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Senior Accountant

Date: Jul 22, 2022

Location: Singapore, SG, 619855

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

It’s an exciting time to be part of the IFF family. We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy.


At the heart of our success is investing in talent and valuing the diversity of our people. To drive breakthrough innovation and top performance, we aim to develop and engage employees through effective talent management, career development and workplace health and safety programs.


We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and results driven individual to join our Finance division as Senior Accountant.


Your Focus


As Senior Accountant, you will be are responsible and leading the finance transformation workstream through an integrated global program. You will be expected to have strong IFRS and GAAP knowledge to ensure consistent application for the entities that you are responsible and effectively manage within the Corporate Finance framework. Equipped with excellent communication skills, you are expected to engage and drive projects in a diverse group of cross functional stakeholders. 


This is a Singapore based position reporting into the Singapore Financial Controller.


How you will Lead and Contribute

  • Manage and streamline day-to-day accounting across multiple workstreams within an in-house shared service center environment. 
  • Enhance and improve the accuracy for month end closing, year-end closing, tax returns filing preparation of the financial reporting.
  • Manage the annual statutory audit process of Singapore and Malaysia. 
  • Attend to internal audit based on SOX requirement. 
  • Strong IFRS, US GAAP knowledge and ensure consistent application. 
  • Manage the fixed asset, physical sighting in according to Corporate Policy.
  • Assist in various EDB grant audit and documentation.
  • Other projects as assigned. 

Job Requirements

What you will need to be successful

  • A degree in accounting or professional accounting qualification (eg ACCA)
  • 4-5 years of relevant accounting experience, preferably with regional exposure.  
  • Statutory Audit experience for Singapore and Malaysia. 
  • Knowledge of local GAAP and US GAAP.
  • Proficient in SAP, EPM and other applications.  
  • Meticulous, excellent attention to detail with high accuracy. 
  • Willing to be hands on, meticulous and able to deep dive into details.   
  • Well versed in Microsoft applications (Outlook, Words, Excel & Powerpoint)



IFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential.  We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit to learn more