Accountant

  • Please advise expected salary
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 24 Apr 18 2018-04-24

Managing all accounting and reporting functions for the Singapore office of a high growth international Group involved in the trading and distribution of oil products on a global basis.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Role : Accountant

Reports to : Managing Director - Middle East & Asia

Located : Singapore

Job scope : Managing all accounting and reporting functions for the Singapore office

Main responsibilities :

- Full responsibility for the accounting and reporting function for the Singapore office

- Prepare and deliver accurate monthly financial and management reports (profit and loss, balance sheet, trial balance &g/l account reconciliation schedules) to head office within strict timescales

- Monthly reconciliation of accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed Assets and inventory sub ledgers

- Prepayment and accruals calculations for period end reporting

- Perform financial period end closing on SAP

- Maintaining multi-currency cashbook

- Prepare and submit local tax returns – GST etc.

- Actual vs Budget analysis with commentary on variances

- Assist International Controller and CFO in preparing annual budgets and cost projections

- Raising account receivable documents in Aspect CTRM system

- Periodic reconciliation of trading Pnl to accounting Pnl

- Prepare audit schedules and liaise with auditors during statutory audit

- Ensure compliance with Group accounting policies

- Documenting business processes, carrying out reviews and recommending enhancements

- Profitability analysis and reporting on oil trade flows

Qualifications :

- Ideally a CIMA/ACCA part qualified accountant or equivalent

- Degree in accounting/finance

Personal skills/attributes required :

Self-motivated and proactive

- Effective verbal and written communication and influencing skills

- Good team working spirit and excellent interpersonal skills

- Attention to detail

- Ability to communicate in English and Chinese Mandarin prefered

Knowledge & Experience :

- Strong accounting software sills, preferably SAP

- Solid accounting experience (5 years minimum)

- Experience in multi-currency financial reporting

- Advanced level proficiency in Excel

- Sound knowledge of local GAAP & IFRS