Financial Accountant

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Contract
Posted: about 1 year ago
Contact: Maricris Fermin
Reference: 247936

Financial Accountant

  • 12 months contract role, with potential extension

Our Client

  • Well known social media company

The Opportunity
The ideal candidate will be experienced in the Accounting function of a multinational organization. The successful candidate must be a driven, high energy, customer service focused individual that can work well with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. They will be expected to problem solve, recommend solutions and exercise good business judgment while performing their function.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing multiple APAC entities from a local compliance point of view.
  • Manage some processes related to month-end and quarter-end close, including P&L, Balance Sheet and variance analysis.
  • Manage processes and work closely with Tax teams for the filing of Corporation tax and VAT returns.
  • Manage processes for the preparation of Statutory Financial Statements.
  • Assist with the preparation and coordination of Statutory Audits.
  • Review the work of outsourced partners.
  • Support the Finance team in design, testing and roll-out of financial reporting systems/tools/processes.
  • Initiate, lead and manage process improvement projects to build for scale.
  • Maintain strong relationships with cross-functional business partners within and outside Finance to execute Accounting Team objectives, providing support to finance management were required including ad hoc financial analysis or special projects.

Your Background

  • Recognized accounting qualification (CA, CPA, ACCA)
  • Excellent team player who is very comfortable working as part of a larger team located in different locations
  • Relevant industry experience (post qualification) with large, fast-growing, multi-national company
  • Solid knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS and local GAAP are desirable
  • Strong computer and analytical skills, including proficiency in Excel
  • Excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organized and thorough with desire for continuous improvement
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8 years of working experience preferably with APAC region exposure
  • Experience working with an ERP system such as Oracle or SAP
  • Big 4 experience
  • Related industry experience
  • Lease accounting knowledge
Interested parties please click "Apply Now" or send your CV directly to Maricris Fermin (EA Reg no: R1110126) at

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