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Specialist - Regional Accounting - APAC (1 year FTC)

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Accounting/Finance
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About The Association

Combining the strengths of the American Institute of CPAs and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, we empower the world’s most highly-skilled accountants – CPAs and CGMA designation holders – with the knowledge, insight and foresight to meet today’s demands and tomorrow’s challenges. We drive a dynamic accounting profession that works every day to build trust, create opportunity and grow prosperity worldwide.


Summary of Role

Responsible for financial reporting for the assigned country portfolio. Responsible for month-end close, cash management, income statements review and balance sheet reconciliation. Provide support for statutory reporting, tax and annual filings.

 

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

Financial Accounting

  • Responsible for the finance activities that are not transitioned to GBS, provide support to GBS as and when needed and perform regular review on financial accounting activities performed by GBS.

  • Responsible for the month end process ensuring that all transactions are captured, showing a complete and accurate view of the financial performance and position for the assigned country portfolio.

  • Responsible for recordkeeping of regional contracts: monitoring & keeping up to date repository of insurance, lease, other significant agreements

  • Support the regional account codes and department structure and monitor use of the correct coding.

  • Maintain all the regional fixed assets schedules including the processing of depreciation, additions, disposals and ensuring the assets are adequately identifiable and insured

  • Support on compliance with relevant accounting standards, tax regulations, and the regional adoption of the Association’s finance policies and processes.

  • Liaise with corporate secretary on statutory filings, maintenance of statutory record and register.

  • Liaise with bankers and internal treasury department on cash management matters.

  • Monitor cashflow of the assigned country portfolio.

Process Improvement

  • Identify inform Finance team of opportunities to streamline processes through automation and standardization, to shorten close and reporting cycles, and to eliminate redundant or obsolete tasks and deliverables.

  • Provide support in evaluating effectiveness of existing processes and recommend enhancements that lead to improvements in the quality of deliverables.

  • Cultivate business relationships across the organization to understand business owner needs and expectations, incorporating feedback to enhance processes when possible.

Other

  • Assist in the annual audit by preparing requested schedules and addressing auditor inquiries.

  • Provide support for tax filings process.

  • Act as a backup for other team members during times of annual leave or similar.

  • Work as part of one greater regional and global team, collaborating across regions and time zones.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

  • Proficient and experienced in the accounting field, IFRS and ERP
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Detail-oriented, organized and deadline-driven professional
  • Intermediate-to-advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Basic Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, and Word skills

 

Required Experience, Qualifications & Education

  • Minimum 2-4 years of related finance or accounting experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related area of study, or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

Preferred Experience, Qualifications & Education

  • Oracle ERP

Why Work for Us?
At The Association, you are part of a global, diverse and talented group of colleagues. You have opportunities to innovate and collaborate in a leading organization that impacts individuals and businesses. You’ll have opportunities to progress while enjoying an exciting work environment that supports and celebrates individual achievement, development and professional satisfaction.

Together, we will lead the most influential body of professional accountants and create the future of the global accounting profession.

We offer competitive benefits, PTO, flexible working principles, and a supportive, collaborative team environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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