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Accountant

Accountant

Requisition ID 
2017-2938
Job Family 
Finance (FN)
Location 
SG-N/A

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Responsibilities

Job Title:

Accountant

Position Location:

Singapore

 

Business Unit:

Finance

 

Primary Function:       

The responsibilities of the position cover both financial accounting & management reporting. The incumbent is expected to maintain full sets of accounts with full reconciliations, and monitor expenditure and working capital, ensure financial records are maintained in a timely manner in compliance with Singapore FRS, U.S. GAAP and corporate policy. He/she also needs to assist Finance Manager in preparation of monthly business report, financial analysis and annual plan of Singapore.

 

 

Reports To:

Finance Manager

 

Supervision:

None



Key Deliverables

Business  Maintain CO, FI & Supervise AR Module

  • Maintain SAP CO module by following all month close steps including assessment cycles for Operating Expenses & ensure COPA accuracy
  • Supervise SAP FI & Fixed Asset modules including internal orders for Fixed Assets
  • Supervise SAP exchange rates, GR/IR clearing and review product costing
  • In charge of month-end and year-end close in SAP

 

Maintain Full Set of Accounts

  • Ensure month close provisions & accruals are made promptly as per regional/local guidelines
  • Review of un-posted entries, journal vouchers & payments
  • Review of key schedules (AR, AP, Inventory, accrued exp, pre-payments, advance to staff)
  • Ensure reconciliation is performed timely for each account according to risk rating, follow up with any un-reconciled item in a timely manner
  • Preparation of P&L in designated format for management review
  • Prepare Inter-company balance confirmation & review Goods in Transit

 

Cash Management

  • Manage the delicate cash flow situation in Singapore including cash pooling and foreign exchange payments
  • Manage all the treasury/banking systems - 360T / Misys / CashPro

 

Taxes & Statutory Requirements

  • Assist Finance manager (FM) in Tax submissions & statutory / audit requirements

             

Agility & Innovation

Management Reporting

    • Work with Accounting Supervisor to ensure timely financial reports submission to HQ for consolidation
    • Assist Finance Manager in preparation of Monthly/Quarterly Business Report for Singapore local management review. (P&L, Balance Sheet, Working Capital, Product Profit Analysis, Inventory Aging Reports etc.)
    • Prepare P&L Forecast, challenge any unrealistic forecast especially on sales revenue to improve the accuracy
    • Assist FM in preparation of monthly treasury reports to the corporate Treasury
    • Assist FM in preparation of annual budget and rolling forecast of Singapore,

 

Internal Control

  • Ensure all Singapore payments are made as per Limit of Authority
  • Capex spent monitoring and post-spent review
  • Assist FM in introduction & review of new controls 

 

Relationships & People    

 

 

     Working Capital Management

 

  • AR Aging review & coordinate with Customer Service for recovery of overdue customers
  • Inventory monitoring to identify slow moving stock & highlight to management for timely action; supervise stock-taking at periodic intervals

 

     Building Working Relationships

  • Work closely with external auditor, tax consultant and bankers to ensure the services provided are in accordance with requirements
  • Coordinate with company secretary to ensure annual audit reports are completed and submitted on time

Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements

  • At least University Graduate with 2- 5 years of experience preferably in MNC environment.
  • Management reporting skills with exposure in SAP / BW / BPC
  • Solid accounting knowledge
  • Analytical skills
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel
  • Ability to manage assignments independently with minimum supervision
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of staff in Singapore operations

 

 Relocation Available: No

 

Desired behavior, personal attributes (Success Drivers and Competencies)

  • Detail oriented
  • Proactive