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Finance Manager (Shipping MNC)

Job Seekers Singapore Finance & Accounting Accounting & Finance, Logistics & Shipping

Job Summary

  • Singapore
  • Permanent
  • BBBH752117
  • Sep 06, 2020
  • Competitive
Job Description

Hybrid Finance Manager + Global portfolio + Team Management


My client is a leading European dry-bulk shipping MNC in Singapore with global presence. They're currently looking for a Finance Manager to support on the new business plan.

Job Responsibilities:-

Reporting to the Group FC and starting with a direct team of 2, they're looking to groom this incumbent to eventually lead a larger team within the region. You will be managing all aspects of finance operations of Group division and entities, including accounting, planning & analysis, management reporting and improvement projects for the SEA region.

  • Planning and Analysis
    • Engage in yearly budget and quarterly reforecast process
    • Manage weekly rolling forecast, week-on-week variance and prior month adjustments
    • Investigate and explain variances against budget and forecasts
    • Prepare various ad-hoc business modelling, reporting, analysis of projects or strategic performance analysis
  • Management Reporting
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual performance results and reporting packs
    • Analyse performance results provide detailed commentary for management review
  • Accounting and finance operations
    • Assist in month end closing of Group financial accounts in accordance to IFRS and/or GAAP
    • Assist in preparation and reconciliation of balance sheet reconciliation schedules
    • Ensure local statutory and tax compliance, including annual audits and regulatory filing
    • Manage AP and AR workflows
    • Ensure voyages are properly accounted, reconciled, and closed on a timely basis
  • Projects and Systems
    • Evaluate workflows, propose and implement improvements initiatives
    • Manage improvements projects targeted in automation, enhanced efficiency, improved visibility, preserving data integrity, knowledge retention and governance

What You Will Gain:-

  • Supportive and collaborative culture
  • Vibrant environment in an international MNC
  • Growth opportunities to lead larger team within the region
  • Job stability

The Successful Applicants:-

  • Degree in Accountancy/Finance or equivalent
  • Qualified Accountant (eg. CA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in commercial accounting or finance roles
  • Must have at least 2-3 years of managerial/supervisory experience
  • Must have dry-bulk shipping background and/or experience using Veson IMOS
  • Working knowledge of all IFRS/SFRS including recent developments in revenue, leases, impairment
  • Prior Big 4 audit experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of SAP system would be advantageous

If you are keen or know anyone who might be suitable, please reach me at with a copy of your updated resume, along with your salary details and notice period.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Michelle Chia
Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd
EA Licence No: 11C5502
Registration No: R1878746

Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Michelle Chia
Michelle Chia
  • Consultant
  • +65 6818 3161