J&J Family of Companies Accountant, General Accounting in Singapore


1) Responsible for the preparation of all statutory books in compliance with local country statutory requirements

  • Check that all entries are in line with the Local GAAP and maintain the local chart of accounts

  • Analyze all accounts and prepare monthly and year-end entries for statutory requirements as appropriate.

  • Prepare reconciliations for fiscal purposes; keep updated local fixed assets register.

  • Prepare reconciliation between local GAAP and US GAAP sets of books

  • Prepare statutory books and annual reports for the assigned entities

  • Liaison with external parties like external auditors, tax agents, local tax and government authorities where required.

  • Prepare Statistical & ad hoc information required

2) Preparation of US GAAP accounts and month end close.

  • Ensure accurate and timely month end close and monthly corporate reporting.

  • Preparation and posting of US GAAP journals

  • Preparation of the monthly US GAAP accounts

  • Account Reconciliations including Intercompany & Banks

  • Carry out month end review of cost centres to ensure accuracy & correctness of month end accounts.

  • Prepare monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations and review

  • Perform inter-company reconciliations at month end – Inventory and Non Inventory.

  • US Corporate monthly & quarterly package

3) Ensure compliance with GST, tax and fiscal requirements:

  • Prepare/ Review and submit GST returns, prepare payments, print mandatory books

  • Work with the local accounting support to ensure the integrity of the GST records.

  • Responsible for calculation of income taxes and A8 form preparation.

  • Reconcile the GST book with monthly tax filing document submitted to tax authorities

  • Preparation of deferred tax statements

  • Perform all monthly intercompany cross charges & ensure supporting backup is in place & invoices are generated for all charges.

  • Ensure all inter-company agreements are in place to support transfer pricing requirements

4) Prepare all the info requested by internal and external Auditors.

  • Compile information packs required for US GAAP & local audit process.

  • Compile Tax pack information in order to allow Tax provisions to be completed in accordance with local requirements.

  • Represent AMO at audit meetings & in dealing with any ad-hoc requests that may be required.

  • Ensure efficiency & timeliness in the provision of any information to the outsourcing company, if relevant.

  • Prepare information for & co-ordinate with outsourcing arrangements in respect of local external audits.

5) Ensure the integrity of internal financial controls, and perform other compliance initiatives

  • Co-ordinates with the accounts payable, accounts receivable and business units

  • Ensures that good accounting practices (e.g. US & Local GAAP) and corporate finance policies are followed.

  • Conduct regular internal control audits.

  • Assist in information gathering for both fiscal & GST compliance, including review of current T&E system, GL account usage and GST codes.

  • Participate in Internal Audit review of the application of rules and guidelines within AMO and participate in identifying key solutions & changes required.

  • Ensuring information collation & outcomes are clearly structured.

  • Cross-functional reviews & retraining where required

6) Develop & Maintain Good working relationships within Shared Services Centre and local Management

  • Develop & maintain good working relationships within the Shared Services Centre & local markets to ensure optimum business performance.

  • Conduct regular meetings in country with local management.

  • Liaison with local management and review market issues arising which may have an impact on the financials.

  • Present financial information and accounts to local management with supporting information and analysis to enable them to approve and sign the financials.

  • Prepare adhoc reports for local management as required.

  • Maintain and review the Service Level Agreement with the local market.

  • Provide training and assistance on SAP system as required.

  • Participate in cross-training for different markets/entities within the Shared Services Center to enable sufficient cover across the teams

  • Cover for these markets/entities as necessary during the course of business

7) Projects and other Responsibilities

  • Participate and assist in Shared Services Centre & worldwide accounting projects and other initiatives.

  • Continue to strive for process improvements, standardization of procedures and implementation of best practice.

  • Involvement in future business projects and integration of new business as required.

  • Be subject matter experts on all Local GAAP Statutory and fiscal requirements processes.

  • Document accounting processes and review teams documented processes

  • Review process\procedures and provide guidance, training and suggestions to the teams


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 3

  • 6 years experience working within a medium or large sized international company in the same position

  • Strong knowledge of accounting and fiscal systems

  • Experienced in preparation of Statutory Financial Statements and income tax returns for Singapore/Korea

  • Knowledge of US GAAP and Local GAAP of APAC countries

Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be fluent in English, other Asian language (Korean), a plus

  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities in English

  • Work with internal and international team

  • Knowledge of SAP desirable

  • Reasonable skill level on Excel, Word & Outlook

  • Good analytical skills

  • Proactive nature

Primary Location



AMO Singapore Pte. Ltd. (8387)

Job Function

General Accounting

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