Finance Management Trainee (Accounting and Tax) #SGUnitedTraineeships

Illumina Singapore Pte. Ltd
Singapore, Singapore
USD 2,500.00
22 Oct 2020
28 Oct 2020
Traineeships Program:

Make a difference and be part of something bigger. Experience the breathtaking pace of genomic innovation through our collaboration with Workforce Singapore (WSG) in conjunction with SGUnited Traineeships Program.

Illumina is offering traineeship opportunities to Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents. During this 9-month program, you will have the chance to undergo professional and on-the-job training and experience working as an integrated member of the Illumina team.

The traineeships program includes a monthly stipend of up to $2,500, depending on your qualifications and role, as well as attractive benefits including annual leave and medical benefits.

Join the Illumina-SGUnited Traineeships Program today!

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Position Summary:

The Finance Management Trainee program presents an opportunity for applicants to learn fundamental strategic and operational finance skills for a possible career in accounting and finance. This position reports to the Senior Manager, Accounting and will be part of the Finance and Accounting team. The trainee will need to collaborate closely with the team members to assist in the preparation work for quarterly and annual plan for revenue and operating expenses and be involved in month-end closing processes. The trainee will also have hands-on experience processing for transactional accounting and tax, documentation of key accounting processes and be involved in a variety of finance related projects.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Develop basic accounting and reconciliation skills through daily operational and month end close activities.
  • Acquire the knowledge and operational skills on highly adopted financial systems in the market such as SAP ERP and Blackline.
  • Develop good communication skills to engage stakeholders professionally, especially remote stakeholders with the new working arrangement.
  • Acquire basic knowledge and understanding of Singapore GST
  • Application of GST regulations on Vertex (tax engine used to drive indirect taxes logic) and SAP.

Position Requirements:
  • Customer service focused and team player.
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with various levels of employees, management and external consultants.
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated and independent.
  • Proficient in MS-Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in business intelligence and data analytic tools will be a plus.

Preferred Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Banking, Economics or in Business related fields.

How to Apply:

To apply, you will need to submit your application on MyCareersFuture and Illumina Career Site. Please note that we will only be able to consider applicants who have submitted their application on both websites.

Illumina believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information.

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