Illumina Singapore Pte Ltd

Accounting Analyst, Accounts Receivable, Korea (Based in Singapore)

Illumina Singapore Pte Ltd Date Posted: 8-Jan-2018

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Do you want to make a difference? Illumina’s mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. If that inspires you, let’s talk. We’ve built a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration and openness, and established ourselves as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Our people and our technology change lives by driving advancements in life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging markets. Life at Illumina is about working with teammates who are deeply passionate about what we do, because we know that our work has the power to improve lives. We’re an established company with a track record of phenomenal growth. Just check out our investor events and presentations to learn about our financial accomplishments. Our growth isn’t just in financials, we’ve been busy hiring the best and the brightest. Perhaps that’s why MIT has ranked Illumina near the top of its World’s Smartest Companies each of the last three years. If you thrive in a brilliant, fast-paced, and mission-driven environment, Illumina is the place for you. Join the journey of a lifetime. Join Illumina.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible to check and verify accounts receivable records, prepares invoices run, posts ledger and general journal entries, and/or balances accounts receivable records.  The person is to use automated systems to input data, generate reports, and respond to AR related inquiries.  From time to time, he/she need to reconcile accounts and maintain a complete and systematic set of transactions in a specific phase of Accounting. 


This position reports directly to Accounting Manager and is based in Singapore.



Tasks and Responsibilities:


Job duties include but not limited to:-


Accounts Receivable – Transactions:

  • Daily processing of cash receipts and postings to customer accounts, including payments made by credit card, lockbox and branch deposits as well as other adjustments to customer accounts for credits/debits and account write-offs
  • Identify issues with billing, pricing or other customer service areas. Escalate issues and approvals as appropriate.
  • Review a variety of reports, documents and on-line data systems to research problems.
  • Perform ongoing maintenance to Customer Master Date (Address Book) by adding, editing and/or inactivating customers as requested by the Customer Service Team.
  • Perform reconciliations to the general ledger and other month-end procedures
  • Liaise with internal teams and follow up on VAT invoices with external service providers
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to assume increasing responsibilities in a rapidly-changing environment
  • Seek opportunities for process improvement including documenting processes and workflows and cost savings initiatives
  • Ad-hoc Accounts Payable support as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Accounts Receivable – Credit and Collections:

  • Reviewing open accounts for collection efforts. Making outbound collection calls/ emails in a professional manner while keeping and improving customer relations.
  • Resolve any queries relating to clients invoicing
  • Documentation of customers and collections in ERP and management of customer maintenance.
  • Assistance/ Prepare general ledger reconciliations
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to assume increasing responsibilities in a rapidly-changing environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Education:

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Accounting/Finance/Business

Preferred Experience:

  • Fluent in both Korean and English is a must (write/speak/read)
  • More than 2 years of relevant experience for Diploma holder or at least 1 years for Degree holder
  • SAP or Oracle experience is preferred
  • Customer service focused and team player
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all 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 with minimum supervision


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.
Do you want to make a difference? Illumina’s mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. If that inspires you, let’s talk. We’ve built a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration and openness, and established ourselves as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Our people and our technology change lives by driving advancements in life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging markets. Life at Illumina is about working with teammates who are deeply passionate about what we do, because we know that our work has the power to improve lives. We’re an established company with a track record of phenomenal growth. Just check out our investor events and presentations to learn about our financial accomplishments. Our growth isn’t just in financials, we’ve been busy hiring the best and the brightest. Perhaps that’s why MIT has ranked Illumina near the top of its World’s Smartest Companies each of the last three years. If you thrive in a brilliant, fast-paced, and mission-driven environment, Illumina is the place for you. Join the journey of a lifetime. Join Illumina.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible to check and verify accounts receivable records, prepares invoices run, posts ledger and general journal entries, and/or balances accounts receivable records.  The person is to use automated systems to input data, generate reports, and respond to AR related inquiries.  From time to time, he/she need to reconcile accounts and maintain a complete and systematic set of transactions in a specific phase of Accounting. 


This position reports directly to Accounting Manager and is based in Singapore.



Tasks and Responsibilities:


Job duties include but not limited to:-


Accounts Receivable – Transactions:

  • Daily processing of cash receipts and postings to customer accounts, including payments made by credit card, lockbox and branch deposits as well as other adjustments to customer accounts for credits/debits and account write-offs
  • Identify issues with billing, pricing or other customer service areas. Escalate issues and approvals as appropriate.
  • Review a variety of reports, documents and on-line data systems to research problems.
  • Perform ongoing maintenance to Customer Master Date (Address Book) by adding, editing and/or inactivating customers as requested by the Customer Service Team.
  • Perform reconciliations to the general ledger and other month-end procedures
  • Liaise with internal teams and follow up on VAT invoices with external service providers
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to assume increasing responsibilities in a rapidly-changing environment
  • Seek opportunities for process improvement including documenting processes and workflows and cost savings initiatives
  • Ad-hoc Accounts Payable support as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Accounts Receivable – Credit and Collections:

  • Reviewing open accounts for collection efforts. Making outbound collection calls/ emails in a professional manner while keeping and improving customer relations.
  • Resolve any queries relating to clients invoicing
  • Documentation of customers and collections in ERP and management of customer maintenance.
  • Assistance/ Prepare general ledger reconciliations
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to assume increasing responsibilities in a rapidly-changing environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Education:

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Accounting/Finance/Business

Preferred Experience:

  • Fluent in both Korean and English is a must (write/speak/read)
  • More than 2 years of relevant experience for Diploma holder or at least 1 years for Degree holder
  • SAP or Oracle experience is preferred
  • Customer service focused and team player
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all 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 with minimum supervision


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.

Company Overview

Illumina Singapore Pte Ltd
Illumina Singapore Pte Ltd
Do you want to make a difference? Illumina’s mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. If that inspires you, let’s talk. We’ve built a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration and openness, and established ourselves as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Our people and our technology change lives by driving advancements in life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging markets. We are deeply passionate about what we do, because we know that our work has the power to improve lives. We’re an established company with a track record of phenomenal growth. Our revenue grew from $10 million in 2002 to approximately $2.4 billion in 2016. Our growth isn’t just revenue, we’ve been hiring the best and the brightest. Perhaps that’s why MIT has ranked Illumina near the top of its “World’s Smartest Companies” list each of the last three years. If you thrive in a brilliant, fast-paced, and mission-driven en