NewMarket Services

Accountant

Location SG-Singapore
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

This position is based in Singapore and directly supports the Singapore Senior Accounting Supervisor in delivering the full spectrum of accounting, reporting, tax and controlling functions for Afton Singapore.  Afton Singapore is the Asia Pacific headquarter and its operation encompasses manufacturing activities in Singapore and sales activities in ASEAN countries, South Korea and P. R. China (USD customers). 

Responsibilities

  1. Supports the supervisor to deliver timely and highly accurate accounting and reporting of Afton Singapore operations including accounts receivables application, fixed asset accounting (for Singapore corporate office), general ledger close and tax accounting.
  2. Directly participates in the process to ensure compliance for audit, income tax, indirect taxes, transfer pricing, governmental survey and other statutory compliance.
  3. Handles lease accounting and also champions as the Asia Pacific regional administrator.
  4. Backup for accounts payable automated invoice processing in Readsoft/Medius, processing of employee expense claim in Concur and fixed asset accounting for manufacturing plant.
  5. Supports system implementation and upgrades.
  6. Participates in project or process improvements, within finance or cross-functionally.

Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE MINIMUMS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance or equivalent and a recognized professional accounting qualification.
  • At least 5 years of working experience in public accounting and related accounting area, with preferably 3 years of experience in handling full set of accounts.
  • Professional working and up-to-date knowledge of US GAAP (General accepted accounting principles) and/or International FRS (Financial reporting standards).
  • Well-versed in major ERP system such as SAP and Microsoft office applications (especially Microsoft Excel).
  • Prior working experience in multinational environment within a chemical trading and manufacturing industry would be an advantage.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Solutions driven while embracing dynamic working environment and able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Active engagement with stakeholders (including third party service provider) to drive positive outcomes and able to influence without authority.
  • Strong analytical skill and organizational ability to leverage on different resources to resolve complex accounting, system and process issues.
  • Team player across levels, functions and locations in a matrix organization cum multinational environment with effective communications skills.

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