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Assistant Accountant

Gurgaon, India

Job Description:

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

About this role: 
The primary function is to perform general accounting/bookkeeping activities which may consists of invoice tracking, payment, & posting journal entries and to perform various procurement buyer duties and special projects.

What you’ll do: 

  • Receive supplier invoices & expense reports from associates, ensure accuracy & compliances
  • Ensure timely entry in Oracle system, entering payments/ importing payment files into the JPM system & payments as per AP pay cycles
  • Prioritize workload, organize daily invoices, review them fully, ensure appropriate approvals, identify the issues (if any) and ensure timely payment as per agreed payment terms  
  • Make recommendations to management regarding policy and procedure changes, additions, and/or deletions. 
  •  Vendor set up upon request from the respective team/BU with the help of legal & support finance team and ensure all requirement in line with global processes are met
  • Vendor master data management incl bank account details, contract details, GST, PAN, registration under MSMED (if any) etc.   .  
  • Ensure timely & smooth month end close process
  • Ensure vendors & internal clients are satisfied with interaction while maintaining the best interests of Gartner.
  • Prepare Balance sheet recs on monthly basis
  • Preparation of monthly GST/, WHT, local state taxes etc. and make timely payments incl preparation & filing of QLY/HLY/Annual returns
  • Involvement in development of month end timetable to ensure all principal accounting and compliance deadlines are planned and met with full accuracy.
  • Support the business and aim for best practice in systems which the business utilize.
  • Assistance to internal & external audits including expenses schedule preparation and ensuring all audit requirements are met on timely & will full accuracy.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Commerce Graduate).
  • A minimum of 2 plus years’ experience in Accounts Payable incl GST/WHT in a corporate environment
  • Accounting knowledge
  • PC literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Concur and Oracle accounting packages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills both in English and Hindi
  • Willingness to be flexible in carrying out a variety of diverse Corporate Service activities. 
  • Strong QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload
  • Strong ability to collect information from many varied sources and ensure its accuracy  
  • Strong customer service skills 
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong ability to understand business processes
  • Strong initiative and willingness to take on projects in a proactive manner
  • Ability to manage constantly shifting priorities and requirements
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Standards
  • Lead activities with support/service groups outside the project team to ensure successful project results
  • Leverage personal expertise to develop and present rational conclusions, recommendations and direct implementation strategies/action plans

What we offer:
In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including: 

  • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mindset are central to our values
  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
  • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo
  • Exposure to industry leading training and development
  • Performance based recognition and rewards

Job Requisition ID:33706

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