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MasterCard Senior Accountant in Pune, India

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion (https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/vision/who-we-are/diversity-inclusion.html) for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Job Title

Senior Accountant

Overview

• Responsible for financial accounting, financial reporting and operating activities

• Process activities include oversight and controlling the accounting and business processes; ensure the accuracy and timely completion of all activities.

• Support and execute the statutory accounting activities at regional and global level.

Role

• Performs complex accounting activities (e.g., sub-ledger accounting [SLA] and high level financial statements) in accordance with accounting principles and standards to ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, laws and reporting requirements

• Responsible for analyzing and exercising judgment on financial performance and complex issues related to RTR (Record to Report)

• Independently determines complexity of issues, escalates and makes recommendations to leadership

• Assess and implement process improvements

• Supports SOX compliance and assisting with control improvements

• Supports the business partner relationship and applies a client-service mentality towards all deliverables

• Supports relationship with external and internal auditors

• Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles, financial statements and financial reporting requirements and consistently delivers accurate work on a timely basis

• Produce and review internal and external reports with a moderate level of complexity to ensure compliance

All About You

Education/Certification:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

• Chartered accountant - Preferred

Knowledge/Experience/Skills:

• Experience reviewing and analyzing work for appropriate accounting treatment

• Experience performing basic issue resolution; gains exposure to the resolution of complex issues

• Strong bias on executing controls and assessing their effectiveness, makes recommendations to improve upon areas of concern

• Proactively builds relationships with business partners

• Knowledge of US GAAP and current accounting concepts

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Results orientated with an ability to work under pressure and have a structured approach to deliverables

• Robust understanding of MS Excel and financial/ERP systems, preferably direct experience with Oracle

• Progressive accounting experience preferably in a large, global environment

• Prior experience in supporting business process transitions and process improvements projects

• Capable of working within a changing environment with excellent analytical, planning and organization skills

• Focused on achieving key outputs, with a sense of urgency and in a professional manner

• Able to adjust to changing processes and systems – should be agile to adapt e.g. changing accounting system will change established work procedures

Corporate Security Responsibility

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.

Everyone wants easier ways to pay;

we invent them.

Checkout lines are slow;

we speed them along.

Merchants want more sales;

we give them data and insights.

People need financial access;

we connect them.

Corporate purchasing is complicated;

we make it simple.

Commuters are busy;

we speed them on their way.

Governments need greater efficiencies;

we help create them.

Small businesses are virtual;

we give them access to a world of buyers.

Retailers want to fight fraud;

we provide the tools.

Requisition ID: R-184148

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