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Senior Finance Manager

  • Location:

    Singapore

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to S$180000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Candy Chew

  • Contact email:

    Candy.Chew@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-032021-137734_1632447371

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-24

A leading Insurer is seeking for a Senior Finance Manager. This role is essentially a controllership position and oversees statutory reporting, balance sheet reconciliations, inter company, accounts payable and treasury functions of the company.


Financial Reporting

  • Oversees, coordinates and ensures the timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual statutory reporting to the MAS, IRAS and other external stakeholders.
  • Liaises and work closely with internal and external auditors and tax advisors.
  • Provides oversight and ensures the timely submission of internal reporting information to regional office.
  • Perform analysis on financial results

Finance Operations

  • Oversees the accounting and payable operations of the finance department including control systems.
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures to ensure compliance with local regulatory and group accounting standards and policies as well as tax requirements.
  • Oversees and ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
  • Provides oversight and ensures that bank reconciliations and other balance sheet reconciliations are completed on a timely basis.
  • Provides oversight in the maintenance of the chart of accounts and ensures orderly accounting filing system
  • Establishes and maintains a system of controls over accounting transactions.
  • Oversees the treasury function and ensures proper cash management and forecasting is in place.



Others

  • Participate in ad-hoc projects and provide recommendations from a finance perspective
  • Be proactive in identifying any risks / opportunities, working closely with respective business/function leaders and regional finance teams for business support and process initiatives
  • Supports the business in the execution of new products/distribution or other initiatives into operation from a finance, accounting and treasury standpoint.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum a degree in Accountancy or equivalent, preferably with CPA or CA.
  • Over 10 years of relevant experience in controllership roles within Insurance sector
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good strategic thinking and project management skills
  • Strong operator; able to be hands-on but also possesses leadership qualities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft excel.
  • Process driven
  • Proficient in Singapore Financial Reporting Standards, MAS regulations for Insurance Companies
  • Proven ability for accuracy and attention to details
  • Able to work independently and with a team
  • Able to work under pressure; Results oriented and observe deadlines
  • Able to design and execute solutions independently