Sr/Finance Manager (Controllership, Consolidation)

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

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Published: 4 months ago

Sr/Finance Manager (Controllership, Consolidation, Tax)

Our client is one of the fastest growing A.I. start-ups and an acknowledged leader in the development of Vision based AI solutions and products globally. To help us build upon our success, we are seeking an experienced Sr/Finance Manager. You will be responsible for providing financial stewardship, strategic planning, implementation, managing and running of all the accounting and finance functions of the firm; including but not limited to strategic planning, reporting, audit, treasury, tax, control and corporate governance. 

The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, with the ability to deal with ambiguity and continuous change, while maintaining flexibility, composure and resourcefulness. This role reports to the Head of Finance and works across the organization on cross-functional projects to drive optimization and scalability.


  • Oversee and manage the company’s finance and accounting function and play a key role in shaping governance, controls and tax related topics

  • Drive the company’s financial controls, reporting, and analysis, providing related ongoing advice to leadership team, whilst advocating continuous improvements in all aspects of finance

  • Manage month end closing activities which include preparing detailed consolidated management accounts in accordance with accounting standards (P&L, balance sheet and cash flow statements) for internal and external stakeholders

  • Responsible for day-to-day financial and accounting operations within the group which may include vendor payments, AR & AP entries, intercompany entries, bank reconciliation, revenue billing, capital expenditures and other transactions

  • Oversee all corporate secretarial matters and be the liaison role for all things finance including and not limited to, maintaining and owning financial policies and procedures for the company (adherence to financial regulations and legislations)

  • Manage all tax-related matters such as international tax, GST reporting, transfer pricing and corporate tax etc

  • Owner of audit process and completion, includes and not limited to, managing outside services for tax preparation, auditing and banking

  • Manage 3rd party service providers in China and Japan 

  • Manage external relations, grants, collaborations etc with external parties such as and not limited to audit, tax, government bodies, banks, vendors etc

What you will need:

  • 8+ years of relevant financial experience in an audit, reporting or controllership role

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and/or CA/CPA qualified, bonus if you have prior experience at “Big Four” accounting firms

  • Exposure in China, US & US, prior controllership experience with financial analysis skills is a must, along with consolidation experience

  • Solid working knowledge of local accounting principles;

  • Ideally comfortable with Netsuite accounting software platform

  • Fluency in English and Chinese language

  • Highly IT-Savvy and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) or GSuite applications (Doc, Slides, Sheets).