Technical Financial Accounting

SGD48000 - SGD66000 per annum
09 Oct 2018
16 Oct 2018
Contract type
Full time

About the Technical Accounting Role:

You will participate in technical accounting of month-end closing activities, reconciling premium bookings in the underwriting system as well as posting to the general ledger as well as checking and processing statements of account.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Computing and posting of unearned premium and deferred acquisition cost into the general ledger
  • Reconciling paid claim and claim reserve posting in the underwriting system and posting to the general ledger
  • Perform reconciliation between the technical and financial accounting systems
  • Reviewing and preparing of balance sheet schedule
  • Support in the quarterly close off checks (ageing, outstanding SOA, etc.) and cooperating closely with Reinsurance, Claims and External Actuarial teams
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate submission of quarterly and annual MAS reporting (including risk charge computation) in accordance to MAS regulatory requirements
  • Prepare the statutory accounts in accordance with Group's policy and SFRS requirements
  • Responsible for completing the annual and ad-hoc surveys from the local regulator (Survey of Services, GIA, Department of Statistics, MAS)
  • Preparation and submission of quarterly GST returns as well as annual corporate tax reporting for the company, ensuring proper tax filing, timely submission to IRAS and to resolve any outstanding issues with IRAS
  • Assist and prepare Head Office reporting on a monthly/quarterly basis
  • Consistently improving internal controls, business and system processes to improve efficiency within the department ensuring compliance with new accounting standard IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards)

To succeed in this Technical Financial Accounting role, you should have a good understanding of the insurance industry and MAS regulatory reporting standards.

Key Requirements:

  • A qualified Accountant with a bachelor's degree in Accountancy or Finance
  • Good understanding of the insurance industry and MAS regulatory reporting standards
  • Good understanding of technical accounting and an ability to apply technical aspects of local regulatory accounting
  • Driven, able to work independently in an efficient manner and keen to take on new responsibilities
  • Experience preparing audit files, statutory financial statements, regulatory returns and liaising with external auditors

This global insurance firm is a well-recognised brand that offers a range of exciting and diverse career possibilities.

If you are driven and seek the right opportunity to take your career forward, this Technical Financial Accounting job is the role for you. You will be part of a positive working environment that values beliefs and aspirations.

Apply today to discuss this exciting opportunity.

Robert Walters (Singapore) Pte Ltd

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