• Accounts Payable Accountant

    Location IN-Mumbai
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Global Shared Services
    Accounting, Finance & Controlling
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    What is the purpose of the position and the prime reason for its existence?

    • With the purpose of conducting a standardized, high quality and cost –efficient support function, GSS finance will re-organize its India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh Operations into a centre responsible for defined finance processes and transactional tasks in Mumbai.
    • An accounts payable accountant is a member of a team, overseeing all accounts payable duties of a given geographical region. The Accountant needs to ensure all suppliers invoices are accurately coded, approved as per chart of authority and paid on time.

    Work to be performed/major duties

    • Processing of invoices into Basware including coding for overheads
    • Match invoices with Purchase orders and good/services receipts (3 way matching).
    • Weekly payment run, booking and knocking off payments
    • Investigate discrepancies and take action to resolve
    • Ensuring appropriate withholding of taxes wherever applicable on payments and organize remittance to the relevant authorities
    • Resolution of Basware transfer errors, cancelled and returned invoices.
    • Follow up with suppliers/relevant internal stakeholders on rejected invoices
    • Take actions on AP statements from vendors to resolve promptly any dispute or overdue invoices
    • Monthly/weekly AP subledger to general ledger reconciliations
    • Provide payment notice to vendors
    • Complete vendor credit application forms
    • Intercompany payments and reconciliations.
    • Monthly/weekly advance account review and follow up with Business to get final tax invoice.
    • Handling audit queries.
    • Review bank reconciliation weekly and clear the open items pertaining to accounts payable.

    Position Qualifications

    Position qualifications and level required:

    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Accounts payable
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration desired
    • Knowledge of Oracle will be a plus.
    • Experience with a Professional Services Company preferred

    Characteristics of successful employees :

    • Sharp judgment
    • Good communication skills
    • Positive attitude, customer centric mindset and the willingness to go the extra mile to meet organizational goals.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documentation and various financial reports
    • Energetic and approachable fostering positive atmosphere
    • Solution oriented, willing to take initiative to solve problems
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision
    • Attentive to detail and deadlines
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
    • Proven ability to learn and understand new software/accounting systems

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

    We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    The Global Shared Services (GSS) organization within DNV GL provides high quality, cost effective services and processes within Human Resources, Finance and IT, based on requirements defined by the business areas and Group. GSS also develops central competence for distinct services, projects and development and will support policy, procedures and system implementation on a global, regional, and local level.


    GSS is about bringing a team of true process experts together, going for professional service levels at industry standards, and offering centers of expertise for competence based advisory. We are driven by people’s competence and motivation to help and support the business areas. As a member of the GSS community you act in a professional, multi-cultural, competent and service oriented environment with good possibilities to enhance your personal competencies and expertise, and to build a strong network with colleagues around the world.


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