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Financial Analyst - Client Accounting

Bangsar South , Malaysia

Ref#: 19022622

Date published: 22-Jul-2019

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Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Accounts Receivable: Drive end-to-end client billing, collections and receipting.
  • Ensure clear understanding of client accounts’ billing requirements (based on client-specific commercial models).
  • Work with local finance (APAC) to ensure local invoicing requirements are met, e.g. China (fapiao), India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Philippines, Malaysia etc.
  • Work with appropriate internal stakeholders to drive collection/payment of invoices – including accurate and timely receipting.
  • Perform bank reconciliation to ensure accuracy and completeness of cash receipting.
• Accounts Payable: Drive vendor invoice processing and payment.
  • Manage 3rd party service provider (vendor invoice processing) to ensure accuracy and timeliness of AP invoice posting.
  • Manage cash/funding (Treasury) to ensure vendor invoice payments are processed accurately, completely and in a timely manner.
  • Provide payment entries for accurate and timely payment posting (before GL close of each APAC country).
  • Perform bank reconciliation to ensure accuracy and completeness of cash payments.
  • Request quarterly fund transfer from client-dedicated bank/trust accounts back to corporate.
 GL / Reporting / Closing: Drive or support GL and reporting (closing) activities.
  • Revenue accruals / deferrals
  • Cost accruals / prepayment amortisation
  • P&L review
  • Balance sheet reconciliation
  • Month end reporting
  • Journal/adjustment entries for accurate close
  • Annual budget/forecasting (as well as quarterly forecast updates)

Requirements:
• Education: Diploma in Accounting, Finance or related field is an advantage.
• Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in finance / accounting.
• Attention to detail, highly organized and methodical in your approach to work and the ability to deliver high-quality work under pressure and on time.
• Must be team and results oriented with high level of commitment.
• Excellent inter-personal/communication skills.
• Proficiency in English. Ability to effectively interact with and adapt to the wide APAC business cultures.
• Intermediate/Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel are an added advantage.
• Ability to adapt to business environment changes.
• Ability to work in an environment with multiple priorities / parties.