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GBS A2R FA, ICO and Cash Accounting Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023

This position will play a key role ensuring for CHC A2R GL accounting process is running both local and GBS level.

The purpose of this role is to execute:

  • Monthly closing and reporting activities as per group timetable
  • Fixed Assets (tangible and intangible), Interco and Cash accounting services
  • Address operational issues and follow through to resolution in an effective and timely manner
  • Perform operational KPIs and compliance with CHC policies and guidelines
  • Drive continuous improvement

A2R GBS FA, ICO & Cash Accountant reports to A2R Head of FA, ICO & Cash Accounting in the Hub and works closely with A2R Closing and Reporting team, CHC Country Senior Accounting Partner, Finance (Finance Performance, Business analysis & controlling, Treasury, Tax, Internal Control), IFSA, Supply Chain, MARCO team, other GBS departments.

A2R GBS FA, ICO & Cash Accountant will review and monitor technical process implementation, controls and compliance in all topics in respective area of accounting. He/she will be work together with ITS to implement new or existing tools in CHC LE.

A2R GBS FA, ICO & Cash Accountant will be involved on GBS processes improvements, further standardization and contribute to related projects.

Key requirement for A2R GBS FA, ICO & Cash Accountant:

Deliver GL accounting, closing and reporting services in respective area of accounting to CHC GBS within perimeter

  • Perform closing procedures on time according to closing calendar
  • Define and drive accounting, process and systems changes operationally and facilitate A2R service delivery
  • Ensure all automatic postings have been booked, all recurring and non-recurring items in area of responsibility are collected, accounts reconciled and Manual Journal Entries (MJE) booked
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and analysis
  • Support closing and reporting team with other closing activities at closing peaks
  • Support internal and external audits
  • Assets (Tangible and Intangible) accounting services
    • Participate in different activities relating to fixed asset life cycle
    • Perform the recording & booking activities
    • Perform assets (including tangible, intangible, finance, leases under IFRS 16) depreciation and valuation, and month end reporting
    • Contribute to periodic reviews of assets impairment follow-up
    • Contribute to month end closure relating to fixed assets and prepare related reporting
    • Participate in Fixed Assets stock-count activities
  • Cash accounting services
    • Clear transitory accounts
    • Perform bank reconciliations and related adjustments
    • Perform booking of transactions relating to financial instruments, debts and loans
    • Review Forex net positions, if requested by Treasury
    • Contribute to month end closure relating to cash accounting and prepare related reporting
  • ICO accounting services
    • Perform the accounting and month-end reporting of intercompany accounts
  • A2R Master Data Management
    • Contribute to A2R Master Data quality (FA, ICO)

Ensure compliance of processes, transactions and reports with CHC/Corporate accounting policies, internal control guidelines and audit / SOX requirements

  • Execute operational KPIs and pro-actively alert execution issues
  • Contribute to A2R Core Model process knowledge (Level 6/7) relating to GL monthly closing

Contribute to development of Process vision, strategy and objectives defined globally

  • Gather and apply best practice to process
  • Support benchmarking activities
  • Provide process expertise to relevant stakeholders as required and when needed
  • Contribute to review ITS tool and make proposal to improve
  • Improve user experience to perform their job more efficiently

Communicates with Hub management.

Ensure Compliance and Internal Control/ SOX standards are met.

Expected skills:

  • Degree in Accounting / Finance / Economics or equivalent
  • minimum 2 years experience in closing and reporting preferably in an international multicultural environment
  • Sufficient knowledge of IFRS and local GAAPs
  • Hands on expertise in GL accounting, closing & reporting processes and activities
  • Strong deductive and analytical skills
  • Hands on knowledge of ERP (SAP Unity, Epoch) and other accounting applications
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and expertise of MS Excel
  • Team player, able to work collaboratively transversally and with A2R front line teams with an end to end mindset
  • Good communication skills
  • Attentive to customer needs and feedback
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and structure the tasks
  • Attentive to detail and works with precision
  • Action oriented, delivery driven
  • Fluency in English is mandatory

Fluency in one of languages is mandatory: Mandarin

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