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Assistant Finance Manager - 6 Months Contract - Convertible

Job Seekers Singapore Accounting & Finance Accounting & Finance, Consumer & FMCG, Life Science & Pharma

Job Summary

  • Singapore
  • Contract
  • BBBH774552
  • Feb 05, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

Our client, a leading consumer healthcare firm is now looking for an Assistant Finance Manager to join them on a 6 Months contract. This role has a high visibility of conversion to permanent


Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for the overall finance, accounting, and reporting functions of the assigned local operating company(s). In addition, you will assist in the preparation and review of statutory and management reports, as well as liaising with external agents for the company in the areas of tax and audit matters. You will also be working closely with other internal and external stakeholders to understand underlying business drivers to enhance operational efficiency.

Key Responsibilities

1. Financial, Accounting & Reporting

  • Provides leadership on general and cost (if any) accounting functions including accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, inventory (if any), fixed asset and inter-company transactions
  • Lead the monthly closing of books for the assigned local operating company(s), ensuring closing processes & timelines are met.
  • Ensures timely and accurate local statutory, US GAAP and monthly management reporting
  • Manages cash flow to meet company objectives
  • Liaise with external auditors to complete audit for the assigned local operating company(s)
  • Responsible for the full financial reporting and management reporting requirements.

2. Internal Controls

  • Ensures effectiveness of internal controls within all accounting processes
  • Ensures compliance with established guidelines pertaining to the local pharma code of ethics

3. Process Improvements

  • Takes the lead in identifying key areas for improvement
  • Able to creatively re-engineer processes
  • Work closely and support Finance Manager on executing process improvements identified


  • Accounting degree / ACCA graduate
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • >8 years' experience in similar capacity, ideally gained in FMCG / pharma industries / audit firms
  • Navision and consolidation system (like Hyperion / Tagetik) knowledge
  • Good team player who can work independently and diligently
  • Matured and confident individual who is comfortable working across all levels in a diversified culture
  • Strong leadership & excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure and thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment
  • Knowledge in rolling out reporting system is a plus

If you are keen to explore further, please click the "Apply" button or feel free to email me at

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd

Greg Cazalis

EA License: 11C5502

Reg No: R1871051 (Cazalis Tabusalla Gregorio)


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Gregorio Cazalis
Gregorio Cazalis
  • Consultant
  • +65 6818 3159