Corporate Accounting Manager

Job Title: Corporate Accounting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD12,000 - SGD15,000
Reference: AAAI-055021
Contact Name: Stephanie Ting
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 07, 2017 12:27

Job Description

About our client

Our Client is a trading and shipping company with an asset base of several hundred million USD.


About the role

The Corporate Accounting Manager will form a key part of the financial and accounting team. They will be responsible for Group Consolidation, Budgeting and monthly reporting. They will also play a key part in development, from an accounting point of view, of output reports and interactions with a new ERP (as yet to be selected).


Your responsibilities

  • Manage the timing of monthly reporting as well as conducting sanity checks;
  • Preparation of Consolidated P&L pack and Consolidated Balance Sheet;
  • Prepare and manage the Budget/Reforecast process;
  • Undertake financial analysis on ad hoc issues with limited supervision;
  • Identify unusual variances in monthly reporting, determine if they can be resolved or require escalation; 
  • Lead relationship with Group auditors to ensure accounting requirements are met;
  • Actively seek out and improve tired/inefficient processes;
  • Continue to develop business divisions accounting processes so that reported results remain timely and accurate; 
  • Be an ‘expert’ in reports originating from accounting systems;
  • Ensure that the Group Controller is always aware of issues that might affect the timing of the accounts preparation as well as control issues identified.


You will have

  • ACCA or equivalent;
  • At least 8 years post-qualification experience;
  • Must have MNC background and an international outlook;
  • Experience working in Asia or globally would be an advantage;
  • Experienced with management and statutory accounts preparation;
  • Significant experience with accounting systems;
  • Some exposure to accounting and/or business system implementation projects would be desirable.
  • Outgoing, confident communicator - must have the ability to manage relationships with local accounting staff and staff in other territories; 
  • Confident to make ‘elevator pitch’ when explaining issues to Chief Executive/CFO;
  • Good team leader and manager, getting the best out of the team and ensuring deadlines are constantly met by the team; 
  • Numerically literate, but commercially aware. Willing disbelief and an ability to look behind the numbers is a must; 
  • Adaptability to change. Changes will come quickly as the Group grows, this individual must be able to predict and adapt to those changes; 
  • Strong IT ability with Excel;
  • Self-starter, able to manage their own tasks and work commitments;
  • Excellent English language skills, both written and spoken;
  • A good sense of humour will be a great advantage.