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Senior Executive Income Reconciliation

Date: 21-Jul-2021

Location: Noida, South Asia, IN

Company: British Council

The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. 
We work in two ways – directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise. We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the UK. 
These connections lead to an understanding of each other's strengths and of the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall, including online and through our broadcasts and publications.


Job Title: Senior Executive – Income Reconciliation


Purpose of job:


To manage process of Income Reconcilers for Income generating activities of British Council.  The role holder will ensure that Income reconciliations of the countries are completed as per the agreed process and any open items / risks are highlighted to develop mitigation plans.  The role will also work with other teams to automate recognition and reconciliation process to improve accuracy and timely completion of the reconciliations meeting the agreed standards


Main opportunities/challenges for this role 

May require traveling occasionally, work extended hours during training/hiring drives


Main accountabilities

Accountabilities, responsibilities, and main duties:


  • Extract delivery reports of exams/ teaching classes from relevant systems, sites or seek information from Operational teams as per the agreed SLA
  • Complete reconciliation of the income collected with income expected within agreed timeline
  • Issues and non-reconciling items to be investigated and resolved before completion of the reconciliation for the succeeding month / accounting period/ term shared with Country Operational & Finance teams and resolved as per SLA
  • Complete analysis of the issues (recurrent) and recommend changes to the income recognition and recording process adhered by the country teams
  • Review the quality of service delivered by means of periodic audit of completed work


Key relationships

Key relationships: (include internal and external)


  • External: Stakeholder, Region & Country finance
  • Internal: Line Manager & HOD


Role specific knowledge and experience



  • Connecting with others
  • Working together
  • Making it happen


  • Being accountable
  • Shaping the future
  • Creating shared purpose


Role specific skills (if any)


Experience in process handling related to specific responsible areas and capable of delivery as per agreed service levels




  • Graduation


Further Information

Pay Band – 5

Contract Type – Indefinite

Department/Country- Finance/ India - Noida

Closing Date (Time) – 5 Aug 21 (IST -23:59)


A connected and trusted UK in a more connected and trusted world.


Equality Statement


The British Council is committed to a policy of equality and to valuing diversity and is keen to reflect the diversity of the societies in which we work at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies. 
The British Council has Disability Confident Employer Status. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role. Applicants are encouraged to highlight any specific requirements or adjustments needed to enable participation in the recruitment process.

The British Council is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults who we work with.


We believe that all children and adults everywhere in the world deserve to live in safe environments and have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse, maltreatment and exploitation as set out in article 19, UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) 1989.


Appointment to positions where there is direct involvement with vulnerable groups will be dependent on thorough checks being completed; these will include qualification checks, reference checks, identity & criminal record checks in line with legal requirements and with the British Council’s Safeguarding policies for Adults and Children.


  If you have any problems with your application please email askhr@britishcouncil.org

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