Senior Accounting Executive

Singapore

Full Time

About the Role

As a key member of our Finance Team, you are expected to play a key role in the month end financial closing process by preparing, reviewing and analysing accounting entries and account reconciliations. You are also expected to oversee and ensure the entity accounts and local statutory compliance, by working with our CFO, outsourced service providers as well as with the Accounting Specialists residing in the countries we are present in.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the daily workflow of the Accounts Department.

  • Oversees the entity accounts and local statutory compliance, by working with the outsourced service providers.

  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.


Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Research and analyse transactions to ensure accuracy and resolve differences.

  • Responsible for more complex accounting areas requiring precision and judgement, including ensuring accuracy of revenue recognition, inventory costing, valuation, reserve calculations and significant estimates.

  • Drive process improvements and efficiencies for areas of responsibility.

  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly and annual financial reporting as well as support the audit process.

  • Ensure accounting practices are in compliance with IFRS and company policy.

  • Ensure compliance of all tax matters including Corporate Tax & GST.

  • Prepare statutory accounts and handles audit and annual tax filing.

  • Prepare GST report for review and quarterly filing.

  • Escalate issues and present recommendations to management.

  • Maintain effective internal      controls, identify risks and related control changes.

  • Participate on company projects and initiatives.

  • Understand the key financial drivers and variances, support planning efforts and provide decision support analysis.

  • Establish effective relationships and work cross-functionally across the organization.

  • Perform other duties as required.

  • Manage full spectrum of financial accounting and reporting function (P&L, AR, AP, GL, Interco, Stock & Fixed Asset)

  • Handle company’s cash flows, forecast and budget

  • Provide support to the team and perform ad hoc duties like office claims, chasing for payments and generating accounts invoices


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

  • Thorough knowledge of local accounting & statutory related laws and regulations.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Xero and/or other related ERP/Accounting software.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field

  • 3-5 years of relevant accounting experience

  • Chartered Accountant, CPA, Big 4, or public company experience preferred

  • Knowledge and thorough understanding of IFRS

  • Experience in Taxation, Transfer Pricing and System conversion preferred

  • Self-starter who owns work, and is highly detail oriented

  • Flexible with the ability to work independently and within a team environment

  • Able to effectively communicate clear and concise ideas verbally and in writing

  • Creative thinker who can bring innovative ideas and approaches to solve issues

  • Strong systems skills, must be comfortable analysing and manipulating data sets, as well as experience with ERP and reporting tool