Senior Associate – Finance Jobs at EY in Colombo, Western Province

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EY company opens jobs for Senior Associate - Finance positions in the Western Province region. The type of work we provide is Contract.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Finance and Sales skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around රු. 12,000 - රු. 36,000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

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Job Information

Position:Senior Associate - Finance
Region:Western Province, Colombo - Western Province
Job Function:Finance and Sales
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Employment Type:Contract
Industry:Professional Services

Job Description

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

As part of GDS Finance team, you will support GDS Sri Lanka Finance activities. You will regularly interact with colleagues from local business teams, local finance team and other Global teams.

The opportunity

We are hiring for Senior Associate Finance who will be reporting to the Associate Director.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Creation and maintenance of local GAAP/ IFRS chart of accounts
  • Maintain mapping of multiple GL accounts from trial balance to revenue/ expense groups for reporting purposes
  • Period close/ year-end account reconciliations and schedules preparation
  • Provide inputs to the billing team for period close cost-plus invoicing with required transfer pricing mark-up
  • Fixed assets maintenance/ depreciation calculations with schedules; physical verification activities in co-ordination with other GDS Operations teams
  • Identify and accurately account for the prepayment/ deferred income items
  • Analyzing and posting period close/ year-end accruals
  • Computation and accounting of current tax/ deferred tax in consultation with GDS Internal tax team
  • Accounting of marked to market gains/ losses on forward exchange contracts; if any in consultation with GDS Treasury team
  • Prepare financial statements after each period close explaining the significant movements
  • Plan vs Actual variance analysis and commentary, co-ordination with MIS team for Stat vs MIS book reconciliations
  • Prepare and circulate year-end activities/ audit calendar under local GAAP/ IFRS and set data expectations with the stakeholders
  • Identify and track data points for various notes to accounts and schedules in the financial statements under local GAAP/ IFRS
  • Help GDS Internal Tax team with data requirements for corporate tax/ VAT assessments
  • Provide required information and preparation by client data for the statutory/ IFRS/ Internal audits
  • Track and post audit adjustment entries in the respective books
  • Serve as local point of contact for all GL & AP related queries
  • Support allocation of common costs to respective local entities
  • Support in local implementation of ERP system and other tools
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives and special projects
  • Prepare and maintain the process documentation up to date

Skills And Attributes For Success

  • Working in multinational/ multicultural environment spread across different time zones
  • Multi-tasking with high accuracy and on time delivery
  • Collaborative mindset and effective communications skills

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Over 3 years of proven working experience in relevant field.
  • Part qualification of professional exams from CA, ACCA, CIMA or any other equivalent body
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint applications.
  • Positive attitude and dependable team player
  • Self-motivated fast learner with strong time management skills.
  • Decent oral and written English communication skills

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience with SAP ERP system
  • Attention to details
  • Willingness to stretch in the busy period

What You Can Look For

  • Working in a team of experts with deep domain knowledge
  • Opportunity to work in fast paced multinational/ multicultural environment

What Working At EY Offers

EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. Currently we have presence across multiple countries – India, China, Argentina, Philippines, Poland, UK, Hungary, Mexico and Spain and we work with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. As part of our growth strategy we are expanding to many new locations. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career.

EY is committed to being inclusive in all dimensions of diversity to ensure every employee is able to be and bring their authentic self to work, every day.

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.


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  • Taught when starting work
  • Salary bonus if there is overtime

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EY is a global leader in assurance, consulting, strategy and transactions, and tax services. The organization is part of the larger EY global network, which spans 150 countries worldwide. EY is committed to being an ethical, responsible corporate citizen and a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services. The organization is dedicated to helping its clients navigate an increasingly complex and ever-changing market to identify solutions to the most complex business challenges.

The EY network comprises over 218,00 professionals who are united by shared values and commitment. EY provides a complete suite of services designed to help clients build strong, efficient businesses and a successful future. Its teams of multidisciplinary professionals work together to provide assurance, advisory, tax, and transaction services to clients located around the globe.

EY understands the importance of technology and is committed to helping its clients leverage technology to maximize their competitive edge. EY offers a range of services to help organizations maximize their technology investments, including cloud computing, analytics, mobility, and enterprise systems. Its commitment to innovation has helped it become the trusted partner of choice for many of the world’s leading organizations.

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