Accounting Lead

Job Title: Accounting Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: 172
Contact Name: Tulay Verim
Job Published: April 13, 2019 14:51

Job Description

Our Client, an US listed MNC in semiconductor manufacturing is looking to hire a dynamic  Accounting Team Lead in Singapore.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing and driving the regional accountants transactional activities
  • Responsible to review and ensuring timely and accurate month end close activities and driving resolution of issues
  • Responsible to oversee and ensure accurately and timely annual statutory filings
  • Responsible to ensure all relevant SOX controls are in place and adequate internal controls are in place for all areas of operations
  • Responsible to ensure strict internal controls and compliance with all local accounting, tax, statutory, legislative requirements as well as corporate policies
  • Responsible for streamlining and automating accounting processes across the region, promoting sharing of best practices.
  • Foster good relations across departments and provide quality service to internal customers.
  • Initiate and integrate process improvement methodologies where appropriate.
  • Clearly communicate opportunities where changes can be made and what are required to make those changes.
  • Build strong relationships with business leaders/process owners and communicate with them effectively in order to introduce process improvement and change projects in the organization.
  • Provide guidance to the team in issue resolutions
  • Manage any adhoc project activities as assigned


  • BA/BS Degree or professional qualification in Accounting or Finance with at least 10 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in strategic planning & analysis
  • Sound technical knowledge including costing (some US GAAP knowledge is a plus) and good analytical skills
  • Knowledge of SAP accounting system, BPC applications will be an added advantage
  • Ability to work with people across all levels & demonstrated ability to lead a team
  • A strong and dynamic team player who is meticulous and able to work independently and provide coaching to the team members
    Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Practice fact-based techniques in problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)