Accountant (Global Accounting Center in Asia Region)

Singapore, Changi South
$3800 onwards plus overtime
10 May 2023
10 Jun 2023
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Contract type
Full time

UPS is the world largest package delivery company with a 2022 Revenue of USD 100.3 billion, ranked 34 in 2023 Fortune 500 listing. We are also the 7th largest employer in America with a global headcount of more than 500,000 employees.   Globally Accounting Center in Singapore act as a Business Partner to UPS subsidiaries and associate companies across Asia Pacific and China. We bring together a diverse pool of qualified accountants, specialists and managers operating in a Shared Service Accounting environment, to perform key accounting services , manages statutory audit & tax reporting, compliance work and solutioning to the businesses.

We are ACCA Gold Approved Employer for Trainee & Professional Development as well as CPA Australia Recognized Employer Partner.    

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Job Description:

Job Summary

Reporting to the GAC SG ACR Tower Assistant Manager, the accountant is responsible for maintaining accuracy of the financial statements for multiple legal entities:-

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Liaises with external auditors and external consultants to complete annual statutory audits
  • Prepares audit documentation, account analysis, annual financial statements and related statutory reports for both US GAAP and local statutory requirements
  • Responds to inquiries from stakeholders with explanations referencing local GAAP by working closely with other stakeholders
  • Prepares Statutory Accounting and Reporting (STAR) package and complete checklist
  • Prepares local GAAP journal entries required for financial statements (US GAAP to local GAAP) while ensuring that these transactions are properly supported, recorded and reported
  • For issues identified through statutory audit or internal audits (such as SOX audit and self-audit), identifies root causes, develops corrective action plans and ensures plans are carried out on a timely basis
  • Responsible for monthly closing activities which includes preparation of monthly balance sheet risk review (BSRR) reports and variance analysis including correlation to operational results and interaction with operational business units
  • Serves as a partner to business owners of assigned entities and facilitate monthly pre/post close calls
  • Prepares timely and accurate monthly balance sheet reconciliations as part of internal control to assess and mitigate balance sheet risk
  • Identifies and follows up on areas of concern within the reconciliation, develops corrective action plans where needed and ensures accounts are in good standing
  • Supports process improvement including recommendations for training and updates to new/existing processes
  • Supports preparation of government surveys for statistical reporting
  • Prepares other reports including non-recurring entry (NE) reporting

Requirement for the position:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Possesses at least 2 years relevant experience in accounting or internal audit or public accounting in any industries
  • Ability to apply accounting theory and principles is mandatory
  • Attention to detail and possesses good analytical, problem-solving skills
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills to work collaboratively with different stakeholders and remote teams
  • Proactive and independent team player who enjoys working in dynamic environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications especially Excel

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