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Finance Operations Manager



Accounting & Finance, Operations
Jakarta, Indonesia
Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Key responsibilities:
  • Lead, and drive the strategy for the finance shared services for a team of over 10+ people.
  • Daily monitoring/oversight of accounting operations & resolve operational issues.
  • Timely close of accounting books on monthly basis.
  • Implementation of Internal Financial Controls and risk control matrix across major process – O2C, P2P, R2R, Banking, Fixed Assets, Payroll, Statutory Compliances, etc.
  • Implement key control strategy to identify errors / risks in finance operations.
  • Implementation of daily operations metrics to ensure team to deliver the required results.
  • Own and improve service level metrics across productivity, quality and timeliness of the deliverables.
  • Coordinate with Auditors to ensure timely submission and review of audit reports (Internal, Statutory and Tax Audits).
  • Formulate and review accounting policies & procedures on a continuous basis; drive the development / up-gradation of a robust Accounting Manual.
  • Preparation of SOPs for all the finance processes.
  • Implementation of ERP and other systems required for accounting, control environment & reporting, drive automation charter for finance operations.
  • Manage working capital by ensuring daily AR reconciliations and negotiating the payment terms with vendors.
  • Review Balance Sheet and P&L every month with detailed schedules & analytics.
  • Publishing cash flow statement and working capital status.
  • Monthly review of BRS and other reconciliations and act upon the open items.
  • Key reports like AP aging, Advance aging, transactions processed, AR aging, Cash back aging to be shared with finance head on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure compliance with WHT and capturing GST / VAT tax information at invoice level.
  • Ensure proper accounting of fixed assets, physician verification of FA and Inventory.
  • Vendor reconciliations and confirmations on a periodic basis.
  • AR reconciliations and follow up on receivables with the concerned teams.
  • Implementation of DOA and SOD (segregation of duty) specially for banking transactions.
Qualifications and skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree (Finance or Accounting) required. Master’s degree is desirable.
  • Professional certification - Qualified Accountant (IAI / CA / CPA).
  • 7+ years of experience in Finance Operations / Shared Service / AR / AP / accounting function.
  • 5+ years of managerial experience.
  • Working experience in both large and start-up organizations.
  • Strong communication & English language (written and spoken) proficiency.
  • Microsoft tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) proficiency.
  • Hands-on experience with ERP. Implementation experience is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of, and experience with, statutory accounting and tax rules / regulations and reporting in India, Singapore and Indonesia.
  • Self-starter, ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must possess an eye for detail and strong analytical acumen.
  • Ability to multi-task, and work and deliver results under pressure.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work across diverse teams/functions.
  • Strong leadership ability to build, manage and motivate teams and work with business partners.