Cost / MI Accountant

  • 75,000
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KS International , EA Licence No: 08C5498
  • 11 Oct 18

Exciting role in this Investment Bank which is responsible for performance management reporting in respect of the applicable branches and subsidiaries in Asia. The key focus is the delivery of cost management reporting suite for their Corporate Clients.

The key focus will be on the following areas:

  • Delivery of cost management reporting suite for Corporate Clients, and ensuring continuous improvements to current processes
  • Provide primary support to the Cost Allocation process and Head Office Reporting requirements.
  • Support the Multi-year planning process
  • Develop business profitability and insights on cost drivers to support business steer and growth initiatives
  • Enhance Finance support to business partners by improving linkages between management reporting and strategic agendas
  • Delivery of cost management reports in a timely manner ensuring accuracy and completeness of financials
  • Provide local management and business units with controlling relevant information including meaningful commentary for the entity and respective business units with a focus on Cost
  • Responsible for the direct and indirect Cost Allocation process
  • Develop and maintain a well-rounded understanding of business performance
  • Identify financial issues and provide insightful commentary
  • Manage income sharing and transfer procedures
  • Implement new group and local requirements to ensure consistency in group-wide reporting and enable appropriate steer of business activities
  • Ongoing review and improvement of processes to generate efficiencies
  • Work on ad hoc projects as and when necessary


  • ·  Relevant work experience in Controlling/ Business MI function of 3-5 years
  • ·  Ability to translate medium complex information in a clear and concise manner to senior management
  • ·  Ability to work both independently and in strong collaboration with the team
  • ·  Extensive analytical and conceptual skills with the ability to challenge
  • ·  Strong control mindset
  • ·  Ability to confidently face the business and other internal clients on medium-complex issues
  • ·  Ability to not just identify risk issues but also competent in proposing solutions
  • ·  Collaborate with the team and other areas within the organisation to support Group strategy
  • ·  Represent the department and its interests in cross-departmental workshops
  • ·  Knowledge of global markets and banking products preferred