Accounting Manager (Maternity Cover)

Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
21 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
DANONE PLACE SINGAPOREAbout the RoleTaking on the Accounting Manager position, you are critical in bridging corporate activities in Singapore and aligning with company consolidation. The successful candidate must possess an understanding of Danone business priorities and be able to evaluate the competitive landscape. You will work to achieve results in a matrixed, culturally diverse organization and assimilate new information rapidly as business needs require while managing risks appropriately. Financial full compliance, transparency & accuracy in reporting and visible efficiencies (value-add) in all the processes are the key achievements expected of you.Key interactions internally include (not limited to) : Group Consolidation and tax team, Corporate Financial Control and Asia Pacific CBS and CBU Team.Key external relationships include (not limited to) : External Auditors

This is a 6-months contract position.

About the Job
  • Ensure compliance of financial statements with Group rules for management accounts and local rules for Statutory accounts
  • Provide all accounting information necessary for local regulations (i.e, tax and legal requirements)
  • Coordinate with Asia corporate companies to deliver an accurate and timely monthly rolling forecast and closing process, including the preparation of the consolidated report and analysis on significant movement
  • Act as key contact for all corporate financial reporting queries, provide coordination and advise on reporting matters

About You
  • Accounting degree or equivalent from a well-known university (ACCA/CPA qualification is a plus)
  • Knowledge of auditing principles and practices
  • Thorough Knowledge of SAP
  • A minimum of 6 years' experience in the management of accounting systems, budgets & forecast and financial reporting
  • Big 4 experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of Singapore Company's Act, Singapore GAAP and Singapore Tax Laws
  • Ability to work independently and strong sense of responsibility and ownership
  • Good spoken & written Mandarin is a plus (To communicate with Mandarin speaking stakeholders)

About UsDanone is a global food company holding top positions in healthy food through its three businesses Essential Dairy and Plant-based products, Waters, and Specialised Nutrition. Its mission, bringing health through food to as many people as possible, embodies commitment to human progress and business success. This gives meaning to the work of our 100,000 Danoners worldwide on an everyday basis.A healthy body needs healthy food. And healthy food needs a healthy planet. This is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies.For passionate people looking for autonomy and exciting career opportunities, Danone truly has something special inside!#LI-DPS

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