Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Singapore

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:The Senior Accountant is accountable to deliver accurate and timely financial information from the point of transaction through to financial close and periodic external reporting (monthly, quarterly, and annually).  This individual will support all accounting processes, through effective, efficient and regulatory (SOX) compliant finance processes, and in accordance with local and consolidated GAAP/IFRS.  Responsibilities include:


- Deliver guidance, insight, and technical expertise as it relates to general accounting.
- Support the completion of the close process
- Support of the day to day capture of performance metrics at the functional, team and individual level
- The Senior Accountant will support divisions, legal entities and countries as assigned to gain, over time, a deep understanding of the various Abbott divisions, and the unique attributes of the legal entity, regulatory, and in-country requirements associated with the region.
- The Senior Accountant is accountable to deliver accurate and timely financial information from the point of transaction through to financial close and periodic external reporting (monthly, quarterly, and annually).  This individual will support all accounting processes, through effective, efficient and regulatory (SOX) compliant finance processes, and in accordance with local and consolidated GAAP/IFRS.  Responsibilities include:
- Deliver guidance, insight, and technical expertise as it relates to general accounting.
- Support the completion of the close process
- Support of the day to day capture of performance metrics at the functional, team and individual level
- The Senior Accountant will support divisions, legal entities and countries as assigned to gain, over time, a deep understanding of the various Abbott divisions, and the unique attributes of the legal entity, regulatory, and in-country requirements associated with the region.


Responsibilities:


- Responsible for delivery of the general accounting processes and activities of the Shared Service organisation including individual, shared service and outsourced activities.
- Develop and deliver process documentation, training content, and super user support for more complex accounting activities
- Participate in process improvement reviews across retained finance, captive shared service and outsourced teams as a part of ongoing exception management and continuous improvement activities
- Support data integrity and preparation of financial information to ensure completeness, accuracy, timeliness and accessibility of financial information
- Understand, participate, and comply with standard demand management and service management processes
- Participate in the design, build, and implementation activities to develop common end-state financial and accounting processes in support of their direct supervisor and the end to end Record to Report Global Process Manager (GPM) and General Accounting (GA) Functional Process Manager (FPM)
- Participate in exception management and continuous improvement activities, as a part of his/her day to day work effort in accordance with the global, regional and country specific Record to Report (R2R) process standards


Requirements:


- Bachelor’s Degree in finance or accounting or other related disciplines (Statistics, Economics)
- CPA or Chartered Accountant with External Audit/Public Accounting experience preferred
- 5-7  years of general accounting experience in a complex global environment, with 3-5 years of accounting of industry finance experience 
- Shared services experience preferably, in a complex global accounting environment
- Demonstrated capability to understand accounting outcomes and explain accounting treatment
- SAP or other enterprise systems experience
- Process excellence experience
     

JOB FAMILY:Accounting & Reporting     

DIVISION:IFO International Finance        

LOCATION:Singapore Singapore : DUO Tower     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:     

WORK SHIFT:Standard     

TRAVEL:Not specified     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:Not Applicable     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

About the company

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and www.facebook.com/AbbottCareers, on Instagram @AbbottGlobal, and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott, to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

Companies in this sector