with our code of ethics and support the use of the Alstom Alert Procedure
  • Learn from your mistakes and implement corrective actions

EXPERIENCE / SKILL SET

  • Abovev 5 years of experience preferably in a General accounting environment in a Multinational Company with a minimum of 4 years as a Subject Matter Expert / Process lead of a General Ledger operation in a captive Finance shared service or BPO.
  • Language Skills: Proficient in English language
  • Location – Bangalore

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.

Job Type:​Experienced​

Expected salary:

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Job date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 07:46:30 GMT
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