ACCOUNTANT wanted at Garden Inn hotel – Singapore

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Hilton Garden Inn hotel Singapore

Job Summary
 
As Accountant, you would be responsible for assisting in the direction and administration of all financial operations of the hotel in the hotel’s continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards.

What will I be doing?
 
As Accountant, you would be responsible for assisting in the direction and administration of all financial operations of the hotel in the hotel’s continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

Ensure the regularity, quality and efficiency of the routine work of the Finance department and the results deriving from it.

Host / attend relevant meetings such as Credit meeting, Business Review meeting, etc.

Ensure all financial regulations are met, through the maintenance of adequate systems of internal control.

Ensure that the Finance team provides month-end closing and all other required management reports on a timely manner.

Reconciliation and analysis of all balance sheet accounts.

Ensure that balance sheets are a fair reflection of the assets and liabilities of the hotel.

Work with external/ internal auditors and assist with year-end audit preparations and drafting of financial statements.

Ensure that all internal control and SOX control procedures are strictly adhered to by performing regular internal audit and SOX audit procedures.

Assist to prepare budget and maintain controls on spending to ensure budgetary limits are met.

Coordinate and review monthly financial statements for accuracy.

Manage and direct the performance of the Finance Team members.

Ensure that Team Members are motivated and trained to adequately perform at the expected level.

Liaise closely with other departments to ensure the financial policy and procedures are adhered to.

Compute tax fillings with IRAS for GST, withholding tax, etc.

Ensure that adequate purchasing procedures are in operation so that purchases of goods and services are made in the most cost-effective manner.

Assist Finance Manager in maintaining control over the Hotel’s assets, liabilities, income and expenditure.

Prepare financial statement and any other reports required.

Ensure accurate and timely completion of accounting activities to facilitate the month-end closing.

Continuously recommend improvements to processes as required.

Assist fellow team members and other departments wherever necessary to maintain positive working relationships.

In the absence of the Finance Manager, oversee team members and ensure that all reports are processes promptly such as month-end closing reports, monthly forecast and variance reports and visually review for accuracy.

Assist Finance Manager in providing full and accurate forecasting and budgeting proposals within the hotel

Carries out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as assigned.

What are we looking for?

An Accountant serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

Possesses strong organizational skills and excellent analytical skill.
Full understanding of financial operating systems and procedures.
Excellent analytical skills and accuracy in all aspects of work.
Ability to work independently and with high integrity.
Ability to effectively deal and resolve conflicts in a professional manner.
Strong influencing, leadership skills, inter-personal and communication skills.
Strong work ethic with self-accountability for high-quality results.
Positive attitude and perseverance in the face of challenges and/or changing circumstances.
Ability to take initiative, identify and priorities to achieve strategic goals.
Proficiency with computers and computer programs, including Microsoft Office.
Work experience in Accounts/Finance Management, preferably in hotel industry
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

Previous experience with SUN system
Previous experience in the Account/Finance Management

Senior Manager wanted at AVIVA – Singapore

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REF: R-71302
Senior Manager, Training & Product
Singapore
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
The role exists to provide a holistic view to support the business strategy of AFA: from the products AFA carries to the competency of the Wealth Planners (WPs) who make the recommendations.

ACCOUNTABILITIES
Strategic
Determine the product strategy that AFA will adopt, to ensure we have a competitive edge over our competitors
Drive business in a way that is profitable; by influencing the product mix that the WPs can recommend
Ensure we have a proficient and competent sales force through focused product and skills training
Build a customer-focused mindset amongst the WPs – that customers’ needs come first
Ensure an ethical sales force with strict adherence to industry rules and regulations
Operational

Lead Product Due Diligence on full suite of available products (Aviva & non-Aviva) and plan the product calendar to launch product
Train and coach WPs in key products; to offer a well-planned portfolio of solutions
Assess the competency of WPs through meeting Phase I onboarding requirements and ensure ongoing competency through regular assessments and Annual Competency Assessment
Train WPs on the Sales Advisory Process and the best practices at each touch-point of the sales cycle
Roll-out compulsory Ethics (4h) and Rules & Regulations (8h) curriculum to adhere to CPD training requirement
Effective Risk Management and Governance

Ensure adherence to internal and external Competency requirements
Manage key risks and ensure controls are in place
Direct Reports / Team Size

Direct reports: 5 – 6
RELATIONSHIPS

(Internal)

AFA Senior Management Team
Business Development, Compliance & Operations Team
Aviva Ltd training & product departments
(External)

Non-Aviva providers – Senior Management
External training consultants
External vendors on training management systems
QUALIFICATIONS
(This should include any mandatory MAS qualifications.)

Degree holder
Passed CMFAS M5, M9, M9A, CHI
ChFC / CFP
KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE
In-depth knowledge of insurance industry
Ability to work well with Senior Management and Sales Leaders
Good understanding of insurance products
Strong awareness of training and competency requirements
Able to interpret and execute MAS mandates and LIA guidelines
Strong leadership skills
EXPERIENCE

A minimum of 10 years of training experience in the financial industry
Experience in managing partnership development and sales
Proven track record of managing training function
Proficient in product knowledge
Remark: This role is for Aviva Financial Advisers Pte Ltd @ Cuppage Centre

Senior Executive wanted at AVIVA – Singapore

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REF: R-71237

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Ensure that Regulatory Risk is kept within the Aviva and Navigator’s risk appetite via an effective compliance framework.
Promote adherence to regulatory obligations by providing advisory support to Management on relevant regulatory matters, including new regulatory developments.
Provide compliance assurance to the Board via the annual Compliance work plan, including the effective execution of compliance monitoring activities.
Improve the quality of internal controls by providing recommendations on risk mitigating actions
Support the Board/Management oversight of regulatory risk by preparing regular, relevant and informative compliance reports
Ensure that customers are treated fairly by advocating good market conduct practices within Navigator business, in line with Aviva Conduct Risk Policy and MAS Fair Dealing Outcomes.

RELATIONSHIPS
CEO
Senior Leadership team
External authorities (primarily MAS, CPF Board, IMAS, CAD, enforcement agencies)
Compliance Officers of other insurers and financial service providers
Group Regulatory & Financial Crime in UK
Regional Compliance & other Compliance Heads
Regional Compliance and BU Risk team

QUALIFICATIONS
Tertiary qualification
Professional compliance qualification
CMFAS Module 5, 9, 9A and HI
KNOWLEDGE
Proficient in regulations:
Insurance Act
MAS
SFA
FAA
IMAS
CPF Board
EXPERIENCE

Up to 5 years’ experience in financial services industry

Assistant Finance Manager wanted at Le Meridien hotel – Singapore

Le meridien hotel Singapore

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Le meridien hotel Singapore
Le meridien hotel Singapore

Job Number 18001MGL
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Brand Le Meridien
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management
 
JOB SUMMARY
 
Supports the day-to-day execution of general ledger impacted processes, including support to clients as they work with and understand these processes. Performs accounting functions specifically in the areas of account balancing, ledger reconciliation, reporting and discrepancy resolution.

Education and Experience
• 4-year bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting or related major;
OR
• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Finance and Accounting or related major; 4 years experience in finance and accounting or related professional area.

Managing Work, Projects, and Policies
• Coordinates and implements accounting work and projects as assigned.
• Coordinates, implements and follows up on Accounting SOP audits for all areas of the property.
• Complies with Federal and State laws applying to fraud and collection procedures.

• Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.

• Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

• Compiles, codes, categorizes, calculates, tabulates, audits, or verifies information or data.

• Balances credit card ledgers.

• Verifies contracts for groups and performs credit reference checks for direct billed groups if necessary.

Maintaining Finance and Accounting Goals

• Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.

• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

• Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.

• Ensures profits and losses are documented accurately.

• Monitors all taxes that apply, ensuring that taxes are current, collected and/or accrued.

• Maintains a strong accounting and operational control environment to safeguard assets.

• Completes period end function each period.

• Provide direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting and budgeting policies and procedures, and efficient control and utilization of financial resources.

Demonstrating and Applying Accounting Knowledge

• Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues, products, systems, and processes.

• Demonstrates knowledge of return check procedures.

• Demonstrates knowledge of the Gross Revenue Report.

• Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency with write off procedures.

• Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency with consolidated deposit procedures.

• Keeps up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

• Uses computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, develop financial spreadsheets, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

• Uses relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

Cost Controller wanted by Marriott hotel – Singapore

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Job Number 18001QAV
Location JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach, Singapore
JOB SUMMARY
The position champions and implements property-wide strategies that deliver products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of the brand’s target customer and property employees. The position provides the financial expertise to enable the successful implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives while maximizing the return on investment.

CANDIDATE PROFILE
Education and Experience
• 4-year bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; no work experience required.
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Supporting Strategic Planning and Decision Making

• Analyzes financial data and market trends.

• Assists in analyzing information, forecasts sales against expenses and creates annual budget plans.

• Compiles information, analyzes and monitors actual sales against projected sales.

• Assists in developing means to improve profit, including estimating cost and benefit, exploring new business opportunities, etc.

• Analyzes differences between actual budget wages and forecasted wages for more efficient budget planning.

• Thinks creatively and practically to develop, execute and implement new business plans

• Protects and strengthens our competitive advantage by advocating and supporting sound business and financial decision making.

• Implements a system of appropriate controls to manage business risks.

Leading Accounting Teams

• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

• Communicates the goals and the owner priorities to subordinates in a clear and precise manner.

• Provides excellent leadership by assigning team members and other departments managers’ clear accountability backed by appropriate authority.

• Holds staff accountable for successful performance.

Developing and Maintaining Finance and Accounting Goals

• Supports property strategy from a finance and accounting perspective

• Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.

• Ensures Profits and Losses are documented accurately.

• Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.

• Ensures appropriate corrections are made to audit results if necessary.

• Reviews audit issues to ensure accuracy.

Managing Projects and Policies

• Monitors all taxes that apply, ensuring that taxes are current, collected and/or accrued.

• Generates and providing accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.

• Ensures compliance with standard and local operating procedures (SOPs and LSOPs).

• Oversees internal, external and regulatory audit processes.

• Ensures compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

• Ensures that the P&L is accurate (e.g., costs are properly matched to revenue, costs are recorded in the proper accounts).

Senior Manager wanted by Knight Frank – Singapore

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Associate Director / Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Research
Type Permanent
Salary Range Competitive
Department Singapore
Location Singapore
The Role:
This is a very exciting opportunity for an experienced research professional to join a prestigious global real estate brand as a core member of their Asia Pacific research team.

The candidate would work closely with the Head of Research for Asia Pacific, helping design and produce new cutting-edge research products, while helping deliver these to clients and the press. Work would include liaising with the research teams around the region, data collection, data analysis, report writing, consultancy projects, ad hoc research, profiling and social media.

The candidate will be utilising their property research and analytical skills to provide high-end research, consultancy and reporting services to key internal and external stakeholders.

• Collect and analyse data from around the region.
• Liaise with the company’s headquarters in London on global research initiatives
• Assist in writing capital markets, residential, office research reports.
• Prepare responses to press questions on regional markets.
• Support online release of research reports through social media, including regular blogging on Knight Frank’s new platform (commercial and residential) and twitter.
• Any ad hoc research requests on an internal or external basis.
• Participate in press and media interviews and profiling activities as required.
• Work with senior regional executives in profile building activities (preparation of material for interviews, presentations, blogs etc.)

Qualifications and Experience:

• Degree in Real Estate, Economics, Statistics or any relevant qualifications
• Preferably 5-7 years of relevant experience
• Strong numeracy and analytical skills
• Ability to work and deliver under pressure and tight deadlines
• Strong communication skills – written, verbal and presentation
• Good teamwork skills
• Proficient in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
• A sense of innovation – identifying new ways of interpreting data and communicating trends.

Project Accountant wanted by AECOM – Singapore

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Project Accountant (Finance), Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Business Line Support/Cross Services
Position Title Project Accountant (Finance), Singapore

Job Summary
Engage in regular meetings with Project Managers and/or project delivery teams to ensure projects are on track
Participate in project review preparation, execution, and follow up.
Consult Project Managers during the preparation of Estimates-at-Completion (EAC’s) to verify forecasts accurately depict the financial situation of the project
Reconcile contracts and change orders to ensure budgets reflect as-sold margins and certify pending change orders are properly documented, approved, and reported.

Work proactively with Project Managers to monitor and correct project financial issues such as % complete> 100%, billings in excess of earnings, cash> contract value and others issues as they occur

Perform ad-hoc project analysis reporting as needed by management

Support Project Management team in understanding financial and project management systems and concepts

Prepare and review month end events to ensure they are processed accurately and timely

Assist Project Accounting Managers with internal and external audit support as required

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 3 years’ experience in Project Accounting

Positive work attitude and good team player

Committed to meet deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

Degree or Diploma in Accountancy or equivalent
What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It’s a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world’s most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It’s a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It’s what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Singapore

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189480BR

Part-Time Assistant Accountant wanted by AECOM – Singapore

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Part-Time Assistant Accountant (Billings), Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Business Line Support/Cross Services
Position Title Part-Time Assistant Accountant (Billings), Singapore
Job Summary
Perform invoice preparation per contract requirements for project portfolio
Have good understanding of billing requirements per the contract
Review and monitor unbilled balances to ensure timely billing of transactions

Update and track daily billing progress
Support Project Accountants in ad hoc assignments
Other ad hoc task as necessary
Three (3) days per week
Minimum Requirements
Minimum 3 years’ experience in general accounting

Must have good working knowledge of billing requirements.

Working Knowledge of Oracle. Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office

Working Knowledge on GST and withholding tax

Positive work attitude and good team player

Committed to meet deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

Degree or Diploma in Accountancy or equivalent
Interested candidate please advise current salary and expectation.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It’s a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world’s most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It’s a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It’s what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Singapore

Position Status Part-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189482BR

Assistant Finance Manager wanted by Le Meridien hotel – Singapore

Le meridien hotel Singapore

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Le meridien hotel Singapore
Le meridien hotel Singapore

Job Number 18001MGL
Location Le Méridien Singapore, Sentosa, Singapore, Singapore VIEW ON MAP
JOB SUMMARY
Supports the day-to-day execution of general ledger impacted processes, including support to clients as they work with and understand these processes. Performs accounting functions specifically in the areas of account balancing, ledger reconciliation, reporting and discrepancy resolution.

Education and Experience
• 4-year bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting or related major;
OR
• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Finance and Accounting or related major; 4 years experience in finance and accounting or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Managing Work, Projects, and Policies

• Coordinates and implements accounting work and projects as assigned.

• Coordinates, implements and follows up on Accounting SOP audits for all areas of the property.

• Complies with Federal and State laws applying to fraud and collection procedures.

• Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.

• Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

• Compiles, codes, categorizes, calculates, tabulates, audits, or verifies information or data.

• Balances credit card ledgers.

• Verifies contracts for groups and performs credit reference checks for direct billed groups if necessary.

Maintaining Finance and Accounting Goals

• Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.

• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

• Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.

• Ensures profits and losses are documented accurately.

• Monitors all taxes that apply, ensuring that taxes are current, collected and/or accrued.

• Maintains a strong accounting and operational control environment to safeguard assets.

• Completes period end function each period.

• Provide direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting and budgeting policies and procedures, and efficient control and utilization of financial resources.

Demonstrating and Applying Accounting Knowledge

• Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues, products, systems, and processes.

• Demonstrates knowledge of return check procedures.

• Demonstrates knowledge of the Gross Revenue Report.

• Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency with write off procedures.

• Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency with consolidated deposit procedures.

• Keeps up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

• Uses computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, develop financial spreadsheets, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

• Uses relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

Accounts Officer wanted by Capella hotel – Singapore

Capella hotel Singapore

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Capella hotel Singapore
Capella hotel Singapore

The singular locale of Capella Singapore resort and spa in Singapore ensures that a vacation on Sentosa Island is like none other. Curved, modern buildings gently intermingle with both our colonial buildings and the verdant, vibrant rainforest spread over 30 acres of land. The South China Sea is our backyard.

Our architects, Foster + Partners, have ingeniously woven the best of old and new Singapore into an astonishing, breathtaking fusion. You’ll be received by our hotel staff in two historic bungalows named Tanah Merah, or “red earth” in Malay. Dating back to the 1880s, these British colonial buildings have been restored and perfectly complement the new hotel extension and villas.

Role and Responsibilities
To capture all hotel expenses in a timely and accurate manner. Ensure all expenses are backed by documentation and all payable SOPs are adhered to.

Essential Job Functions

Match receiving invoices to authorised PO and accuracy of charges
Review PO and resolve with Purchasing if required
Review vendor statemement and reconisle disputes. Resolve invoices that are unacceptable by payment terms
Prepare invoices to SOPs
Create new vendor accounts and update master vendors
Prints checks or EFT
Receive manual payment requests, verify documents
Maintain accurate payment records

Qualifications and Education Requirements
Hotel Accounts experience preferred. Customer service experience required.

Preferred Skills

Microsoft Office proficient. Attention to Detail. Customer service skills via phone.