Accountant (Operating Company, Control & Governance)


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this vacancy

Join Vopak in Asia & Middle East. Make an impact. 

Your role and impact:

As our Accountant (Operating Company, Control & Governance), you will be responsible for financial closing, reporting, planning, and analysis of the business performance, statutory reporting audit, control and governance.

Are you ready to make an impact on our growing business in our region? Read on to find out more about this exciting job opportunity! 

A rewarding place to work  

A career at Vopak means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be a part of a visionary, global tank storage services leader with a heritage of over 400 years and work with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We embrace inclusion and diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment, which is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success. Besides a competitive salary package, we offer a comprehensive benefits program comprising health insurance, parental leave and wellness activities. 

Who are we? 

Royal Vopak is the world’s leading independent tank storage company that employs around 6,000 employees in 23 countries throughout the world. We store vital products with care. Products for everyday life of today, and of the future. The energy that allows us to turn on the lights, heat or cool our homes or commute to work; the chemicals found in millions of useful products, including your phones; the edible oils to prepare food. We are also developing new infrastructure solutions to actively contribute to the introduction of future vital products, such as sustainable transport fuels for airplanes, flow batteries for storing clean electricity, and hydrogen, which can be used to store and transport renewable energy. For more information, please visit


(1) General Ledger, Closing & Reporting Activities: Responsible for activities relating to general ledger, closing & reporting

  • General Ledger & Closing: Lead person to process month end closing activities including receipts accounting, posting of Subledgers and revaluation of balances

  • Responsible for full set of accounts (with the exception of AR, AP, Capex, Corporate Tax, Property Tax)

  • Ensure all Subledgers are reconciled to General Ledgers

  • Review and ensure financial statements are fairly represented

  • Own overall monthly or quarterly Balance Sheet Accounts reconciliation

  • Prepare and review relevant schedules for Balance Sheet reconciliation

  • Resolve any related issues that affects accuracy and timeliness of General Ledger and Financial Reporting

  • Collaborate with FP&A team to ensure reporting integrity

  • Respond to queries from stakeholders regarding actual spend

  • Tagetik Reporting: Prepare and upload of monthly results from OCS to Tagetik

  • Complete monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements in Tagetik

  • Ensure reconciliation of OCS to Tagetik is in order

  • Resolve any related issues that affects accuracy and timeliness of Tagetik

(2) Control & Governance: Responsible for activities reporting to Control & Governance

  • Financial Reporting Integrity: Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures

  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations

  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions

  • Support Finance Manager with controls and process to ensure uphold of financial reporting integrity

  • Control: Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending/ implementation of  policies and procedures

  • Support Vopak control & governance events including Control Risk Self Assessment (CRSA) and Business Process Review (BPR)

(3) Statutory Reporting: Responsible for statutory reporting preparation

  • Statutory Audit: Lead and coordinate annual audit accounts filing

  • Main liaison with Kertih and Lanshan Finance team

  • Main liaison with Auditors (Deloitte)

  • Responsible for audit adjustments, complex consolidation accounting and preparation of audited Financial Statements

  • Complete reconciliation of Statutory Accounts to IFRS (Tagetik) reporting

  • Resolve any related issues that affects accuracy and timeliness of Statutory Audit

  • Statutory Tax: Support annual Corporate Income Tax filing

  • Government Surveys: Main liaison with government departments and agencies and surveys completion

  • JV Partner (PSA) Reporting: Main liaison with JV Partner’s finance team

  • Prepare reporting requirements as requested (monthly, LE and Budget)

  • Data Collection and Analysis: Collate and analyze data using pre-set tools, methods and formats. Involves working independently

(4) Continuous Improvement: Responsible for continuous process improvements

  • Responsible to seek continuous improvement in particular to optimize the usage of data, technology, automation


  • Degree in Finance, Accountancy or Business or professional qualification in Accountancy

  • At least 4 years of relevant experience in accounting/audit (in particular consolidation accounting)

  • CPA qualification required

  • Proven strong analytical skills and conceptual capabilities

  • In-depth understanding of financial reporting, financial management and taxation concepts

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required for dealing with a cross functional team

  • Self-Driven with can improve attitude

  • Able to plan, organize, set priorities and deliver

  • Problem solving and process improvement abilities

  • ERP or system knowledge in Oracle and Tagetik (reporting software) would be advantageous but not a requirement

  • Expertise in Singapore Financial Reporting Standards

  • Experienced with asset intensive industry, lease accounting, asset retirement obligations, deferred taxation, consolidation

How to apply?

Are you the Accountant (Operating Company, Control & Governance) we are looking for? We are interested in learning more about you. Apply to be part of our Finance team. To send your application, click the 'apply' button. For more information about the vacancy, please email

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This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may cover other related duties to meet the ongoing organizational needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

The successful candidate will be awarded a local employment contract.

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