apac credit director in Kuala Lumpur

manveer singh, randstad
job type
RM 25,000 - RM 30,000 per month

job details

kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
accounting & finance
job type
working hours
RM 25,000 - RM 30,000 per month
12 years
reference number
manveer singh, randstad
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job description

about the company

Our client is a multinational corporation, with global presence, set to be the leader in its industry. They are currently expanding their footprint within the APAC region with their regional office set up - supporting mainly Finance/Accounting operations.

about the job

Being a part of the APAC regional team, this role reports into the Global VP for Finance. The APAC Credit Director is accountable for the entire credit granting process, including the consistent application of a credit policy, periodic credit reviews of existing customers, and the assessment of the credit worthiness of potential customers, with the goal of optimizing the mix of company sales and bad debt losses. Structuring and maintaining best in class collection procedures including dispute management resolution to avoid aging provision and to achieve forecasted cash days targets. You will create and drive standard, best in class processes across the region to both manage risk and enable the sales organization.

  • Maintain a sufficient department/organizational structure to meet all goals and objectives
  • Provide education, training and motivate the credit and collections staff to achieve targets set
  • Plan for AOP/Forecast (Credit Cost & DSO) and measure department performance with appropriate metrics
  • Manage relations with Factoring and 3rd Party Financing companies
  • Manage relations with credit reporting and collections agencies
  • Manage relations with Credit and other Insurance providers
  • Manage close relations with Resellers and Vendors (external) as well Sales, Marketing and other internal Customers
  • Maintain the corporate credit policy and recommend changes to senior management
  • Create and maintain risk reduction programs such as rating-tools, as well continue develop on fraud detection processes
  • Manage periodic customer credit files and Country portfolio risk reviews
  • Monitor the credit granting and updating process / review cycles
  • Accept or reject the staff's credit recommendations and personally investigate on the largest customer credit applications
  • Monitor deductions being taken by customers and organize on management reporting and customer meetings
  • Manage Finance Solutions Programs/Offerings, as well develop on other alternative financing options
  • Participate on and support Global Projects and share best practices with the Global Finance and Credit Community

skills & requirements

To qualify for the role, you as a leader in a pioneer role should have:

  • At least 12 years in similar position and/or credit experience
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in accounting/finance/economics/business and experience within the credit field in a commercial organization.
  • Strong negotiation skills and willingness to periodically travel to customer sites
  • Able to interact with senior leaders, create and present professional presentations, and drive strong leadership within the finance organization. Collaboration, influence and inclusion skills are important.
  • Exceptional interpersonal & communication skills, with proven leadership qualities.
  • Able to maintain and promote social, ethical, and organizational standards in conducting internal and external business activities.
  • Tech-savvy within multiple platforms, especially SAP.

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

Note: This is a confidential search, only shortlisted will be contacted.


Credit Review, Credit Analysis, AR, SSC, Shared Services, SAP, Credit Control, Credit, APAC, Regional


Finance/Accounting Degree and above

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree