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Senior Financial Accountant

Wells Fargo
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Financial Accountant to support the Finance/ Controller team in meeting the reporting requirements of local regulatory and Head Office/ US reporting, and audited financial statements. This position will be part of Asia Pacific Controller team responsible for maintaining effective internal controls on the preparation of regulatory reporting and legal entity reporting, supporting audits, delivering on regional infrastructure and platform initiatives, and managing regulatory reporting requirements in country and across the region. Learn more about the career areas and lines of business at

  • Provide support in financial reporting, accounting and regulatory reporting
  • Partner with key internal stakeholders namely the local leaders in the business, risk/compliance, operations, HR and technology to carry out the APAC strategy and ensure compliance with corporate policies and local regulations
  • Serves as the report preparer and responsible for the governance and controls over financial reporting
  • Works closely with external auditors
  • Participates in the issues management process on behalf of Controllers, including the escalation and remediation of financial reporting errors and control deficiencies
  • Supports the RCSA Governance Framework in partnership with relevant stakeholders
  • Supports local teams to ensure complete and accurate books and records are maintained in compliance with corporate policy and local requirements
  • Handles period-end closing (monthly, quarterly, year-end)
  • Performs hands-on tasks on daily accounting and monitoring functions
  • Performs financial analyses and able to provide value-added comments to senior management
  • Supports overall APAC regional strategy through contribution to various ad-hoc projects
Required Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of Finance, Accounting, Analytics, Financial Reporting, Accounting Reporting or Risk Reporting experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training
Desired Qualifications:
  • Degree holder with at least 10 years' experience
  • Strong technical skills including a good working knowledge of IFRS, USGAAP, and local regulatory reporting requirements
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Proficient with MS Excel, Essbase, Alteryx, Tableau, Axiom
Posting End Date:
9 Jun 2024
*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

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