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Statutory Accountant

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Statutory Accountant Salary: Competitive and based on experience Location: Petaling Jaya Keywords: Finance, Accounting, Controllership, Tax, Balance Sheet Governance, Financial Control Framework Our client is seeking a dedicated and experienced Statutory Accountant to join their dynamic team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to focus on Statutory Reporting, Balance Sheet Governance, Direct and Indirect tax support, Cash Agenda, Transfer Pricing and Financial Control Framework. You will be supporting one or more markets and collaborating with other Finance colleagues including CFOs, Country Business Partners and MC Controller. The successful candidate will also have the chance to work closely with a team of 5-10 analysts to perform financial, control & accounting processes, as well as working on external regulatory submissions. * Opportunity to work in a diverse global team * Chance to contribute to financial, control & accounting processes * Role focusing on Statutory Reporting, Balance Sheet Governance, Direct and Indirect tax support

What you'll do:

As a Statutory Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in the finance department. Your primary focus will be on Statutory Reporting, Balance Sheet Governance, Direct and Indirect tax support. You will be responsible for the month-end close process, ensuring that financial information is delivered accurately and promptly. You will also be tasked with maintaining a strong control environment across the region. Your role will involve business partnering with the Marketing Company & Global Finance Services. In addition, you will support cash generation initiatives and assist in making better business decisions by providing financial expertise.

  • Responsible for month end close process, ensuring timely and accurate delivery of financial information to stakeholders.
  • Ensure strong control environment across region – FCF.
  • Maintain a healthy position of balance sheet as a priority.
  • Business Partnering with Marketing Company & GFS (Global Finance Services).
  • Support cash generation initiatives.
  • Direct & Indirect Taxes - support MC & Tax Consultants by providing financial information required to align with Local Tax requirements liabilities.
  • Transfer Pricing - provide accurate information regarding New TP and Annual Revisions.
  • Statutory reporting - work with external partner to ensure timely and accurate submission of local statutory reporting to relevant authorities.
  • Assist in better business decisions by provision of financial expertise and insightful analysis to all ad hoc queries in line with SLA.
  • Ensure corporate governance standards are met, taking accountability for effective operation of relevant financial reporting controls.

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for the Statutory Accountant role will bring a wealth of experience in General Accounting, Controlling and Tax. You should hold a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent and have at least 5-7 years of relevant experience. Your English language proficiency, both verbal and written, will enable you to express clear opinions and explain financial issues to non-financial management. Your experience in change management and building engagement will be highly valued. Furthermore, your ability to work well in and across diverse global teams will be crucial for success in this role.

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent is essential.
  • Minimum 5-7 years in General Accounting/ Controlling/ Tax experience is required.
  • English language proficiency, both verbal and written is necessary.
  • Experience of change management and building engagement is desirable.
  • Ability to work well in and across diverse global teams is crucial.
  • Experience in SAP is a plus.

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a globally recognised company that values diversity and inclusivity. They are committed to providing their employees with an environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. They believe in continuous learning and provide ample opportunities for professional growth and development. Their supportive culture encourages employees to bring unique perspectives, champion new ideas, and create effective solutions.

What's next:

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

Apply today by clicking on the link provided!

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: Shared Services

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: MYR102,000 - MYR180,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Petaling Jaya

Job Reference: CT61VA-C72AF27C

Date posted: 11 June 2024

Consultant: JianYi Lam

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