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Commercial Finance Lead, Loyang Area

Singapore , Singapore

Ref#: 20008750

Date published: 31-May-2020

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PURPOSE OF THE JOB 
Provide a comprehensive financial and administrative service. Provide support and training to the contract support team. Support with month end and client reporting. 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Understand, anticipate and deliver customer (internal and external) needs while building effective relationships.
  • Positively respond to both our internal and external customers through effective communication and personal accessibility, while optimising contract performance.
  • Understand procedures and processes and operate them to the required standard encouraging best practice. Able to understand and influence the Contract/Area profit report. Provide knowledge and understanding to coach and support others with less experience.
Examples are:
  1. Performing Dynamics Processes such as raising purchase orders, Billing, Posting Invoices, invoice registration etc
  2. Maintaining contract KPI spreadsheet & analysis and overall BU KPIs ( WIP/DEBT/OPO)
  3. Raising proper process paperwork and documentations, governing this across the business unit
  4. Ensuring that housekeeping across APAC systems is kept to high standards
  5. Ensuring and driving uniformed contract information across portfolio
  6. Adhoc month end review i.e. dimensional mismatch, overheads, WIP, Contract P & L reports
  7. Weekly debt call and updates issued internally/externally
  8. Month end close - prepare journals, reconcile and assist with month end general tasks
  9. Annual Budget and monthly forecasting
  • Achieve results within quality, time, people and budgetary restraints.
  • Ability to actively drive improvement. Perform with an understanding of business requirements and changes, and ensuring continuous improvement.
  • Build a team, ensuring whole team is effectively utilised. Lead the team performance through motivation and winning commitment from them. Actively participate in a diverse and effective team.
  • Convey messages and ideas clearly and openly. Involve people and influence decisions. Report internally and externally. Give and receive constructive feedback successfully.
  • Organise and carry out monthly contract support meetings
  • Project accounting
  • Agree scope of works with client to assist with their financial, administrative and reporting requirements

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Education        
  • [Essential] University Degree
  • [Desirable] Studying towards becoming a qualified accountant
Training           
  • [Essential] Good PC based skills, with experience in Word/Excel and Outlook
  • [Desirable] PowerPoint and Access.
Experience      
  • [Desirable] 3 years experience in a similar role with managerial experience.
  • [Desirable] Previous experience of a customer-facing role using operating systems such as Dynamics AX or Concept software.
  • Some financial / accounting experience would be an advantage.
Aptitudes                                
  • Must demonstrate a strong sense of customer focus.
  • Excellent verbal, and good basic standard of written, communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and systematic.
  • Results/ task orientated, attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
Character                               
  • Committed to customer service delivery
  • Reliable and committed.
  • Confidential and discrete approach.
  • Calm manner, able to work under pressure and with changing demands and priorities.
  • Smart appearance.
  • Be flexible to work outside core office hours from time to time.