senior accountant (controllership) - apac shared services in Petaling Jaya

manveer singh, randstad
job type
RM 12,000 - RM 14,000 per month

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petaling jaya, selangor
accounting & finance
job type
working hours
RM 12,000 - RM 14,000 per month
8 years
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manveer singh, randstad
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about the company

Our client is one of the leading providers in its industry and they are currently looking for an Accounting & Finance Senior Specialist (Controllership) to serve their regional APAC shared services.

about the job

As a part of the APAC controller/GA team, this individual will be responsible for key aspects of the controllership (finance & accounting) functions in the region for the shared services entity, 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.

  • Lead and oversee month-end/quarter-end/year-end close process, in collaboration with Corporate Accounting and local finance teams across APAC. Ensure no significant issues
  • Identify significant issues and comments for quarterly CFO certifications
  • Drive strong internal control compliance in APAC. Provide regional inputs back to Corporate Finance Controls on control designs. Work with Shared Services Centre and local finance teams on execution of controls
  • Provide consultation to the country teams on new business initiatives and arrangements to ensure right accounting treatment and adequate internal controls are in place
  • Prepare and monitor annual statutory audits for timely completion. Act as an escalation point for major issues that require regional or Corporate resolution
  • Work closely with regional tax team on any significant tax compliance issues
  • Finance planning, analysis & budgeting for the GBS entity.
  • Assist roll-out of corporate policies, processes and systems initiatives to the APAC region

Skills and experience required

You, as the aspiring candidate should possess:

  • Professional Qualifications in Accountancy is a must (ACCA, CPA, MIA etc)
  • At least 8 years of experience in Finance/Accounting/Controllership, with regional APAC exposure.
  • Strong technical IFRS, SOX, USGAAP, FP & A, accounting, internal controls & taxation knowledge.
  • Ability to engage global and regional stakeholders effectively.
  • Capacity in managing a team of 5-8 accountants, with strong leadership qualities.
  • Ability to work in a fast environment, take initiative and be self-managed
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • SAP experience is required.
  • Ability to translate complex business issue into smaller and manageable issues
  • Strong sense of ownership and responsibility.

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


General Accounting, GL, RTR, SSC, Shared Service, Record-to-report, R2R, Reporting, SAP, Controllership, Finance, Accounting, Controls, Financial Reporting, Financial Controller, Financial Analysis, ACCA, CPA, MICPA, MIA, CIMA, SOX, USGAAP, IFRS


Professional Accounting Qualifications is mandatory

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification