Fixed Term - Full Time
Withers KhattarWong LLP
Job title: Accountant Executive (FTC)
About Withers KhattarWong LLP
Withers KhattarWong LLP is amongst the largest international law firm in Singapore. We are a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents in 17 offices.
Our broad global platform allows us to guide clients through the legal challenges inherent in the ever-changing international landscape. As our client, you will receive quality advice on diverse legal and tax issues through the services of one law firm with a single communication.
Internationally, we have made a reputation for ourselves as the leading law firm for private capital; our clients include public and private companies founded by successful families, MNCs, financial institutions, international brands, family offices and HNWIs, charities and not-for-profit organisations, amongst others. We pride ourselves for our role in helping our clients achieve success.
We are looking for a qualified Accountant, to be based in Singapore, who will support our regional Head of Finance and coordinate with our regional financial controllers for a fixed term contract of three to six months.
Areas of focus and responsibilities
- Support the APAC Head of Finance
- Prepare financial reports for internal meetings
- Assist with balance sheet substantation exercise
- Assist with finance led projects
This list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive. It is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job and, as such, the role may also include the undertaking of additional tasks as required.
Key skills and experience
- Qualified Accountant with at least five years accounting experience
- Strong excel skills
- Meticulous attention to detail
- Excellent oral and written communications skills
- Ability to work as part of a team and using own initiative, manage own workload and adapt to changing priorities.
- Adaptable to new systems and procedures.
- Flexible approach, willing to assist others in achieving team objectives.
- Confident and proactive approach.
- Enthusiastic and positive attitude.
- Experience of working in the professional services industry is preferred but not a must.
Withersworldwide has been acting for successful individuals, families and institutions for over 100 years. We advise clients on the full range of their business, personal and philanthropic legal needs, both at home and abroad. With offices in the key financial centres of Europe, Asia-Pacific, the United States and the Caribbean, we provide coverage and services that other law firms focussed on the needs of the individual cannot. We have represented 51% of the Top 100 in The Sunday Times Rich List, 25% of the US Top 100 Forbes Rich List, 30% of the Top 20 Hong Kong billionaires in the Forbes World's Billionaires list and over 20% of the Forbes Asia's Richest Families list.
The firm consists of three global legal Divisions: Business, Dispute Resolution and Private Client & Tax. Each Division is headed by a Divisional CEO and Divisional Operating Officer. There is also an overarching CEO of the global firm.
Information for Recruitment Agencies
Withersworldwide endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Withersworldwide operates a preferred supplier list and will not be accepting unsolicited applications from non-PSL agencies for this role.
Equal Opportunities Employment Statement
It is the policy of Withersworldwide to provide equal opportunities for all employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion. Decisions in these areas will be made only by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability.