Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

Job Description

Legal Counsel position is primarily responsible for providing high level internal legal advice on day to day legal matters, drafting and negotiating supplier and client contracts, corporate level transactions and the operations of business units. The Legal Counsel must have an ability to provide pragmatic solutions to legal issues relevant related to client contracts. The role will work collaboratively with the Board, CEO, and senior leadership team with a commercial focus in supporting business development, while ensuring the organisation’s rights are fully protected through the provision of sound legal counsel and guidance.

Job Responsibilities
  • Provide and set strategic direction, and provide sound balanced legal advice on a wide range of corporate commercial matters
  • Review and participate in the negotiation and approval of material contracts, ensuring compliance and preventative measures in all areas of law
  • Drafting and negotiating a broad range of agreements and developing/refining templates as necessary
  • Researching and assessing risk, in particular corporate governance, privacy laws, data protection, regulatory issues, anti-bribery and corruption, employment
  • Taking responsibility for partnering with the business in making (or assisting in the making of) decision to be taken in the light of the legal advice and risk assessment
  • Ensuring the business operates in accordance with the law and within the regulatory environment in which the industry operates
  • Limiting company exposure in all agreements and ensure adherence to company policies
  • Evaluate the impact of evolving legal and statutory regulations, and contribute to the business planning process
Requirements
  • At least 5 to 8 years PQE in-house legal experience.
  • Degree in Law from an accredited institution. Must be admitted to the Singapore Bar
  • Transactional experience, including drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Strong problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven legal counsel experience in business environment
  • Well-versed in how business operate with financial acumen
  • Highly articulate and able to communicate complex ideas in a simple, easy-to-understand manner
  • Personal credibility, integrity and high moral standards
  • Good analytical and observation abilities along with a sharp mind

Regional Business Controller

Regional Business Controller

Job Description

This role will report directly to Regional CFO located in Singapore.

Job Responsibilities
  • FP&A, financial modelling, forecasting and budgeting of the Group
  • Drive and manage process improvement and alignment initiatives of the Group
  • Assist in the preparation of high-quality stakeholders reports and presentation materials
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with senior management in the regions, including all key stakeholders at all levels
  • Support financial controllership function including the accounting and finance reporting, treasury, tax and internal controls of the Group
  • Drive and manage any ad-hoc projects
Requirements
  • A minimum of 12 to 15 years work experience in a finance related role, preferably with a minimum of 5 years as a Business Controller in a listed company or MNC.
  • Professionally qualified CPA/CA with degree in Accounting/Finance.
  • MBA is an added advantage
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have strong business acumen and regional managerial experience in Asia or South East Asia.
  • Ability to lead regional team.
  • Advanced competency in Excel, PowerPoint and ERP.
  • Good command of Mandarin/Malay language is an added advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Analytical, meticulous, and detailed.
  • Ability to resolve problems and provide solutions.
  • Innovative and change agent.
  • Independent and willing to roll up the sleeves

Salesforce Administrator

Salesforce Administrator

Job Description

We are looking for a Salesforce Assistant that acts as the primary system administrator for the Salesforce.com environment. This role will cover the Asia and Australia region.

Job Responsibilities
  • Handle all basic administrative functions including user account maintenance, reports and dashboards, workflows, and other routine tasks
  • Complete regular internal system audits
  • Ensure Salesforce instance is up to date in terms of upgrades
  • Manage Salesforce.com data feeds and other integrations
  • Coordinate the evaluation, scope, and completion of new development requests
  • Work with the management team to establish suitable processes to support administrative, development, and change management activities
  • Assist in training of new users, and grow the Salesforce.com skill set across the organization
  • Effectively act as the liaison between our users, vendors, and the application development team
Requirements
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of experience with Salesforce Lightning, preferably with Salesforce Administrator certification
  • Active affiliation with various technological networks and organizations in specialised fields including ERP, CRM, mobile, security and others.
  • Experience with Pardot and DocuSign advantageous
  • Experience with Salesforce API and System Integrations highly advantageous
  • Familiar with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Operations Associate

Operations Associate

Job Description

We are looking for a self-motivated and disciplined individual to join our employee plan services team which is based in Singapore.

Job Responsibilities
  • To administer companies’ employee plan programs
  • To execute day-to-day operational tasks via existing system in a timely and accurate manner
  • To prepare and review reports required for submission to SGX
  • To assist in implementation projects and client onboarding
  • To assist in the review and re-engineering of business processes
  • To assist in proposal and presentation preparations
Requirements
  • Minimum degree in business administration or other qualified credentials
  • Minimum 1 – 3 years of working experience
  • Well versed with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Detailed oriented
  • Perseverance
  • Entrepreneurial skills
  • Willingness to pushing boundaries
  • Experience in interacting with local and foreign participants.

Senior Business Analyst – Located in SG / MY (Remotely)

Senior Business Analyst – Located in SG / MY (Remotely)

Job Responsibilities
  • Taking ownership of work-streams or projects, designing and conducting analyses of data/processes, doing secondary research, synthesising conclusions, making presentations
  • Lead ongoing reviews of business operation, uncover areas for improvement and develop an optimized target business process.
  • Lead, own and drive key strategic pieces of work as it relates to transformation / new ways of working.
  • Work as part of (either in a capacity as a Product Owner or Scrum Master) cross-disciplinary teams with members across different functions.
  • Translate business requirement into technical requirements / functional specifications.
  • Create UAT plan, test scenario and conduct User Acceptance Test.
  • Manage competing resources, monitoring deliverables and ensuring timely completion of projects.
Requirements
  • At least 5 years of experience as a Business Analyst/Product Owner/Scrum Master with experience in digital implementation and transformation.
  • Demonstrated experience using Agile and collaboration tools such as Jira, Azure DevOps.
  • Strong communication skills to synchronize tasks, clarify requirements with stakeholders.
  • Ability to design user stories and customer journeys.
  • Up-to-date with the digital industry trends and digital capability.
  • Familiar with MS Visio, Powerpoint & Storyboarding.
  • Scrum Master, Product Owner certification (or equivalent) is a plus.

Senior Tax Associate

Senior Tax Associate

Job Responsibilities
  • Assist in development of strategies and plans to deliver high quality professional advisory tax services to achieve client satisfaction.
  • Assist in developing overall targets forecasting business opportunities aligned to the Group’s overall strategic direction.
  • Proactively meeting actual performance against targets and monitoring performance and productivity of subordinates and team.
  • Collaborate and build relationships with clients both from within the firm and externally such as with regulatory bodies and generating fresh leads, identifying, spotting and leveraging on business opportunities.
  • Collaborate with all internal business units both locally and regionally.
  • Assist in preparing business proposals and transactions review on tax related issues, covering all business areas.
  • Keep abreast with tax developments and practice and have knowledge of a broad range of tax issues including corporate, operational, consumption, business, personnel, transaction taxes and transfer pricing.
  • Identify and assist in setting procedures and processes for the division to improve efficiencies and quality.
  • Train, mentor and direct tax assistants.
Requirements
  • Degree or diploma in Accounting, Finance or other business-related field.
  • 1 to 2 years’ relevant tax experience is an added advantage.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong spreadsheet skills (Excel essential) and good knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • Good knowledge of Tax Reporting Standards, GST and relevant tax rules, procedures and guidelines is an added advantage.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in working styles.
  • Organised, detailed and deadline oriented.
  • Pro-active manner, willing to offer new suggestions and share knowledge.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to learn and take on duties outside of job specification.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to meet tight timelines with good time management.
  • Ability to work both in a team environment and independently

Deputy Director, Corporate Services

Deputy Director, Corporate Services

Job Responsibilities
  • Assist Director in developing and reviewing overall business plans and strategies that are aligned to the organisation’s overall strategic direction.
  • Assist Director in strategic planning and development of business unit’s performance. Develop and implement quality management strategies and plans (including resource, systems, timescales and financials) for business unit annual business plans. Manage overall targets and proactively monitor actual performance against target.
  • Proactive in business development and closing sales.
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of existing and potential clients, their industry, and key contacts to maintain a pipeline of leads.
  • Meet prospective clients and ensure fee proposals and all follow-through is completed from “cradle to grave” process.
  • Step into the role of Director in their absence and assist Director in the management of the team.
  • Assist Director strategic planning and development of business unit’s performance. Develop and implement quality management strategies and plans (including resource, systems, timescales and financials) for annual business plans.
  • Provide excellent customer service ensuring clients receive prompt responses to requests and queries.
  • Responsible for overall client servicing of the group and accountable for any jobs lost due to controllable reasons, e.g. poor client service, missing deadlines, poor quality of work.
  • Responsible for ensuring that commitments to clients are followed up in a timely manner, that the clients are satisfied and to continually engage with clients.
  • Perform high-level review and provide value-add to the work to be submitted to clients.
  • Maintain good client relationship with close client communication, in order to assess customer satisfaction for possible improvements and identify possible expansion of services.
  • Review fee and propose fee increase where appropriate.
  • Oversee the daily operations of the respective groups / teams and ensure all communications with clients are supported by e-mails, outlining agreed action steps, responsibilities and deadlines.
  • Oversee credit control and prompt collection of debts for respective portfolio of clients. Work with Finance to follow up on outstanding and doubtful debts.
  • Ensure prompt Billing and be responsible for WIP. Perform finalization of WIP cost and be prepared to be answerable for write-offs.
  • Formulate and review accounting processes / policies. Identify and recommend improvements to current policies & procedures, processes and client servicing arrangements in line with current business and regulatory practices.
  • Recommend and assist in the implementation of new or revised accounting, audit, tax and corporate secretarial procedures and records.
  • Provide and organize formal training for the staff.
  • Invest time into training Assistant Managers / Managers to enable them to carry out their roles effectively and efficiently.
  • Identify a successor for succession planning development and invest time in providing leadership training.
  • Proactive in staff recruitment, mentoring, development and career path planning.
  • Provide staff with regular feedback and evaluation.
  • Add value at Managers’ meetings and assist Director in following up on assigned actionable items in a timely manner.
  • Provide up to date and accurate management reporting and attend Management meetings on an ad-hoc and regular basis.
  • Work with IT on new IT initiatives for innovation and to improve productivity. Oversee successful implementation of projects, e.g. development of software, programs etc.
Requirements
  • Min 10 years professional accounting and auditing experience with a minimum of 6 years’ experience in a managerial capacity
  • Experienced working in outsourcing/service provider environment
  • Nominated corporate secretarial
  • Experience in handling public listed clients or handle listed co work
  • Experienced in performing and managing internal audit projects and able to work with all levels of co-workers
  • Experienced in internal control concepts and able to apply them to plan, perform, manage, and report on the evaluation of various business processes or functions.
  • Extensive knowledge of IFRS, knowledge in listing requirements and rules, Statement of Audit Standards and the Professional Practices Framework of the IIA is an added advantage
  • Experienced in performing and managing internal audit projects and able to work with all levels of co-workers
  • Experienced in performing and managing internal audit projects and able to work with all levels of co-workers.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to negotiate and possess effective presentations skills
  • Client service oriented, with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess effective presentations skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Be flexible and adaptable in working styles
  • Pro-active manner, willing to offer new suggestions and share knowledge.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Willing to take on duties outside of job specification.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Corporate Secretarial Senior Manager

Corporate Secretarial Senior Manager

Job Responsibilities
  • Manage a team in the most efficient manner
  • Involved in formal technical training for corporate secretarial staff
  • Provide and organize training for other department’s staff on updates in the Listing Manual, Companies Act and/or Stock Exchange other rules which may impact other departments
  • Groom, coach and train Managers to enable them to carry out their roles effectively and efficiently
  • Identify a successor in line with Company’s succession planning development and invest time in providing leadership training and mentoring
  • Work with support departments e.g HR, IT on any new related initiatives. Example: Implementation of software for innovation to improve productivity
  • Provide staff with regular feedback and evaluation
  • Proactive in staff recruitment, development and career path planning
  • Responsible for ensuring that commitments to clients for listco and private limited companies are met with the utmost professional standards
  • Responsible for ensuring client management, client retention and client base expansion.
  • Responsible for overall client servicing of the team and accountable for any jobs lost due to controllable reasons, e.g., poor client service
  • Possess an in-depth knowledge of existing and potential clients, their industry and key contacts
  • Meet prospective clients and prepare fee proposals, including follow-through until the job is accepted (or rejected)
  • Responsible for billings and WIP. Oversee credit control and prompt collection of debts for respective portfolio of clients. Work with Finance to follow-up on outstanding and doubtful debts, in order to increase collections
  • Review fee and propose fee increase, where appropriate.
  • Oversee preparation and co-ordination of the statutory registers, books and documents, including submission of statutory forms and documents to the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and Inland Revenue Authority (IRA). For listed companies, necessary submission to, Stock Exchange and The Central Depository within the stipulated deadlines.
  • Oversee daily operations of the respective team members and ensure all communications with clients are supported by e-mails, outlining agreed upon action steps, responsibilities and deadlines
  • Participate in the preparation of budgets and forecasts and comparison with previous budget / forecasts
  • Identify and recommend improvements to current policies and procedures, processes and client servicing arrangements in line with current business and regulatory practices and in line with industry practices.
  • Assist the Head or Director, Corporate Secretarial in daily operations both at a local and regional level
  • Assist Head or Director, Corporate Secretarial in strategic planning, recruitment and development of business unit’s performance. Contribute to the development and implementation of quality management strategies and plans
  • Undertake regional responsibilities, including developing regional businesses
  • Add-value at Managers’ meetings and assist Head or Director, Corporate Secretarial in following-up assigned action items in a timely manner
Requirements
  • Minimum of an ICSA qualified Chartered Secretary or holds an LL.B degree or equivalent related qualification with twelve (12) years of relevant and related working experience
  • Extensive and in–depth knowledge of Listing Manual, Companies Act, Catalist Rules and Securities and Futures Act, Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act procedures and guidelines
  • Excellent interpersonal & negotiation skills
  • Strong communication / presentation skills
  • Ability to build team rapport with a willingness to share knowledge
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team of professional staff
  • Ability to Work in Harmony with Co-Workers
  • Ability to guide staff in technical matters
  • Ability to identify problems and issues and apply problem solving skills to provide solutions
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Ability to multi–task under pressure
  • Meticulous, organized, detailed and deadline oriented

Corporate Secretarial Assistant Manager/ Manager

Corporate Secretarial Assistant Manager/ Manager

Job Responsibilities
  • Manage a team of 2 –4 staff.
  • Provide excellent client service ensuring clients receive prompt responses to requests and queries.
  • Develop an in–depth knowledge of existing and potential clients, their industry and key contacts.
  • Responsible for overall client servicing of the group, accountable for any jobs lost due to controllable reasons (e.g., poor client service) and act as named Company Secretary for clients
  • Maintain good client relationship with a KPI of attending meetings with clients at client office. Minimum of 2 key clients a month, in order to assess customer satisfaction for possible improvements and identify possible expansion of services.
  • Review fee and propose fee increase where appropriate.
  • Meet prospective clients and prepare fee proposals, including follow–through until the job is accepted and rejected.
  • Proactive in business development and marketing and coordinating with the Marketing Director to carry out marketing plans for the department.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of statutory registers and books for their portfolio of clients.
  • Oversee preparation and co–ordination of the statutory registers, books and documents, including submission of statutory forms and documents to the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, Stock Exchange and The Central Depository (Pte) Limited within the stipulated deadline.
  • Supervise daily operations of the group and ensure all communications with clients are supported by e–mails, outlining agreed action steps, responsibilities and deadlines.
  • Participate in the preparation of budgets and forecasts for the group and comparison with previous budget/forecasts.
  • Oversee credit control and prompt collection of debts for respective portfolio of clients. Work with Finance to follow–up on outstanding and doubtful debts.
  • Ensure prompt billing and responsible for WIP. Perform finalization of WIP cost and answer for write–offs. Ensure that the team of staff work within budget set for each job.
  • Identify and recommend improvements to current policies and procedures, processes and client servicing arrangements in line with current business and regulatory practices.
  • Provide and organise formal training for Corporate Secretarial staff.
  • Groom, coach and train Supervisors / Seniors / Assistants to enable them to carry out their roles effectively and efficiently.
  • Involve in staff recruitment, mentoring, development and career path planning.
  • Provide staff with regular feedback and evaluation.
  • Provide up–to–date and accurate management reporting and attend Management meetings on ad–hoc and regular basis.
  • Work with IT on new IT initiatives for innovation and to improve productivity. Oversee projects, e.g., development of software, programs, etc.
  • Undertake new initiatives with HR, IT, Business Development, Training or projects involving work improvements over a year.
  • Be a team player and provide leave cover for fellow team members.
  • Set good examples and behave according to your role and title.
Requirements
  • Minimum: Qualified ICSA graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 –7 years of relevant and related working experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Extensive and in–depth knowledge of Listing Manual, Companies Act, Catalist Rules and Securities and Futures Act, Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act procedures and guidelines
  • Excellent client servicing skills and strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (especially Word) and good knowledge of View Point
  • Excellent organizational & interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team of professional staff
  • Ability to build team rapport with a willingness to share knowledge
  • Ability to guide staff in technical matters
  • Ability to identify problems and issues and apply problem solving skills to provide solutions
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Ability to multi–task under pressure
  • Meticulous, organized, detailed and deadline oriented

Corporate Secretarial Supervisor

Corporate Secretarial Supervisor

Job Responsibilities
  • Provide good service to clients by ensuring that their requests and queries are followed up in a timely
  • Attend to auditors’ queries on behalf of clients and liaise with them in preparation for and during annual audits
  • Be conversant with the full spectrum of corporate secretarial duties.
  • Review and ensure that statutory registers and books are in order and updated for their portfolio of clients.
  • Review statutory documents and forms and overseeing preparation and co-ordination of statutory books and documents
  • Ensure prompt billing and be responsible for WIP
  • Coach and train team members to enable them to carry out their roles effectively and efficiently.
Job Requirements
  • Possesses Degree/Diploma in Business Administration or Law
  • Holding or currently pursuing corporate secretarial qualifications would be advantageous
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience, preferably with some experience in handling public-listed companies
  • In-depth knowledge of Listing Manual, Companies Act, Catalyst Rules and Securities and Futures Act, procedures and guidelines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good client servicing skills and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Good organizational & interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work independently and work under tight deadlines
  • Pro-active and a good team player
  • Flexible and adaptable in working styles.