Lead Accountant

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities â€" we're just getting started.

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.
Facebook is seeking to fill the role of International General Ledger(GL) Accountant in its Singapore office. The ideal candidate will be a top academic performer with a number of years' experience ideally in a high tech global organization and specifically in the area of GL Accounting. The successful candidate must be a driven, high energy, customer service focused individual that can work well with internal and external customers at all levels. They will be expected to problem solve, recommend solutions and exercise good business judgment while performing their function.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsibility for overseeing all aspects of APAC financial and reporting functions for multiple countries
  • Own multiple balance sheet accounts and the corresponding sub-ledger for varying level of complexity and materiality
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with our outsourced providers in order to understand the broader business objectives, develop processes jointly and provide accounting guidance and best practice recommendations to enable process changes
  • Coordinate with external and internal auditors to ensure timely completion of audit requests, and aid in the research and analysis of audit issues raised
  • Manage processes for the preparation of Corporation Tax, VAT returns and Statutory Financial Statements
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Recognized accounting degree or qualification (CA, ACCA)
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and local GAAP
  • Big 4 audit background plus min. 5 years regional (APAC) experience with large, fast-growing, multi-national company
  • Understand supply chain process flow and inventory management
  • Excellent computer and analytical skills, including proficiency in Excel (experience with Oracle ERP is very desirable)
  • Excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent in Chinese language, both verbal and written
  • Superb attention to detail yet possesses an understanding of the 'big picture'
  • Proven record of process improvement
  • Flexible and enthusiastic, with a positive "can-do" attitude


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