L.E.K.Consulting Accounts Payable Officer,Mumbai,Closing Date:2021-02-28

2021-01-29 L.E.K. L.E.K.
Deadline:2021-02-28

Mumbai

About L.E.K:

L.E.K. Consulting is a global strategy consulting firm with offices across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. We advise clients on their key strategic issues, leveraging our deep industry expertise and analytical rigor to help them make informed decisions and solve their toughest and most critical business problems.

L.E.K. provides a comprehensive range of capabilities around the globe, including Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Performance Improvement. We have deep expertise and a proven track record in a broad range of industries.

Founded in London in 1983, we now employ more than 1,600 professionals worldwide across 21 offices.

Our India and Singapore office have approximately above 100 staffs and 9 Directors.

 

Position Summary:

To ensure the timely production of accurate monthly and yearly reporting to key stakeholders including local partners, global head office and other regulatory authorities.

Perform accounting tasks related to efficient cash management and the maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions.

The success of the position is integral to the Finance team in achieving its objectives. The position will also require various ad hoc administrative duties to be performed across the business, at the request of the Head of Finance necessary to maintain the daily business function.

 

The role will report to:

Direct report to Senior Financial Accountant – SEA (based in Mumbai) and indirectly to Head of Finance (based in Singapore)

 

Key accountabilities:

 

Banking

  • Preparation of cash flow forecast for SEA
  • Daily cash management – Receipts and Payments
  • Reconciliation of bank statements and credit cards including operational liaison with bank provider

 

Accounts Payable

  • Maintain Accounts Payable with reconciliation and maintenance of the sub-ledgers including processing all local and overseas creditor payments and general ledger entries as required.
  • Monitor and control the monthly expense process including following up with employees, accurately filing supporting documentation and classifying expenses.
  • Accuracy and timeliness of accounts payable reporting, reconciliations and information.
  • Efficiency and effectiveness of the accounts payable system in supporting L.E.K.’s objectives and continuous improvement culture.
  • Responsiveness to routine internal and external customer queries and requests in a timely manner.
  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries.
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Disburses petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation.
  • Balance account payable to the General Ledger monthly
  • Ensure that all honorarium invoices are authorized by case team leader prior to being processed through the system
  • Ensure the correct General Ledger codes are used and recorded on the invoices
  • Reconcile invoices to supplier’s statement.
  • Handle all accounts payable queries
  • Review, investigate and develop more efficient methods, procedures and processes to fulfill and meet the accounts payable obligations and needs
  • Liaise with external suppliers and internal claimants to achieve compliance with systems, procedures and processes

 

The ideal candidate (describe background what you are looking for)

  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in accounting or finance related disciplines
  • Professional services background is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Accounting principles, practices and procedures
  • Proficient in Excel and prior experience with an ERP system is preferred
  • Experience with online expense management systems
  • High attention to detail and responsiveness to customer queries

 

Qualifications

Undergraduate degree in Finance or Commerce related discipline


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