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GA/ARC Senior Analyst

GA/ARC Senior Analyst

  • Location India - Pune
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available This role is eligible for relocation within country
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ079750
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Finance Group

Job Description:

The GA, Senior Analyst supervises a team comprising of professionals and is accountable for ensuring accurate and timely recording, collection, and processing of end-to-end process in general accounting and reporting, fixed assets, accounts receivables, credit, accounts payable, costing, performance reporting, statutory accounting, and direct tax transactions while ensuring adherence to policies and procedures in the drive for exceptional customer service, operational excellence and compliance.

  • Ensure 100% accuracy and timeliness of group and statutory reports in accordance to agreed service levels.

  • Develop a good understanding of the customer organisation as well as the business in order to be able to deliver high quality service. 

  • Managing the day-to-day work activities of the team and ensuring the necessary skills and experience are available to meet the challenges of a demanding and complex workload.

  • High level of familiarity with the various systems used for the different functions (e.g. general accounting, reporting, direct tax, etc.) in order to maintain and reconcile the accounts receivable system to ensure it balances correctly.

  • Liaising with customers and colleagues in different geographical locations, time zones and potentially in different languages using different systems requiring rigorous coordination between teams. 

  • Managing team members who are servicing different customers in various geographical locations and using different systems. 

What you will deliver

  • Ensure the team’s accurate and timely delivery of end-to-end process in general accounting and reporting, fixed assets, accounts receivables, credit, accounts payable, costing, performance reporting, statutory accounting and direct tax services (i.e. journal postings, GL maintenance, system postings, report preparation, reconciliations, tax submissions, etc.) in accordance with SLAs.

  • Manage and coordinate the reconciliation of the respective systems to ensure they balance and that any discrepancies or variations are investigated and corrected.

  • Provide relevant advice and information to staff across GBS and its customers as and when required.

  • Regularly track and resolve outstanding general accounting and reporting issues that have been escalated, or further escalate to the necessary parties.

  • Develop the annual plans and budget for own team in support of the overall planning and budgeting for GBS Finance.

  • Proactively identify, propose and implement continuous improvement opportunities in existing processes within the team.

  • Liaise with senior stakeholders internally and externally.

Leadership & Supervisory;
Carry out people management responsibilities in accordance with the organisation’s policies and applicable laws, including:

  • Plan, assign and advise on work for team members.

  • Set goals and clarity expectations, provide regular feedback and conduct appraisals where required with direct reports.

  • Coach team members to address process gaps, identify inefficiencies and help to embed a continuous improvement culture in the organisation.

  • Provide mentoring, guidance and feedback to team members to support long term career development and retention of key talent.

  • Identify and provide opportunities for learning and self-development to build capability of the teams and ensure competency in performing activities. Secure resources to support development efforts.

  • Continuously strive to build a culture of high-performance.

  • Assign work to team members and manage resource allocation for the team and people in support of GBS service, control and cost requirements. Ensure resource allocation strategy is flexible enough to respond to demand variations.

Essential Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.

  • Recognised professional accounting qualification (e.g. MIA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA).

  • 8 to 10 years of experience in general accounting, invoice processing and/ or payables operations.

  • Willing to work in US shifts (during non-month end days: 3:00pm to 12:00am IST and month end days: 6:00pm to 3:00am IST).

  • Shared service center experience.

  • SAP system experience.

This position’s primary interfaces are:

  • Internal

  • GBS teams

  • GBS business partners

  • External

  • Auditors

Own your success   

  • Responsible for delivering innovative business outcomes  

  • Seeks opportunities to improve and digitize process delivery  

  • Adheres to safe and ethical work practices 

Think big     

  • Actively builds own knowledge, capabilities and skills for the future 

  • Values teamwork and collaborates to achieve results 

Be curious     

  • Willing to suggest new ways of working, processes and technologies 

  • Ensures the delivery and improvement of digital solutions to benefit customers 

Effortless customer experience     

  • Understands customer needs and delivers digital seamless self-service customer experiences 

  • Fosters cross-functional collaboration in support of One Finance 

Digital first     

  • Applies creative digital solutions to solve problems

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is eligible for relocation within country

Remote Type:

This position is not available for remote working


Accounting for financial instruments, Accounting for financial instruments, Accounting policy, Accounting processes and financial systems, Agility core practices, Agility tools, Analytical Thinking, Analytics, Business process control, Business process improvement, Collaboration, Commercial acumen (Inactive), Commercial assurance for external reporting, Communication, Creativity and Innovation, Credit Management, Curiosity, Customer centric thinking, Data Analysis, Data visualization and interpretation, Decision Making, Digital Automation, Digital fluency, Financial accounting and reporting, Influencing {+ 5 more}

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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