Senior Consultant - IFRS


About the role


We’re looking for a Consultant / Sr. Consultant with expertise in IFRS Implementation, Financial Accounting, and Reporting domain to join the global Planon Implementation Consulting team This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a leading firm whilst being instrumental in the growth of a new service offering.

You will work in a high-paced, quality-driven, international product development organization. The work location is in Hyderabad- India. You will be reporting to Services Director in India.

India Hyderabad Customer Services - Services 5-10 years


You successfully fulfilled your role by:


  • Strong accounting skills and understanding of financial reports and statements.
  • Research, assess, analyze, and document financial reporting and operational requirements for IFRS 16 (Leases), IFRS 9 Financial Instruments (Classification and Measurement), and IFRS 15 Contract Revenue.
  • Assist in identifying, developing, testing and implementing IFRS accounting Planon operational and reporting solutions to meet financial and regulatory reporting requirements, map financial reporting processes and modify control procedures, as required.
  • Provide support in documenting current processes and new IFRS requirements.
  • Facilitates small to large meetings and conducts information gathering and/or training sessions as required.
  • Provide support in documenting current processes and new IFRS requirements.
  • Facilitates small to large meetings and conducts information gathering and/or training sessions as required.
  • Apply to understand of current reporting processes and develop a depth understanding of IFRS requirements to provide necessary training and support to reporting financial reporting team and other finance segments groups, as required.
  • Analyze the current state of the finance function, perform fit-gap analysis, and make recommendations for future state and design to be processed.
  • Analyze current baseline and gaps based on leading practices, confirm the finance vision, define Finance TOM and develop a roadmap for change.
  • Should have knowledge of activities in the financial close of an organization for month / Quarter / Annual close periods.
  • Good experience in Chart of accounts (CoA) design.
  • Good Knowledge of the ledger and sub-ledger systems; technical know-how of SAP ERP / HANA, Oracle GL, Hyperion, Blackline, Aptitude, Prophet, SAS, Moody’s (good to have) Skills and attributes for success.
  • Consulting experience is good to have.
  • IFRS Certification is good to have.


Our ideal candidate meets the following criteria:

  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences.
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations.
  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization.
  • Capability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal.
  • Team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others.
  • Strong analytical skills as well as excellent problem-solving skills for interpreting the IFRS standards.
  • Open to travel.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure To qualify for the role.
  • CA, CFA, CPA, MBA OR Master’s in business administration in Finance.
  • 6-8 years of work experience in Accounting Regulation Change and IFRS Implementation projects (Recent/Ongoing Implementations such as IFRS 9, IFRS 15, IFRS 16 and IFRS 17).
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills Ideally, you’ll also have:
  • Finance Transformation, project management skills, exposure to tools like ERP, HFM, Visio, ARIS, etc.

We offer

Our IFRS Implementation Department consists of enthusiastic colleagues who inspire each other daily. Even though the finish may be breathtaking, we believe the journey creates the best memories and learning moments. Outside your comfort zone is where the magic happens. How much fun is that? We celebrate our success in many ways – from sharing compliments and large team events to spare time initiatives that help our people become more than just employees.
We are large enough to offer exciting career opportunities and small enough to recognize your individual contribution. You’re the director of your own career.
We also think that being part of a successful team should be fun! Planon is an open, friendly place to work and we often celebrate our achievements with our colleagues through large team events and activities.


Apply now and find out how enjoyable working at Planon can be!

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This is how we improve your daily business:

  • Challenging projects with world-leading clients.
  • Our Performance Management Program, including your personal development plan, annual goals, support and guidance.
  • A training budget for your personal development, is provided by our Planon Academy.
  • Creating ideas that genuinely add value to our clients

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