Accounting Expert APAC (Technology, SGD 6-7k)

Location Singapore
Discipline: Accounting & Finance
Contact name: Karthik Balakrishnan

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Job ref: 518
Published: 21 days ago

Accounting Expert APAC (Technology, SGD 6-7k)

Our Client is a leading, fast-growing and financially stable Technology start-up within the Food Services industry.

As part of their expansion plans they are looking to hire an Accounting expert with strong commercial experience coupled with big 4 experience to handle entire GL for APAC.

Reporting into the head of finance your role will be as below: 

  • Responsible for full spectrum of accounting functions including General Ledger, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, Fixed Assets, Bank Reconciliations

  • Responsible for the monthly closing of books in SAP system including performing month end close related tasks in a timely manner in line with Group guidelines

  • Responsible for local GST return submission and liaising with tax agents & IRAS

  • Supervise the accounts payables and accounts receivables staff

  • Lead the year-end statutory audit and liaise with external tax advisors when necessary

  • Ensure compliance with Group accounting policies, audit, tax and other statutory requirements

  • Manage various financial topics and provide ad-hoc support to the finance team.

What You Bring To The Table

  • Professionally qualified Chartered Accountant / CPA/ ACCA/ CIMA

  • Minimum 6 years of hands-on experience in maintaining full sets of accounts, including General Ledger, AR, AP, Fixed Assets and Bank Reconciliations. Prior experience working with an Audit firm will be a plus

  • Strong knowledge and experience in Singapore FRS and cost centre reporting.

  • Hands-on local GST reporting experience and leading statutory audits

  • Hands-on working experience with finance systems such as SAP/ Oracle. Prior experience working with SAP system will be a plus

  • Highly proficient in advanced Excel (e.g. Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP’s etc.)

  • Background in fast-paced, entrepreneurial, start-up/technology environments will be a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong analytical abilities.

  • Ability to work well under pressure, detail-oriented and employs a proactive approach to problem-solving

  • Positive working attitude, demonstrate good interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups of people at all levels throughout the organization.

What We Offer

  • A dynamic and challenging working environment, with an extra steep learning curve.

  • Responsibility from day one to figure out how to solve exciting complex operational ‘problems’.

  • The chance to excel in a company and team where decisions are taken based on data insights.

  • A vibrant and international team with diverse backgrounds.

  • Growth opportunities based on your performance.

  • Regular company and team events.