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Specialist General Ledger

at Jazz
Location Islamabad, Pakistan
Date Posted December 3, 2020
Category Sales & Marketing
Job Type Full-time
Education Requirement Bachelors / Masters
Career Level Associate
Experience 3-4 Years
Base Salary Competitive Salary
Street address Islamabad


Position: Specialist General Ledger

Grade: L2

Last Date to Apply: 8th December, 2020

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 Team & You

As one of the largest private sector organizations in Pakistan, our objective is to continue to change the lives of our 63 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.

What the first 30-60-90 days in the job will look like?

Within 30 Days You Will

oAttend and graduate from our company-wide on boarding process along with detailed orientation program.

oMeet with the Service Operations Team and other teams in finance and the relevant point of contacts to understand the strategy of the function in line with company strategy and road map.

oDevelop in-depth understanding of Jazz policies and procedures.

oUnderstanding the daily routine activities for Record to Report - GL team.

oGet first-hand experience of the month end closing process as a whole, including reporting requirements.

oGet first-hand experience of accounting quality assurance domain process as whole including dashboard reporting.

Within 60 Days, You Will

oIndependent handling of all daily and closing activities related to technical expenses recording and its reporting.

oIndependent handling of all closing activities related to trade inventory of Jazz, including costing, issuances and provisioning and its reporting.

oMaintain amortization schedules of prepayments, ensure correct amortization and LT/ST bifurcation of prepayments.

oPrepare variance analysis between budget/ forecast vs actual and between previous and current periods.

oEnsure compliance of both key and non-key SOX controls and facilitate controls team in MSA testing and facilitate SOX audits of own areas.

oReview and posting of departmental journals for month end closing related to P2P including FX translation, opex capex shifts etc.

oPreparation of AQA dashboard for GL team.

oPrepare audit schedules/ workings relating to own areas and assist auditors in their inquiries.

Within 90 Days To Onwards You Will

oIdentify and support implementation of end-to-end process improvement initiatives.

oAcquire a sound business understanding of GL closing areas including expenses and Jazz Trade Inventory.

oAct as a key contact person for resolution of queries from finance and non-finance departments.

A Bit About You

We are looking for someone with a positive mindset who believes in collaboration with excellent communication skills with:

  • Strong business acumen.
  • Clear understanding of customer centric approach.
  • In-depth knowledge of stakeholder management.

A Bit About Us

As General Ledger Team, our prime role is to accounting and reporting of the OPEX accruals & expenses, preparing the consolidated financial statements, variance analysis of all OPEX items, and responsible for external audits, and ensuring the compliance with IFRS/ Group Accounting Manual.

The Structure Of The Team You Will Join Is

A six (6) member team which reports to Manager General Ledger.

The two (02) main priorities of the team as a whole are:

oTimely and accurate monthly financial closing.

oDelivery of services as per agreed Service Level Agreements and KPIs.

You will work with all the Corporate Functions with regular interaction with relevant finance & business teams. The interactions will result in effective execution of OPEX accounting and reporting process.

The two (02) must have past experiences the best candidate should have:

oUnderstanding of financial closing process and Oracle Financial- GL Module Experience of presenting financial results and variance analysis.

oStake holder management.

The two (02) must have technologies the candidate should have:

oOracle R12

oMS Office

Essential Skills Must Have

oStrong interpersonal communication

oAnalytical skills

OACCA Qualified. However, CA Qualified Will Be Preferred.

oMinimum 3-4 years of working experience, Telecom sector experience will be preferred.

Working at the VEON GROUP demands a high standard of business ethics and adherence to our legal obligations, our values and our Code of Conduct and supporting compliance policies and procedures. Our pioneering spirit is embodied in our values to be customer obsessed, entrepreneurial, innovative, collaborative, and truthful. Being truthful requires us to act ethically, honestly, and with integrity.

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