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  1. Bhuvi Gupta
    Bhuvi Gupta on Mar 11, 2016
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    Asst Hubs Financial Controller

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    Asst Hubs Financial Controller - Bangalore, India
    This role is responsible for managing the Hubs accounting and reporting review function to support the Hubs Financial Controller in provision of accurate and timely financial information to the BU Divisional Finance team, and ensuring that all statutory and regulatory reporting obligations across the Business Unit are adequately met.
    ANZ is a leading regional bank with representation in 34 markets, focusing on core markets in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. As we continue our journey to build our global business and support our customers, we’re committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We’ve made it our business to be an organisation where people strive, and are rewarded, for excellence.
    In Bangalore, our strategic offshore service centre provides technology, operations and shared services support to ANZ worldwide. We deliver excellence and innovation through high quality talent to support ANZ's growth agenda. Our policies, culture and values are aligned with ANZ's global people practises.
    We're exploring new and better ways to progress the business with energy and enthusiasm. Backed by a proud and established heritage, we're on a journey creating a super-regional bank. Connected by integrity and clarity of strategy, there is a real sense of excitement about the future.

    Key responsibilities

    • Manage the preparation and review of balance sheet reconciliations for high risk GL Accounts on a timely/monthly basis for all designated entities, ensuring a robust balance sheet reconciliation process is in place and adhered to.
    • Manage the approval of transactional tasks including reconciliations that are performed by the third party resources.
    • Manage the monthly financial close process, including finalisation of actuals, month on month analytical review, delivery of results to Divisional Financial team and appropriate governance activities to support the integrity of the actuals.
    • Manage the accuracy of regulatory and statutory reporting functions delivered from the hubs team.
    • Ensure the accuracy and compliance of ANZ accounting policies and processes including review of high value journal requests, supporting month-end activities and completing necessary checks and reconciliations to guarantee the accuracy of financial information (proactively engage Group Accounting Policy as required).
    • Ensure auditor requests and queries are responded to on a timely basis.
    • Manage end to end process improvements and implementation for efficient personnel utilisation
    • Develop and Maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders (onshore Finance Controllership teams) ensuring all needs are delivered.
    • Be the Hubs Financial Control primary point of contact for designated areas of onshore FC function and ‘own’ that relationship.
    • Build collaborative relationships with other senior finance and other management functions in order to enable effective exchange of information required to support financial control activities.
    • Provide valuable inputs for monthly financial result discussions with designated onshore FC teams.
    • Ensure the accuracy of accounting outputs, by guaranteeing processes adhere to compliance and control disciplines as outlined in the Accounting Standards Manual and other Group policies and procedures.
    • Embed simplification, standardisation and elimination of financial control activities/processes where appropriate.
    • Accountable for driving end to end process improvement.
    • Ensure compliance with all applicable reporting requirements (both internal and external).
    • Ensure any adverse audit findings are actioned appropriately.
    • Recruit, motivate and manage the performance of direct reports (7 ~ 8 DRs) to ensure quality output and team cohesion.
    • Develop skills and capabilities of the teams by training, coaching, providing opportunity to perform challenging work and sharing experiences and information.
    • Drive the ICARE values in day-to-day activities within the team.
    Skills, Qualification & experience
    • Chartered Accountant (CA) or CPA or equivalent with at least 8+ years of professional experience in Finance roles
    • Demonstrated people management and interpersonal skills and experience working with onshore and third party teams
    • Experience of reviewing work in Banking / Financial Services Industry
    • Demonstrated understanding of IFRS and PeopleSoft knowledge preferable
    • Demonstrated experience with statutory and regulatory accounting within a banking/insurance environment
    • Strong business acumen coupled with financial prudence and customer focus
    • Strong ability to multi-task effectively and drive performance in a high complex environment
    This is an opportunity to undertake a role offering exceptional opportunities for professional development with a broad range of career paths. It's a place where the determined can succeed, the willing can grow and together, we can prosper.

    If you believe you've got the skills and drive to help contribute to ANZ's success, join us and help build a super-regional bank.
    At ANZ we aim to create a work environment where employee differences such as gender, age, culture, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and religion are valued.
    We connect you to a world of opportunity.

    Applications close on March 16, 2016.

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