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General Accounting - Team Lead - Finance

Date: May 19, 2019

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 72157

 

 

Role

General Accounting -  Team Lead

Title

Asst. Manager/ Manager

Reports to

Process Lead

Process

General Accounting

Location

Mumbai

Experience

8 to 12 years

Qualification

CA/ MBA

Job Type

Full Time

 

Roles and responsibilities:

What the job incumbent will do?

 

Team Lead – GA is responsible for managing teams which are responsible for maintaining financial accounts and closing statutory books of subsidiaries and legal entities

 

  Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Oversight and review over preparation process of Financial Statements after any appropriate eliminations or consolidations and statutory compliances
  • Engage with business and stakeholders for resolution of General Accounting queries, issues and escalations at local, regional and global level
  • Present decks for meeting management and  customer requirements
  • Review recurring entries, rule based workings, month end checklists and process changes
  • Respond promptly to miscellaneous data requests and audits, run matching engines and upload statements.
  • Review integrity and accuracy of transaction recording (GL, adjustments, allocations, I/Co operations)
  • Review reconciliation of closings between different SAP modules with Banks
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies and control systems.
  • Perform SOX Reviews, documentation and manage the remediation of any exceptions.
  • Drive teams for continuous improvement and standardization initiatives through project testing, issue management and latency.
  • Review existing SOBPs for changes on an ongoing basis and ensure they are up to date
  • Ensure accurate service delivery on a timely basis using tools like Dashboard, FCC etc. for tracking.
  • Assess performance KPI's, Individual Objectives and plan for successions in the team
  • Provide operational guidance, mentoring and enabling teams deal with new updates and implement change
  • On-boarding of new employees in the team and allocation of job based on skill requirements
  • Conduct Talent Review, quarterly check ins and ensure implementation of IDP action plan for the team
  • Implement functional training - content preparation, training delivery and assessment
  • Perform competency assessments and provide ongoing coaching and performance feedback to teams
  • Ensuring timely recognition and building a recognition culture within the team

What experience and knowledge will the incumbent bring

  • Knowledge of SOX, US GAAP, IFRS, Indian AS
  • Proficient in SAP, Blackline and MS Office
  • Prior experience in handling teams and people management
  • CPI attitude, trained or having expertize in end to end project implementation
  • Strong ethical mindset and career experience in Internal Audit

 

 

Who are the key stakeholders the incumbent will engage with?

  • Relevant stakeholders from Subsidiaries / Hubs / Divisions and Corporate
  • External and internal auditors

 

Role

General Accounting -  Team Lead

Title

Asst. Manager/ Manager

Reports to

Process Lead

Process

General Accounting

Location

Mumbai

Experience

8 to 12 years

Qualification

CA/ MBA

Job Type

Full Time

 

Roles and responsibilities:

What the job incumbent will do?

 

Team Lead – GA is responsible for managing teams which are responsible for maintaining financial accounts and closing statutory books of subsidiaries and legal entities

 

  Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Oversight and review over preparation process of Financial Statements after any appropriate eliminations or consolidations and statutory compliances
  • Engage with business and stakeholders for resolution of General Accounting queries, issues and escalations at local, regional and global level
  • Present decks for meeting management and  customer requirements
  • Review recurring entries, rule based workings, month end checklists and process changes
  • Respond promptly to miscellaneous data requests and audits, run matching engines and upload statements.
  • Review integrity and accuracy of transaction recording (GL, adjustments, allocations, I/Co operations)
  • Review reconciliation of closings between different SAP modules with Banks
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies and control systems.
  • Perform SOX Reviews, documentation and manage the remediation of any exceptions.
  • Drive teams for continuous improvement and standardization initiatives through project testing, issue management and latency.
  • Review existing SOBPs for changes on an ongoing basis and ensure they are up to date
  • Ensure accurate service delivery on a timely basis using tools like Dashboard, FCC etc. for tracking.
  • Assess performance KPI's, Individual Objectives and plan for successions in the team
  • Provide operational guidance, mentoring and enabling teams deal with new updates and implement change
  • On-boarding of new employees in the team and allocation of job based on skill requirements
  • Conduct Talent Review, quarterly check ins and ensure implementation of IDP action plan for the team
  • Implement functional training - content preparation, training delivery and assessment
  • Perform competency assessments and provide ongoing coaching and performance feedback to teams
  • Ensuring timely recognition and building a recognition culture within the team

What experience and knowledge will the incumbent bring

  • Knowledge of SOX, US GAAP, IFRS, Indian AS
  • Proficient in SAP, Blackline and MS Office
  • Prior experience in handling teams and people management
  • CPI attitude, trained or having expertize in end to end project implementation
  • Strong ethical mindset and career experience in Internal Audit

 

 

Who are the key stakeholders the incumbent will engage with?

  • Relevant stakeholders from Subsidiaries / Hubs / Divisions and Corporate
  • External and internal auditors

 

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process.

Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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