Professionally qualified accountant with good academic background. Please refer to the job advert for further information.

The Opportunity:
The role is part of the onshore team in Sri Lanka responsible for Financial Control for GSC Sri Lanka. The GSC Sri Lanka ServCo entity has a ~USD35m cost base, which is recharged to other Group entities. The role holder will be required to perform all matters related to the operational accounting and financial reporting of the Sri Lanka ServCo company (Global Service Centre, Sri Lanka) and also operating control procedures for the operational accounting for the entity.

What you will do:

Impact on the Business:
  • The role holder will support activities for the Global Service Centre in Sri Lanka including:
  • Responsible for the General ledger and period end submissions and reporting activities.
  • Perform Financial operation activities associated with statutory, regulatory and internal audit requirements. Support in the design and operation of control and standard operating procedures for the Financial control functions for ServCo Finance
  • Overseeing offshore operational accounting team activities

Customers / Stakeholders 
  • Will include direct engagement with the Financial Controller – ServCo Group and Global Service Centre Management:
  • Ensure financial information is provided to and easily understood by work stream leaders and senior management
  • Liaise with inter-company contacts to obtain the relevant financial information required to agree positions and compile financial statements and management information
  • Liaise with global businesses and functions to provide reliable planning data for additions and amortization;

Leadership & Teamwork
  • Coordinate activities with off-shore teams

Operational Effectiveness & Control
  • Work effectively with other entities controllers, the ServCo Finance team and the Accounting & Control teams.
What you will need to succeed in the role: 
  • Professionally qualified accountant with good academic background and likely to be 5 years post-qualification experience in the financial services industry. (ACA, ACCA, CIMA is preferred)
  • Professional experience within the financial services sector.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with business partners.
  • Proven ability to bring sound judgement based on expert knowledge of the Group’s operations and accounting policies.
  • Ability to bring lateral thinking and analytical rigour, structure and solution to problematic areas.
  • Prior experience of working with offshore teams is preferable

You’ll achieve more at HSBC 

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