Senior Accountant, Accounts Receivable

  • Company: DFS Singapore (Pte) Ltd
  • Location: Singapore
  • Business group: Selective retailing
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: DFS00276
  • Date of publication: 2018.08.20

Position

The incumbent will work with the team to perform the daily operations and ensure timely closing of accounts during month-end.

  • Responsible for all key aspects of the Accounts Receivable function
  • Provide leadership and guidance to members of the team
  • Ensure timely resolution of issues and queries
  • Ensure procedures are in compliance with prevailing corporate policies, and regulatory requirements
  • To liaise and follow up with vendors and customers relating to billings and collections
  • Actively assist the team in collections and resolving issues
  • Review monthly balance sheet schedules and ensure adequate follow-up of aged items
  • Review and/or prepare monthly reports on receivables and collections
  • Monitor aged invoices and bad debts provisions to ensure adequate follow-up and initiate write-off when necessary
  • Standardize processes and implement best practices
  • Review processes periodically to ensure effectiveness and efficiency
  • Prepare ad hoc reports and participate in projects
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors as necessary
  • Partner with Accounting Support on process improvements and changes
  • Resource planning & staff development
  • Prepare/Review KPI reports

Profile

  • At least a Bachelor Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • At least 6 years relevant working experience (preferably from a MNC environment) 
  • People management experience is a must
  • CPA or CA membership are desired 
  • Must be proficient in MS Excel/computer savvy, SAP experience is an advantage
  • Strong command of written and spoken English is required
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