Accountant I (Global Accounting Center in Asia Region)

UPS Singapore Date Posted: 22-Jul-2017

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Job Category:
Corporate Finance, Audit & Taxation, Secretarial, Financial Controller, Accounting

Job Description

Reporting to General Ledger Supervisor, the Accountant I is responsible for maintaining accuracy of the financial statements for multiple legal entities:-
 
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for monthly closing activities; preparation and recording of all journal entries, in accordance to US Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (“US GAAP”) and local statutory requirements. Ensure that accounting transactions are properly supported, recorded, and reported
  • Preparation of monthly variance analysis including correlation to operational results and interaction with operational business units
  • Timely and accurate preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations as part of internal control to assess and mitigate balance sheet risk
  • Identifies and follows up on areas of concern within the reconciliation, develops corrective action plans where needed and ensures accounts are in good standing
  • Liaises with internal and external auditors
  • Preparation of audit documentation, account analysis, annual financial statements and related statutory reports for both US GAAP and local statutory requirement
  • Assists in General Ledger work transition and remediation from field locations into Shared Service site
  • Maintains internal controls including completing self-audits and adherence to compliance policies
  • Supports process improvement including recommendations for training and updates to procedures

  • Minimum Diploma in Accounting or Bachelor’s degree (obtained or in progress)   
  • Experience of General Ledger accounting or public accounting is preferable
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of accounting theory and principles
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Proactive and independent team player who enjoyed working in dynamic environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications especially Excel
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
Reporting to General Ledger Supervisor, the Accountant I is responsible for maintaining accuracy of the financial statements for multiple legal entities:-
 
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for monthly closing activities; preparation and recording of all journal entries, in accordance to US Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (“US GAAP”) and local statutory requirements. Ensure that accounting transactions are properly supported, recorded, and reported
  • Preparation of monthly variance analysis including correlation to operational results and interaction with operational business units
  • Timely and accurate preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations as part of internal control to assess and mitigate balance sheet risk
  • Identifies and follows up on areas of concern within the reconciliation, develops corrective action plans where needed and ensures accounts are in good standing
  • Liaises with internal and external auditors
  • Preparation of audit documentation, account analysis, annual financial statements and related statutory reports for both US GAAP and local statutory requirement
  • Assists in General Ledger work transition and remediation from field locations into Shared Service site
  • Maintains internal controls including completing self-audits and adherence to compliance policies
  • Supports process improvement including recommendations for training and updates to procedures

  • Minimum Diploma in Accounting or Bachelor’s degree (obtained or in progress)   
  • Experience of General Ledger accounting or public accounting is preferable
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of accounting theory and principles
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Proactive and independent team player who enjoyed working in dynamic environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications especially Excel
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply

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