/ Finance Strategist

Finance Strategist

0-3 Years        Hyderabad
As a Finance Strategist, you'll give advice, audit accounts and provide trustworthy information about financial records. This might involve financial reporting, taxation, auditing, forensic accounting, corporate finance, business recovery and insolvency, or accounting systems and processes

Responsibilities

Manage financial systems and budgets

Undertake financial audits (an independent check of an organisation's financial position)

Provide financial advice

liaise with clients (individuals or businesses) and provide financial information and advice

Review the company's systems and analyse risk

Perform tests to check financial information and systems

Advise clients on tax planning (within current legislation to enable them to minimise their tax liability) and tax issues associated with activities such as business acquisitions and mergers

Maintain accounting records and prepare accounts and management information for small businesses (accountancy)

Advise clients on business transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions (corporate finance)

Counsel clients on areas of business improvement, or dealing with insolvency

detect and prevent fraud (forensic accounting)

Manage junior colleagues

Liaise with internal and external auditors (where applicable) and deal with any financial irregularities as they arise

Produce reports and recommendations following internal audits or public-sector audits

Prepare financial statements, including monthly and annual accounts

Arrange financial management reports, including financial planning and forecasting

Advise on tax and treasury issues

Negotiate terms with suppliers.

Requirements

· Ability to work under pressure, in tight deadlines and multi-task.

· Ability to understand, present and convey financial information to non-financial staff.

· High degree of adaptability to varied working environments and good interpersonal and teamwork skills.

· Attention to detail and accuracy and a great bend of mind to understand nuances in laws and rules and their interlinkages

· Ability to use various software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc) and experience of working on accounting software (preferably ERP’s)

· Ability to tactfully communicate with various levels of the organization to request or provide information.

· Ability to work well with others as well as to work independently.

· Ability to be resourceful in analyzing situations and applying principles and procedures to assist in the development of solutions to difficult problems.

Skill sets

General business interest and awareness

Self-motivation and commitment, in order to combine study while working

Communication and interpersonal skills

Organisational and time management skills

A methodical approach

IT proficiency

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Numeracy

Leadership qualities and effective teamworking skills

Motivation and initiative

Integrity and trustworthiness.

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