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Singapore Accounting Manager - VP

KS Talent Solutions
Singapore
Posted 4 days ago Permanent market rate
Komal
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Komal Mehta
Singapore
My client a leading asset manager is looking for a solid finance professional with excellent communication skills. This is a newly created role and would be part of a global finance team based in the US and Europe. Candidates must have SFRS and Local regulatory experience from the financial services industry.

Singapore Accounting Manager
The Finance team provides a broad range of timely, accurate, relevant, and objective financial information, advice, and services to its business partners while adhering to the highest professional and ethical standards.

Responsibilities:

As the Singapore Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for corporate accounting matters for Singapore and other Asia-based entities as needed. You’ll join a diverse and global team of problem solvers, innovators, and analytical thinkers as we maintain high standards for business service and help position the firm for the future.

Specifically, you will:

  • Be responsible for all aspects of the accounting requirements for the Firm’s Singapore management company, including performing and overseeing:
  • Day-to-day and month-end accounting processes
  • The annual financial statement audit process
  • Tax filings in coordination with the Tax team
  • Regulatory and other statutory reporting, including periodic filings with the MAS in Singapore
  • Compliance with regulatory capital, tax, and other requirements
  • Forecasting and strategic initiatives
  • Think dynamically, collaboratively, strategically, and globally to help the team manage risk, enhance processes, and solve problems
  • Provide thought leadership on emerging accounting, regulatory, and tax topics
  • Continuously improve processes to increase efficiencies, enhance controls, and create additional employee capacity
  • Provide superior customer service through financial transparency, anticipating future requirements, proactive recommendations, and partnerships with other departments and functions which lead to successful results for the Firm
  • Interact frequently and develop close relationships with senior members of the U.S. and international management teams, as well as regulators and local accounting, legal, and tax firms
  • Present financial updates and strategic initiatives at board meetings for our APAC management companies and local and international management committees
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with auditors and advisory firms in all APAC locations.

What’s required
We’re looking for a highly motivated professional with big ideas, who want to make an impact, and who will help drive a culture of integrity and excellence. This role requires you to serve as a strategic partner while also rolling up your sleeves and doing the work. Here’s what else you’ll need:

  • 7 to 10 years of accounting experience including IFRS, local GAAP, and accounting policy
  • Work flexibility to accommodate communication with the U.S. and European-based counterparts periodically
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting
  • Experience with regulatory reporting for regulated companies in Singapore
  • Experience managing accounting processes in foreign currencies
  • Highly proactive and organized
  • Exceptional project management skills and the ability to properly prioritize and manage the expectations of numerous stakeholders
  • Apply risk assessment techniques to analyze problems and focus on critical components
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong data analysis skills/experience
  • Strong experience with monthly close processes and process/systems re-engineering
  • Ability to think “outside the box” while maintaining a high degree of internal control
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standard

If you are keen please feel free to connect with me at komal@kstalentsolutions.com. It will be great if you can share your updated resume with me. 

 

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