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Accountant (Statutory Compliance)

  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 days ago

  • Sector: Operations
  • Contact Email: janelle.molina@nicollcurtin.com
  • Applications open: 19 January 2023
  • Application deadline: 18 February 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -012023-44683

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for achieving timely and accurate statutory financial statements compliance for an assigned portfolio of APAC entities
  • Build relationships and manage service levels with key external vendors supporting the preparation of financial statements and review the work of our outsourced partners
  • Coordinate and manage the audit process with our statutory auditors
  • Work closely with Meta Tax Teams for the filing of Corporate tax and VAT returns
  • Prepare and /or review Tax-related balance sheet reconciliations monthly and quarterly for US GAAP close for assigned APAC entities
  • Lead projects to optimize and transform the Statutory Compliance process by analyzing areas of opportunities and designing, testing and roll-out of new tools and processes
  • Track and coordinate activities, status and planning for the APAC statutory audits by working closely with the INTL Statutory Operations COE team
  • Support adoption for tools, solutions and frameworks implemented to enhance and improve the Statutory Compliance process.
  • Collaborate with INTL Technical Accounting Operations and Technical Accounting Teams in consistent implementation of IFRS and other accounting standards in APAC
  • Prepare/review technical accounting memos for significant or complex transactions in collaboration with the technical accounting team
  • Collaborate with XFN partners within and outside Finance to execute Accounting Team Objectives, providing support to finance management where required including ad hoc financial analysis or special projects


Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Recognized accounting qualification (CA, ACCA)
  • At least 8 years relevant experience with a fast-growing, multinational company or professional services (i.e. Big Four)
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP
  • Able to operate with a high degree of autonomy
  • Experience implementing and improving business processes and systems
  • Highly collaborative, excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment while being comfortable with navigating change
  • Superb attention to detail and possess a macro view