Senior Accountant, Accounts Receivable - DFS5218123 in Singapore at DFS

Date Posted: 10/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The incumbent will work with the team to perform the daily operations and ensure timely closing of accounts during month-end.

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for all key aspects of the Accounts Receivable 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
• To liaise and follow up with vendors and customers relating to billings and collections
• Actively assist the team in collections and resolving issues
• Review monthly balance sheet schedules and ensure adequate follow-up of aged items
• Review and/or prepare monthly reports on receivables and collections
• Monitor aged invoices and bad debts provisions to ensure adequate follow-up and initiate write-off when necessary
• 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 Accounting Support on process improvements and changes
• 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 or Big 4 Audit Firms)
• 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