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Senior Accountant

Req ID: J2247286

  • Location
    Singapore, Central Singapore, Singapore
  • Category Finance
  • Posted Tuesday, November 3, 2020
  • Type 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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