Statutory Controller (Audit)

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

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Job ref: 2087

Statutory Controller (Audit)


Our client is a fastest growing brand in the sustainability industry. They are globally HQ in the US and are looking to expand their Singapore office with a unique but important hire.


You will be reporting to the Group Controller and oversee key audit and other statutory controllership areas.


Job Description

· Planning and managing the audit process for the group and each region

· Verifying the completeness and accuracy of audited financial statements, both consolidated and standalone

· Regularly generating and presenting reports to keep management and other corporate leaders updated about the significant auditing and accounting issues and the respective resolutions

· Coordinating audits with other departments within the organization, including the project teams, legal and HR

· Determining whether internal controls are adequate to prevent fraud or errors from occurring

· Reviewing financial records and preparing reports about the audit findings and recommendations for corrective actions

· Developing and designing audit strategies based on the risk assessment of specific risks or areas of concern

· Reviewing policies and operational procedures to ensure compliance with the accounting standards applicable for each region

· Conducting interviews with staff members to determine whether they are following internal policies and procedures

· Reviewing financial records to ensure that they are accurate and complete

· Managing budgets for audit, including fees and related costs


Skills Required:


You must be a CA/CPA with strong experience in the controllership areas especially dealing with Statutory auditors. Coming from pure audit background is also welcome.


· Communication: Often communicate with many people at once, including the auditors and the company’s employees across different functions. It’s important to be able to communicate clearly and concisely to ensure everyone understands each other.

· Organization: Responsible for scheduling meetings, maintaining records and organizing files. Ablility to keep team’s records for an effective audit.

· Attention to detail: Attention to detail in order to notice any errors or inconsistencies in the audit and make the necessary corrections. Ability to notice if any information is missing and ensure the auditor has what they need to complete the audit.