apac controller manager (accounting & compliance) in Petaling Jaya

manveer singh, randstad
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RM 10,000 - RM 15,000 per month

job details

petaling jaya, selangor
accounting & finance
job type
working hours
RM 10,000 - RM 15,000 per month
10 years
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manveer singh, randstad
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about the company

One of the world's largest IT organization and ranked within top 100 of the Fortune 500 companies - our client has a global presence, being a listed company, and works with the big players in the industry. They are currently in the midst of expanding their professionals centre of excellene in Malaysia, hiring country Financial Controllers for the respective countries assigned - as part of their new team in their Malaysia office, as a regional hub.

about the job

As a part of the newly set up APAC controller team, this individual will be responsible for key aspects of the controllership function in the region, which include driving the month-end/quarter-end/year-end process, ensuring compliance with accounting policies and local statutory requirements and working closely with the APAC Regional Shared Services Center on key financial processes and ensuring financials are closed timely and accurately. Key stakeholders include Corporate Accounting, Tax, local finance teams, Shared Services Center, selected business leaders and internal/external auditors.

  • Oversee month-end/quarter-end/year-end close process, in collaboration with Corporate Accounting and local finance teams in APAC assigned countries and ensure no significant issues
  • Identify significant issues and comments for quarterly CFO certifications
  • Drive strong internal control compliance in the market and APAC. Provide regional inputs back to Corporate Finance Controls on control designs. Work with Shared Services Centre and local finance teams on execution of controls
  • Provide consultation to the country teams on new business initiatives and arrangements to ensure right accounting treatment and adequate internal controls are in place
  • Prepare and monitor annual statutory audits for timely completion. Act as an escalation point for major issues that require regional or Corporate resolution
  • Work closely with regional tax team on any significant tax compliance issues
  • Assist roll-out of corporate policies, processes and systems initiatives to the APAC region

Skills and experience required

You, as the aspiring candidate should possess:

  • Professional Qualifications in Finance/Accountancy is a must (ACCA, CPA, MIA etc)
  • At least 10 years of experience in Accounting/Controllership/Reporting/Compliance, with APAC market reporting exposure.
  • Strong technical IFRS, SOX, USGAAP, local accounting standards, internal controls & taxation knowledge.
  • Ability to engage global and regional stakeholders effectively and work in a fast environment, take initiative and be self-managed
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • SAP experience is required.
  • Strong sense of ownership and responsibility.

Culture & Benefit

Being a global organization, you will be part of the pioneer team to set up the regional APAC controllership team in Malaysia. You will be able to leverage on their global presence, involved in migration activities and standardize processes here in their regional APAC hub. A competitive salary package awaits you, with above market bonuses.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, please contact Manveer Singh at manveer.s@randstad.com.my


General Accounting, RTR, SSC, Shared Service, Record-to-report, R2R, Reporting, SAP, Controllership, Controller, Statutory, Accounting, Controls, Compliance, Financial Reporting, SOX, USGAAP, IFRS


Accounting Qualification/Degree is a must

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree