Accounts Payable Analyst (Japanese Speaking)

Advertised on : 14 Jan 2019 | Closing date : 04 Apr 2019

  Job Reference : 48416

Job Description

This position will be responsible to support Accounts Payable function for APAC

In this role, he/she will also be involved in ensuring SOX compliance within AP processes and coordinating with overseas offices to ensure consistency of policies and processes while providing ad-hoc support to any other duties or projects as assigned.

This role is based in Singapore and reports directly to the AP Supervisor.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Full Spectrum of Accounts Payable function
  • Process vendor invoices and payment for APAC entities
  • Perform random audit and review of expenses according to Group Policy
  • Work with Accountant in analyzing expenses
  • Accrual reconciliation for expenses
  • Perform AP and OPEX analysis and month end closing tasks
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.



  • Possess Degree/Diploma in Accounting/LCCI or equivalent qualification
  • 1-2 years of relevant accounting experience for Degree holder and 5-7 years of relevant accounting experience for Diploma holder
  • Accounts Payable & Employee expense reimbursement experience in MNC environment is preferred
  • Experience in working with APAC countries would be advantageous
  • Able to communicate in Japanese is required due to frequent handling of Japanese documents and liaising with Japanese counterparts
  • Prior experience in using ERP with Oracle JD Edward or SAP preferred
  • Positive, responsible, proactive attitude and well organized
  • A team player and able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work cordially with people of different backgrounds in the organization
  • Possess strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Enjoy working with details and has a keen eye for identifying process improvement opportunities
  • Ability to work in small team in a fast changing and dynamic working environment

Functional Areas : Accounting & Finance;Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable
Type of Employment : Permanent
Minimum Experience : 2
Work Location : Singapore

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