UPS ASIA GROUP PTE LTD

Accountant Assistant Manager - (Global Accounting Center in Asia Region)

Location
Singapore (SG)
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
04 Oct 2018
Closes
04 Nov 2018
Ref
049463

The GAC Assistant Manager is responsible for the accuracy of company financial statements for multiple legal entities.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the monthly closing activities in accordance to US Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (“US GAAP”) and local statutory requirements

  • Reviews monthly variance analysis including correlation to operational results and interaction with operational business units;

  • Reviews monthly reconciliations to ensure high quality compliance with US GAAP and local GAAP standards

  • Identifies and documents areas of concern within the reconciliation and develops corrective action plans where needed

  • Review self-audits to implement process improvement action plans

  • Manages transition of GL work from field locations into the GAC

  • Evaluates compliance with US GAAP and local GAAP methods; applies accounting knowledge to complex or unusual contexts; establishes company accounting controls and procedures; anticipates and addresses the impact of new accounting practices; advises others on accounting principles and practices

  • Liaises with internal and external auditors

  • Responsible for audit documentation, account analysis, annual financial statements and related statutory reports for both US GAAP and local statutory requirement;

  • Will manage a team of staff accountants to support region internal customer service goals meeting pre-established metrics

Competencies

  • Evaluates compliance to GAAP methods; applies accounting knowledge to complex or unusual contexts; establishes company accounting controls and procedures; anticipates and addresses the impact of new accounting practices.

  • Anticipates industry, financial, and global trends impacting UPS and customers’ organizations; identifies strategic recommendations based on anticipated trends; uses detailed understanding of customers’ functions, structures, and business models to make supply chain recommendations.

  • Recalls specific, accurate information about events or conversations; develops tools, such as an issues database, for capturing details or records management processes to maintain detailed documentation; transitions between abstract concepts or ideas and concrete activities or work with ease; maintains documentation that support the completion of work and retention of details/decisions.

  • Applies advanced financial analysis techniques to draw conclusions from financial data; understands and evaluates implications of alternatives; make decisions on an appropriate course of action.

  • Addresses and resolves issues impacting information systems reporting; looks for ways to minimize report generation and required storage; modifies existing report formats; creates and interprets customized reports; integrates data, information, and documents from multiple software programs; writes more complex report queries.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required

  • 3-5 years of experience in GL accounting or public accounting required

  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills required

  • Chartered Accountant or Certified Public Accountant required

  • Experience in an accounting shared service environment preferred

  • Background in GL work migration preferred

  • Multiple languages proficiency would be an added advantage

 

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