Cummins Inc. Accountant in Singapore, Singapore
Responsible for general accounting work required to maintain the department’s general ledger. Performs financial analysis of the department’s chart of accounts and financial statements by identifying and analyzing variances.
Analyzes, records and reports accounting transactions in a timely manner.
Prepares general ledger entries and account reconciliations.
Responds to inquiries received from management, internal and external auditors, Sarbanes-Oxley audit group and others regarding financial results, special reporting requests, etc.
Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles - Evaluates US accounting standards to record transactions in compliance with requirements and company policies; assesses the accounting requirements and objectives to determine the implications on the business and communicate to stakeholders with varying financial knowledge.
Financial Regulations Acumen - Evaluates applicable regulations for the financial area of focus, such as tax, banking, pension, local accounting to ensure underlying transactions are recorded in compliance with applicable regulations; explains key requirements and purpose of regulations and implications to the business to inform and educate relevant stakeholders.
Financial Internal Controls - Leverages internal control framework by assessing internal controls and developing remediation plans to mitigate financial reporting risks and respond to changing business needs.
Financial Analysis - Interprets financial data by analyzing trends, variances, opportunities and risks to provide insight to stakeholders regarding financial impact to drive business improvement; evaluates financial results against targets to communicate conclusions to all stakeholders; ensures integrity of financial data by investigating variances and determining corrective actions to resolve identified issues.
Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.
Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Nimble learning - Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.
Self-development - Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required.
Minimal relevant professional work experience in the field of study required.
Reporting to the Finance Controller, your primary duties include General Ledger, audit and tax reporting, as well as the support of administrative duties for intercompany, procurement and fixed asset. You will be involved in projects to drive and improve reporting processes, financial controls and corporate governance.
Prepare and close of monthly and annual financial statements on timely and accurate basis, while ensuring compliance to accounting policies and statutory reporting requirements
Coordinate and liaise with external parties such as external auditors, tax agents, corporate secretarial agents and IRAS – ensuring compliance with all finance filing requirements, tax filing requirements (GST /ACAP), statutory audit
Support intercompany activities, procurement and fixed asset requisition
Assist / Lead in process improvement projects, such as streamlining and enhancement initiatives
Qualifications and Competencies
Good knowledge of IFRS and GST reporting, able to liaise independently with Tax and Statutory Auditors
High level of numeracy and analytical ability
Self-starter,with a can-do attitude, able to plan, organize, take initiative to meet job objectives and deadlines independently
Able to stay driven and passionate in a fast-paced environment
Education, Licenses, Certifications
Degree qualified CA or ACCA or its equivalent
Minimum 3 years of accounting experience in General Ledger focused and / or full set accounting, statutory and GST reporting
Prior Big 4 exposure a plus
Primary Location Singapore-South West-Jurong-Singapore, Singapore, Tuas South Avenue
Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced
Job Posting Feb 6, 2020, 4:10:56 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 2000003M