Accounts Payable Executive (Japanese Speaking)
Advertised on : 17 Jul 2019 | Closing date : 29 Sep 2019
Job Reference : 49394
Support the Accounts Payable functions in Asia Pacific covering Japan/Hong Kong/ Australia/ China/Singapore/Indonesia (mainly for Japan and non-Singapore)
Review invoices and requisitions for satisfactory payment approval.
Ensure all payment transactions are properly recorded.
Proceed employee expense claims by verifying compliance check.
Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and compare system reports to balances.
Liaise with Marketing & Sales team on any payment issues.
Prepare schedules and reconciliations to support period close balances.
Reconcile bank statements.
Record reconciling entries resulting from reconciliation each period.
Continue to improve the payment process.
Execute period close process
Prepare standard journal entries pertaining to accounts payable function.
Ensure that accruals and prepayment calculations and postings are done to correctly reflect period expenses.
Arrange to post monthly accounting transactions (including invoices) to local accounting firm if need be.
Inter-company and International Billings
Check that inter-company billings are valid and well supported.
Challenge billings that are incorrect, invalid or not adequately supported.
Book billings to correct Peoplesoft operating unit and account code.
Periodically confirm and reconcile intercompany balances.
Periodically proceed intercompany balances settlement.
Assist on other accounting works as required by the business.
Assist with statutory reports and SOX compliance.
Diploma in Accounting or equivalent
Min 2 years of Accounts Payable experience in a MNC environment
Team player with ability to collaborate with functional departments and external partners
High degree of accuracy and attention to details
Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable principles
Proficient in English and Japanese as there will be frequent liaising with Japanese counterparts