Global Business Solutions, APAC R2R Regional Operations Manager

Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200112446
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Just as our customers find value in Apple products, the Finance group finds value for both Apple and its shareholders. Specifically, Apple’s Global Business Solutions (GBS) organization supports tens of thousands of Apple employees, customers, and vendors on just about every topic under the sun. We partner globally to drive effective and efficient processes while developing innovative solutions to challenging problems. Based in Singapore, the APAC Record to Report (R2R) Regional Operations Manager will lead a team of 45 accounting and finance professionals, supporting the accounting transactions and local statutory financial statements across the APAC region. Additionally, this person will be a crucial member of the GBS leadership team, supporting not only the APAC region but also partnering with R2R leadership globally. We are looking for a senior leader with integrity, accountability, creativity, and strong interpersonal skills, with a commitment to partnership. If you exemplify our values and want to be a part of something big, contact us today.

Key Qualifications

  • 10+ years of forward-thinking, relevant experience in a high performance and fast-growing multinational organization
  • Certified Public Accountant, with a strong working knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS standards
  • Natural curiosity to identify continuous improvement opportunities
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving skills, with the ability to dive deep into the details while maintaining a big-picture perspective
  • Highly articulate in both verbal and written communication
  • Passion for growth and development; experience in leading, developing and motivating a large team; shown success in leading leaders; experience leading remote team members
  • Proven track record of influencing partners to motivate change while maintaining a flexible and collaborative tone


The Senior Manager of APAC R2R is responsible for owning the accounting, US GAAP, local statutory & tax compliance functions for multiple legal entities across Asia. He/she will need to leverage existing best practices while also driving additional improvements to deliver outstanding service above and beyond the high standard already established by the team today. ONGOING RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: - Be an inspiring leader and an active contributor and supporter of Apple’s many existing business lines as well as expansions and new initiatives - Liaise with Apple’s Technical Accounting, Tax, Trade Compliance, and various Business Finance departments, to ensure strict compliance with regionally relevant standards - Ensure efficient operation of key accounting functions including Revenue, Contra-Revenue, Costing, Inter-company, Fixed Assets, and General Ledger management - Cultivate a strong controls environment, to maintain the highest standard of controls and compliance in a fast-paced, high-volume transaction processing environment - Oversee all periodic close activities, reconciliations, and flux analyses - Partner with the R2R Global Process Owner and other regional leads to strategize, gain consensus, and execute a globally consistent operational plan, including investments in tools and systems to support global and local needs - Participate as an active member of the senior leadership team for GBS APAC, regularly partnering with the other process leaders to drive cross-team site unity - Lead a collaborative and open working environment, where employees are encouraged to and feel comfortable giving new ideas, asking questions, and developing strong working relationships with internal and external business partners - Manage team operations to achieve or exceed established service level agreements and key performance indicators; continuously evaluate and drive process improvements - Drive the organizational design, communications, talent planning and development, and recruiting for the APAC R2R team - Represent Apple as the APAC primary point of contact for Apple’s audit firm as well as numerous Government and Tax agencies

Education & Experience

Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA and/or MBA preferred

Additional Requirements