Accounts Division, Team Lead/Manager

Industry: Entertainment / Media

Specialism: Accounting / Audit / Taxation - Accounting/Audit/Taxation Management

Central,Singapore SGD 4,000 - 6,000 (Negotiable)

About Company

Our client is a Japanese entertainment company producer of collectible card games and trading cards, publisher of mobile apps and games, promotional items and many other venues, which was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Tokyo

Job Description

- Manage full set of accounts for the business and general office needs
- Supervise the Accounts Team on daily operations (GL, AR, AP, Inter-company reconciliation, transactions and cash-flow, staff’s claims reimbursements etc.)
- Provide leadership and guidance to team members
- Reconcile, process and report all Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR) activities
- Ensure that tasks are carried out in compliance with operating standards, company rules & regulations and statutory requirements (e.g. GST, transfer of pricing, etc.)
- Ensure statutory reports are prepared accurately and filed timely
- Provide business analysis, consolidation of monthly/quarterly/yearly results and support the production of yearly budgets and revenue forecast
- Monitor, assess and ensure timely and accurate transaction for closing of monthly/quarterly/ yearly reporting of financial and management reports, as well as prepare financial reports for Japan HQ
- Maintain fixed assets processes and procedures (including disposal, verification and depreciation of fixed assets, etc.)
- Co-ordinate with external auditors, tax agents, bankers, company secretary etc. on annual statutory audit and tax matters
- Handle Company’s tax reporting (GST, Corporate tax submission etc.)
- Liaison with HR regarding verification of payroll and CPF matters
- Liaison with respective business units to understand financial information needs in order to work out efficient and effective solutions
- Any ad-hoc duties as assigned

Job Requirements

- Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience in full set of accounts is required
- Possess at least Bachelor’s Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree in Finance/Accountancy, candidates with CPA or CA certification would be a plus
- Deliver accurate information for internal and external reporting
- Meticulous, detailed and organized
- Excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral
- Able to speak/write Japanese (minimum JLPT N3, business Japanese ability will be prioritized) in order to liaise with our Japan headquarters
- Hands-on with sound knowledge in accounting and statutory rules and regulations
- IT savvy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word)
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and experience with managing teams
- Coach and motivating the team to achieve team and company goals as well as individual performance standard
- Possess a high level of discretion and integrity
- Strategic and resourceful with the insight to adapt in a fast changing and dynamic environment
- Pro-active in finding ways to improve existing work processes to improve efficiency


- Performance Bonus
- Annual Leave 14 days (Capped at 21 days)