Senior Accountant (Pharmaceuticals)

Location Singapore
Contact name: Karthik Balakrishnan

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Job ref: 573
Published: 18 days ago

Senior Accountant-Pharmaceuticals


Our client is a global biopharmaceutical group dedicated to improving lives and health outcomes through innovative medicines in Oncology, Neuroscience and Rare Disease. 

 Due to high growth plans, they are looking for a stable knowledgeable and sound Senior Accountant to be based in Singapore.




This position offers an exciting and challenging opportunity for a highly motivated individual to play a key role in supporting business decisions and growth. Reporting to the Finance Director. It is an individual contributor role who will manage 2 outsourced vendors


• 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.

• 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. •

• Supervising external shared services. 



The ideal candidate is an experienced financial professional preferably from an MNC background with a tactical and continuous improvement mindset who enjoys working with others to succeed across a global organization.

  • Chartered Accountant or ACCA and 7-8 years of progressive Accounting experience, with some years in an audit firm (preferably Big4)

  • Working knowledge of corporate taxation, GST and both US & Local GAAP.

  • Hands-on experience with SAP is a Must

  • Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills.

Please note that this role is only open to Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.