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Regional Controller, Singapore

Singapore, Singapore
130,200 SGD - 180,000 SGD per annum + RSUs
Closing date
Apr 24, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

We are looking to hire a Regional Controller to join our APAC Regional Finance team!
Based in Singapore, you will assist in growing our finance capabilities to steer the organisation in the right direction ensuring compliance with accounting, regulatory and tax requirements. You will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of stakeholders as well as be an integral part of the international finance team.

As Wise continues to grow, we need to grow our finance capabilities to:
  • Help pilot the rocket ship. Controller capabilities are essential to steer the ship in the right direction, ensuring we comply with accounting, regulatory and tax requirements.
  • Work with Regional Finance Lead, Regional Controllers, Associate Controllers, Reporting & Tax teams to ensure financial compliance, including controlling local audits, outsource firms and financial regulatory relationships.
  • Be the regional team's (Expansion, Compliance, Product & People) main point of finance contact in ensuring that all new entities, products, legislation etc are understood and finance is prepared for all changes, ensuring the customer product is understood and optimised for growth.
  • Work with finance teams (Finance Implementation (Product) team and Group Accounting team) to ensure systems, controls and processes are prepared for regional requirements, with clear definitions and change management.
  • Review monthly and quarterly financials to ensure all accuracy of your entities.

A bit about you

  • Experience in either financial controlling, financial audit, financial advisory or management accounting, good knowledge of IFRS and mature financial controls in Singapore
  • Experience in aspects of tax compliance matters, such as corporate tax, GST, TP etc.
  • Experience in collaborating across functions to provide financial analysis, business performance in line with the company mission.
  • Communicated with internal or external stakeholders on a regular basis, submitting reports, clarifying requirements etc.
  • Experience in regulated environments (Mainly Singapore and other Asia markets) Fintech or Financial Services preferred.
  • You are a self starter and can organise your own work (you'll get a lot of support but soon you'll be the expert here).
  • You are accurate and detail oriented, great at finishing detailed jobs.
  • You can take responsibility and make decisions independently, great at organising your own work schedule with little or no guidance.
  • Able to communicate complex issues to all levels of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Have an ability to move beyond Excel and dig into raw data.
  • You get finance and accounting terminology and have the ability to understand the importance of tax and regulatory rules & frameworks.
  • You have a strong understanding of basic accounting principles.
  • Strong understanding of Financial Reporting, Control environment and Technical accounting (IFRS).
Type of person:
  • You have a passion for what we're building at Wise and you will work on any financial requirements.
  • You are keen to roll up sleeves and get the job done, we all do our own Excel still.
  • You are proactive and take the initiative to get things done.
  • You are humble, comfortable operating with a high level of uncertainty, can act independently, be decisive and take responsibility.
  • You are open to self-development, willing to gain experience, improve your skills and keen to learn new tricks.
  • You are detail oriented, with ability to deliver and communicate complex areas on time and succinctly.
  • You are able to work with multiple teams within and outside of finance as well as internationally on projects or ad hoc requests as required, with flexibility and a can do attitude.
  • You feel passionate about implementing your skills and knowledge in creation and improvement of controls framework and internal processes.
Additional Information

For everyone, everywhere. We're people building money without borders - without judgement or prejudice, too. We believe teams are strongest when they are diverse, equitable and inclusive.

We're proud to have a truly international team, and we celebrate our differences.
Inclusive teams help us live our values and make sure every Wiser feels respected, empowered to contribute towards our mission and able to progress in their careers.

If you want to find out more about what it's like to work at Wise visit Wise.Jobs .

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