business controller in Kuala Lumpur

pamela padmini pillai, randstad
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kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
accounting & finance
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6 years
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pamela padmini pillai, randstad
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job description

about our client

Our client is a well renowned Public Relations consulting group. In efforts to enhance their presence in the South East Asian Region, they are seeking a Business Controller to carry out the following duties.

about the role

  • Preparation of monthly reports, monthly forecasts and annual budgets following close with functional managers.
  • Regular strategic review of results and forecasts in conjunction
  • Excel hands on reporting
  • Monitoring costing and pricing strategies
  • Contributing to monthly financial reports for submission
  • Participate in management accounting tasks such as overhead variance analysis, costing corrections, etc.
  • To ensure healthy levels of cash flow, monitor and forecast project financial data
  • Set targets and control environment for the cost management within the project to maximize performance
  • Monitor financial flows and seek for optimization of cash flow, manage working capital indicate and propose cash flow forecast
  • Responsible to supervise and lead a team of Accounts Executive in accordance with company’s overall directions and evaluation of the team.
  • Manages credit reporting, credit exposures, monitors records of debtors aging and ensure prompt collection of payments.
  • To prepare / review monthly AR ageing to reduce credits and resolve billings enquiries.
  • Act as liaison between market Sales and Finance team.
  • Undertake any ad hoc assignment and project as and when required.
  • To prepare and ensure that all financial and accounting reports are submitted timely.
  • Monitor, develop and lead team in ensuring process flow consistency, improvement and output competencies pertaining to Accounts Receivable
  • (Lead and manage a team of subordinates to ensure process flow of Credit and AR being met)
  • Partake in weekly collection discussion with stakeholders (i.e. CFO, Sales Team & Media Team to brief on respective client standings and available credit limit on account. Ensure accurate payment posting is conducted prior generating Debtors Report

your profile

  • 5 -10 years of working experience within a similar function
  • Ability to ”crunch the numbers” - strong logical thinking skills are a must
  • A driven individual with an entrepreneurial attitude towards work
  • Strong communication skills - you will be working in close co-operation with the Sales Management and Management Team
  • A fast learner with an eagerness to grow

culture & benefits

The successful candidate can anticipate an attractive remuneration package, exciting opportunities with a clear career development path. Continuous learning and a chance to grow professionally in the international and professional working environment.

how to apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, please contact Pamela Pillai on or 03-20367589. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Business Controller


5 -10 years of working experience within a commercial finance related role

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree