Manager Statutory Reporting

Jazz Telecom
Full time Full day
Islamabad

Description :


Grade Level: L3


Location: Islamabad


Last date to apply: 22nd March 2024


What is Manager Statutory Reporting?


This position will have dual reporting line with one line going directly to Director External Reporting while the other to Head of Consolidation.


Manager Statutory Reporting is responsible for preparation of consolidated & standalone financials for Veon HQ entities, for managing external audits (except for audits of the three main holding entities – Ltd, Amsterdam, Holdings) and for managing external local advisors which might be engaged from time to time to assist with preparation of statutory accounts of VEON HQ entities, to ensure that statutory accounts are prepared according to respective local legislation, contain accurate numbers and correct representations, and that all statutory filings are completed and filed to respective local authorities within due timelines per jurisdiction. This position requires constant interaction with HQ functions (Headquarters in the Netherlands) & supporting External Reporting department for any further disclosures, press releases and other supporting materials. Additional statutory reporting requirements (such as CBS, DNB, ONS reporting and other, as might be arising with the time) are also to be managed by this role.


What does Manager Statutory Reporting do?


Statutory reporting for Veon Ltd, Veon Holdings & Veon Amsterdam:



  • Roll forward previous file in Wdesk

  • Update comparatives in Wdesk & add disclosures needed this year/quarter to have complete skeleton ready

  • Take appendix-12 from consolidation team

  • Populate numbers in financials

  • Discuss these with HQ External Reporting

  • Prepare detailed variance analysis

  • Tie out financials with app-12

  • Address their queries

  • Get the file finalized

  • Tie out numbers in earning release


Audits of entities:



  • Obtain trial balances from R2R team

  • Prepare financial statements for Switzerland, Malta, Dubai & UK entities on Wdesk

  • Engage auditors

  • Agree information requests & their timelines along with audit completion & sign-off dates

  • Coordinate with auditors and functions to ensure information requests are met as per agreed schedule

  • Finalize audits

  • Engage legal department to have resolutions executed

  • Get financials signed and file them with relevant authorities


Statutory financials preparation (Dutch entities):



  • Obtain trial balances from R2R team

  • Draft financials in Wdesk

  • Review numbers and complete a variance analysis with prior year financials

  • Get the financials reviewed by HQ External Reporting

  • Coordinate with legal department & get the necessary resolutions prepared

  • Get financials & resolutions signed

  • File these with relevant authorities


Coordination with service providers for statutory financials:



  • Coordinate with Vistra, Oak ford, EY, TMF & CAS to get financials of relevant entities prepared & audited

  • Agree timelines with them

  • Get the relevant resolutions from legal team

  • Get signed financials

  • Coordinate with relevant functions to get these filed


Other activities:



  • SOX testing

  • EPS preparation

  • Disclosure checklist preparation

  • Subsequent events enquiry, analysis & memo preparation

  • Litigation report review and summary preparation


Jazz is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support, and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Requirements



  • Chartered Accountant (CA), CA finalist, ACCA, CPA or masters/university degree in finance & accounting. At least 4 years prior work experience post article ship (form Big 4) of accounting & reporting in a complex corporate environment.

  • Big 4 experience in the audit practice

  • 5 years + of experience with IFRS financial statements’ preparation and/or managing the process of IFRS FS preparation

  • IFRS application

  • Understanding of Hyperion financial management

  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

  • Audit coordination & completion

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Ability to work in a fast pace and changing environment, self-motivating able to cope with ambiguity

  • Ability to work with all levels of management and staff, maintain the highest degree of confidentiality, and meet tight deadlines.

  • Strong quantitative and financial analysis skills;

  • High level of intellectual curiosity, self-motivated to solve difficult issues, continually seeking ways to improve.

  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and relationship management skills; strong presentation skills with ability to articulate complex concepts

  • Dedicated, proactive and self-motivated with ability and affinity to collaborate with peers and multiple levels and across the organization.

  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals.


Benefits


Why Join Jazz?


As one of the leading employers in the country, Jazz epitomizes the philosophy that each Jazz employee is passionately living a better every day inspired and enabled by visionary leadership, a unique professional culture, a flourishing lifestyle, and continuous learning and development.


Our core values include qualities essential for a positive organizational culture - truthfully guiding entrepreneurial and innovative mindsets, harnessing professional and interpersonal collaboration, and fostering across-the-board customer-obsession.


As one of the largest private sector organizations in Pakistan, our objective is to continue to change the lives of our 70 million customers for the better. This is an opportunity for someone who wants to be part of something transformative, someone who can play a critical role in driving our success. Together, we can empower millions more with the tools necessary to progress in an increasingly digital economy.

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