DFS Venture Singapore Pte Ltd

Finance Assistant (Accounting & Reporting)

DFS Venture Singapore Pte Ltd Date Posted: 9-Nov-2017

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Job Nature:
Permanent
Position Level:
Entry Level, Experienced
Qualification:
Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

Job ID: DFS521857 

The person will work with a team of other finance assistants to perform the daily operations in GL section. He/she will prepare monthly journals for closing of accounts and prepare monthly reconciliations of assigned GL scope of work and perform follow up duties on the schedules/enquiries.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • The incumbent handles Division balance sheet reconciliations, accruals and preparation of statutory and (or) contractual reports.
  • Other responsibilities include year-end reporting, tax packages, client assistance packages, MCS general ledger close and analysis/explanation of P&L trend during the monthly close process
  • Posting of journal entries and ensure completeness of monthly financial close
  • Perform MCS/PIB close
  • Prepare balance sheet schedules for division and ensure issues are timely resolved with division
  • Monitor and clear Open-Item-Managed (OIM) accounts balances
  • Co-ordinate with AR on sublease billings and settlements
  • Provide responsive support to division and other teams in day to day operations.
  • Work with and assist accountant/manager in resolving teething issues and streamline processes especially for new business
  • Upload journal entries on behalf of division local finance team
  • Other ad hoc projects as assigned


ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Day to day operations
  • Timeliness and meeting deadlines
  • Punctuality

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor of Accountancy/Accounting (GL/full set experience will be considered favorably)


Work Experience
  • MNC exposure is desirable although not compulsory.


Licenses/Certifications required

  • Critical knowledge & skills including tools, software applications, language, etc.
  • Computer proficiency in Excel, SAP experience is an advantage
  • Good communications and writing skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Willing to work overtime
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines


Other Qualifications / Core Competencies

  • Customer Focus
  • Ethics & Values
  • Functional Tech Skills
  • Informing
  • Integrity & trust
  • Perseverance
  • Personal Disclosure
  • Self-Knowledge
  • Technical Learning
  • Time Management

Working Conditions / Environment 

  • Regular 40 hours per week, may be required from time to time, to work any additional hours (or on occasions on weekends or holidays) the Company considers necessary to meet its business needs.


Job ID: DFS521857 

The person will work with a team of other finance assistants to perform the daily operations in GL section. He/she will prepare monthly journals for closing of accounts and prepare monthly reconciliations of assigned GL scope of work and perform follow up duties on the schedules/enquiries.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • The incumbent handles Division balance sheet reconciliations, accruals and preparation of statutory and (or) contractual reports.
  • Other responsibilities include year-end reporting, tax packages, client assistance packages, MCS general ledger close and analysis/explanation of P&L trend during the monthly close process
  • Posting of journal entries and ensure completeness of monthly financial close
  • Perform MCS/PIB close
  • Prepare balance sheet schedules for division and ensure issues are timely resolved with division
  • Monitor and clear Open-Item-Managed (OIM) accounts balances
  • Co-ordinate with AR on sublease billings and settlements
  • Provide responsive support to division and other teams in day to day operations.
  • Work with and assist accountant/manager in resolving teething issues and streamline processes especially for new business
  • Upload journal entries on behalf of division local finance team
  • Other ad hoc projects as assigned


ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Day to day operations
  • Timeliness and meeting deadlines
  • Punctuality

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor of Accountancy/Accounting (GL/full set experience will be considered favorably)


Work Experience
  • MNC exposure is desirable although not compulsory.


Licenses/Certifications required

  • Critical knowledge & skills including tools, software applications, language, etc.
  • Computer proficiency in Excel, SAP experience is an advantage
  • Good communications and writing skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Willing to work overtime
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines


Other Qualifications / Core Competencies

  • Customer Focus
  • Ethics & Values
  • Functional Tech Skills
  • Informing
  • Integrity & trust
  • Perseverance
  • Personal Disclosure
  • Self-Knowledge
  • Technical Learning
  • Time Management

Working Conditions / Environment 

  • Regular 40 hours per week, may be required from time to time, to work any additional hours (or on occasions on weekends or holidays) the Company considers necessary to meet its business needs.


Company Overview

DFS Venture Singapore Pte Ltd
Discover the pride and excitement of working with luxury brands and superior mechandise in world leading retail environments. Thrive in a dynamic business that constantly offers new challenges, development and management opportunities. Experience the many adverse cultures of your team mates and your customers. Explore international opportunities as you develop a career with a world leader in tax and duty free.