Finance & Accounting Associate Job in New Delhi at BCG

WHAT YOU'LL DO This position is a member of the Global Services Finance & Accounting team and will be responsible for finance operations and transactional support activities for Global Services and Worldwide Initiatives offices. The position will provide support on following:

  • Understanding of accounting concepts in conjunction with knowledge of financial systems, data flow, chart of accounts, consolidation, system hierarchies & mappings

  • Assist with monthly accounting transactions, including accurate recording and review of expenses, time sheet transfers & corrections for employees, re-classes and chargebacks

  • Prepare month-end accruals and journal entries for costs, revenue, allocations, and other financial activities

  • Owning project re-class/chargeback process, with timely processing and updating requestors

  • Managing finance system setups, maintenance and review i.e. project code & employee setup and maintenance, miscellaneous invoicing etc.

  • Reconciliation of non-financial metric like headcount, approvers in expenses mgmt. system etc. to ensure accurate booking & reporting

  • Ensure that all assigned balance sheet accounts are reconciled, balanced, and maintained in accordance with company procedures

  • Coordinate and liaise with global and local office finance teams on all transactions related to Global Services and WWI offices

  • Own month end/year end close reports, ensuring they are complete, accurate and timely

  • Utilize Oracle reports and Business Objects queries to obtain required data to address questions and/or research issues

  • Work with IT/finance system’s team to investigate and resolve month end related system issues and reconciling difference while performing system reconciliations

  • Support on developing appropriate accounting procedures and process documentation to ensure smooth month/annual close process

  • Ensure strong internal controls by maintaining backups/schedules supporting accounting transactions

  • Work closely with senior accountants, leads and Finance managers to conduct holistic review of accounting operations, identify opportunities for improvement and implement recommendations

YOU'RE GOOD AT Technical and functional expertise

  • Sound accounting background and analytical skills, ability to navigate details, willingness to look at data in different ways and draw conclusions based on findings

  • Problem solving mindset and ability to frame issues at conceptual level and resolve issues/problems

  • Good hands on experience with excel - ability to design, enhance, and maintain spreadsheets and databases

Strong accuracy and rigorous attention to detail

  • Ability to synthesize data and consistent attention to detail

  • Demonstrates sound judgment, high level of initiative and resourcefulness

  • Comfort with multi-tasking and prioritizing within a fast-paced, demanding environment

  • Comfort with ambiguity and willingness to embrace an iterative process

  • Flexibility, comfort and desire to dig in and work through the details

Strong Communication, interpersonal and teaming skills

  • Understands value of an iterative process

  • Ability to work effectively in team environment and independently

  • Good judgment, strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative style

  • Ability to perform effectively under pressure and changing situations with tact, poise and patience

  • Demonstrates strong communication skills: oral, written and active listening

Work, management, organization and planning

  • Flexibility to multi-task on different projects in a fast-paced organization

  • Proven ability to plan work effectively and prioritize work even in stressful situations

  • Reliable and timely

  • Versatility and openness towards new ideas and change

Customer and business focus

  • Demonstrates responsiveness, initiative, and an orientation toward business needs

  • Professional and courteous approach and style

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

  • Receptive to feedback and motivated to quickly learn new topics and skills

  • High level of initiative and flexibility


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred, with 2+ years of relevant experience

  • Strong organizational skills, communication skills and orientation to detail

  • Willingness to provide a wide range of financial services from routine tasks to intricate financial management data

  • Proficiency in MS Excel must, advanced excel skills, and/or experience with other analytical tools (such as Alteryx, Tableau etc.) will be an added advantage

  • Systems experience preferred: Hyperion, Oracle (GL, AP, Fixed Assets), Business Objects, MS Access, and other comparable systems

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