APAC Finance & Accounting Assistant Manager (South District Office) [based in Alps Avenue]

SG-Singapore-Singapore (South District)
27 Aug 2019
27 Sep 2019
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Job Description


The South District Finance and Accounting Assistant Manager manages the daily activities of the Finance and Accounting department in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and UPS policies. He/She assists in the development and support of the staff in the execution of strategies designed to achieve financial objectives.


Manages Profitability Process

  • Analyzes and reports on district profitability to determine gaps and action plans.
  • Provide profitability information to the District Staff to assist the Business Planning Unit teams in developing the district strategy.
  • Creates and reports on the district business and profit plans to district, region, and Domestic BPU to support district non-operation and operational functions.
  • Oversees monthly district business plan close to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Serves as district liaison for ad hoc financial duties to ensure financial transactions are properly administered.

Monitors and Controls Costs

  • Creates business plans using historical data and forecasts to effectively plan district expenses and statistics.
  • Provides information to the district to explain accounting transactions and resolve planning issues and discrepancies.
  • Examines production variances to clarify gaps between operations reports and general ledger results.
  • Completes weekly cost estimates and monitors monthly expenses to accurately forecast cost results.
  • Initiates and processes journal entries to finalize monthly cost results.

Reviews Audit of Business Process Reviews

  • Reviews audit work papers and changes year over year to ensure compliance with new audit questions.
  • Communicates with departments on the audit progress and reviews areas of concern to ensure timely audit completion.
  • Oversees and completes audit to ensure accordance with audit guidelines.
  • Develops corrective action plans on audit exceptions to ensure exceptions are addressed.
  • Monitors the effectiveness of the corrective action plans monthly to rescore audit based on results.

Creates Performance Measurement Reports

  • Generates financial reports detailing the company’s operating performance by business unit to be included in monthly Business Plan Review books.
  • Verifies allocations with management of each business unit to ensure accuracy of data.
  • Identifies and explains variances (i.e., actual versus planned) to inform senior management of company performance.
  • Coordinates with the Duplication Center to format, assemble, and distribute Business Plan Review books to senior management.

Responds to Ad-hoc Report Requests

  • Creates custom queries and formulas to produce requested financial data (e.g., profit plan projections, prior month/year actual results, quarter outlook results, etc.) for senior management.
  • Updates system queries and formulas to produce custom reports for business unit management.
  • Runs system job requests to produce consolidated flash statements.

Supervises and Develops Others

  • Determines employees’ training needs to produce continuous development plans.
  • Provides on-going feedback and support to improve performance.
  • Conducts performance evaluations in a consistent, fair, and objective manner to encourage continuous performance improvement.
  • Holds others accountable to established performance levels to achieve individual and group goals.
  • Resolves individual and group performance issues in accordance with UPS’s policies and procedures in a timely manner to motivate and foster teamwork.


  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or any related field of study.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in similar capacity performing financial reporting and planning and project management is required.
  • Minimum 2 years of successful people management experience.
  • Require demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office Programs (MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, MS Access).
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and able to work well with people of all levels.
  • Ability to work independently with excellent interpersonal skill which includes conducting presentation to the top management.
  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Able to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities.
  • Able to travel occasionally (20% of the time) within the South District countries.

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