Senior Accountant, Functional Controller - DFS5218400 in Singapore at DFS

投稿された日付 6/10/2021



The functional controller team is responsible for the accounting, analysis and reporting of the financials of specific functions within the group. The candidate should display a strong understanding of accounting standards, have critical thinking skills and understanding of internal controls, and possess excellent communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:

• Timely and effective handling of month-end close, hard-close, fast-close and year-end close processes of designated business divisions.
• Lead a team of Finance Assistant and/or Finance Officer and ensure continual talent development.
• Responsible for the preparation and review of monthly management and financial reports.
• Responsible for timely and accurate preparation/ review of internal and external schedules/reports.
• Prepare/review cash flow forecasts and ensure fund transfer requests are in line with Corporate Treasury policies.
• Guide the team with regards to account reconciliation of sub ledgers to general ledger and other balance sheet reconciliations such as banks/inventory etc for completeness and accuracy and follow-up on action items.
• Identify areas with exposure to risk/potential risk in the designated business divisions. Suggest solutions to mitigate the risks.
• Ensure that working papers, schedules, correspondences and other documentation meet quality assurance tests and are in line with DFS best practices.
• Provide support and respond to queries from divisions on a timely basis. Co-ordinate and work with other departments/functions to accomplish objectives.
• Ensure compliance with DFS accounting policies and internal control procedures.
• Liaise with internal and external auditors as well as other outside parties as required.
• Work closely with other departments to implement/set up accounting changes, new businesses, etc. Keep abreast of on-going accounting and reporting changes in IFRS and local reporting standards.
• Lead/ participate in ad hoc projects as assigned.

Key Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting
• 4 – 6 years of experience, preferably with some commercial experience.
• 1 to 2 years of FPA and managerial experience
• General ledger and consolidation experience preferred.