Accountant - Accounts Payable Merchandising - DFS5218415 in Singapore at DFS

Date Posted: 10/11/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The incumbent will lead the team to perform the daily operations in the Accounts Payable (Merchandise) function and ensure timely closing of the accounts during month-end.

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for all key aspects of the Accounts Payable function (including processes for inventory accounting)
• Provide leadership and guidance to members of the team
• Ensure timely resolution of issues and queries
• Ensure procedures are in compliance with prevailing corporate policies, and regulatory requirements
• Ensure all payment transactions are complete, accurate and processed in a timely manner
• Liaise with vendors and suppliers relating to invoices for payment
• Respond and follow up on internal and external parties’ issues and queries
• Actively assist the team in resolving payment issues
• Manage month-end/year-end AP closing procedures
• Review and supervise the team for reconciliations, reports, schedules and Statement of Accounts
• Ensure timely tax submission (GST/Withholding tax)
• Standardize processes and implement best practices for process improvements
• Review processes periodically to ensure effectiveness and efficiency
• Review and handle exceptions for Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and supplier invoice interface system IVI
• Prepare ad hoc reports and lead/participate in projects as assigned
• Liaise with internal and external auditors as necessary
• Support tax/legal reporting requirements
• Provide resource planning & staff development to the team
• Prepare/Review KPI reports

Key Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting
• 4 – 6 years of experience, preferably with some commercial experience.
• CPA or CA licenses or equivalent
• People management experience is a must