Req ID:  151


Date:  05-Jan-2022

Senior Accountant

Job Description

  •  Lead a team of Finance Assistants and/or Finance Officers and ensure continual talent development.
  •  Timely and effective handling of month-end close processes of designated business functions, while ensuring that various timelines throughout the year are met.
  • Preparation and review of monthly management and financial reports.
  • Timely and accurate preparation/review of internal and external schedules/reports.
  • Prepare/review cash flow forecasts
  • Provide guidance to the team on the preparation and review of balance sheet reconciliations, between subledgers and general ledgers, or for other general ledger balances such as provisions, inventory and accruals etc to ensure completeness, accuracy, and prompt follow-up on action items.
  • Provide support and respond to queries from business functions on a timely basis. Co-ordinate and work with other departments/functions to accomplish objectives.
  • Identify areas with exposure to risk/potential risk in the designated business divisions and suggest solutions to mitigate the risks.
  • Ensure compliance with DFS accounting policies and internal control procedures.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors as well as other outside parties as required.
  • Ensure that working papers, schedules, correspondences and other documentation meet quality assurance tests and are in line with DFS best practices.
  • 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 or Finance or equivalent
  • 4 – 6 years of experience, preferably with some commercial experience.
  • General Ledger and consolidation experience preferred
  • CA/CPA qualified
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge if IFRS
  • People management skills will be an advantage

DFS is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy and practice to employ, promote and treat all employees and applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency and to provide all employees with a workplace that is free of discrimination. Employment decisions are based on qualifications such as education, work experience and talent, and are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis protected by law.