This position is responsible for managing the financial aspects of the commercial business in Greater India – it involves business partnering, accounting, planning & compliance activities of the Cepheid Greater India operations
II. Key Responsibilities
Partnering the Greater India General manager to drive growth and profitability of the business
Lead the business forecasting process – monthly forecasts, strat plans and AOP process for the Greater India business
Compliance with Sales policy established for smooth working of the business
Establish a strong revenue recognition process for the Greater India business
Understanding the differences and managing the operations of the direct business and channel business and tracking the metrics accordingly
Contribution in terms of the Go direct analysis for the transition of business from channel partner to direct
Proper and timely accounting and reporting of all financial transactions for the Cepheid Greater India business and ensure proper adherence to the financial closing
Ensure compliance of all statutory filings for the commercial business
Track and monitor receivables
Implement and continuously improve internal controls that ensure accurate reporting and proper safeguarding of company assets.
Coordinate with the Accounting Manager, APAC Service Finance Manager and Manufacturing Controller on accounting and costing aspects which involve commercial business for Greater India
Be key contributor to country leadership team and business partner to country general manager
Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time
For people managers, ensure your associates attend and complete all required trainings satisfactorily and on time.
Reports to: - Vice President Finance – APAC and HBDC, Cepheid
Other Key Relationships:
GM, Greater India business Cepheid
Vice President Finance, Danaher India
Corporate accounting, planning, tax and treasury
External partners responsible for driving regulatory and compliance for the entity
Strong business partnering skills in communication with business stakeholders & connect the dots in terms of business priorities.
Proficiency in analysis of financial results to identify variations and trends that indicate possible exposures and the need for countermeasures.
Strong interpersonal skills
Proven experiences and results in processes that provide excellent Internal Controls.
Excellent knowledge and practical understanding of applicable local accounting policy, tax regulation, and US GAAP.
Independent and strong sense of integrity.
Working capital analysis and management.
Excellent PC skills preferably experienced in SAP/Oracle as ERP system and Hyperion as Financial Reporting Tool.
Handling the commercial business of any multinational company – Minimum 12+ years of post qualification experience
Experience reviewing, consolidating and reporting the financial results.
Proven ability to understand and improve the internal controls for increased safeguarding of company assets
Demonstrated experiences and results in providing leadership to improve processes and in optimizing working capital
Use of financial reporting tools such as SAP, HFM Oracle and Microsoft Excel to improve productivity in providing timely and accurate financial statements.
Education and Credentials
Chartered Accountant / MBA preferred
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