Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Singapore
Salary: $4000 - $6000
Reference: JOB_378
Contact Name: Ashwini - R1986707
Job Published: September 06, 2019 09:44

Job Description

Our Client is an established multinational brand. They are an organization well known globally looking for a high calibre Senior Accountant to join its Singapore operation.


The Role:

A Senior Accountant’s responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of full accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has experience collaborating and/or managing a team of Accountants and Junior Accountants.


·         Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable

·         Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results

·         Analyze financial information and summarize financial status

·         Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending

·         Provide technical support and advice on Management accountant

·         Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures

·         Manage team of Accountants and Junior Accountants

·         Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process

·         Provide input into department’s goal setting process

·         Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule

·         Assist with tax audits and tax returns

·         Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance

·         Plan, assign and review work by team of accountants and or junior accountants

·         Support month-end and year-end close process

·         Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

·         Ensure compliance with GAAP principles

·         Liaise with our Financial manager and Accounting manager to improve financial procedures



·         Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

·         Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) preferred

·         Minimum of 4 years’ experience with a proven track record as a financial controller, accounting supervisor, chief or senior accountant

·         Thorough knowledge of basic full accounting procedures

·         In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

·         Awareness of business trends

·         Familiarity with financial accounting statements

·         Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process

·         Hands-on experience with accounting software packages

·         Hands-on experience with SAP S/4HANA accounting module an advantage

·         Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables

·         Accuracy and attention to detail

·         Aptitude for numbers and good quantitative skills


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