Head of Accounting

Location Singapore
Contact name: Vijayita Biswas

Contact email: vijayita@caliber8.sg
Job ref: 713

Head of Accounting (Budget 10k-12k)


  • Be responsible for day-to-day financial accounting for the group, taking a hands-on approach in areas such as daily accounting work, month-end reporting, investor reporting and ERP integration, etc
  • Work with the Group Financial Controller to plan and deliver regular/ ad-hoc financial & management reports for the group and SBUs.
  • Be an IFRS champion, ensuring that the team meets relevant local and/or international accounting standards.
  • Be a core contributor to ensuring the smooth & timely completion of annual audits and other statutory reporting.
  • Develop the group’s accounting policies and processes with the Financial Controller
  • Lead the accounting team in daily operations, being a key point of contact to various internal and external stakeholders for finance-related matters
  • Collaborate with the wider team functions (e.g. Tax, FP&A, AP) in undertaking projects assigned to the Finance team
  • Support a wider range of dependent activities e.g. application of grants, corporate development, etc.


  • Bachelor of Accounting & Finance or any other relevant course of study
  • At least 10-12 years of experience in the relevant field. You should have a strong foundation in audit, coupled with 5-8 years of experience in a commercial accounting role.
  • Prior experience in a distribution/ trading business with regional or global exposure, preferably with a direct-to-consumer/ e-commerce model.
  • Tech-savvy with experience utilizing digitally-enabled accounting tools & ERP systems (preferably NetSuite)
  • Hands-on team player, you should enjoy rolling up your sleeves and actively participating in day-to-day accounting with your team members
  • Successful track record of people leadership, building a high-performing and people-centric work culture.
  • A keen eye for detail with an intellectual curiosity to investigate and make sense of data
  • Strong influencing and communication skills, with the ability to navigate internal/ external stakeholder engagements.
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong work ethic - systematic and meticulous


  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills.
  • Vendor Management/ Negotiation skills with the ability to develop strong working relationships


*** For Singaporeans and PRs only!