Deutsche Knowledge Services (DKS) operates as a shared service center for Finance, Global Business Services and IT. A wholly owned subsidiary* of the Deutsche Bank Group, operating out of the Philippines, DKS provides accounting, reporting, profit and loss, cost, reconciliation, MIS, risk control, information technology and operations services (including confirmations and settlements) to internal businesses worldwide.
This function ensures all transactions are correctly accounted for and provides a golden source financial information data set upon which all internal and external reporting is based.
Ensures the integrity of reportable financial information up to, and including, CAT 3 release and the operation of the Revenue, Cost, Local and Group close processes.
Accounting Close Entity Close Specialist Senior Analyst
This role will entail reconciling and closing the month-end general ledger for head office, local regulatory and risk reporting within Service Level Agreements (SLA) as well as improving processes and providing linkage for upstream / downstream processes and outputs.
It will also warrant regularly assessing control checks and strategies to ensure timely and accurate delivery of all controls within financial reporting.
In this capacity you will produce financial and management reports for head office and statutory reports covering monthly, quarterly, semi-
annually and annually, as applicable within agreed deadlines, prepare and park required reporting journals to the ledger as well as perform variance analysis, investigate discrepancies and explain material movements in account balances between periods.
You will also need to substantiate balance sheet accounts in accordance with existing policy and substantiation requirements.
For this role, you will need to understand system architecture within the reporting platform, e.g. SAP, and identify technical issues in reporting production, maintain evidence of controls performed via checklist and other supporting documentation as well as coordinate and escalate outstanding issues to supervisors, stakeholders and support teams as needed.
You will have to conduct root cause analysis and provide tactical recommendations on corrective and / or preventive actions, produce key performance, risk indicators and other required operational metrics and participate in projects and initiatives to support team objectives and strategies.
For this requirement, you will need to hold a degree in either Accountancy or any Business-related course. You will need to have a proven track record in either audit or financial reporting, preferably gained from an Audit or Financial Institution.
You will need to be proficient in the use of office applications, particularly MS Excel and possess excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
You will need to have effective time management, documentation and organizational skills, and manifest good analytical and problem-
solving skills. You will need to demonstrate flexibility and accountability for getting assigned tasks done and handle high volume of work within a limited timeframe.
In return, Deutsche Bank offers a challenging and rewarding career where your contribution is valued and rewarded.
Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.
Deutsche Bank does not accept unsolicited curriculum vitae from third party vendors.