Senior Executive – Accounts Receivable (Income Reconciliation)

Omhra (Noida, UP, India) 14 days ago
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Job Title


Senior Executive – Accounts Receivable (Income Reconciliation)

Directorate or Region

BCMS, India


Finance Transaction/BCMS India

Location of post

SSC Noida, India

Pay Band


Reports to

Process Lead Income Reconciliations BCMS

Duration of job

Fixed Term Contract- 6 months


Purpose of job:


To manage process of Income Reconcilers for Income generating activities of British Council.  The role holder will ensure that Income reconciliations of the countries are completed as per the agreed process and any open items / risks are highlighted to develop mitigation plans.  The role will also work with other teams to automate recognition and reconciliation process to improve accuracy and timely completion of the reconciliations meeting the agreed standards.



Context and environment:


The process of income reconciliation involves comparing the expected income with actual recorded income and explaining the variance between the two. The income is received through cash, debit or credit card, bank transfer payment for exams fees and non-exam stock or services. An effective process ensures the income records are accurately reflected in our books in line with the British Council’s reconciliation policy.


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion


The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of gender, including transgender, marital status, sexual identity, religion and belief, political opinion, race, work pattern, age, disability or HIV/AIDS status, socio-economic background, spent convictions, trade union activity or membership, on the basis of having or not having dependants, or any other irrelevant grounds.


Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:

(including people management and finance)


Extract delivery  reports of exams/ teaching classes from relevant systems , sites or seek information from Operational teams  as per the agreed SLA

Complete reconciliation of the income collected with income expected within agreed time line

Issues and non-reconciling items  to be investigated and resolved before completion of the reconciliation for the succeeding month / accounting period/ term shared with Country Operational & Finance teams and resolved  as per SLA

Complete analysis of the issues (recurrent) and recommend changes to the income recognition and recording process adhered by the country teams.

 Review the quality of service delivered by means of periodic audit of completed work


Information Security

Ensure that their workforce are aware of the information security policies and comply with them

Ensures that the team complies to ISO 27001 and IGA related requirements

Send account opening requests effectively

Disable accounts immediately for leavers and Absconders /on long leaves

Document and monitor / review access levels of his/her team

Provide security awareness and education to team

Manage Records to ensure compliance to Freedom of information act

Ensure incidents of their respective functions are closed within SLAs



Key relationships:
(include internal and external)


External: Customers, Region & Country finance.

Internal: Line Manager & HOD 


Other important features or requirements of the job

(e.g. travel, unsocial/evening hours, restrictions on employment etc)


May require to travel occasionally, work extended hours during training/hiring drives


Please specify any passport/visa and/or nationality requirement.

Passport required

Please indicate if any security or legal checks are required

for this role.

Standard background verifications required






Person Specification






Assessment stage


Connecting with others




Working together




Making it Happen




Being accountable



Shaping the future



Creating shared purpose




These behaviours will be needed to be successfully carried out for the role, but will not be assessed for recruitment purposes

Skills and Knowledge

Professional Confidence Confident in own role

Financial accounting skills including book-keeping

Process management skills

Risk identification and management

Understanding the organisation and working pattern





Experience of 3 years or more in process handling related to specific responsible areas and capable of delivery as per agreed service levels.





Short listing

and/or Interview



Graduate in Commerce




Short listing


Submitted by

Radha Agarwal


5 June 2018

Senior Executive – Accounts Receivable (Income Reconciliation)

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