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Finance Analyst, Singapore (7 months Maternity cover)

Employer
Fitch Group
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 21, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
At Fitch, we have an open culture where employees are able to exchange ideas and perspectives, throughout the organization, irrespective of their seniority. Your voice will be heard allowing you to have a real impact. We embrace diversity and appreciate authenticity encouraging an environment where employees can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective. Fitch is also committed to supporting its employees by advancing conversations around diversity, equity and inclusion. Fitch's Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) have been established by employees who have joined together as a workplace community based on similar backgrounds or life experiences. Fitch's ERGs are available to connect employees with others within the organization to offer professional and personal support.

With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information, but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision making in this ever changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and to drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey.

Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide have helped fund a century of growth and enables you to make important credit judgments with confidence.

Finance Analyst, Singapore (7 months maternity cover)

Fitch Group Finance team is currently seeking a temporary finance analyst based out of our Singapore office.

Finance team in Singapore is APAC Regional Finance hub supervising and supporting the finance functions of Fitch's rating and non-rating business in the region, working closely with Group Finance team in London/New York and local Finance team in other Asia countries.

What We Offer:
  • Singapore hub is a dynamic blend of strategic thinkers, analytical and operational staff
  • Gain cross-cultural communication landscape to foster international partnerships and growth
  • Directly accountable to the Assistant Controller ensuring financial integrity and regional compliance

We'll Count on You To:

Support the finance department and management team by completing routine clerical and accounting tasks. Preparing reports, and completing financial closing and accounting duties for the company. Also include:
  • General Bookkeeping: Assist in managing day-to-day accounting and finance requirements such as journal entries, invoicing, and account reconciliations
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable: Process accounts payable and accounts receivable in a timely manner while ensuring accuracy of data entry. This includes generating invoices, tracking payments, and following up on outstanding balances
  • Financial Reporting: Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
  • Data Management: Maintain digital and physical financial records
  • Payroll Support: Assist with payroll processing, ensuring that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with GAAP, and relevant financial regulations and guidelines
  • Audits: Provide support during statutory audits by preparing required schedules and documentation
  • Expense Management: Process employee expense claims, ensuring that company policies are adhered to
  • Administrative Support: Perform administrative tasks such as filing, handling mail, and making phone calls

What You Need to Have:
  • Associate's degree in accounting, finance, or related field; bachelor's degree preferred
  • Proven experience as an Account Analyst or in a similar role
  • Good understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting principles
  • Proficient with accounting software (e.g., SAP etc.) and MS Office (especially Excel)
  • High level of accuracy, efficiency, and accountability

What Would Make You Stand Out:
  • Attention to detail and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities

Why Fitch?

At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.

Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority.

We are building incredible things at Fitch and we invite you to join us on our journey.

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

For more information please visit our websites:

www.fitchratings.com | www.fitchsolutions.com | www.fitchlearning.com

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

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Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

For more information please visit our websites: www.fitchratings.com | www.fitchsolutions.com | www.fitchlearning.com

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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