CFO Services - Accounting Advisory Associate Director

Job type: Full time

Location: Singapore

Categories: Advisory/Accounting Advisory

Job ID: 107


Grant Thornton is a global professional service network of more than 68,000 people in over 130 countries. Our team in Singapore is growing rapidly and we know this success is made possible by our people. That’s why we make sure our people have the right tools and environment to thrive.   

Each individual at Grant Thornton Singapore is empowered to be themselves within an inclusive team. Our supportive structure gives our people the autonomy to shape their careers and drive positive change in the firm. It’s an exciting time to join us as we grow with organisations of all sizes and industries in Singapore, across the region and in the world. 

The CFO Services team 

The team helps businesses with their financial reporting and accounting needs in all areas of the business lifecycle. The team works across a wide range of industries, to advise clients on matters such as interpretation and implementation of standards, preparation and consolidation of financial statements, and for accounting for business transactions. 

Working together towards this objective, the dynamic team has a collaborative culture with supportive leaders. The open and encouraging culture places great focus on the growth of its people and the leaders of team are always accessible and ready to support the team. 


  • Lead and drive finance transformation projects to advise clients on accounting and financial reporting solutions
  • Provide innovative solutions in financial planning and analysis activities to help our clients to optimize their financial strategies and achieve their business goals
  • Analyse, understand, optimize and design end-to-end finance roadmaps and processes based on the clients’ business strategies
  • Provide advice and subject matter expertise to leadership and clients on accounting advisory related agenda
  • Stay up to date with new and developing accounting standards and regulatory changes, conducting impact assessments and guiding leadership and clients in their implementation and adoption journey
  • Develop clients’ proposals and participate in presentations and business pitches
  • Engage in and support thought leadership activities on CFO related initiatives
  • Coaching and building capabilities of team members

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or relevant qualifications
  • More than 8 years of experience with an international public accounting firm focusing on financial reporting, finance transformation, data/business analytics. Climate reporting experience will be advantageous.
  • Well-versed in IFRS. Knowledge of US or other GAAP requirements is advantageous.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical ideas in easy-to-understand terms
  • Ability to initiate new business development and developing potential opportunities into new engagements
  • Experience in leading and managing multiple projects and engagements in a team-based environment
  • Possess a strong understanding of business drivers and their fundamentals

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please complete the Job Application Form and indicate 80 in the Job ID field. An email will be sent to you within 10-15 minutes for you to submit your CV/resume.    

We are proud to be an equal opportunity firm where we celebrate what makes each individual unique. We are committed to nurturing our inclusive workplace. So, no matter where you are from, we invite you to discover more about us. 

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