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Accounting & Finance (Commerce & Industry)

CONSTRUCTION COST ACCOUNTANT WITH RAPID GROWTH US MNC

Job details

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline:
Reference: AF/CL/CCA/21102022C
Posted: about 1 month ago
Consultant: Charles Lee
Consultant Email: email Charles
Consultant Phone: 6950 0389

Job description

​Our client, a rapidly expanding US data centre MNC is currently looking for a confident and well spoken candidate equipped with construction cost accounting knowledge. The role reports in to a manager, future opportunities will be available as the team grows due to a rapid growth data centre industry.

A critical role in maintaining and improving the construction accounting database, reporting suite and controls, the incumbent will find his/her work experience here a fruitful one, working closely with the larger Finance group and with Design and Construction functions to produce insightful reporting into key business decision makers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Construction cost accounting operations

  • Manage data inputs between Yardi and Procore

  • Carry out pay application billing review & data entry

  • Review CAPEX AP invoices and progress billing entry

  • Review and issue Debtors and Invoice reports

Construction cost reporting

  • Own and maintain various KPI schedules.

  • Define, create, and maintain various databases related to projects and contracts in order to provide accurate and relevant data or analysis to top management

  • Update monthly EAC proformas with actuals and committed spend

  • Investigate CAPEX transactions and close out queries

  • Consolidate CAPEX report

  • Close out POs as part of the demobilization process of completed contracts

  • Supporting month end and forecasting process

  • Support external audit process

Fixed assets accounting

  • Create and monitor a system of controls, procedures and forms for recording of fixed assets

  • Record fixed assets acquisition and disposals in accounting system

  • Track the compilation of construction in progress into fixed assets account

  • Execute depreciation run and depreciation reasonableness check.

  • Reconcile the balance in the fixed assets subsidiary ledger to the general ledger.

  • Update the detailed movement schedule of fixed assets for reporting and attend to auditors’ queries.

  • Investigate potential obsolescence of fixed assets

  • Conduct physical inventory counts of fixed assets.

  • Assign tag numbers to fixed assets

  • Conduct analysis related to fixed assets

  • Cash flow forecast on capital expenditure for hedging purpose

  • Submission of fixed assets information for insurance coverage

Other duties

  • Analyse, initiate, and implement best practices and procedures in the CCF department.

  • Advise senior management on any critical trends in relation to the financial performance of the company

  • Promote a strong culture of cooperation within the team

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree / diploma in Business, Accounting/Finance, or related field

  • 4+ years fixed assets accounting experience required

  • Good technical knowledge in accounting standards (IFRS and USGAAP)

  • Knowledge of general APAC tax and experience in multi-currency and multiple company environments

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with many simultaneous priorities from time to time

  • Facility to “roll up one’s sleeves” and collaborate with process participants in solving issues

  • Skilled at using various ERP and with technology in general

  • Knowledge of Yardi Voyager, preferred but not required

  • Knowledge of Procore, preferred but not required

  • Data center, real estate, or construction industry experience, preferred but not required

  • Proficient in the Windows and Office 365 environment

The successful candidate can look forward to exciting growth opportunities with a rapidly growing US MNC.

Interested candidates may contact me at +65 9711 9625 or CharlesL@charterhouse.com.sg for a confidential discussion.

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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