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Senior Accountant

Employer
Airwallex
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 18, 2024

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Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
At Airwallex (airwallex.com) , we're building the future of global finance on one platform. Founded in 2015 in Melbourne, Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses to grow beyond borders. With one of the world's most powerful payments infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all on one single platform.
If you're excited to do the most ambitious work of your career and change the way money moves around the world - join us!

This role will be a key member of the Airwallex APAC Finance team. As Senior Accountant you will take full ownership of accounting operations for assigned entities in the APAC region and ensure compliance with financial reporting, local audit and tax requirements. You will work closely with our FP&A team. Your role will be a combination of recurring finance tasks and project based initiatives to continuously improve the Controllership team within Airwallex. This position reports to our Senior Manager, Finance based in Singapore.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform daily accounting and finance duties including receivables and payables processes, general ledger and bank reconciliations
  • Own the financial control procedures on our monthly close reporting processes including balance sheet, P&L reviews prior to submission to FP&A
  • Assist with preparation of quarterly GST filings.
  • Responsible for handling and submission of additional ad hoc managements reports when necessary
  • Closely collaborate with product or business teams that require finance support on new product developments
  • Collaborate closely with external auditors and tax agents to effectively address audit and tax-related concerns
  • Strong problem solving skills with ability to drive process improvements within the accounting department
  • Carry out any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Management
  • Responsibilities of the role may develop over time.
What you bring:
  • 6+ years of accounting experience, Big Four experience is advantageous
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field, CPA or equivalent qualification preferred
  • Preferred to have good knowledge of ERP system like Oracle etc
  • Strong understanding of financial services, fintech businesses and regulatory environments
  • Strong knowledge on local accounting standards and being able to apply them in practice. Advanced excel skills would be advantageous.
  • Proven experience in managing complex, local or international projects focused on process improvement initiatives
  • Strong communicator and ability to interact with all levels within the organization
  • Confident, creative and innovative thought leadership and communication skills to deliver impact in a hyper growth environment
  • Experience working independently and navigating ambiguity
Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don't regard color, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status when making our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms/recruiters. Airwallex will not pay any fees to search firms/recruiters if a candidate is submitted by a search firm/recruiter unless an agreement has been entered into with respect to specific open position(s). Search firms/recruiters submitting resumes to Airwallex on an unsolicited basis shall be deemed to accept this condition, regardless of any other provision to the contrary.

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