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Singapore, Singapore

Senior Accountant (12 month contract)

Finance & Insight   |   Job ID  1199598
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Job Summary

Hey – there’s a revolution going on! A revolution in digital entertainment. Every day millions of people around the world choose to be more thoughtfully entertained, informed and educated by listening to fascinating stories and all forms of fictional and non-fictional content on their smartphones and other mobile devices.

Audible, an Amazon company, is the leading provider of premium digital spoken audio information and entertainment on the internet, offering customers a new way to enhance and enrich their lives every day. Titles downloaded from Audible are compatible with hundreds of mobile devices, including the iPhone and Android smartphones.

As a member of the APAC Regional Finance and Accounting team, the Senior Accountant (12 month contract) will work closely with the local Audible Singapore and the Audible Australia teams to support the growth of Audible in the APAC region. This is a hands-on individual contributor role which requires the right candidate to demonstrate knowledge of local tax and accounting requirements, a strong work ethic, and a knack for getting things done in a fast-moving environment.

Key Responsibilities:
· Individual contributor role assisting in the completion of month, quarter, and year end close;
· Working with SG and AU teams to ensure accurate timely submission of monthly reporting;
· Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations;
· Preparing journals for month end close;
· Assist with statutory accounting and external filings including liaising with external auditors and governmental bodies;
· Royalty processing (preparation, review and payments);
· Back up for Accounts Payable processes

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in Finance/ Accounting with CPA/Chartered Accountant or similar professional qualification;
· Demonstrable experience in Accounting or Controlling;
· Strong Excel skills a must.
· Knowledge of relevant accounting standards (US GAAP/ IFRS/ SFRS) and relevant tax laws.

Preferred Qualifications

· Strong communication and interpersonal skills including fluent written and oral English language skills;
· Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment, and working with diverse groups of stakeholders to set up new operations and processes from scratch;
· Self-starter with strong analytical and problem solving skills with an eye for details;
· Strong track record of handling multiple priorities and meeting timelines;
· Hands-on Workday and Oracle Financials with team experience will be a plus.

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