General Ledger Accountant

Singapore, Singapore

Job Reference 1183614

Location Singapore, Singapore

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Financial & Accounting

Job Type Permanent

Date Added January 13, 2023

Airswift has an opportunity for a General Ledger Accountant to work in Singapore. 
 
Reporting to the Head of Accounting, Finance and Control, the objective of the accountant is to -prepare the monthly management accounts and year-end statutory accounts and audit as well as reconcile the company’s balance sheet and P&L accounts.

Main Key Responsibilities
Tasks and responsibilities may vary and develop as the role and business progresses, thus the list in not to be considered exhaustive:
 
  • Ensuring that major control accounts are aligned to underlying transactions and that these are in line with applicable accounting standards and chart of accounts, following company SAP rules as required.
  • Prepare and post journals, maintain accruals and prepayments.
  • Apply correction to anomalies found, create accounting entries.
  • Check and follow up on payments, create and liquidate annual declarations.
  • Preparation of VAT returns and Government statistical returns.
  • Maintain Fixed Asset summaries and reports.
  • Analysis for review of General Ledger accounts as required, including depreciation and amortization forecasts.
  • Checking the monthly accounting and analyzing the transfer to the payroll computer chain.
  • Verify and follow up on payments, create and liquidate annual declarations, capitalize Fixed Assets as required.
  • Support the company’s Internal Control Systems management of compensative controls over the Financial Reporting.


Qualifications and Experience
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or related major
  • 5+ years’ experience in accounting
  • Ability to identify issues and make recommendations to improve process/procedures.
  • Ability to challenge the current status-quo and take leadership to drive improvement.
  • Adaptable, willing to learn, high level of integrity and ownership with good communication skills.
  • Strong teamwork skills promoting a positive team-based environment.
  • Good understanding of taxation principles (both direct and indirect taxes)
  • Good knowledge of Office suite
  • Previous knowledge of SAP system
  • Good client service skills
  • Attention to details and accuracy
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