Financial Reporting Accountant

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: RM96000.00 - RM144000.00 per annum + Other Benefits
REF: BBBH229670_1553846559

Our client is a multinational company that manufactures consumable goods worldwide with presence in over a 100 countries. Listed on multiple stock exchanges, they have experienced a consistent growth and are now setting up their finance shared services centre in Malaysia. Tasked with an aggressive growth plan, the management are looking to set up a controllership team to service the Asia Pacific region.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the month end close process, ensuring timely & accurate delivery of financial information to stakeholders.
  • Enforce a strong controls environment across the Asia Pacific region based on the Financial Controls Framework.
  • Ensure that the balance sheet is in a healthy position, strengthening the Balance Sheet Governance.
  • Business partnering with the End Market, liaising with the Operations and Global Finance Operations in ensuring that the financial statements are compliant to the relevant accounting framework.
  • Liaise with external tax consultants and tax authorities in providing financial information as and when required in the preparation of direct tax computations and provisions.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure timely submission of the local statutory reports.
  • Providing financial expertise via deep-dive analysis and ensure that all ad hoc queries are attended to in line with SLAs to ensure better business decisions.

Education, Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Qualified finance professional with approximately 5 years of experience either within the Big 4 as an external auditor or as a Statutory Accountant/Financial Reporting in a finance shared services industry. Tax computation experience is required as well.
  • Excellent English language proficiency (both written and verbal) with the ability to manage stakeholders within the business at senior management level. Mandarin language would be an added advantage.
  • Strong understanding of basic accounting fundamentals.

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Business Registration Number: 1048918-T. License Number: JTK 2710