Accountant, ATR

Kulim, MY

Ref. number:  4480

PURPOSE OF POSITION

 

 

The Account to Report organization in the GBS holds the end-to-end process ownership for the AtR process and performs the day-to-day  general accounting activities as well as monthly and year-end closings and financial reporting for legal entities served by the GBS, to ensure high qualitative and timely reporting meeting internal and external requirements.

 

  • To deliver services to GBS customers, as set out in SLAs, by performing accounting and financial reporting tasks outlined in the processes and procedures in place for GBS in general and the AtR process area in particular.

 

 

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

 

  • Prepare and perform monthly, quarterly and annual closings and reporting, for legal entities served by the GBS, according to defined processes and in line with Group policies, IFRS and local GAAP requirements
  • Cooperate with GBS customers to support local, legal GAAP reporting and to solve discrepancies
  • Responsible for account reconciliation and to perform first analysis of reported P&L and B/S to eliminate errors and flag deviations to accountable legal entity
  • Coordinate and prepare for external audits together with local legal entities.
  • Maintenance of Chart of Accounts, cost center maintenance and  authorization matrixes
  • Handling and filing of VAT, Intrastat and other legal required reports and tax issues
  • Participate in improvement and development projects related to the AtR process.
  • Proactively propose possible improvements to the AtR process
  • When needed, support and train the non-GBS MHC organization on AtR related processes
  • Support other GBS process teams with various tasks when needed

 

 

KEY DECISIONS

 

 

  • Solutions to day to day general accounting issues together with Team Lead

 

CAPABILITIES; QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

 

 

  • Bachelor/master in Finance or Business Administration
  • Experience from preparing closings, financial statements and related activities, preferably in an international environment
  • Good understanding of general accounting principles
  • Basic understanding of IFRS and VAT principles
  • Preferably familiar with the SAP environment
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Analytical and critical thinker
  • Has an attention to detail and takes pride in keeping deadlines
  • Team oriented
  • Service minded; can interact efficiently with GBS customers, Group Finance and Treasury and is solution oriented
  • Flexible and open to change
  • Fluent in English (other languages are a plus)