Head of Accounting & Tax

The role of Head of Accounting & Tax services is an exciting opportunity to help build A&T services in Singapore as part of an experienced and professional global team.

Location: Singapore

The type of person we are looking for:

  • Chartered Accountant (CA, Singapore or equivalent qualification) with at least 10 years of accounting & tax experience
  • Possess relevant people management knowledge and skills with at least 5 years in a managerial role
  • Good understanding of the related regulatory policies
  • Excellent accounting & tax knowledge with strong sense of business acumen
  • Ability to manage, lead and ensure highest quality services provided by the team
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills, especially working with international clients
  • Ability to organise and prioritize work with minimum supervision
  • A leader and team player with a can-do attitude with strong initiative and thrives in a fast-growing organisation with the ability to pay attention to detail and work to tight deadlines
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to provide strong references

Principal accountabilities:

  • Lead a team of accounting executives and ensure on-time and error-free delivery of accounting, tax, payroll and related services for an international client base
  • Liaise with and advise clients on accounting, compliance, taxation and related matters
  • Work closely with the account managers to ensure high quality delivery of all services
  • Manage and build long-term relationships with clients (internal and external) and with the objective to maximise clients’ satisfaction and the organisation revenue
  • Provide the necessary expertise, advice and guidance to the team members in all relevant areas including financial accounting, preparation of financial statements, taxation, payroll, GST, etc.
  • Liaise with statutory bodies, audit firms and partners as necessary
  • Expand and grow service offerings to increase revenue for the department
  • Work with Biz Dev & Marketing team in business development activities such as preparing write-ups on relevant topics, participating in talks, seminars and events.

 

 This job description is a guide to the principal, current duties of the job. It does not form part of the contract of employment.

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