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Assistant Manager - Finance

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and experienced Assistant Manager in Finance to join a FMCG company. This role offers the chance to utilise your expertise in accounting and finance within a fast-paced retail/FMCG environment. You will be responsible for daily finance operations, monthly closing and reporting, compliance and external liaison, as well as operating processes and internal control. This is a fantastic opportunity to further develop your leadership skills, with responsibilities including staff training, performance monitoring, and providing guidance on the month-end close process. * Opportunity to work in a dynamic retail/FMCG environment * Chance to lead and train a team of finance professionals * Role involves diverse responsibilities from daily operations to compliance

As an Assistant Manager in Finance, you will play a pivotal role in managing the financial health of the organisation. Your day-to-day tasks will involve overseeing accounting activities, ensuring accurate data input, verifying payments, and maintaining the general ledger. You will also be responsible for ensuring timely monthly closings, liaising with auditors, preparing tax estimates, and advising on system integration issues.

  • Ensure monthly closing is done properly and timely, providing leadership guidance on Month End close process
  • Maintain the general ledger and all related accounts with proper documentation
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors regarding compliance with group and regulatory policies
  • Prepare yearly Corporate Tax estimates and submission
  • Advise on system integration issues relating to finance or internal control
  • Train staff and monitor their performance to ensure smooth execution of all accounting activities and day-to-day finance function
  • Review staff work to ensure the accuracy of accounting data input in SAP
  • Ensure payment verification is conducted in compliance with company policy and approved prior to payment

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Assistant Manager - Finance position brings a wealth of experience in accounting and finance within a retail/FMCG environment. With around four to eight years' experience under your belt, you have honed your skills in managing financial operations, ensuring compliance, and leading a team. Your professional qualifications in Accounting, coupled with your knowledge of SAP and other accounting systems, make you an asset to any organisation. Experience in audit from the Big 4 Accounting firms would be a significant advantage.

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance or Professional Qualification in Accounting i.e. ACCA, CPA, CIMA etc.
  • At least 4 to 8 years of working experience in accounting and financial experience in retail/FMCG environment with a multinational company
  • Preferably with audit experience in the Accounting firms
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to train and monitor staff performance
  • Excellent knowledge of SAP and other accounting systems
  • Ability to ensure compliance with company policies and regulatory procedures

What sets this company apart:

This FMCG company is renowned for its commitment to excellence and innovation. With operations across the globe, it offers a dynamic and fast-paced work environment where every day brings new challenges and opportunities. The company values its employees and provides them with the tools they need to succeed, including comprehensive training and development programmes. It also prides itself on its inclusive culture, where everyone's contribution is valued and rewarded.

What's next:

Ready to take the next step in your finance career? Apply now!

Apply today by clicking on the link provided or you may drop me your latest CV at kangwey.tay@robertwalters.com.my We look forward to receiving your application!

Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd
Business Registration Number : 729828-T
Licence Number : JTKSM 423C

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Finance Manager

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Selangor

Job Reference: Q2OMVL-D8BAA4C6

Date posted: 10 June 2024

Consultant: KangWey Tay

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