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Senior Accountant

Req ID: J2247286

  • Location
    Singapore, Singapore
  • Category Finance
  • Posted Tuesday, November 3, 2020
  • Type Regular Full time

Job Description

Senior Accountant reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, assisting in various aspects of the Financial Accounting function at Singapore Global Business Center.

Reporting and Analysis

  • Perform full financial close process, ensuring timely and accurate submission of financial reports.
  • Perform general ledger accounting, prepare monthly account reconciliations and variance analysis.
  • Collaborate closely with Shared Services and Finance sub-teams on financial accounting matters. 
  • Organize and participate in internal month-end financial statements close reviews.
  • Perform accounting analysis on business transactions.
  • Manage financial reporting and information requests from stakeholders.

Finance operations

  • Manage finance operations in collaboration with Shared Service Center and various functions. Provide resolution on relevant operational matters.
  • Manage and review processes, including solutions for improvement.


  • Manage external and internal audit requirements.
  • Ensure finance related processes, policies and deliverables, are compliant with SOX baseline and controls.
  • Prepare statutory financial statements under Singapore Financial Reporting Standards and Companies Act.
  • Ensure compliance requirements and submissions for statutory and governmental regulations are met:
  • Singapore tax incentive tracking
  • Singapore Corporate Income Tax computation for annual tax return
  • Quarterly GST return
  • Withholding tax


  • Contribute and provide support in finance related projects and assignments, which includes driving process improvement projects.
  • System user testing.


  • Degree in Accountancy or equivalent professional qualifications (ACCA or CPA).
  • Possess good knowledge of SOX, US GAAP, SFRS.
  • Possess strong technical accounting skills.
  • At least 5 years of financial accounting experience in a Multi-National Corporation.
  • Initial years of audit experience in a “Big Four” firm highly preferred.
  • Strong proficiency in SAP and Excel.
  • Experience in use of Cognos, TM1, will be a plus.
  • Proficient in Mandarin skills as the successful person will need to liaise with counterparts/stakeholders in China


  • Independent and with the ability to work under pressure within tight deadlines.
  • Highly adaptive and resourceful, with the ability to function in a dynamic environment.
  • Proactive and self-driven.
  • Positive and willing to learn quickly.
  • Possess an analytical mindset, with good problem-solving skills.
  • Meticulous and detail oriented.
  • Possess good people management, with the ability to work collaboratively in various teams across functions.
  • Customer-oriented (internal and external) with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).

Accessibility Accommodation

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