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Manager, Group Consolidation

Date:  22-Sep-2022


Business Unit:  Group Finance

About Certis

We are a leading security services organisation. We put technology to work in making the world a safer place. Our mission is that as trusted partners, we protect lives and assets, and deliver integrated critical services. By empowering our people, our goal is to enable our communities to stay safe and thriving.

We offer a broad range of opportunities and career pathways for our people to grow and explore their potential. We believe that people, equipped with innovative thinking and technological capabilities will make the world safer, smarter and better.

Life at Certis

If you are a passionate individual looking for opportunities to expand your skills, and purposeful work instead of just a ‘job’, we would love to hear from you.

At Certis, no two days look alike. Our work calendars are filled with chances to collaborate with others, and bring new initiatives to life. Whether you’re looking to improve a process, or have an innovative idea awaiting a technology solve, we want you to bring your ideas to the table.

We are a close-knit team that looks out for each other, works hard to get the job done, and encourages each other to grow – the perfect place for you to grow your career!

Duties & Responsibilities

•    Perform statutory consolidation and prepare group consolidated financial statements.
•    Compile and review entities' excel reporting pack submitted for consolidation, and ensure information is correctly filled up and in compliance to accounting policies.
•    Compile information to analyse Group P&L and B/S.
•    Be part of the key liaison with the external and internal auditors and manage audit accordingly
•    As a member of the Group accounting centre of excellence team, assist to roll out accounting guidance to financial accounting teams in HQ and overseas markets.
•    Business partner the management accounting / FP&A team on accounting matters.
•    Assist in various group level initiatives:
    Ad-hoc review on controls to ensure that they are adequate and in compliance with related polices;
    Assist in system implementation project, including reviewing of group chart of accounts and intercompany eliminations;
    Assist in process enhancement projects;
    Align and update the Group’s accounting policies, ensuring compliance with SFRS and any new accounting standards.
•    The role is a sole contributor and reports to the Senior Finance Manager.
•    Any ad-hoc assignments and projects as and when required

Skills & Experience

•    Accounting Degree / ACCA or equivalent and able to interpret and apply FRS for new situations.
•    Minimum of 7 years of experience looking at controls, accounting and handling statutory consolidation, with the initial few years in audit.
•    Strong in handling excel spreadsheets.
•    Comfortable with doing liaising and compilation work.
•    Meticulous / Detailed.
•    Good people and communication skills.
•    Knowledge on group consolidation software is a plus.
•    Knowledge on transfer pricing and SAP is a plus.
•    Knowledge on RPA
•    Able to commit to long working hours during quarterly and year-end peak periods.

Recognition & Reward

What you can expect from us:

•    Work on projects for world-class security projects renowned for their safety, reliability and efficiency
•    Commitment to your ongoing development, including on-the-job opportunities, formal programs and assistance with further education
•    Community volunteering opportunities
•    A competitive remuneration package, featuring performance-based incentives and a medical insurance and dental allowance.
Certis is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce culture, which is supported by our values. Our aim is to attract, develop and retain a truly diverse and high-performing workforce.