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Title:  Associate Accountant

General Summary

Ensure proper vendor invoice accounting on a day to day basis for India accounts payable operations. Work in accordance with the policy and procedures defined by company, statutory laws and as per directives issued by the Shared Services from time to time.  Follow procedures and processes defined for all entities. Support Shared Services in completing all accounting responsibilities and prepare all records and reports in a timely manner.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Understand and implement policies and procedures with respect the Accounts Payable processing for all entities for the allocated country/ countries
  • Monitoring workflow queues in VIM to ensure all invoices are processed in defined timelines
  • Escalate issues/ Circulate reports as per policies and procedures to the concerned teams, any hurdles faced in AP processing (Based on the understanding of AP processes and turnaround times for payment – Systems involved are ICC, VIM and SAP )
  • Understand complexities of commercial transactions and tax laws applicable to international locations. Emphasis on understanding existing processes and suggest improvements
  • Work closely with site Finance, Operations, Purchasing and Logistics departments in resolving all discrepancies
  • Ensure all tax related documents are generated and reviewed for each location. Share the reports with the site Finance team
  • Reconciling with Vendor outstanding statements received
  • Ensure compliance of all statutory compliance after due consultation
  • Assist in external and internal audits of the Accounts Payable process
  • Any other duty as assigned by the management.
  • The role will involve working in shifts

 

Judgments and Decisions

Primary - Decide on whether bills to be cleared for approval & payment as per company’s policy

 

Contacts

External: Vendors, Statutory Auditors, Consultants 

 

Internal: International site Finance, Receiving, and Purchasing departments for issues relating to PO, Receipts, Price/Quantity variances.

Accountability / Impact of Job

List either the country (local), the countries (regional), or the multiple continents (global) impacted:

  •       Support Commscope and Andrew India

Provide any additional comments relative to the accountability / impact of this position.

2+ years accounting experience in Accounts Payable or similar accounting field. Should be able to work towards processing transaction types with a high degree of accuracy and accountability.

SKILLS REQUIRED

Include demonstrated competencies and physical, mental, & interpersonal skills.

  1. Working knowledge in areas of accounting and finance.
  2. Ability to quickly learn in the areas of VAT regulations, foreign bank regulations etc. applicable to international sites.
  3. Knowledge of ERP (SAP) will be a positive and Microsoft Office (Excel – intermediate level, Word, Outlook, Power Point)
  4. Skills –   - Good communication skills (oral and written). Fluent written and verbal English.
    • Good numeric skills. Detailed oriented with ability to check and interpret documents.
    • Analytical, problem solving and communication skills. -  Strong IT literacy - MS Office (especially analytical ability in MS Excel), Accounting packages, and ideally SAP.
    • Work independently and meet deadlines.

 


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