It’s all work, it’s all play.

The Great Room is a hospitality inspired coworking space for grownup startups. We are growing in gateway cities in Asia Pacific and are looking for great people to grow with us.

Accounting Manager


About the role

It’s all work, it’s all play.

If you love meeting new people and want a super-charged career, connect with us! Perks of the job include a “Super Sexy” Office with an amazing view, speciality coffee and No Monday Blues!

The Great Room seeks an experienced Accounting Manager who can provide financial oversight, leadership, and full financial accounting for vibrant co-working environments in Bangkok.

As Accounting Manager, you will be independently responsible for the full financial accounting function within Bangkok. You are the guardian who keeps timely and accurate books as related to the Offices in Bangkok. You are also the advisor on the ground, helping the local team on all accounting matters.

This position requires a high level of intellectual rigour and integrity of the highest order. You will possess a passion for process, structure and a keen eye for detail. A proven track record managing operational finance, financial modelling, and full accounting competencies are key. The Accounting Manager understands the instrumental role that finance and accounting plays in business success and enjoys being part of a fast-moving and dynamic team. You report directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and will be based in Bangkok.


Your main responsibilities will include:

Build our Financial System

– Ensuring timely and cost effective financial management through effective management and sound advice to key stakeholders
– Design, implement, and monitor financial systems and controls for the company’s holding company and the entity
– Manage the Office’s cash flows within available facilities, providing appropriate reporting to CFO and Executive Management.
– Be the internal auditor of the accounting function for the Office
– Preparation of financial reports for analysis and decision making
– Monthly variance analysis & forecast preparation

Spearhead and Finesse Growth

– Assisting the Chief Financial Officer to ensure that the organisation’s financial affairs and assets are well managed, that costs are controlled effectively and resources are fully aligned behind strategic and operational priorities.

Collaborate for Excellence

– Process the monthly payroll and claims through our HR software
– Prepares and submits the monthly contribution of employer and employees’ to Social Security Fund
– Completes annual submission of employees’ income according to local revenue regulations (ie. PIT etc.)
– Provide sound accounting solutions/advice to other department

Direct with Charisma

– Hire, manage and motivate the Accounting Officer, serving as a coach and be a team player
– Be a force of nature that pushes boundaries, possibilities, quality and deadlines by always being warm but demanding in a professional manner. Maintain a calm disposition, even (and especially) during stressful situations. Be optimistic and help other stakeholders and consultants do so as well.

Be a Guardian

– Being accountable to the CFO on all financial control matters across The Great Room
– Liaise with group external auditors on behalf of CFO
– Ensuring compliance with and advice on group financial and management accounting policies and procedures
– Ensuring compliance with and providing advice on group treasury/reserves/banking policy and asset management
– Manage the Group’s statutory taxation obligations (ie. Income Tax, VAT, etc.), with responsibility for preparation and submission
– Stay up to date and comply with regulatory changes and requirements specific to the local regulations

Who you are

– The accounting guru with 5 years of experience in full set of accounts
– Possess excellent technical knowledge and practical experience of transactional accounting and operational finance
– Familiar with accounting systems such as XERO, Sun System, Oracle, SAP etc.
– Someone who is ready to get their hands dirty and understands that devil is in the details
– Gets excited about working with numbers and numerous people across cultures day to day
– Impeccable and concise communication and presentation skills, verbal and written
– Demonstrated ability to consistently meet deadlines
– Strong time management skills and experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
– Reliable, focused, and detail-oriented
– Self-directed with a high level of initiative and a ‘can do’ attitude
– Finds it easy to bridge corporate and start-up culture
– Previous experience in Service Office or Co-working Office will be advantages

What you’ll receive

– Competitive remuneration
– 5 days work week (though there may be occasions where you will be required to work on weekends due to Events etc.
– Annual Leaves & Public Holidays
– Birthday Leave to celebrate your birthday
– Monthly Mobile Allowance
– Reimbursements for business-related trips
– Flexible Benefit (for medical and other approved wellness, healthcare activities etc.)

It’s all work, it’s all play

The Great Room provides hospitality-inspired working environments for a community of liked-minded high-value entrepreneurs, leading corporates, and ‘grown-up’ start-ups. The Great Room’s vibrant co-working spaces are growing across Asia Pacific, and have presences in Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong in 2019.

*Note to our talent acquisition partners: Unfortunately, The Great Room cannot accept candidate submissions from partners who does not have an existing agreement with. We will not be responsible for introduction or placement fees for hiring of candidates whose profile were submitted to The Great Room team members or offices without The Great Room’s prior knowledge or permission.

Seniority Level
Mid-Senior level

Hospitality, Real Estate

Employment Type

Job Functions
Finance Accounting/Auditing Legal


Designed to inspire

coworking space - design

Known for our hospitality-inspired design and drawing inspiration from the best hotel lobbies, we create beautiful and highly functional spaces that are conducive for ideas and innovation to thrive. The flattering lighting, decor, rich colour palette and furnishings make you feel you are somewhere special, and that you are someone special.

No Monday Blues

coworking space - no monday blues

With touches of hospitality, we change the way you feel about work. Banish Monday blues as we kick off the week with Monday Breakfast Club, a sumptuous breakfast gathering where members exchange ideas over a fresh cuppa brewed by our in-house barista. In the evening, a turndown cart comes round with warm cookies and hot chocolate, all in bid to end Monday on a sweet note.

Like-minded Community

coworking space - like minded community

Great design attracts a like-minded community and our community is the beating heart of The Great Room. We are a community of leading entrepreneurs, ‘grown up’ startups and corporates, every member contributes to an environment that is open, inspiring and dynamic.