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Accounting Analyst III - Senior Financial Accountant (SIN-ACCTG-041717-001bA)                                                            


Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is currently looking for an experienced Accounting Analyst III - Senior Financial Accountant to join our new finance team in Singapore.

The incumbent must be self-motivated and able to work independently to support the accounting and finance responsibilities as assigned in support of the Singapore PTE entity.  He/she will be reporting to the Finance Manager, Singapore.

This Singapore specific role is hands-on and will be involved in all aspects of country-level finance and accounting involving month end accounting close, reconciliations and accounting schedules.  This person will also be involved with budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis of actuals against budget/forecast targets fluctuations. The incumbent will work with the Finance Manager on all statutory compliance for financial statement preparation (including footnotes and annual audits) as well as Corporate and GST tax filings.

This person will work closely with the broader accounting organization located in Raleigh, NC, KPMG and E&Y to execute the statutory and management reporting needs for the business.  Along with the Finance Manager, the Senior Financial Accountant will also partner with the country and regional operations teams to understand results and help improve the business performance. The Senior Financial Accountant will proactively assure the integrity of the financial data in the Oracle system for statutory and management reporting.


  • Hands-on involvement in the preparation of full set of accounts, monthly accounting close processes, reconciliations, accounting schedules and variance analysis. This includes proper recording of all required journal entries, intercompany transactions and tax related account postings into the Singapore ledger.
  • Assist with follow-up on the results, calculations and balances for the Singapore trial balance and P&L results.
  • Responsible to investigate discrepancies and issues (if any) relating to the Singapore entity accounts. Implement or propose solutions to resolve them.
  • Responsible for the preparation of GST returns and corporate tax calculations (ECI).
  • Filing of annual accounts with ACRA including XBRL reporting.
  • Participate in the annual budget process & monthly forecast process.
  • Complete the monthly analysis and reporting for the management reporting to Sales & Operations.
  • Understand the business and assure proper accounting to reflect the results of the business.
  • Responsible for the preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations including managing aged items for clearing.
  • Conversion from US GAAP to local GAAP.
  • Support the data requirements with KPMG to complete the local annual tax return in collaboration with relevant TGCS key contacts.
  • Liaising with E&Y, KPMG, ACRA, IRAS and other government authorities or 3rd parties.
  • Ensure TGCS management results are reconciled with statutory audit adjustments and GST filings.
  • Ad hoc responsibilities assigned by the Finance Manager from time to time.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or ACCA qualification.
  • Must have 5+ years of demonstrated work experience in Singapore in handling a full set of accounts as a financial accountant and is currently employed this position.
  • Working knowledge in Singapore IFRS and US GAAP
  • Experience with involvement of external & internal audits and related compliance engagements with the Big 4 or other audit firms.
  • Experience with Singapore GST and corporate taxation.
  • Background managing fluctuation analysis of periodic financial results against budget/forecast and against prior period.
  • Experience in balance sheet reconciliation analysis including preparation and resolve aged items
  • Strong verbal and written business English skills
  • Collaborator and team player & able to work independently.
  • Willing to work as a partner to the business and proactively assist to identify solutions to accounting or financial issues.
  • Regional experience working in a global, matrix organizational environment across time zones in a recent role held
  • Experience with ERP systems such as Oracle or SAP
  • Possess intermediate to advance Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills
  • Willing to work overtime when necessary, which may include occasional week night meetings and weekends as directed by the US HQ.
  • Ability to liaise with the US HQ outside of regular working hours on work requirements.

Preferred Skills:
  • Completed CA or CPA or actively working towards CPA
  • Experience with transfer pricing and experience in XBRL reporting with ACRA

About the Company:

Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is a dynamic billion dollar global company based in Research Triangle Park, NC, providing retail store solutions to your favorite brands.  Have you ever been in a hurry and made use of the self-checkout at Lowe's Foods, earned fuel rewards at Kroger, or just paid for purchases at retailers such as Walmart, Michaels, Carrefour, The Gap, Calvin Klein, Boots, Cencosud, BJ's, or Costco?  These are just a few examples of our in-store solutions and impressive customer base that made us the world's installed market share leader. 

The nature of retail is changing quickly, so if you share our 'Together Commerce' vision of a seamless two-way, participatory shopping experience, let's get together to drive the new economy. 


Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is an equal employment employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals.

City: Singapore

Location_formattedLocationLong: Singapore, Central Singapore SG

State: Central Singapore

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