Financial Controller

Location: Singapore
Contact: Christopher Stephens
Email: email Christopher
Posted: over 2 years ago

NextWave Partners is working exclusively with a leading infrastructure/utility project developer who is looking to expand their office in Singapore. As part of their growth, the client is looking to strengthen their finance team and thus, looking for a Financial Controller to be based in Singapore.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Ensure that financial transactions are recorded in compliance with the relevant legislation and Financial Reporting Standards (‘FRSs’). 
    • Manage complete accounting, treasury and financial reporting for the company and its overseas offices.
    • Ensure all accounting entries incorporated and the presentation of the financial statements comply with the relevant legislation and Financial Reporting Standards (‘FRSs’) 
    • Prepare and manage all monthly financial reports for purposes of reporting to the management.
    • To provide analysis for the assessment of impairment of goodwill and intangible assets.
    • Consolidate monthly accounts for all businesses/offices set up in other countries.
  • Manage taxation matters including Corporate Tax, GST, Property Tax and Transfer Pricing to ensure full compliance. 
    • Review corporate tax computations and submissions to IRAS, working with tax advisor to ensure optimal basis is adopted and address any queries from IRAS 
    • Prepare property tax computation and address any queries from IRAS 
    • Maintain up-to-date intercompany agreements and transfer pricing documentation taking into account relevant changes in business, structure or regulations as appropriate.
  • Facilitate the statutory audit process.
    • Coordinate audit requirements to facilitate a smooth process 
    • Prepare statutory financial statements and the annual report for the group taking into account the latest changes in reporting standards 
    • Coordinate the closure of audit process and the finalization of the audit report.
    • To respond to management and auditor’s queries on the same.


  • Degree in Accountancy / MBA with at least 5-10 years relevant experience (preferably in utilities, oil/gas or engineering firms) with at least 3 years relevant experience in long term financing planning preferably in the development of infrastructure/utilities. 
  • Chartered Accountant of Singapore and/or past experience in big 4 audit firm will be advantageous
  • Knowledge of IFRS, US GAAP and consolidated accounts
  • Knowledge of SAP or other accounting software required. 
  • Strong in business controls.
  • Strong understanding of hedge accounting and derivative pricing. 
  • Excellent knowledge of corporate and taxation.
  • Experience in leading a team.

If interested in discussing this or other related roles, please contact Christopher Stephens at
Direct: +65 6340 1947

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