Associate Consultant at Unison International Consulting Pvt. Ltd
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Chartered Accountant - Audit & Accounts - Retail (7-11 yrs)
Job Title: Chartered Accountant (CA) - Audit and Accounts
Industry : Retail
Experience Required: 7-11 Years
Big 4 and retail experience are mandatory.
We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Senior Chartered Accountant with a background in Audit and Accounts, ideally with previous or current experience in the retail industry and Big 4. The ideal candidate should have a strong track record in financial analysis, compliance, and internal controls, with prior experience working at a Big 4 accounting firm. This role will be responsible for overseeing financial operations, ensuring compliance with accounting standards, and providing strategic financial guidance to support the company's growth.
1. Financial Reporting and Analysis:
- Prepare and analyze financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
- Provide insights into financial performance, trends, and key metrics to support decision-making.
2. Audit and Compliance:
- Oversee internal and external audits, coordinating with auditors and ensuring compliance with accounting regulations.
- Implement and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure accuracy in financial reporting.
3. Budgeting and Forecasting:
- Assist in the development of annual budgets and financial forecasts.
- Monitor budget variances and provide recommendations for cost optimization.
4. Retail Expertise:
- Leverage previous retail industry experience to understand and address industry-specific challenges and opportunities.
- Analyze retail-specific KPIs and metrics to guide financial strategies.
5. Team Leadership:
- Mentor and provide guidance to junior members of the finance team.
- Foster a collaborative and high-performance work environment.
6. Strategic Financial Planning:
- Collaborate with senior management to develop long-term financial strategies that support business growth and profitability.
7. Taxation and Compliance:
- Ensure compliance with all tax regulations and optimize tax strategies to minimize liabilities.
8. Ad Hoc Analysis and Projects:
- Undertake special projects and financial analysis as required by senior management.
- Chartered Accountant (CA) certification is mandatory.
- Minimum of 7 years of experience in Audit and Accounts, preferably in a Big 4 accounting firm.
- Previous experience in the retail industry is highly preferred.
- Strong knowledge of accounting principles, standards, and regulations.
- Proficiency in financial software and advanced Excel skills.
- Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
- Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines.
If you are a highly motivated and experienced Chartered Accountant with a background in Audit and Accounts, and you are passionate about the retail industry, we encourage you to apply. Join our finance team and contribute to the financial success of company as we continue to expand and innovate in the retail sector.