Head of Record-to-Report, APAC Shared Services

Location: Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: RM15000 - RM20000 per month + Attractive Package
REF: BBBH221006_1547521242

Our client is an established Fortune 500 US Finance Shared Services with a strong focus on continuous improvement and automation. They are planning to migrate in more value added finance activities and as a result, they are looking for a charismatic and engaging Head of Record-to-Report to bring the team to greater heights.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Reporting into the Director of Shared Services, you will lead a team of 30, with 3-5 direct reports, to achieve SLA objectives within the the record-to-report function.
  • Identify and map out additional value adding tasks within the record-to-report umbrella to be migrated into the regional centre.
  • Lead the coordination, preparation and submission of consolidated financial and management reporting of actual, budget and forecasted results of the Company to appropriate local and overseas senior management in an accurate, timely and efficient manner.
  • Keeping abreast of both general and specific industry economic conditions in the APAC region.
  • Collaborate with other finance work streams to innovate and drive process enhancements, automation and major system upgrades.
  • Function as the expert within the tower to have the foresight to proactively identify opportunities to resolve possible functional issues in RTR.
  • Continuously drive a team culture which identifies and implements Continuous Improvement initiatives to enhance operational efficiency, improve service delivery and cost efficiencies.

The Ideal Candidate should demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Strong regional stakeholder management skills.
  • Total career experience of 12-15 years, with at least 5 years of experience in a people management role leading a team of 2-3 Managers and an overall team of 20-30.
  • A foundation in external auditing within a Big 4 Public Accounting firm.
  • Strong IFRS/US GAAP technical understanding.
  • SAP or Oracle experience would be highly desirable.
  • Professional Accounting Qualification is mandatory - ACCA/CPA/CIMA/ICAEW or equivalent.
  • Additional Asian language skills will be a plus.

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