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Finance Manager

Date: 05-Nov-2022

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

NCS is a leading technology services firm with presence in Asia Pacific and partners with governments and enterprises to advance communities through technology. Combining the experience and expertise of its 10,000-strong team across 61 specialisations, NCS provides differentiated and end-to-end technology services to clients with its NEXT capabilities of digital, cloud, platforms as well as core offerings in application, infrastructure, engineering and cyber security. NCS also believes in building a strong partner eco-system with leading technology players, research institutions and start-ups to support open innovation and co-creation. For more information, visit ncs.co. 

 

We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for our employees & customers and will require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated.

 

Overview:

As the Finance Manager, you will perform month-end close activities for project system (eg. postings of revenue accrual, cost deferment, timelog, etc), prepare balance sheet schedules and ensure financial records are properly maintained with updated information. You will liaise with IT Support to resolve system issues and propose for system & process improvement include champion automation/ digitalization initiatives.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare month end close activities, include review month end revenue and cost for projects to ensure accurate project financial.
  • Lead & support process improvements and system enhancements in relation to project governance / financials related tasks. 
  • Liaise with IT Support/Shared Service Finance to resolve system issues and correct wrong postings (if any)
  • Provide Accrued Revenue aging report and review with LOB Heads and LOB Leads on the reasons of delays in billing and highlight outstanding actions required.  This is to ensure promptness in project billings to customers to improve cash flow position of the Group.
  • Support business units (eg. CSU) and delivery teams (LOB) in their operations by providing advice on project delivery governance related processes, usage of project system and project monitoring reports.  
  • Provide Project Exceptions report and review with LOB Heads and LOB Leads (and business ops team) to advise on actions to clear the exceptions.
  • Support the CSU / LOB by providing advisory on the accounting treatment based on customer contracts.
  • Ensure that all financial aspects of project execution are on track, including but not limited to monitoring the progress of projects, investigating variances in project budgets, financial updates etc.
  • Review project health status and alert if any potential risk on onerous contract and potential loss-making projects. Follow up with Project team on action items such as rectifying the project financials/budget where needed or highlight to Management where necessary.
  • Handle internal and external auditors’ queries and documentation related to projects.
  • Conduct training sessions on project financials for Project Managers etc.
  • Any other activities as assigned from time to time.

 

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • Degree in accountancy or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience
  • Preferably with audit & analysis skillsets & in an IT MNC environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Finance operations or analysis, project management, process improvement
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel-Macro, Excel-Pivot Table, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Good working knowledge of SAP software/ dashboard/ analytical tools would be an advantage.
  • Aptitude for Automation & Digitalisation initiatives.
  • Able to work under pressure and manage tight deadlines.
  • Organized, detailed, proactive, and self-motivated.
  • Independent and strong team player with ability to build rapport and collaborative working relationships with all levels.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills and can communicate well (both written and verbal)