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Singapore, SG

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Senior Accountant

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?


We are now looking for a Senior Accountant to join our team, Financial Statutory Accounting Services. The position is a permanent opportunity. The preferred location for the position is in Singapore.
What will you be doing;
As Senior Accountant, your work will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Proactively prepare and support company level reporting, according to Wärtsilä Corporation accounting manual, guidelines and local accounting requirements. 
  • Period end closing activities on company level in SAP and HFM. 
  • Assist in external auditing, internal auditing and internal control reporting of the company. 
  • Support financial standard material to the company stakeholders to performance key measures defined by FSAS.     
  • Computing monthly CIT Tax & Defer tax related calculations per Accounting Standard, postings & preparing tax schedule. 
  • Support indirect taxes declaration and co-ordination. 
  • Engage ad-hoc special projects and provide recommendations on overall improvements in the general ledger system by researching and assessing standardized workflow procedures and policies. 
  • Support and participate in Wärtsilä Shared Services Centre (WSSC) activities/projects in relate to account payables, payments, travel and vendor master data etc. 
  • Support and prepare annual financial report in the region in local GAAP. 
  • Research and assess standardized workflow procedures and policies. 
  • Support FSAS's project & activities by working together closely with other colleagues in the Group 


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have: 

  • Strong financial statutory accounting knowledge. 
  • Accounting taxation & taxation laws
  • 5 to 7 years of work experience in financial accounting and taxation role 
  • Systematic, independent and organised way of working and a positive attitude
  • Strong teamwork and good communication skills , including written and spoken English.
  • A degree in Finance/Accounting or related field is a must
  • If you are familiar with SAP, it is seen as an added advantage.

Why you and us
All our employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have to offer which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within a very global working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation.
Contact & next steps
Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 28 January 2022 by submitting your application through our careers portal. Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to HyunJoo Kim, Talent Acquisition Specialist (hyunjoo.kim@wartsila.com) with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to). 

Please apply by 11 February 2022 at 23:59 SST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


Last application date: 11/02/2022

At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com.