Accounting Controller (SG entity)

Job Title: Accounting Controller (SG entity)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD120,000-SGD140,000
Reference: MS/AC/P/SG
Contact Name: Mehul Shah
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 23, 2020 18:33

Job Description

  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • Work for a global leader that is still rapidly growing
  • Attractive remuneration

My client, a leading US Payments company, are looking for an individual to be a key member of the International Controllership team, responsible for maintaining and driving controllership rigor and discipline and ensuring statutory and regulatory compliance for the Singapore entity.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Preparation of monthly financial reports and analytics to support a structured risk-based monthly financial review
  • Work closely with shared services team to ensure transactions are recorded in compliance with US GAAP & IFFRS
  • Review business processes to improve/ strengthen internal controls and track remediation of control deficiencies
  • Work closely with tax, transfer pricing and Intercompany teams to ensure tax structure is appropriately operationalized
  • Support business team on new products - playing a key role in providing inputs during the build phase. Ensure sustainable processes and controls are setup to support new product introduction in local markets.
  • Ensure new regulations and changes are incorporated and operationalized in a timely manner to support growth

Key Requirements 

  • Degree educated, ideally with a CA or CPA qualification
  • Preferably Big 4 trained with at least 7+ years of experience in a relevant accounting role, with strong exposure to US GAAP and IFRS
  • Fluency in Thai language or other Southeast Asian languages is preferable
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to deal effectively with a variety of stakeholders
  • In-depth understanding of the Singapore market, and its regulations and practices.
  • Familiar with use of SAP system and BW tools


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