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Assistant Manager – Statutory Audit Compliances

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About the job

JD – Assistant Manager – Statutory Audit Compliances (P2)

At American Express Global Business Travel, we’re powering progress through travel. Our unrivaled choice, value and experience make us the world’s biggest and most trusted leader in corporate travel – and we need talented, bright and driven people to continue our journey. As a Finance team, we focus on the details while finding innovative ways to solve big company challenges. We help leaders make sound financial and strategic decisions, whether it’s modeling business scenarios or tracking key performance indicators and our stakeholders value the impact and influence our Finance team provides. We benefit from a diverse and global team that recognizes talent and hard work, encouraging you to grow in your role and the organization. We’re confident that the next chapter of GBT will see significant growth which makes now an even more exciting time to join the Finance team at Amex GBT!

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) equips companies of all sizes with the insights, tools, services and expertise they need to keep their travelers informed, focused and productive while on the road. With approximately 14,000 employees and operations in nearly 140 countries worldwide, American Express GBT empowers customers to take control of their travel programs, optimizing the return on their travel and meetings investments, while, more importantly, providing extraordinary traveler care.

We’re moving faster than ever and introducing new products, services, and strategies that will revolutionize the travel industry and bring greater value to our business customers. Our clients’ success expands our success, so we put our heart and soul into helping our clients achieve results that exceed all expectations. As the world’s largest travel management company, we are continuing to build alliances with key travel leaders and suppliers throughout the world, strengthening our position as a quality provider to companies of all sizes.

We are committed to ensuring that our global workforce experiences a culture of belonging that leverages the diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives of our colleagues, clients, partners and communities, to foster a high performing multicultural and inclusive organization. We believe that a culture where everyone feels engaged, has a voice, and is empowered to achieve their full potential, is core to our purpose and success.

Get ready to take your career to new heights.

For more information about American Express GBT, please refer to our website: https://www.amexglobalbusinesstravel.com/about-us/

Position Summary

The Assistant Manager – Statutory Audit Compliances is responsible for the financial reporting and local Statutory audit process of various proprietary entities across the globe. The role is based out of India and will help with the end-to-end process of financial statement preparation along with the local statutory audit by a Big4/other firm for entities across the globe. The role will report to the Manager- Statutory Audit Compliances within the larger Corporate Controllership organization.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the financial reporting and local statutory audits across the globe involving preparation and filing of statutory financial statements under US GAAP/ Local IFRS as well as coordinating with shared service centers (internal and external) for audit related requirements.
  • Working closely with the external auditors (Big4/others) to understand the requirements and agree on the timelines to ensure that deadlines as per the local regulations are being met.
  • Development of a comprehensive audit plan of the entity based on the discussion with the auditors and communication and alignment of the plan with the various internal teams to ensure efficient and timely execution of the audit.
  • Support the statutory audit for designated markets and work with the relevant teams for any audit support on key issues along with periodic report of Status.
  • Co-ordinate with Tax, Controller/hubs and other stakeholders to obtain and provide required information and clarifications for the purpose of audits.
  • Support with other filing requirements of the designated markets.
  • Ensure compliance with groups’ US GAAP and local accounting policies and implementation of relevant standard procedures and practices across the markets in the region with the goal of achieving standardization across markets.
  • Assist team leader in projects related works.
  • Build relationships with key points of contact across the processes and other functions both within the company and externally to maintain an understanding of the process context and identify both intra process and cross process improvement.
  • Responsible for oversight of legal entity.

Required Qualifications

  • CA/ACCA with Minimum 3+ years of relevant experience or an experienced accountant with 5+ years statutory audit exp.
  • Candidates with prior experience in a Big4 Audit firm will be given a preference.
  • Knowledge of Oracle and NetSuite will be an added advantage

COMPETENCIES

  • Technical Skills – Demonstrates strong technical skills for IFRS and US GAAP required for the role, pays attention to detail, takes initiative to broaden his / her knowledge and demonstrates appropriate financial / analytical skills
  • Drive and Motivation – Successfully handles multiple tasks, takes initiative to improve his/her own performance, works intensely towards extremely challenging goals and persists in the face of obstacles or setbacks
  • Client and Business Focus – Effectively handles difficult requests, builds trusting, long-term relationships with clients, helps the client to identify/define needs and manages client / business expectations
  • Teamwork – Gives evidence of being a strong team player, collaborates with others within and across teams, encourages other team members to participate and contribute and acknowledges others’ contributions
  • Communication Skills – Communicates what is relevant and important in a clear and concise manner and shares information / new ideas with others
  • Judgement and Problem solving – Thinks ahead, anticipates questions, plans for contingencies, finds alternative solutions and identifies clear objectives. Sees the big picture and effectively analyses complex issues
  • Creativity/Innovation – Looks for new ways to improve current processes and develop creative solutions that are grounded in reality and have practical value
  • Influencing Outcomes – Presents sound, persuasive rationale for ideas or opinions. Takes a position on issues and influences others’ opinions and presents persuasive recommendations

American Express GBT is committed to equal employment. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, , family or parental status, gender identity, former military, persons with disabilities or any other characteristic protected by government laws and regulations. 

Location

India – Haryana – Gurgaon

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability to perform a job, without regard to age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship or marital status, and to maintain a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment or bias based upon these grounds.