Senior Professional Finance
The key responsibilities and areas of focus are:
Ensure timely and accurate completion of all month end close activities in line with the account and DXC reporting calendar.
Providing financial reports that accurately reflect financial performance of the account.
Review the Contracts/Master Service Agreement in terms of Financial and Pricing clauses (such as COLA, price changes, volume commitments etc) termination, SLA clauses and benchmarking related activities. Identifying and analyzing the risk and assessing the impact on the account and the organization in signing up the clauses and providing logical solutions & alternative positions for the effective closure.
Lead all the planning cycles (Strategic Planning, Operating plans, forecasts etc) with high level of accuracy and thorough understanding of the business dynamics in collaboration with the business at the account level.
Ensure with the CP a complete understanding of the cost at the account level, including the basis of labor charges including utilization and non labor charges.
Ensure forecast accuracy at the account level through financial modelling and analysis and providing decision making information to business, to include risk and operations related to the forecast
Drive the forecast process with the account level and maintain working files and models to support the process including view of backlog & sales pipeline.
Monitoring Unbilled, deferred and Revenue at Risk related activities. Preparation of risk reports, assessing top line impacts and tracking the risk items till closure
Support optimization of cash collection through timely billing at an account level
Work to support the CP and Finance Manager to drive margin improvement initiatives with the account.
Control & Compliance
Manage and lead ad-hoc projects ensuring compliance with all Revenue Recognition principles, AFM guidelines and adherence to SOX controls and compliance
Participate in Balance Sheet Reviews, Asset Impairment Reviews, EAC reviews on a monthly and/or quarterly basis
Support and provide information as necessary to finance support functions such as controllership and SOX compliance teams as and when requested
Participate and support internal and external audits as necessary
Maintain a strong control environment for assigned areas
Build and maintain productive, beneficial relationships with Account Managers and delivery management and other internal groups.
Assist operations’ managers on financial processes, systems, and the financial impact of business decisions.
Provides in-depth business margin insights and analysis by translating variances in financial and non-financial KPIs into actions
Build strong relationship with Finance leadership and other business functions across the organization. Partner with deliver/sell and other stakeholders to resolve various operational/strategic level challenges faced on the ground.
Participate in the training initiative across DSS teams and ensure at least one training session is taken up (as a trainer) during the financial year.
Qualification and experience:
Candidate should have a degree in Finance – CA, MBA with post qualification experience of about 7-12 years.