EY Payroll & Accounting Manager - Global Compliance & Reporting in Singapore
Title: Payroll & Accounting Manager - Global Compliance & Reporting
Job Number: SIN00389
Join a global network that understands what businesses need to have access, visibility and control. Our market-leading approach combines extensive local compliance and accounting experience with a standard global compliance process and web-based tools to help you execute your job. In one country or many, you have the opportunity to provide clients an integrated, consistent, quality service that unlocks the potential of the compliance function, with tax compliance, statutory accounts preparation and tax accounting calculation support.
As a Payroll & Accounting Manager, you’ll spend most of your time to strategise and develop EY’s payroll operate business in Singapore with the aim to increase market share and awareness. Managing financials of portfolio of clients e.g. review debtors and WIP lists and take appropriate actions. Also, you’ll manage and groom a team of high performing individuals to deliver outstanding payroll and accounting services to our clients. You’ll be a key member of the team, committed to supporting the team in building and maintaining relationships with clients.
Your key responsibilities
Manage a team of payroll & accounting professionals, supervise and coach team members
Involve actively in business development and coordinating with the partner to carry out marketing plans for the department. Actively develop and grow the business
Establish and maintain effective relationship and partnership with clients and team members
Provide exceptional client service ensuring clients receive prompt responses to requests and queries
Proactive in staff recruitment, mentoring, development and career path planning for the staff
Provide and organize formal training for staff
Monitor staff costing and participate in budget and forecasting exercises
Ensure timely, accurate and high quality payroll compliance deliverables
Ensure all payroll computations and submissions to authorities comply with local statutory requirements
Manage and meet all agreed key performance indicators set by clients
Plan and implement payroll onboarding activities, payroll processes and other payroll initiatives
Provide payroll related advice to client
Keep updated with best HR practices and ensuring compliance with local statutory requirements
Responsible for ensuring that commitments to clients are followed up in a timely manner and to continually engage with clients
Review draft deliverables completed by team members
Manage financials of portfolio of clients e.g. review debtors and WIP lists and take appropriate
Meet prospective clients and prepare fee proposals, including follow-through until the job is accepted or rejected
Participate in the preparation and discussion of budgets and monthly forecasts for the accounting
Formulate and review existing work processes and policies. Identify and recommend improvements in line with current business and regulatory practices
Skills and attributes for success
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
Strong sense of urgency with great organizational skills to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
Meticulous, resourceful and reliable
Numerically inclined with good analytical and problem solving skills
Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation and organizational skills
Strong spreadsheet skills (MS Excel essential) and good knowledge of MS Word and accounting software
To qualify for the role you must have
Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy/Finance related discipline
7-10 years of payroll experience of which at least three years in a managerial capacity and a few years in accounting
Strong knowledge of human resources functions, payroll and employment related laws and best practices in Singapore
Excellent project management skills to handle complex and difficult situation with confidence
Extensive and in-depth knowledge of Financial Reporting Standards, relevant tax rules, procedures and guidelines
Excellent client service skills and strong problem solving skills
Ability to work effectively within cross-functional teams and collaborate with multi-cultural business partners and stakeholders
Ideally, you also have
- ACCA or equivalent
What we look for
Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization.
What working at EY offers
EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance . We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:
Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.
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