Senior Accountant - Manufacturing & Operations

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

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Job ref: 565
Published: 12 days ago

Senior Accountant - Manufacturing & Operations
Are you a Chartered Accountant or CPA with prior experience in US GAAP Accounting and good knowledge of SAP within the medical devices industry?

Our client is a headquartered in USA and growing their presence in APAC in their regional office in Singapore.


  • Responsible for the full spectrum of financial activities including monthly close process, journals, accruals, cross charges, schedules preparations/reconciliations etc.
  • Assess current financial processes and help to define both long-term and short-term improvement plans with an eye on continuous improvement.
  • Provide frequent, in depth ad-hoc financial analyses and reports.
  • Assist in the Annual Operating Plan process.
  • Responsible for multiple areas of tax, including deferred tax computation, tax provision, withholding taxes, timely tax return filings and tax status monitoring.
  • Responsible for lease accounting and fixed assets capitalization.
  • Ensure monthly GST submission, tax settlement and reconciliation.
  • Ensure timely submission of statutory financial statements & statistics and corporate reporting.
  • Cashflow management including cross border payments and receipts.
  • Co-ordinate with both internal and external audits; ensure timely updates of SOX control matrixes and compliance.
  • Develop and document work instructions and processes.

The ideal candidate:

The ideal candidate is an experienced financial professional in the operations/supply chain space with a tactical and continuous improvement mindset who enjoys working with, motivating, and influencing others to success across a complex global organization:

An agile thinker able to adapt to and thrive in a complex, dynamic, fast-changing environment; can adapt to change and drive change

  • Ability to translate complex financial and accounting data into business terms and actionable insights
  • Data and process driven with keen attention to detail and focus on driving and owning accountability processes for a global operations and finance team



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or ACCA and 12+ years of progressive Finance/Accounting experience, preferably with some years in an audit firm.
  • Working knowledge of corporate taxation, GST and both US & Local GAAP.
  • Experience with SAP, Blackline, advanced Microsoft Excel and data analysis/query skills; Business Warehouse (BW), and Analysis for Office strongly preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Comfortable with Matrix reporting structure and US MNC.
  • Organized, structured thinker with ability to handle multiple assignments, work flexible hours and consolidate and analyze/interpret information/data from multiple, disparate sources.
  • Ability to work independently, guide and collaborate with fellow team members.
Please note that this role is only open to Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.