Financial Reporting Specialist, Digibank


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 06/01/2021
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  • Company Address: 28 Sin Ming Lane #01-143, Midview City, 573972

About Grab

Grab is Southeast Asia's leading super app - providing transportation, logistics and financial services. We aim to solve key problems in the region and improve the lives of millions through technology.

Job Description

Get to know our Team:

We design and provide products and services that empower our customers to enjoy greater banking convenience while they extract more value from their money. In particular, we are focused on promoting and developing healthy saving and investment practices across generations.

Get to know the Role:

We are living in exciting times. Technology is reshaping how we live and we want to use it redefine how financial services are offered, which is why Singtel and Grab are coming together. Singtel is Asia’s leading communications group connecting millions of consumers and enterprises to essential digital services while Grab is the leading technology company in Southeast Asia offering everyday services to consumers. Together, we have big dreams to unlock and financial inclusion for people in our region is just one.  We want to build a digital bank with the right foundation - using data, technology and trust to solve problems and serve customers.

The day-to-day activities:

  • Reporting to the Financial controller this role will be responsible for establishing, testing and maintaining financial reporting related policies, processes and systems for the Digibank

  • Design and implement technology systems, automated workflows, controls and processes for financial reporting in line IFRS & MAS regulations

  • Timely and accurate delivery of financial reporting statements to Board / MAS per defined frequency post proper control checking and review procedures are in place

  • Process, analyse and validate financial data and respond to regular & ad hoc data / report requests from key internal and external stakeholders.

  • Assist with year-end audit/liaison for financial statements

  • Keep abreast of reporting updates/ changes / new requirements and provide input for feedback to accounting bodies where applicable.

  • Continual assessment of processes, outputs and controls to progress the function toward best practice operational excellence

  • Other adhoc-assignments as required

The must haves:

  • You have the Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility required to work at Digibank.

  • You have at least 10 years experience in banking particularly financial reporting

  • Strong knowledge and hands on experience of IFRS reporting guidelines, practices and procedures

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written 

  • Willing to take on new challenges and be adaptive to a fast-growing and dynamic start-up environment

  • Detail-oriented with ability to work under pressure and tight schedules, cope with several tasks simultaneously, and be deadline oriented

  • Creativity and comfortable with ‘blank sheet of paper’ assignments and problem solver in a complex environment

  • Structured thought process, self-initative, and strong analytical abilities

  • Ambitious, self-driven and highly motivated individual who can work well in a startup VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) environment. Should have a deep desire to excel and develop a career in a fast growing tech company. Should have demonstrated integrity and respect in the performance of their duties.

Get to know Grab:

Grab is more than just the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia. We use data and technology to improve everything from transportation to payments and financial services across a region of more than 620 million people. We work with governments, drivers, passengers, merchants, and the community, to solve critical problems in Southeast Asia.

Grab began as a taxi-hailing app in 2012, but we have since extended our product platform to include GrabCar, GrabShare, GrabBike, GrabHitch, GrabExpress, GrabFood, GrabCoach, GrabShuttle, GrabCycle. We recently launched our fintech platform – GrabFinancial, which consists of payments, lending and insurance. Our latest addition is GrabVentures, an in-house incubation platform. We are focused on pioneering new commuting and payment alternatives for drivers and passengers with an emphasis on convenience, safety, and reliability. Currently, we offer services in 8 countries. Our R&D offices are in Singapore, Seattle, Beijing, Bangalore, Jakarta and Vietnam. We aspire to unlock the true potential of Southeast Asia and look for like-minded individuals to join us on this ride.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.