Legal Entity Accountant
Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
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, teamwork, commitment to excellence, and proactive thinking. If you exemplify our values and want to be part of something big, contact us today. Apple’s Global Business Solutions (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 the Asia Pacific region. We seek a high calibre Finance professional to be part of this global team.
- At least 5 years of related commercial experience, preferably in a dynamic MNC environment
- CPA or equivalent, with US GAAP and IFRS experience
- Experience in SAP, Advanced Excel (VBA, Macro), Tableau will be an advantage
- Meticulous with strong analytical skills. The ability to recognize issues within processes and organisations, while considering functional interdependencies
- Strong teammate with ability to handle across multiple geographies and cultures
- Possess a real 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 dedication towards achieving outcomes
We are searching for an Accountant based in Singapore who will be reporting to the Finance Manager. Your role will play an integral part to manage the close activities for APAC entities 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. -As an Accountant, you are responsible to own the annual statutory audit for the APAC entities with the Group auditor. The Audit Coordinator plays a key role in supporting the planning, co-ordination, monitoring and administration for all audit requests to ensure timeliness. Any issues identified should also be addressed or called out in a prompt and professional manner. -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