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GBS A2R Senior Fixed Asset, Intercompany and Cash Accounting Analyst

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Synthorx

IT, Accounting & Finance
Bangsar South Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

GBS A2R Senior Fixed Asset, Intercompany and Cash Accounting Analyst

  • Location: Bangsar South, Malaysia

ABOUT THE JOB

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As GBS A2R Senior Fixed Asset, Intercompany and Cash Accounting Analyst within our A2R team, you'll play a key role in ensuring A2R's GL accounting processes are run both locally and on GBS level. Being involved on GBS processes improvements, further standardization and will supervise and contribute to related projects. As well as review and monitor technical process implementation, controls, and compliance in all topics in respective area of accounting.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monthly closing and reporting activities as per group timetable

  • Have a deep understanding of GBS Core Model processes and ERP (SAP Unity, Epoch) functionalities

  • Fixed Assets (tangible and intangible), Leases, 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

  • Supervise team of accountants

  • Drive continuous improvement.

  • Work 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.

  • Partner together with ITS to implement new or existing tools in CHC LE.

Additionally,

1. 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)

2. 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

  • Supervise and coach the team of Hub accountants

  • Provide expertise and coaching

  • Contribute to resource allocation for effective and efficient delivery

  • Demonstrate values of CHC business and culture of internal client

  • Contribute to A2R Core Model process knowledge (Level 6/7) relating to GL monthly closing

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

  • Gather and apply best practice to process

  • Support benchmarking activities

  • Contribute to implementation of policies and procedures governing processes

  • Provide process expertise to relevant stakeholders as required and when needed

  • Contribute to review ITS tool and make proposal to improve, reduce # tools when needed

  • Improve user experience to perform their job more efficiently

4. Communicates with Hub management.

5. Ensure Compliance and Internal Control/ SOX standards are met.

ABOUT YOU

  • Possess a Degree in Accounting / Finance / Economics or equivalent

  • 3+ years' experience in closing and reporting preferably in multicultural environment

  • Good 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

  • Ability to interact with internal and external clients in a professional manner

  • Team player, able to work collaboratively transversally and with A2R front line teams with an end-to-end mindset

  • Attentive to customer needs and feedback

  • Ability to organize, prioritize and structure the tasks for oneself and direct reports

  • Attentive to detail and works with precision

  • Action oriented, delivery driven, change agent

  • Role model / coach to junior accountants

  • Transversal mindset and ability to work across processes, geographies, languages, cultures, business maturity levels

  • Fluency in English is mandatory

  • Fluency in one of languages is mandatory: Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Malay, Thai, Vietnamese

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