Staff Accountant - Gurgaon - 16845BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Moody’s Shared Services are the front line professionals including Finance, Technology, Legal, Compliance and Human Resources, that operationally support our business units. Exceptional Shared Services teams are vital to the international success of our business.

Department

Finance

Job Description

Responsibilities:
  • Liaises with various departments to obtain accounting transaction support.
  • Records monthly journal entries based on US & local GAAP.
  • Ensures accounting transactions are recorded to the proper chart of accounts (i.e. legal entities, accounts, departments, currencies, etc).
  • Prepares monthly balance sheet reconciliations and identifies and researches reconciling items.
  • Prepares monthly account variance analyses.
  • Applies accounting judgment when entering journal entry amounts, using the chart of accounts, identifying reconciliation items.
  • Gathers supporting documentation for internal and external audits.
  • Assists in the preparation of additional account analysis for Internal Audits, External Audits, and ad-hoc requests.
  • Understands internal control policies and Moody’s Global Accounting Policies (MGAP) with respect to their procedures.
  • Additional duties/projects as assigned by your manager.
Responsibilities:
  • Liaises with various departments to obtain accounting transaction support.
  • Records monthly journal entries based on US & local GAAP.
  • Ensures accounting transactions are recorded to the proper chart of accounts (i.e. legal entities, accounts, departments, currencies, etc).
  • Prepares monthly balance sheet reconciliations and identifies and researches reconciling items.
  • Prepares monthly account variance analyses.
  • Applies accounting judgment when entering journal entry amounts, using the chart of accounts, identifying reconciliation items.
  • Gathers supporting documentation for internal and external audits.
  • Assists in the preparation of additional account analysis for Internal Audits, External Audits, and ad-hoc requests.
  • Understands internal control policies and Moody’s Global Accounting Policies (MGAP) with respect to their procedures.
  • Additional duties/projects as assigned by your manager.

Qualifications

Qualifications (EMEA and Asia Pacific):
  • Preferably a bachelor’s degree.
  • Relevant accounting experience (minimum 2 years).
  • Commenced or seeking professional qualifications is preferable.
  • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Good knowledge of a major financial system (preferably SAP)
  • Competent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.