credit assistant manager (apac gbs) in Petaling Jaya

manveer singh, randstad
job type
RM 8,000 - RM 11,000 per month

job details

petaling jaya, selangor
accounting & finance
job type
working hours
RM 8,000 - RM 11,000 per month
8 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 shared services (SSC) set up - now starting up a APAC Credit team here in Malaysia.

about the job

Being a part of the APAC regional team, this role reports into the AR Section Head & SSC Director. The role 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.

  • Part of the pioneer credit team to set up & migrate all APAC credit processes into the SSC.
  • 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 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 8 years in similar position with credit experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance/economics/business and experience within the credit field in a commercial/SSC organization, preferably within a regional APAC scope.
  • 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.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, please contact Manveer Singh at

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


Credit, AR, Accounts Receivable, Credit Manager, APAC, SSC, Shared Service


Accounting/Finance Degree or related qualifications

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree