Manager, Accounts Payable

Manager, Accounts Payable

GVT Government Technology Agency
5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description


The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) aims to transform the delivery of Government digital services by taking an 'outside-in' view, putting citizens and businesses at the heart of everything we do. We also develop the Smart Nation infrastructure and applications, and facilitate collaboration with citizens and businesses to co-develop technologies.
Join us as we support Singapore's vision of building a Smart Nation - a nation of possibilities empowered through info-communications technology and related engineering.
What you will be working on:

  • Work closely with the shared service provider to ensure smooth operational activities on Account Payables

  • Provide advice to project teams and internal stakeholders on tax and payment matters

  • Participate in the implementation and maintenance of technology driven initiatives (e.g. Robotic Process Automation, Data Analytics, Chatbot)

  • Perform data analytics on invoices, payments and staff claims for irregularity and compliance with policies

  • Ensure all invoice and payment transactions are timely accounted for month-end and year-end closing

  • Review monthly balance sheet audit schedules and reconciliation statements to ensure all outstanding Account Payables items have been cleared timely

  • Review monthly dashboards to management

  • Prepare regular AP communications to internal stakeholders

  • Prepare board member fees for accruals and disbursement

  • Ensure financial reports are prepared in a timely and accurate manner in compliance with financial reporting standards

  • Manage the outsourced vendor to ensure delivery of key performance indicators

  • Evaluate financial reporting systems, accounting procedures and make recommendations for changes to procedures & processes and other financial control functions

  • Liaise with internal/external auditors, tax agents, banks and other statutory bodies / authorities and ensure compliance with accounting policies and regulatory requirements

  • Support ad-hoc requests and assist in various requests from senior management

What we are looking for:

  • Degree in Accountancy or equivalent recognised by Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants

  • Minimum 5 years working experience in Account Payables with 2 years of supervisory working experience

  • Strong data analytic skills with knowledge on the use of DA tools such as Tableau

  • Self-motivated, meticulous, hands on, able to work independently and proactive team player

  • Demonstrate excellent skills in managing multiple stakeholders under significant pressure and tight deadlines

  • Good communication and presentation skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company as we believe that diversity is meaningful to innovation. Our employee benefits are based on a total rewards approach, offering a holistic and market-competitive suite of perks. This includes generous leave benefits to meet your work-life needs. We trust that you will get the job done wherever you are, and whatever works best for you - so work from home or take a break to exercise if you need to*. We also believe it's important for you to keep honing your craft in the constantly-evolving tech landscape, so we provide and support a plethora of in-house and external learning and development opportunities all year round.
*Subject to the nature of your job role that might require you to be onsite during fixed hours

Job Details

The Singapore Public Service plays a key role in the economic growth, progress and stability of Singapore by formulating and implementing government policies, as well as providing key public services. Whether you are a fresh graduate joining the workforce or an experienced professional, the Singapore Public Service offers a great variety of job opportunities for you. The work in the Public Service can be broadly categorised into the following sectors: Economic, Social, Security & External Relations, and Administration & Corporate Development. Be part of the team that shapes the future of Singapore. Log on and take your first step towards a career that matters!

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