CenturyLink Senior Accountant in SINGAPORE, Singapore
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a technology leader delivering hybrid networking, cloud connectivity, and security solutions to customers around the world. Through its extensive global fiber network, CenturyLink provides secure and reliable services to meet the growing digital demands of businesses and consumers. CenturyLink strives to be the trusted connection to the networked world and is focused on delivering technology that enhances the customer experience. Learn more at http://news.centurylink.com/ .
City/Work Location: Singapore/ Tai Seng Center
Reporting to: Finance Manager
Position Objective/ Summary:
This position is responsible to provide timely and accurate accounting for various subsidiary companies’ financial books. The objective is to ensure that all statutory compliance, including tax returns, are maintained accurately and that the accounts on the subsidiary company's balance sheets are properly reconciled from the subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger. The position also includes providing various reports for management and FP&A. The person will be a key player in implementing improvements to enhance our process and ensure compliance around recording transactions while focusing on a Global standard and other special projects. The person will assist in the preparation of the monthly consolidated financial statements, variance analysis, and analytical reviews, and assist with information needed for filings with government authorities. The position also includes coordinating accounting entries between various departments throughout the company
Prepares monthly journal entries and account reconciliations for all assigned countries’ books, where applicable
Researches, analyzes and explains variances on revenues, cost of service, or operating expenses.
Research, analyze and review assign balance sheet accounts for reconciliation purposes and explanation of variances to support month end close activates
Participates in the preparation of financial statements, balance sheets, local statutory reports and other required internal or external reporting needs by providing timely, accurate, concise reports and analysis
Preparation of Statistical Key Figures.
Maintain compliance with the company’s existing SOX and internal control processes
Works in close contact with the Treasury, Tax, Procurement, Logistics, Real Estate Teams and Financial Analysis to ensure that all charges to the business are appropriately reflected in the financial statements
Responds to Operations, FP&A, internal/external auditors and other adhoc analyses
Contribute and collaborate as an active member of a team in achieving common goals, solving problems, developing “win-win” solutions, and assuming joint accountability for results/outcomes.
Other duties as assigned.
Assist Manager and/or Director in special projects.
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, or equivalent certification.
• 8 years’ & more accounting/financial reporting experience.
• Proficient working knowledge of personal computers, terminal operations and spreadsheet software.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Strong communication skills both oral and written.
• Professional attitude and appearance.
• Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines imposed by monthly, quarterly and annual closing cycles.
• Knowledge of financial reporting requirements.
• Goal and detail oriented.
• Ability to make decisions with minimal direction from manager.
• Ability to obtain information from various departments within CenturyLink in order to accurately reconcile key corporate accounts
• Ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision.
• Self-motivated to set priorities and complete projects.
• Willingness to work overtime, as necessary.
Bachelors or Equivalent in Finance
Requisition #: 219912
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