Assistant Accountant, Accounting & Reporting - DFS5218223 in Singapore at DFS

Date Posted: 6/24/2019

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Job Description

The person will assist the accountant in managing a team of other finance assistants and finance officers to perform the daily operations in GL section. He/she will prepare monthly journals for closing of accounts, monthly reconciliations of assigned GL scope of work, follow up duties on the schedules/enquiries and prepare financial statements. He/she will be actively involved in communications with different stakeholders and will also be required to review the tasks of the other finance assistants and finance officers. He/she will be given tasks that require analyzing skills.

Key Responsibilities:

• Ensure timely closing of monthly accounts for all divisions
• Month end financial analysis review
• Review monthly JVs, GL accounts reconciliations
• Ensure timely follow up actions on reconciliations
• Preparation of Financial Statements
• Assist in team development
• Perform ad-hoc assignments
• Partnering stakeholders in resolving issues in a timely manner
• Initiation and Implementation of new processes

Key Requirements:

• Bachelor of Accountancy/Accounting with 3-4 years of work experience in GL/full set of accounts.
• MNC exposure is desirable although not compulsory.
• Prior supervisory experience will be an advantage.
• Proficient in MS Office application, including World, Excel & Powerpoint. SAP experience will be an advantage.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.