Senior Executive – General Accounting

  • Full Time
  • Colombo


Senior Executive – General Accounting – – – – – – – – – – – – We are looking for that energetic individual who can join Colombo Shared service center and move with Michelin mobility journey. Are you GOOD AT working with NUMBERS? Can you INTERPRET the story behind numbers? Are you a TEAM PLAYER with high level of learning agility. can you TAKE THE CHALLENGE of maintaining financial standards and internal controls? MISSION You will be a member of Global Finance Shared Service Center. Being a part of a diverse team, Senior Executive General Accounting will be responsible for R2R function relating to financial accounting, financial reporting, tax including ensuring balance sheet accounts reflect accurate financial position according to IFRS, Local GAAP and Group accounting policies for the Group Companies integrated to CBS Colombo Sri Lanka. The General Accounting process falls within the Global Record to Report process. KEY EXPECTED ACHIEVEMENT Provide Support to R2R(Record to Report leadership in administration of the R2R process to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness of transactions, reconciliation and reporting in accordance with local regulations and specifications; Ensure 100% completion of the balance sheet reconciliation, classifications, and Conduct Balance sheet reviews with Clients to drive and clearing long outstanding balance; Ensure accurate entries/reports/schedules needed to complete a timely financial close in accordance with local GAAP & IFRS where applicable; Support Timely submission of global reports to facilitate group consolidation and management & coordination of Internal and External Audit with Globally nominated Audit partners; Ensure accurate financial information needed to complete a timely financial close Internal and External Audits in accordance with Micheline Statutory and Management reporting requirement; Responsible in supporting R2R Leadership for the maintenance and the transactional consistency of the Global Operational Chart of account and Local Chart of account for the different group legal entities; Leading the R2R related Continuous process improvements and new service Creation and present to R2R leadership in a periodic manner; Manage R2R related SAP UAT support to clients where required. OTHER SKILLS Ability to effectively work in the UK time zone. Excellent level of verbal and written English communication skills Strong change management skills; Project management experience. Knowledge and experience with international accounting, finance and tax regulations is a added advantage; Proficient in using SAP in Financial accounting; Proficient in using MS Office applications;. EXTERNAL CANDIDATE PROFILE Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University; Part qualification in CIMA (UK), ACCA (UK)/ CA (SL); 3 – 5 years of relevant experience; Ability to work in different Shifts (UK/USA) Knowledge and experience with international accounting, finance and tax regulations will be an added advantage; Experience in ERP system, preferably in SAP (FI, MM) or any other ERP system is preferred; Strong change management skills; Proficient in using Microsoft Office applications; Excellent level of verbal and written English communication skills; The Shared Service Center in Colombo includes over 80 achievers, authentic and industrious people from different backgrounds. In this role, you collaborate closely with your team members, senior management and variety of stakeholders in Michelin Group Entities. Michelin Lanka is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Michelin Lanka does not discriminate based on gender, age, culture, religion, social origin, disability, sexual orientation, union membership, family situation, political opinion and physical appearance. Michelin, the leading tire company, is dedicated to sustainably improving the mobility of goods and people by manufacturing and marketing tires and services for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles/motorcycles, earthmovers, farm equipment and trucks. It also offers digital mobility support services and publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Clermont-Ferrand, France, Michelin is present in more than 170 countries, has 111,200 employees and operates 67 production plants in 17 different countries. Michelin has a Technology Center in charge of research and development, with operations in Europe, North America and Asia. In short, whether you look at our mission, our products or our people, Michelin is a company that truly helps you to move forward… Visit our website to discover more about us

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