• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • OCBC Bank
  • 21 Mar 18

General Ledger Operations Specialist, Group Financial Control

General Ledger Operations Specialist, Group Financial Control

You will be part of the Payments and General Ledger (GL) Operations Team which is under Group Financial Control; a department under Group Finance Division.

The GL Operations Team is responsible to form and upkeep a robust GL system with good ownership rules and internal control over its segment codes; for timely system production runs and financial period system close; for proper documentation of the system and its processes as well as to be a liaison party with the overseas branches and subsidiaries on best practices in managing and using the Oracle GL across the Group.

This team also support business initiatives and requirements from our business partners. Team members including you will have to keep abreast of best practices and developments around and be on the lookout for process improvements to these operations.

Roles and Responsibilities

Design and Control:
  • Review and refine the Group's Chart of Accounts
  • Establish ownership rules and controls over all segment codes
  • Design and upkeep a robust maintenance process for all data elements and mapping/reference tables
  • Design and upkeep various sets of validation rules
  • Define and upkeep user responsibilities and access matrix
  • Define and establish a process to review and control specific general ledger accounts
  • Implement a robust process and system documentation
Strategic Thinking:
  • Design and establish GL processes to support business initiatives and requirements from business partners
  • Identify opportunities to integrate various aspects of operations handled by the teams
  • Participate/lead in project work including system implementation and process improvements
  • Perform the role of an effective liaison party to facilitate and implement consistent and best practices across the Group
  • Keep abreast of best practices around and identify process improvements

  • Degree/professional qualification in Finance, Business or Accountancy
  • Some experience in Finance Operations, preferably in implementing changes to system and to data management processes
  • Graduates from other academic disciplines or with no relevant experience including fresh graduates but have a strong interest in an operations role will be considered
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and some knowledge of IT related tools
  • Open-minded to ad hoc projects/assignments in different aspects of the operations
  • Strong interest in planning and execution of processes as well as in troubleshooting processes
  • Good communication skills to engage business partners in implementing initiatives and processes
  • Good writing skills
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