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Title:  Analyst, Financial & Regulatory Reporting, APAC (6 months Contract)




Requisition ID: 198075

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.



Contributes to the overall success of the Financial Reporting team in Singapore ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.  Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.


  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems, and knowledge.
  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.  
  • Champions a high performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.


Financial Reporting

  • Responsible for entries in Peoplesoft General Ledger and ensure timely and accurate month-end and quarter-end closing.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate preparation of regulatory reports.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate preparation and attestation to BNS Singapore Branch’s monthly management information, with investigation and commentary on P&L and Balance Sheet variances.  
  • Demonstrates strong understanding of revenue and expenses drivers to provide timely and accurate MIS to support business units’ activities.
  • Analysis and reconcile of GST Accounts for the Singapore entities monthly; ensure that booking is correctly recorded in the book. Responsible for timely and accurate preparation of GST returns for Singapore entities quarterly.  
  • Maintenance of the BM+ general ledger system. This includes setting up new general ledger accounts when required.  
  • Assist in department’s ad-hoc projects implementation and departmental matters when required.  
  • Contribute to the ongoing review and assessment of Finance EUC files and provide inputs to new initiative requests impacting Finance.
  • Ensure key process documentation is kept and timely updated. 
  • Provides support to the department by:
    • Maintains a sound knowledge of all approved operating/accounting procedures of BNS and ensuring compliance thereof;
    • Maintains a sound knowledge of local taxes and ensuring correct application thereof;
    • Identifies and contributes to the implementation of changes in the department to meet Bank / local regulations and / or increase efficiency / accuracy of workflows;
    • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of procedures and strong controls to ensure financial records/submissions internally and externally are accurate and timely (e.g GL maintenance, MAS/IRAS and MTB submission to Head Office).
  • Support any other regulatory or financial reporting related responsibilities for APAC countries as required. 



  • Participate and contribute to various initiatives impacting Finance – e.g. GL or source system implementation.  
  • Support and contribute to closures of all external audit and internal audit issues and matters regarding Finance  
  • Work closely with manager to identify process improvement opportunities and contribute to the achievement of Target Operating Model



  • GL Maintenance Mapping
  • Intercompany Expenses and Revenue for Singapore


Experience/Other Information

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • CPA qualification

  • More than 2 years of working experience in the banking sector with strong academic background focusing on business management reporting area

  • Candidates with experience in auditing banks from Big 4 accounting firm will also be considered

  • Good problem-solving skills and strong communication skills with key stakeholders (Business, Senior Management, Regional Finance)

  • Proficient in MS Office (e.g. Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and VBA

  • Independent, well-organised, self-motivated and a team player


Location(s):  Singapore : Singapore : Singapore 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

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