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Business Controller


singapore, Other/Not Applicable, SG

Type of contract:  Permanent
Posting date:  Jun 16, 2024
Job offer reference:  170846

Our people are ambitious and humble, believing in what they do and convinced that our purpose is shaping a world of trust. With responsibility and openness, they daily serve our 400.000 clients in 140 countries, to bettering society. Across all our businesses and countries, each one of our people leaves their mark in shaping society.

> We believe that leaving a mark is a true challenge and opportunity for every one of us.

> We believe that leaving a mark is a sign of trust and impact.

> We believe that leaving a mark is a bond with the future.

> We believe that leaving a mark is proof of growth and development.

Being part of the BV family, is more than just working, it’s being convinced that you will leave your mark... in shaping a world of Trust.

Job Responsibilities

· Reports to the Singapore Financial Controller and will be the main finance business partner to the assigned operational Business Units.

· Lead Business Line budgeting and forecasting processes for the Business Units assigned to the Business Controller.

· Lead the month-end financial closing process for internal management reporting.

· Ensure accuracy & timely submission of order books (work performed in the month) maintained by Business Units to determine accounting accruals (revenue/costing) for the proper accounting cut-off during the month-end closing.

· Advise and implement process improvement measures for Business Units on resource allocation, invoicing process, revenue recognition, expense booking and other management reporting related issues.

· Collaborate with sales team on new tenders or contracts to ensure financial compliance with the company’s business models.

· Partner closely with Business Line Management, operational teams, and Shared Service Center team to develop and implement strategies and initiatives that lead to continuous improvement from a financial and business control aspect.

· Develop and maintain costing models to ensure that cost drivers are understood by sales team/Business Line Management and ensure that activities are priced to recover their true cost. Review and refine pricing models/tools

· Regularly review and improve accounting policies and controls, for operations team to follow, to ensure that proper month-end closing figures are posted.

· Manage audit queries from Internal and External Auditors regarding operational transactions.

· Assist the Financial Controller with preparing materials for the Monthly Business Review Meetings, as well as other related meetings


Job Requirements

· Diploma/Degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance or have an Accomplished Finance/Accounting Professional qualification (eg. ACCA)

· Having accounting knowledge is a requirement; however, further on-the job training will be provided.

· 1-5 years of relevant work experience in finance/accounting, controlling, taxation or audit. More experienced candidates will be considered as well.

· Fresh degree/diploma holders are welcome to apply if they are accounting trained.

· Having a hands-on mindset and being comfortable with cross-department business interactions.

· Moderate proficiency with Microsoft Excel (eg. VLOOKUP, moderate data cleansing, pivot tables)

· Familiar with Microsoft applications such as PowerPoint, Word, Outlook

· Prior experience with SAP BPC, Oracle accounting software, VBA and Power BI would be an advantage, but not a requirement.

· Having good business report writing skills in English.

· Comfortable with accounting/financial numbers.

· Ability to work well under pressure to meet monthly deadlines and be a strong team-player.

Join an inclusive, flexible and diverse company where you can thrive while contributing to positively transforming the world we live in.
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