Senior Account/Finance Executive

Location Singapore
Discipline Accounting & Audit
Job Reference BBBH127627_1683189248
Salary S$4000 - S$5000 per month
Consultant Name Kang Abelene Marianne Mrs Rozario Abelene Marianne
Consultant Email
Consultant Contact No. 6551 5320
EA License No. 02C3423
Consultant Registration No. R2089914

Senior Account/Finance Executive

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reviewing terms in intellectual property (IP)-related agreements (e.g. licensing agreements, inter-institutional joint IP management agreements and technology development agreements) to determine required compliance follow-up actions
  • Liaising with licensee companies on reporting obligations, collection of licensing fees and reimbursement of patent costs
  • Monitoring and following up with licensee companies on overdue invoices and implementing instalment payment plans as necessary to assist licensee companies to clear overdue invoices
  • Liaising with finance for the timely invoicing of external parties for payments due under IP-related agreements and other finance-related matters such as the monthly debtors' aging report, making provisions for doubtful debts and writing-off of bad debts
  • Managing the distribution of licensing revenue to IP joint owners, collaborators/sponsors, departments
  • Working with technology managers on the follow-up with licensee companies on non-financial obligations / performance milestones in IP-related agreements
  • Analysing and interpreting statistical results and providing reports to various stakeholders on commercialisation revenues received and distributed and patent costs recovery
  • Ensuring proper documentation and prompt and accurate data entry for patent invoices, invoices for licensing fees and patent cost reimbursement, and distributions of licensing revenue, into the Sophia Knowledge Management System for the tracking and reporting of licensing revenue and expenses


  • Prior experience in (technology) licensing/compliance practice, as well as the ability to appreciate and interpret agreement terms
  • Working experience in Accounts Receivable/Collections
  • Minimum Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business related discipline
  • Good working knowledge of an ERP System, SAP is a plus
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Good working knowledge of Sophia Knowledge Management System or other IP and contracts databases will be a plus
  • Good working knowledge of the patent prosecution process and/or intellectual property licensing
  • Self-motivated individual, positive attitude & an effective team player
  • Pleasant with good communication, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and able to prioritize workload and meet strict deadlines

Kang Abelene Marianne Mrs Rozario Abelene Marianne

EA License No.: 02C3423 | Personnel Reg No.: R2089914

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