Senior Manager Finance – Technical Accounting, SEC Compliance and Consolidation

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

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Published: about 2 months ago

Senior Manager Finance – Technical Accounting, SEC Compliance and Consolidation


Our client is a leading US MNC in the manufacturing industry whose share price has doubled in the last 6 months and are expanding their operations world wide. This is a newly created position based in Singapore reporting to the Corporate Controller in the US.


Job Summary:

The Manager or Senior Manager – US GAAP Technical Accounting, SEC Reporting and Consolidation will be responsible for month end consolidation of financial statements and the completeness and accuracy of various SEC filings. The Manager will perform technical accounting research, write accounting memos and drafting and reviewing new accounting policies and procedures.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • The candidates must be IFRS or US GAAP technical accounting inclined
  • Manage the global monthly consolidation process, which includes preparing consolidated financial statements, including statement of cash flows
  • Coordinate and prepare SEC filings (10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, Proxy)., including:
  • working with various personnel and departments to collect information and input into filings; coordinate, review and collect comments on the various drafts; prepare support files; challenge the appropriateness of disclosures; complete all relevant disclosure checklists and reporting questionnaires
  • assessing quarterly transactions for accounting treatment and disclosure
  • managing the drafting and preparation of various sections of the quarterly filings, including supporting the earnings release cycle
  • preparing quarterly analytical reviews to support Management’s Discussion and Analysis
  • monitoring the development and applicability of emerging accounting and reporting rules being deliberated by the SEC, US GAAP, PCAOB, or other regulations
  • Review and, where necessary, assist with the disclosures for the separate subsidiary year-end financial statements
  • Draft accounting position papers regarding specific transactions and events
  • Act as the primary liaison with the external auditors on quarterly reviews and annual financial audits, including
  • planning pre-audit kick-off meetings
  • Assist with establishment, documentation, and maintenance of company accounting policies.
  • Implement accounting and related processes to support new business offerings and business growth
  • Support M&A activities and purchase accounting for acquisitions
  • Assist with the coordination of the company's internal controls and implementing new ERP systems, including mapping of general ledger accounts



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • U.S. Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountants
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant work experience and at least a manager title with a Big 4 Accounting Firm in the U.S. or Singapore
  • Big 4 CPAs/Chartered Accountants, especially those with experience auditing USA MNC companies that are listed in NYSE or NASDAQ are welcome to apply
  • Strong accounting technical knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC accounting and reporting requirements
  • Sound understanding of SOX requirements and internal control over financial reporting
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and strategic-thinking skills with a forward-looking focus
  • Strong leadership, project management, and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and Excel skills; sound judgment
  • Proficient in multitasking and working in a team environment
  • Proactive and a self-starter
  • Working knowledge of information technology with an appreciation for how it can support accounting functions
  • Prior ERP work experience, especially on SAP environment is a plus


Educational Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA, CPA, CAs

Singapore Citizen or PR only!