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Financial Transition Cum Operations Manager

Wilayah Persekutuan , Malaysia

Ref#: 19016552

Date published: 23-May-2019

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ROLE SUMMARY:

In a nutshell, this role will assist APAC Finance Transition Lead to work on the business initiatives, work for internal senior stakeholders on the transition processes to drive efficiency between different workstreams.
Despite, this role will acquire candidate to be responsible in managing day to day finance transition activities for the new and the existing clients. Besides client engagement, senior account team liaison, setting up financial system, setting up finance processes, working with international finance colleagues and stakeholder management will be a part of this role's responsibilities 

YOU WILL BE ABLE TO GROW AND PROGRESS IN THIS ROLE BY BEING INVOLVED IN: 

Department Tasks:
• Develop and implement department initiatives. Make recommendations and assist in the implementation of initiatives
• Evaluate departmental processes to ensure maximum efficiency, conformity to internal policies and procedures as well as supporting internal controls 
• Strategically build relationships with key stakeholders and leadership members both internally and externally

Transition Tasks
• Assisting the APAC Finance Transition Lead in finance transition activities as required
• Ensure System Setup for clients are ready prior to go live
• Become the Subject matter expert of Financial System and local finance processes in APAC
• Ensure finance process & Account PlayBook are finalised and communicated to the account team prior to go live 
• Organise finance training to the account finance team prior to account go live
• Review and summarise key commercial terms in the MSA and prepare presentation decks for client kick off meetings
• Participate in monthly and quarterly forecast and annual budget exercise 

TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE: 
• Minimum Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field 
• Strong leadership and change management experience 
• Strong planning and organisational skills and an ability to handle multiple priorities and work independently 
• Team player with demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to build effective working relationships throughout all levels of the organization 
• Ability to facilitate conflict resolution, diplomatically diffuse situations
• Ability to interpret contract and commercial term
• Strong attention to detail, organised and methodical in work approach, and ability to deliver high-quality work under pressure and on time
• Proficiency speaking in English & Chinese required. Ability to effectively interact with and adapt to both Asian and Western business management styles 
• Analytical skills with ability to articulate business issues and encompass problem identification, evaluation, and resolution 
• Experience in Finance Operation would be an added advantage
• Familiarity with JDE, iScala and Oracle PeopleSoft Finance would be an added advantage

WHAT WE OFFER: 
• Competitive salary and wide scope of responsibilities
• Ability to develop your skills and understanding of business across APAC 
• Broad possibilities of professional and self-development; 
• Support at every stage of your career
• Friendly work atmosphere based on mutual trust and respect.