Assistant Manager, Accounting

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Accounting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Klang Valley
Salary: RM5,000 - RM6,999
Contact Name: Christine Ow Yong Hwei Chen
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 21, 2020 17:55

Job Description

About our client

Our client is fast growing PR and digital content agency.


About the role

You have the unique opportunity to be part of a pioneering team that is hell-bent on impacting start-ups, small-medium businesses through providing various cost-saving financial analytics services for Singapore clients hence you must have experience Singapore Accounting and Taxation practice.

You will be based in a casual office environment, but are very serious about producing high-quality work with unparalleled results. As part of a growing team where our individual job titles mean little and quality of work means everything, you will be held accountable to a high standard and expected to pitch in where needed across the board. You will have 2-3 direct reports.


Your responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage the general accounting functions, including, but not limited to: accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and taxes.

  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations, review and finalise accounts to ensure accuracy.

  • Monthly, quarterly and annually financial reporting to clients.

  • Preparing/ Reviewing and analyze full-set of accounts/financial statements to ensure accuracy and completeness in accordance with SFRS/IFRS.

  • Process/review and approve clients’ payroll/ staff reimbursements.

  • Review quarterly government sales tax (SST/GST) filing preparation and filing.

  • Provide financial advice and information on local tax-related regulations and incentives to clients.

  • Ensure transactions are recorded under the correct tax categories in the system.

  • Prepare annual tax computation and filings including ECI.

  • Managing and maintaining a good client relationship with our clients and ensuring on time delivery of services.

  • Attending to clients; accounting queries and requests in a timely and professional manner.

  • Assess current practices and procedures, and make recommendations for improvements.

  • Streamlining accounting and financial reporting process to promote high efficiency and accuracy in book-keeping activities.

  • Maintains accounting controls by establishing a chart of accounts and defining accounting policies and procedures.

  • Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, providing ongoing training, and maintaining strong employee relationships.


You will have

  • Excellent communication skills; being proficient in English, both written and spoken.

  • Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills required.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant working experience in full set/ GL/ Accounting to Reporting in various industries.

  • Able to understand Singapore Accounting and Taxation Practices and Standards including GST.

  • Professional Accounting Qualifications or Degree in Accounting/any related fields.

  • Familiar with Xero Accounting System.


You Will Love This Job If:

  • You are tired of working for big corporations as a small cog in their large wheel.

  • You want your voice to be heard and influence the strategy of our growth journey.

  • You love to setup new systems and structures.

  • You enjoy creating a team culture as an early member of the team.

  • You want to have an intimate knowledge of how companies of various industries work.

  • You want to have a clear growth progression in any team you are part of.

  • You enjoy multitasking and managing time-sensitive projects concurrently.


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