Senior Accountant, Accounts Receivable - DFS5218123 in Singapore at DFS

Date Posted: 8/20/2018

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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:
1. Responsible for all key aspects of the Accounts Receivable function
2. Provide leadership and guidance to members of the team
3. Ensure timely resolution of issues and queries
4. Ensure procedures are in compliance with prevailing corporate policies, and regulatory requirements
5. To liaise and follow up with vendors and customers relating to billings and collections
6. Actively assist the team in collections and resolving issues
7. Review monthly balance sheet schedules and ensure adequate follow-up of aged items
8. Review and/or prepare monthly reports on receivables and collections
9. Monitor aged invoices and bad debts provisions to ensure adequate follow-up and initiate write-off when necessary
10. Standardize processes and implement best practices
11. Review processes periodically to ensure effectiveness and efficiency
12. Prepare ad hoc reports and participate in projects
13. Liaise with internal and external auditors as necessary
14. Partner with Accounting Support on process improvements and changes
15. Resource planning & staff development
16. 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