Legal Entity Senior Accountant

Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Corporate Functions


Posted: 6 Aug 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114134226
Team up with Apple, one of the most influential technology leaders in the industry. Join the Apple Finance organization and make a positive impact on a company that is known for its impressive lineup of products, including Mac, iPod, iPhone, iPad, iTunes, and iLife. At Apple, you can share in a commitment to excellence by partnering with world-class managers, all with one unified vision, to create innovative products that delight our customers. Finance is about supporting that innovative culture, accomplished by hiring quality individuals with integrity, personal accountability, partnership, dedication to excellence, and enthusiastic thinking. If you exemplify our values and want to be part of something big, contact us today. Apple’s Global Business Solution (GBS) organization operates four shared service centers around the world today. As a regional GBS hub, we continually strive to provide high standards of performance and to support the impressive growth in Asia Pacific region. We seek a high caliber Finance professional to be part of this global team

Key Qualifications

  • At least 8 years of related commercial experience, preferably in a fast-paced MNC environment
  • Experience in SAP system will be an advantage
  • US GAAP, IFRS and tax experience preferred
  • Meticulous with strong problem-solving skills. The ability to recognize issues within processes and organisations, while considering functional interdependencies
  • Strong teammate with ability to manage across multiple geographies and cultures
  • Possess a passion for business process excellence
  • Mature, responsible, driven and able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Customer-oriented with excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Takes accountability and demonstrates commitment towards achieving outcomes


We are searching for an Accountant based in Singapore. Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will play an integral part to manage the close activities for APAC entity in ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting for Apple policy, U.S. GAAP and local filing compliance. You will be responsible to research and provide accounting guidance on the Local GAAP implementation of accounting standards applicable for the APAC entities. This includes assessment and recommendation of new standard adoption approach, review of contractual arrangements (in the case of leases) to ensure proper accounting and compliance with the relevant accounting standards. You will also be working with the team, regionally and globally, to identify consistent and effective process improvement opportunities and lead in automation solutions. - You will drive process and efficiency improvements through innovation. You will also be working with the team to establish and implement consistent and effective processes across the Asia Pacific entities. - Being part of an organization that promotes excellence, you will ensure robustness of the processes and internal controls as well as taking personal leadership to develop and drive a strong control environment to maintain the highest standard of statutory controls and compliance. - You will be committed to partner with corporate and regional and local teams to meet deliverables that are aligned with key performance metrics and service level agreements defined with key partners. - Additionally, you will play an active role in ensuring completion and successful implementation of ad hoc projects, making recommendations as necessary to support business operations and expansion.

Education & Experience

- Degree in Accountancy or equivalent

Additional Requirements