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20 September 2020
Job ID: SP-16174
Senior Accounting Officer

Job Summary 

This role is mainly responsible for the following tasks.

  • Handle accounting, finance and tax compliance operations in compliance with School’s policies, procedures and guidelines, applicable accounting standards as well as tax laws and regulations.
  • Assist Accounting Manager in implementing the accounting software and other related software to ensure data integrity, relevance and work process efficiency.
  • Provide support to team and colleagues in general accounting and tax matters.

Key Responsibilities

Accounting and Finance Operations:

  • Issue invoices and follow up settlement within the agreed timeline.
  • Act as point of contact with vendors for invoice submission and payment.
  • Prepare payment vouchers with accurate information for approval and process bank payments in compliance with the agreed terms and relevant tax laws.
  • Act as point of contact for staff advance/reimbursement request and ensure that advances/ reimbursements are submitted and recorded according to the policies and procedures.
  • Work with asset owners to ensure that all fixed assets are physically labelled, tracked on a regular basis, and recorded/reflected in systems correctly.
  • Prepare monthly journals (i.e. accrued expense, deferred income, depreciation, amortization, adjustment, etc.) and reconciliation (i.e. bank, prepayment, deferred income, etc.).

Tax Compliance:

  • Prepare withholding tax certificate and monthly withholding tax submission (PND3, 53, 54)
  • Prepare VAT report and VAT submission (PP30, PP36)


  • Prepare receipt and payment reports.
  • Prepare project summary report (i.e. ECA, transportation, ALX, etc.).

Team Management:

  • Supervise and coach Accounting Officer to perform the work assigned with accuracy, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting with CPD license; CPA license would be an advantage. 
  • 5-7 years of experience in overall accounting and tax compliance functions. Experiences in education industry will be an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of local accounting standards and tax laws.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Competent user of MS Office programs, especially Excel, with hands-on experiences in accounting software.
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, numerate, skeptical and good analytical skills.
  • Able to work well under pressure, multi-task and prioritize work within tight deadlines.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills, good work ethics and  positive attitude.

Interested applicants please submit cover letter stating the expected remuneration together with resume by clicking ‘Apply Now’. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified

VERSO International School is committed to child protection and welfare of the children. Safeguarding procedures will be enforced to recruitment and hiring process.

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Job Details:

  • Five-day work week
  • Performance bonus
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance

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