about the companyOne 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 team in their Malaysia office, as a regional hub.about the jobAs 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 issuesIdentify significant issues and comments for quarterly CFO certificationsDrive 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 controlsProvide consultation to the country teams on new business initiatives and arrangements to ensure right accounting treatment and adequate internal controls are in placePrepare and monitor annual statutory audits for timely completion. Act as an escalation point for major issues that require regional or Corporate resolutionWork closely with regional tax team on any significant tax compliance issuesAssist roll-out of corporate policies, processes and systems initiatives to the APAC regionSkills and experience requiredYou, as the aspiring candidate should possess:Professional Qualifications in Finance/Accountancy is a must (ACCA, CPA, MIA etc)At least 6 years of experience in Accounting/Controllership/Reporting/Compliance, with APAC markets reporting exposure. Experience in audit will be an added advantage.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-managedExceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skillsSAP experience is preferred.Strong sense of ownership and responsibility.Culture & BenefitBeing a global organization, you will be part of 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.