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Senior Accountant, Accounts Payable - DFS5218146 in Singapore at DFS

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

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Job Description

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

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for all key aspects of the Accounts Payable function
• 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
• Review processes periodically to ensure effectiveness and efficiency
• Prepare ad hoc reports and participate in projects
• Liaise with internal and external auditors as necessary
• Partner with specialists on process improvements
• Support tax/legal reporting requirements
• Resource planning & staff development
• Prepare/Review KPI reports

Key Requirements:

• At least a Bachelor Degree in Accounting or equivalent
• At least 6 years relevant working experience (preferably from a MNC environment)
• People management experience is a must
• CPA or CA membership are desired
• Must be proficient in MS Excel/computer savvy, SAP experience is an advantage
• Strong command of written and spoken English is required