Linked In Finance Executive - Sedgwick

Finance Executive

The Finance Administrator oversees the financial management and reporting activities of the company, and is responsible for budget and forecast planning as well as supporting executive management team in offering insights and financial advices that will allow them to make the best business decisions for the company.

To improve the quality of accounting processes and implement more robust financial controls to achieve high level of financial statements integrity, reliable, timely and accurate reporting of the financial results for decision-making. The role will also perform analytical procedures to provide a deeper insight into the colleague and operational costs. Other main duties include ensuring financial reporting is in compliance with the Group Accounting Policies, accounting standards and regulatory requirements; preparing and analysis of monthly financial and management reports; preparation of annual budget and forecasts; and meeting month end closing deadlines. He/she may be required to perform ad-hoc duties as assigned from time to time.

Main Duties shall include:

  • Handle full spectrum of administration and accounting functions;
  • Ensure compliance of administration, finance policies and procedures;
  • Preparation of annual budget and forecasts providing insights and drivers of operational costs;
  • Review and provide analysis on month end results against budget and forecasts for submission to local and regional management;
  • Handle operational / financial matters and ensures proper, accurate and timely closure of monthly financial and management accounts and reports;
  • Ensure compliance with all legal, tax and regulatory requirements;
  • Provide value adding analysis and prepare all necessary reports in supporting the business’ growth;
  • Identify, anticipate, and resolve all finance related issues and escalate to management where appropriate;
  • Strengthen current internal controls and ensure risk management are in place and adhered to
  • Ensure timely preparation and filing of corporate income tax and VAT returns;
  • Improve current systems and work processes to optimise productivity and efficiency;
  • Liaise and work with external parties such as bankers and tax consultants;
  • Handle monthly payroll and administration of statutory insurance;
  • Upkeep of information for employee database, colleague turnover rate report;
  • Coordinate on recruitment activities including posting of vacancy, arrangement for interview and issuing of employment contract.

Requirements:

  • A recognised degree in Commerce, Accounting or Finance or professional qualification in Accountancy;
  • At least 3 years of hands-on accounting and finance experience in MNC environment;
  • Excellent knowledge in International Financial Reporting Standards/ Korean Accounting Standards;
  • Knowledge in government taxes such as corporate income tax, VAT, withholding taxes and other statutory requirements;
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel, SAP would be an advantage;
  • Strong communicator with the ability to communicate with Executives and non financial individuals alike;
  • Ability to identify issues and use initiative to solve complex problems;
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines;
  • Team player with willingness to help others beyond their formal role;
  • Strong initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Exercise the upmost discretion when dealing with confidential information.

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