Controlling Accountant - Selangor, Malaysia - Whitecrow

    Whitecrow Selangor, Malaysia

    2 weeks ago

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    Full time

    About our client:

    Our Client operates in the Cosmetics Industry, with its headquarters rooted strongly in France. It has its branches spread to more than 150 countries, providing employment to more than 85,000 people all over the world. They fall in the "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World". Their core business is to provide tailor made beauty to their clients. They have the advantage of having Diverse and Globalized product lines.


    • Completion of transaction tasks including Goods receipt monitoring and period end closing tasks.
    • Produce and publish analytical documentations and reports as required by local CFO, Zone and Group
    • Coordinate accounting closing performed and countries divisional controllers.
    • Perform account reconciliation in BSC scope and arrange balance sheet reviews for assigned countries with head of accounting and countries divisional controllers and countries CFO.
    • Being a key contact of accounting for assigned countries in terms of provision and controlling reports.
    • Improve Controlling reporting processes and working closely with DEX team.
    • Responsible for KPIs that are linked to Controlling reporting for assigned countries.
    • Ensure timely completion of all transactional tasks enabling to close the monthly/quarterly/semester or year-end financial statements:
    • Monitor good receipts in the system and chase business departments when necessary
    • Perform general closing tasks (open/close periods, proceed to Journal entries in Blackline...)
    • Perform technical closing checks (SAP FICO checks, Royalties reconciliation...) & manage system interfaces & reconciliations (SAP-Compass TM1-Magnitude, inter-Compass TM1 modules)
    • Launch transactional closing tasks (POS activation to balance sheet...)
    • Perform closing process in Compass (Upload actuals/Manage allocation of actuals in Compass/Fix blocking controls/Complete indicators/Officialize Budget/Trend scenarios)
    • Produce the analytical documentation on behalf of the zone countries:
    • Produces Period closing CFO / Finance Director reporting books (actuals, budget, trends) & associated books (Digital/HR books...)
    • Prepare performance analysis documentation (against budget, target, and/or trend) and run reports
    • Responsible for preparation and publication of monthly actual results
    • Responsible to publish Trend/Pre-budget/Budget
    • Prepare the management reporting deck to be presented to divisional controllers and CFO and ensure issues are timely resolved.
    • Prepare other group reporting defined in BSC scope.
    • Be a key accounting contact with group and zone controlling team for the entities he/she is in charge of.
    • Prepare account reconciliations and follow up the actions to ensure balance sheet are clean.
    • Be a key accounting contact with group and zone controlling team for the entities he/she is in charge of.
    • Arrange balance sheet reviews with country divisional controllers and country CFOs for entities he/she is in charge of.
    • Any other closing and reporting tasks as required.
    • for the entities he/she is in charge of.


    • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in accounting, including manager/supervisor role.
    • Strong knowledge of IFRS accounting standards and regulations in Asia.
    • Experience in Finance business partnering and management reporting (especially management P&L reporting)
    • Solid knowledge of accounting process and practice, and ERP (SAP) system.
    • Experience of managing a professional accounting team.
    • CPA or equivalent is a plus
    • Experience in a multinational company or shared services organization strongly preferred.
    • Ability to manage complexity and dynamic business situation.