Manager – Global Accounting & Financial ReportingWahed

Manchester 01-06-2023
About Wahed:

We have a passion to reduce financial inequality and exclusion by building world leading financial products and services aimed at giving access to all. We are a New York headquartered Financial Technology (FinTech) company focused on serving values-based (shariah compliant) digital financial services to retail clients globally, starting with wealth management. We have an impressive global team aligned with this purpose and are looking for trail blazers in their fields that will take our customer delivery to new levels. We can promise you a digital first and truly international culture, as well as a fascinating immersion into the world of FinTech and Islamic finance.

Job Brief :

The Finance department is seeking an experienced and technical financial manager to oversee all the finance functions of our various global entities. The candidate will have an opportunity to join a startup that has grown significantly over the years, yielding them a chance to get in on the ground floor and provide impact to the finance department as well as shape the business direction with their financial insights. 

Job Description:

    • Overall supervision of the company's day-to-day functioning of the Accounts and Finance functions including MIS, Audit, Taxation, etc. in compliance with the IFRS & US GAAP.
    • Responsible for reviewing and timely submission of Quarterly / half yearly and Annually.
    • Finalization of Accounts of Group Companies and the Consolidated Accounts for the Company.
    • Identification & implementation of Automation opportunities for enhancing efficiency & accuracy.
    • Ensure proper eliminations and US GAAP compliance of the financial statement through required consolidation entries and regular balance sheet review with the different affiliates.
    • Responsible for the different IFRS/US GAAP standard proper accounting and lead implementation of any new/change in standards.
    • Intercompany reporting follow-up and reconciliation process among affiliates and Group related parties. Process will have to be driven both at a global level and local level.
    • Ensure appropriate intercompany billings are processed & balances are revalued & reconciles accurately between them.
    • Lead & assist auditors in the audit process by giving required data, resolving queries, etc. with aggressive deadlines.
    • Support the preparation/documentation of the year-end financial statement, including the required disclosures, footnotes, workings, and justification to the external auditors.
    • Involved in corporate planning during organizational restructuring at all levels.
    • Involvement in strategic activities & decision-making process with CFO & other business heads.
    • Lead technical discussions/ decisions and leverage expertise to improve policies and procedures.
    • Research and stay ahead of any regulatory changes, ensure financial compliance, and mitigate risks wherever possible.
    • Prepare reports for specific transactions like Cash runway, Marketing, Brokerage report, etc.
    • To provide support to CFO or any other assignment as required by management.

Job Specification:

    • CA with 5-8 years of experience in Finance
    • Good understanding of IFRS/US GAAP standards and audit of consolidation accounts
    • Should have excellent analytical & communication skills along with a pleasing personality.
    • Should be well versed with MS office, accounting software like QuickBooks.
    • Self-motivated individual with good business understanding.
    • Should demonstrate commitment to organizational growth.

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