Finance Executive, Sandpiper – Singapore 

Finance Executive, Sandpiper – Singapore 

Sandpiper, one of the fastest growing reputation and policy management consultancies in the world, is seeking a talented and entrepreneurial Finance Executive to join our team in Singapore. The successful candidate will be based in Singapore but will support the finance team across the Asia Pacific region. 

Sandpiper is a multi-award-winning agency that so far in 2023 has been named Asia Pacific Large Consultancy of the Year by both PR Week and the PRCA; is the second fastest growing firm in Asia Pacific and the 14th fastest growing PR firm in the world. In Asia Pacific we are the only firm to have a dedicated professional services practice and are the largest public affairs agency in China. 

Our team are trusted advisors to industry leaders and market disruptors. We combine strong regional market and industry understanding with global perspectives. Our expertise spans corporate communications, healthcare, financial services, and capital markets communications, professional services, ESG and sustainability, brand PR, media relations, public affairs and public policy, and technology. 

Operating with one global P&L, we harness new technologies to deliver advisory backed by rigorous research and deep insights, and to meet the evolving needs of our clients quickly and effectively wherever they are in the world. 

Our firm is built around a simple proposition: by hiring the right people to do smart thinking, and equipping them with the right technologies and tools, we deliver results and business benefits for our clients. Our clients are diverse, ranging from the world’s leading asset managers, insurers, and banks to disruptive technology firms that are reshaping the way commerce is carried out. 

We partner with some of the world’s leading businesses and brands to develop effective, evidence-based communications strategies and programmes. 

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an energetic, and dedicated professional, who is excited by the idea of working for a small, agile and dynamic team. 

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 2 years experience and be a self-starter who thrives in a highly empowered environment. 

Roles and Responsibilities 

You will play a critical role in Sandpiper’s regional People Success team, and the direct success of the business, with responsibilities including: 

Regional Finance Ops 

  • Prepare all client invoices and ensure issued to clients on a timely basis together with all necessary supporting documentation (e.g. client timesheets) 
  • Process supplier invoices, code and system entries for Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand using Xero and Zoho. 
  • Support both the Finance & HR Executive and the Regional Finance Manager with the preparation of weekly, monthly and annual financial schedules and reports 
  • Prepare and process employee expense claim submissions 
  • Invoice and expense tracking for client projects 
  • Review and follow up with the unbilled invoices and client outstanding payments 
  • Administrative filing of monthly client invoices in respective client folders 


  • Completing client’s supplier onboarding forms 
  • Support Business and Resource Analyst with monitoring of new client project forms as part of new project set-up 


  • Ideally 2-3 years experience in finance and accounting, human resource, administration and operations role, ideally in a consultancy environment 
  • Communications agency or professional services firm experience a plus 
  • Experience with accounting standards and regulatory requirements in Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand is a plus 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Responsive, strong organisation skills and capable of multi-tasking on multiple projects – managing priorities and meeting deadlines, while maintaining a high attention to detail 
  • Proficient with Microsoft 365 and Office tools, mainly Excel (Pivot Table), Power BI, PowerPoint and Word 
  • Technologically savvy and able to use cloud-based systems 
  • Experience with Zapier, Microsoft Power Automate or other similar automation tool is a plus 
  • Bachelor’s degree at a minimum 
  • A good team player and enthusiastic in supporting the regional team in Asia Pacific 
  • Able to thrive in a high-pressure environment 
  • Resourceful 
  • Required languages: English, Mandarin 

What we offer 

An opportunity to work at a fast-growing agency where you can have genuine responsibility and if you choose, autonomy to innovate new ideas that are aligned with the evolution of the industry and changing client needs. 

At Sandpiper, we also offer a collaborative and stimulating work environment as well as attractive remuneration and benefits. 

If you want to work for a business of the future, not the past; are bored doing the same thing every day and want to have more influence over your career – then come and join us! 

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