Financial Controller – Global Financial Services Organisation – Singapore

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Competitive Salary
Asia/Pacific Singapore
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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 accounts 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 from Accountant
  • Ensure payments and other journals are reviewed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensure fixed assets and inter company recharges are appropriately accounted on a timely manner
  • Submit weekly landing expense numbers with explanation to Paris Head Office during 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 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 Hub Tax Manager to ensure Transfer Pricing are charged out appropriately
  • Oversee P2P (Ariba system) for 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 Accountant


  • Ideally you will have a degree in finance or equivalent
  • Ideally you will be 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, intra-group invoicing
  • SAP FICO knowledge would be an advantage

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