Senior Accountant (6 month contract)

SGD Competitive remuneration package

Singapore

Description

The Financial Control team provides operational finance support to global operations and is responsible for DOPL’s financial reporting, control and compliance. The team works closely with the shared service centre in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, which processes most of DOPL’s routine transactions.
You will report to the Finance Manager – FC team and work with 2 colleagues in the immediate team.

Market Overview

Dyson Operations Pte. Ltd. (DOPL) is Dyson’s hub entity for global operations, including product development, manufacturing, procurement and supply chain management. The company operates a research, design and development (RDD) centre of excellence, a high technology manufacturing facility, and houses the global operations executive including the Group COO.

Function Overview

The Hub HQ team provides operational finance support to global operations, including non-floorcare RDD, and is responsible for DOPL’s financial reporting, control and compliance. The team works closely with the factory finance team in Jurong and the shared service centre in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, which processes most of DOPL’s routine transactions and manages Dyson’s subcontracted supply chain.

Accountabilities

Support the Finance Manager (your line manager) on the following core areas:

  • Monthly month end close process;
  • Statutory filing requirements including but not limited to Annual Financial Statements (Singapore FRS and UK GAAP), Singapore Tax Filings, liaising with the auditors, Group finance team in the UK, and external Government Agencies for annual Statistical Survey completion; and
  • Financial control and governance including legal and secretarial compliance.
  • While you will have no direct reports, you will have two colleagues and will be expected to take the lead on specific
    tasks and projects. You will also work with the other global operations finance teams, across 3 different sites.
  • You will proactively and continuously challenge and improve everything you encounter.
  • A significant portion of your time will be spent working on projects and ad hoc tasks. Many will relate to your core responsibilities, but you will be keen to take on other challenges. Some projects will relate to the team’s role as operational financial control. This may include cross-functional projects.
  • A major project will be improving global operations financial processes: ensuring source data integrity, clarifying and systematising data flows and improving consistency, integration and efficiency of reporting. Better use of our ERP system will be essential to achieving this.
  • Another major project will be systematically improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the control environment across global operations.

Skills

Essential Technical:

  • Fluent English.
  • Qualified accountant with substantial financial reporting experience (in-house and/or audit), including using SAP in this context.
  • Strong proven technical accounting capabilities (for example Big-4 trained).
  • Strong excel and system skills which promotes efficient working.

Essential Behavioural:

  • Able to independently lead initiatives and people to successful outcomes. 
  • Take initiative to naturally drive for results, looks to add value. Energetic, engaging and positive approach.
  • Instinctively lean, looks to improve the control environment and make processes more efficient.
  • Strong communicator and influencer, both within and outside finance. Able to work with colleagues at different levels.
  • Team player. Looking to develop people management skills and experience.
  • Accurate and attentive to details.
  • Comfortable working in a changing environment typical of a fast-growing business.

Desirable:

  • Project Management experience.

Benefits Overview

Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.
 

Posted: 18-Jul-2017

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