Financial Controller – Global Financial Services Organisation – Singapore

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Competitive Salary
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Number
Line of Business
Banking & Financial Services
Gareth Mortimer

We are currently recruiting on behalf of our client, a leading financial services organisation, for a financial controller to be responsible for expense budgeting for this global group. The successful candidate will be part of a growing finance team based in Singapore.  The successful candidate will be working with and standing in for the Head of Expenses and Budgeting and managing a team of 1 accountant, 1 financial analyst, and 2 account assistants.

Financial Controller Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Asia-Pacific Hub budget and Mid-Year Budget Review (if any) exercise
  • Supervise the accounts payable team to oversee activities and resolve any issues, with the assistance of the Accountant
  • Ensure payments and other journals are reviewed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensure fixed assets and inter-company recharges are appropriately accounted for promptly
  • Submit weekly landing expense numbers with an explanation to Paris Head Office during the quarter-close month
  • Responsible for quarterly Asia Pacific Hub management expense reporting, analysis, and budget / actual variances analysis to Paris Head office
  • Oversee posting of expenses and cost centre for Asia Pacific entities to ensure they are done correctly
  • Reconciliation for SAP FI vs SAP CO for all Asia Pacific entities
  • Provide support in the preparation of Board and Closing meeting presentations on expense analysis
  • Work with the Hub Tax Manager to ensure Transfer Pricing is charged appropriately
  • Oversee P2P (Ariba system) for the Asia-Pacific
  • Ensure GST, tax-related filing and queries are adhered to within the stipulated timeline
  • Ensure yearly MAS FSI-HQ is submitted correctly by the Accountant


  • Ideally, you will have a degree in finance or equivalent
  • Ideally, you will be a CPA, CA, ACCA or equivalent
  • 8–12 years of financial accounting cum management reporting experience with some audit experience would be preferred
  • Good understanding and practice of core finance and cost accounting concepts, including budgeting, costing, cost allocations, and intra-group invoicing
  • SAP FICO knowledge would be an advantage

If you are interested in this position, please send an updated CV to