Corporate Controller

Job Title: Corporate Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: JOB_000505[905]
Contact Name: Thomas Lim
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 31, 2018 14:39

Job Description

Our client is the leading provider of SaaS/mobile solutions for talent and skills development, currently focused on the hospitality industries. They help thousands of hospitality workers across the globe improve their skills and advance their careers via interactive mobile technology. They have earned a “Five Star” list of over 100 hospitality customers around the globe, and they are positioned for high growth. Their cloud-based solutions provide a well-designed library of lessons which allows learning to take place anytime, anywhere, on any device. They have offices in Singapore, Bangkok, Shanghai, San Francisco, Japan, and Indonesia.

Job Responsibilities:
• Prepare, generate and assist the CFO on annual and monthly budget and financial reporting package.
• Manage and maintain chart of accounts.
• Ensure effective management of standard journal posting and monthly account reconciliations.
• Prepare journal entries required to reflect the monthly activity.
• Manage the monthly close process and month end balances.
• Prepare and timely produce complete monthly financial statements.
• Prepare year to date cash flow reports.
• Prepare and manage, invoicing, collections and A/R, ensure receivables are collected in a timely manner.
• Process accounts payable. This includes payables and allocations of costs incurred on behalf of multiple entities.
• Manage expense allocations to business units.
• Responsible for business unit accounting and reporting. Will work closely with the CFO on revenue and expense recognition and allocations.
• Prepare bank reconciliations.
• Complete regulatory filings (business tax, sales and use tax, miscellaneous).
• Manage the annual audit process for parent and all subsidiaries - create PBC schedules and provide backup support as requested by auditors. Maintain annual audit binder.
• Prepare documentation supporting annual tax return filings for parent and all subsidiaries
• Perform additional responsibilities as assigned by the CFO
• Provide recommendations to CFO on implementation or documentation of accounting policies and procedures.
• Assist CFO and staff on the implementation of new systems and processes as necessary.
• Work closely with CFO on making changes to financial reporting processes as necessary.
• Participate in accounting process improvements under the guidance of the CFO.

Required Experience:
• Bachelors and/or Master's Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting.
• CPA preferable (active or inactive status)
• At least 5+ years of experience managing the accounting process with increasing responsibilities as an accountant in an environment of rapid change.
• Extensive experience with multi-national organizations with multiple subsidiaries and complex consolidations.
• Experience working as a controller for growth stage technology company, preferably for a software as a service (SaaS) company.
• Extensive accounting experience and capabilities in the areas of monthly close process, AR and AP, cash and account reconciliations, journal entries and knowledge of GAAP.
• Extensive experience in audits and ability to prepare and interpret audit information and to institute financial policy, procedure, and/or operational corrections and modifications.
• Ability to develop and implement effective fiscal/accounting policies and financial controls.
• Proven/Strong knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques.
• Proven team player and ability to work independently while managing multiple project assignments.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong ability to work independently without supervisor.
• Hands-on and detailed oriented.
• Strong problem-solving abilities.
• Well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Highly proficient in NetSuite ERP and in Excel; Knowledge of other MSOffice applications.
• Experience with different accounting software including cloud-based system implementation.
• Mandarin bilingual is desirable.