An exciting Senior Financial Accountant (12 months contract) has just become available at one of the most respected organisations based in Singapore. This is a role for a Senior Financial Accountant who is fluent in this field.
About the Senior Financial Accountant (12 months contract) Role: In this business critical role, you will provide financial accounting support to the Asia-Pacific (APAC) entities.
Prepare GL journals and manage the monthly financial close process in a timely and accurate manner
Be responsible for balance sheet reconciliations (selected entities), including identification of booking errors and ensuring that all balances are supported appropriately
Prepare and review of legal entity financial accounts and assist in variance analysis
Prepare statutory accounts for the respective entities and ensure compliance with relevant financial reporting standards
Prepare periodic tax returns (e.g., GST, annual corporate tax computations), regulatory filings and related surveys, which are accurate, complaint with relevant regulatory/statutory requirements, and submitted on time
Assist with ad hoc queries from business partners and other group finance teams based in Denver and London
Liaise with internal/external auditors and tax agents and provide support on queries
Provide support for accounts payable and accounts receivable in-region
Generate payment batches and ensuring that payment details are correct before submitting for release
Create manual payments and ensuring that all relevant details are entered accurately
Monitor operating account cash balances to ensure adequate cash balances prior to making payments
Prepare AR journal entries on cash receipts
Assist with queries from the business on AP/AR matters
Manage internal control and process improvement
Establish, implement, review and update accounting and financial policies and procedures to ensure proper corporate governance
Identify and address existing gaps in internal controls and the financial reporting process
Assist process owners/relevant stakeholders in identifying risk and internal control for financial reporting
Ensure smooth collaboration with relevant stakeholders situated locally and across APAC, Denver, and London
Ensure local processes are aligned with group processes, or otherwise well documented and supported with relevant approvals where divergence is necessary
Carry out other duties as assigned
To succeed in this Senior Financial Accountant role, you must possess prior experience within the finance industry or Big 4 accounting firms.
Bachelor’s degree in accountancy or ACCA
Preferred CPA/CA qualified
Minimum of three years of relevant work experience, preferably in the asset management/finance industry sectors and/or Big 4 accounting firms
Fluency in spoken and written English is a prerequisite
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Strong eye for detail and be able to work productively under pressure and tight deadlines
Excellent organisational and analytical skills
Independent and adaptable, with an ability to “think outside of the box”
Excellent communication skills
Strong team player
A self-starter and fast learner who is able to multitask
Able to build strong working relationships with colleagues in-region, London, and Denver
This is a leading organisation and is progressively expanding and growing its business on a global scale. This organisation offers employees the opportunity to enhance their experience across the business function and across multiple business lines. They offer exceptional job opportunities for growth and career development with the right ethos and practices which makes it a great place to work.
If you are driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Great career progression opportunities await the right person in this exciting Senior Financial Accountant (12 months contract) job.
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Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted. Robert Walters (Singapore) Pte Ltd ROC No.: 199706961E | EA Licence No.: 03C5451 EA Registration No.: R22107048 Eileen Tham
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