junior accountant in Kuala Lumpur

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

about our client

our client is a leading MNC construction company headquartered in London. They operate in more than 40 countries and provide a wide range of services across the entire construction spectrum. They are seeking an Accountant.

about the role

reporting to the Finance Controller, the Accountant is a key member of the finance team and works directly with the project managers to support project delivery teams across the entire project life cycle from bidding to close-out.


  • Monitor project performance, determine improvement areas by developing key performance indicators for critical metrics
  • Active involvement in budgeting and forecasting processes; administer and review all plans against actual results with a view to identify, explain and correct variances as appropriate
  • Maintain cost forecast throughout project
  • Analyse schedule and cost trends and provides actual and forecasted cost schedules to team
  • Provide insights into project WIP, collections, risks, opportunities and cash flow
  • Present all financial data in a transparent way, attends project and management review to present cost status


  • Degree in Accountancy, ACCA or equivalent, with 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Keen analytical, organization and problem-solving skills which allows for strategic data interpretation versus simple reporting
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key financial data and the ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills is essential
  • Ability to identify and implement change

culture & benefits

The successful candidate can anticipate an attractive and a competitive remuneration package based on their qualification and experience alongside a career advancement opportunity within a dynamic working environment.

how to apply

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