Accountant (9-month Contract/Changi Business Park)

Location Singapore
Discipline Accounting & Audit
Job Reference BBBH125216_1678781074
Salary Negotiable
Consultant Name Yvonne Ong
Consultant Email
Consultant Contact No. 6232 8811
EA License No. 02C3423
Consultant Registration No. R1549551

The role will be based in Singapore and will support the accounting function for the Asia Pacific ("APAC) region, which manages a total of 13 entities across 6 different countries in APAC. The key responsibilities for this role will include the following:

  • Managing the General Ledger, Intercompany, Fixed Assets and Cash Management functions for the entities in the APAC region.
  • Carry out full spectrum of month end closing activities and ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies and local statutory laws and regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with both US GAAP and local Accounting Standards in respective countries.
  • Liaising with internal tax department and external consultants on tax issues, tax compliance and tax audits.
  • Acting as local process owner for General Ledger, Fixed Assets and Treasury.
  • Work closely with external auditors, external tax agents, and partner with Company's Tax & Legal Departments to meet statutory audit and tax requirements for APAC region; and internal auditors for any SOX/operational audits.
  • Liaise and co-ordinate with external auditors on local statutory audits.
  • Actively participate in SAP system implementation and process improvement projects.
  • Undertake ad hoc projects as assigned.
  • Liaising with outsource payroll vendor
  • Reviewing of payroll data and preparing payroll journal
  • Support payroll audit
  • Answering employees' questions and concerns regarding payroll
  • Manages and oversees all aspects on payroll
  • Have a good understanding on APAC Regional Payroll Processing.


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or equivalent qualification.
  • Chartered Accountant / Certified Public Accountant would be desirable.
  • Possess 5 years of minimum relevant working experience with at least 2 years in fast-paced MNC environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Powerpoint) and familiarity with Oracle ERP system is desirable.
  • Excellent knowledge in US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Experience in Managing Payroll Processing & Payroll Vendor is a plus.
  • Ability to work within a dynamic cross-functional team environment.
  • Meticulous and able to work with minimum supervision.

Yvonne Ong EA License No.: 02C3423 Personnel Registration No.: R1549551

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