Contractor, Financial Accountant Contractor, Financial Accountant …

Schroders Investment Management
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Dec 21
Schroders Investment Management
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Dec 21
Posted by:
Bien Law • Experienced Recruiter
Schroders Investment Management
Posted by:
Bien Law
Experienced Recruiter
Contractor, Financial Accountant
Who we're looking for
We are looking for a Finance professional who has a genuine interest in and curiosity about the Asset Management Industry. The successful candidate will be dynamic, independent and keen to learn. He/she should be able to interact well with team members and stakeholders. In addition, he/she should be able to multi-task effectively.

The team

The Singapore Finance department is the regional finance hub for Schroders' Asia business. We are a professional and strong binding team with close working relationship. You would feel a positive momentum with other team members.

What you'll do

Project transitional processes: Schroders Finance is currently in midst of a system migration change from Oracle E-Business Suite to Oracle Fusion. This candidate is responsible to help:
  • Re-map statutory month end, Group reporting and regulatory submission working files; this involves mapping of Chart of Accounts ("COA"), cost centres etc
  • For regulatory submission working files, to conduct parallel runs to ensure data mapping are done accurate
  • Ensure year-end financial statements are rolled forward in a structured matter; also to work on new financial statement mapping with new COA effected appropriately
  • Update the finance process documentation within the Financial Controls Framework

Finance Operation: For the specific Asia Pacific entities as assigned:
  • Involved in operational processes (e.g. invoices/debit notes workflow, applicable journal postings etc)
  • Prompt responses to queries raised by 3rd parties/staff regarding transactional matters that is tasked
  • In-depth understanding of the transactional processes and ensuring that control points are operating as required

There might also be instances where the successful candidate will need to help in the team's current project/BAU/Budget work scope. This includes certain operational/management reporting processes for existing statutory entities; Financial control processes and Finance projects work streams.

What you'll need
- Degree in accounting, business, or economics from an accredited institution
- CPA or ACCA qualifications (or equivalent)
- At least 3 years of relevant experience in financial control and/or management reporting
- Highly proficient in MS Office suite, most particularly Excel -

What you'll be good to have
- Relevant industry experience in asset management / financial institution
- Prior audit experience would be an advantage
- Experience in the use of a corporate accounting system (e.g. Oracle, SAP)
- Good written and spoken English

What you'll be like
- Strong analytical skills with high affinity with numbers
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work on multiple deliverables concurrently
- Ability to work independently as well as in a team
- High level of integrity

Schroders is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.


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