DNV GL Accounts Receivable Accountant in Singapore, Singapore

The GSS Finance organization focuses on delivering high quality accounting, tax and treasury services to South Asia countries and Business Areas, supporting all accounting, tax and treasury transactions in accordance with local and company requirements. The organization is also engaged on several projects to continuously improve organization efficiency, improving IT landscape while developing team expertise and knowledge. GSS finance is also responsible to implement, monitor and improve the control and compliance framework.

We are seeking an Accounts Receivable Accountant for the South Asia Region GSS Finance based in Singapore supporting Vietnam and Thailand. Upon career development and company request, the country list could change.

The Accounts Receivable Accountant will report to the Accounts Receivable Supervisor. The Accounts Receivable Accountant is a member of a team of accountants; Involving Account Receivable Activities of a given geographical location.

Key Tasks

Accounting and Reporting

  • Daily application of receipts to customer accounts

  • Resolving bank/General Ledger discrepancies pertaining to receipts from daily bank reconciliations

  • Working with the collections team, Business Area contacts and/or with the external customers to reconcile any payment/billing discrepancies

  • Working with Business Area finance colleagues to resolve old items on AR aging

  • Reconciling Accounts Receivable sub-ledger against General Ledger

  • Issuing accounts statements and automated payment reminders to our external customers on behalf of the business areas

  • Following up on overdue invoices with relevant Business Areas

  • Generating past due collection notices and regular follow-up thereof

  • Ensuring that aged debt reporting is accurate and up to date

  • Preparing bad debt reserve in accordance with corporate accounting policies & guidelines and submitting it to General Ledger accountant for processing

  • Ensuring that AR write-offs are properly authorized as per chart of authority before submitting for booking

Compliance and Quality Improvement

  • Adhere to company guidelines and procedures and policies relating to Accounts Receivable function

  • Identify and report any deviation from pre-set guidelines/procedures for timely advices/solution from Line Manager

  • Test, document, report and monitor controls as per the Internal Control systems on frequent basis. Implement corrective actions as per management or Global Process Owner advice.

  • Participate in various projects involving our enterprise accounting and reporting system

Customer Centric

  • Rapidly and precisely response to requests of internal customers and stakeholders on all matters relating to Accounts Receivable

  • Diploma / University degree

  • Minimum one year experience of accounts receivable processing

  • Knowledge of Oracle preferred

  • Knowledge of accounting principles

  • Proficient in MS Office skills (Excel)

  • Previous experience with a Shared Services Company

  • Good English skills required, written and verbal

  • Knowledge of Thai or other foreign language will be a plus

  • Preference for Singaporean citizen or permanent resident

Characteristics of Successful Candidate

  • Excellent communication skills and cultural awareness

  • Positive attitude, customer centric mind-set and willingness to go the extra mile to meet organizational goals

  • Ability to build good relationships with different stakeholders

  • Attentive to detail and deadlines

  • Sharp judgment

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Proven ability to learn and understand new software/accounting systems

  • Passion and willingness to learn and understand new software/accounting systems

Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.

Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

The Global Shared Services (GSS) organization within DNV GL provides high quality, cost effective services and processes within Human Resources, Finance and IT, based on requirements defined by the business areas and Group. GSS also develops central competence for distinct services, projects and development and will support policy, procedures and system implementation on a global, regional, and local level.

GSS is about bringing a team of true process experts together, going for professional service levels at industry standards, and offering centers of expertise for competence based advisory. We are driven by people’s competence and motivation to help and support the business areas. As a member of the GSS community you act in a professional, multi-cultural, competent and service oriented environment with good possibilities to enhance your personal competencies and expertise, and to build a strong network with colleagues around the world.

Requisition ID: 2017-9220

Position Type: Permanent employment

Posting Close Date (Displayed on Portal): 25/6/2017

External Company Name: DNV GL AS

External Company URL: http://www.dnvgl.com/