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Finance Executive Global News Ltd

Job Introduction

BBC World News, the BBC's commercially funded international 24-hour news and information channel is owned and operated by BBC Global News Ltd, a member of the BBC’s commercial group of companies.  BBC World News attracts 74 million viewers a week, is available in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, and reaches 295 million households and more than 1.7 million hotel rooms.  The channel's content is also available on 81 cruise ships, 46 airlines, 36 mobile phone networks and a number of major online platforms including bbc.com/news.  For further information on how to receive BBC World News, download schedules or find out more about the channel, visit bbcworldnews.com

BBC Global News India Private Limited (BIN) operates as a service provider to BBC Global News Ltd London for ad sales and marketing support services.  BIN has rights to distribute the channel BBC World News in India and therefore enters into subscription contracts with cable operators, DTH operators and other distribution platform. BIN also provides financial accounting services to other parts of the BBC operating in India and Singapore like BBC Worldwide, BBC World Service.

Role Responsibility

BIN’s finance team in India provides services to other parts of the BBC in India and Singapore. This position will support on all month-end activities, accounts payable, payroll and other Finance support functions with BIN expanding its support functions to other BBC entities in the region. Other responsibilities will include co-ordinating with the third party vendor and customer recons as and when required, to support in with-holding tax , service tax and other compliances, to support statutory audit and internal audit processes.

The Ideal Candidate

A Graduate with an accounting/commercial background and industry experience preferably in one of the Big 4 accounting firms or in the service industry and experience of working with ERP (SAP/ Oracle etc) is essential. Most importantly, you must have strong inter-personal skills and be an excellent communicator. Basic understanding of tax law in India would be advantageous and the ability to work under pressure for example, to tight deadlines would be of benefit.

Package Description

Grade:                  Local terms and conditions

Location:              Delhi

Contract:              Continuing

Please note that the successful candidate must have the right to work in India

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background

The BBC is currently implementing a Career Path Framework which will result in employees being aligned to generic job titles and job descriptions. Consequently, successful applicants may be realigned to a slightly different job title shortly after joining the BBC. 

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