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Senior Financial Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00870
Company/Department:Atex/G&A - Finance
Location: Karachi
Position Type:Fulltime/Permanent
Internal Classification
Department:G&A - Finance
Areas of Expertise:Finance - Accounting
Required Career Level:Experienced Professional
Functional Area:Accounts, Finance & Financial Services
Job Shift:Second Shift (Afternoon)
Required Qualification:Bachelors
Years of Experience (Min):6
Job Credit:Featured
The Division:
Atex, headquartered in Sweden with offices worldwide, is a leading software company selling solutions for media-rich industries. We develop smart digital solutions that make a measurable difference and enable our customers to streamline operations and optimize their digital strategy.

Atex has been operating in the publishing industry since 1973, by leading every major innovation over the last 42 years.

Atex has Revenues of about US$20m. The business is split for reporting purposes into 3 areas, Asia Client, North Europe & South Europe. We have 10 legal entities, some of which are dormant. The operating entities are Australia, Singapore, UK, Sweden, Finland, Italy and France. We have currently 2 more Swedish dormant entities and 1 US dormant entity.

The Finance departments is split across the world with 1 resource in Australia, 1 in Singapore, 1 in UK, 1 in Italy, 1 in Karachi and 3 in Stockholm (Head Office).
The candidate will mainly be working with the UK team as an extension of the Finance Team.

The Position:
We are looking to hire a Senior Finance professional, who can take care of country-level financial reporting requirements. The ideal candidate should be independent with experience in different FX transactions, Intercompany reconciliation, Balance Sheet reconciliation, Cash flow reporting and the ability to lead a team.

Required Education & Skills:
  • Degree in Accounting/Finance with at least 6+ years of experience
  • At least 2 years of experience handling country-level financial reporting.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel (advanced excel functions preferred), MS Word, MS PowerPoint.
  • Preference for experience in financial systems usage and/or maintenance, Microsoft based
    financial reporting tools (such as Excel, GP, and Solomon Dynamics).

Job Responsibilities:
  • Preparing and managing monthly P & L statements for periodic analysis.
  • Cashflow management and reporting.
  • Synthesize and maintain cashflow reporting and billing of Professional Services according to provided timesheets.
  • Maintaining Salary Journals/ Payroll for 2 countries (liaising with payroll office and updating info)
  • Managing monthly cash books, AP Payments, and invoice processing in collaboration with existing and future Karachi staff.
  • Efficiently handling month end tasks (including prepay/accruals, P&L file, bank, I-C, maintenance revenues, Prof services revenues)
  • Preparing Quarterly disclosures.
  • VAT filings.
  • Audit support

To thrive in the role, we think you must be:
  • Independent with the ability to prioritize and work to tight deadlines.
  • Experienced of overseeing the reporting in its entirety for 1 country/division.
  • Experienced and willingness to tackle complex, technical accounting areas and transactions.
  • Competent and articulate communicator, strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Efficient and goal oriented
  • Able to lead the team in Karachi.
  • Competent with a positive attitude.

Exciting Benefits:
Contour Software is committed to provide exciting learning opportunities, quality of work, and work-life balance to its employees.
Our benefits package includes:
  • Market-leading Salary
  • Medical Coverage Self & Dependents
  • Parents Medical Coverage
  • Provident Fund
  • Employee Performance-based bonuses
  • Profit Sharing Plan [Tenured Employees only]
  • Home Internet Subsidy
  • Conveyance Allowance
  • Life Benefit
  • Child Care Facility
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Leaves Encashment
  • Recreational area for in-house games
  • Sporadic On-shore training opportunities
  • Friendly work environment