Assistant Country Accountant

  • Sector: 工业
  • Contact: Geena Yew
  • Contact Email: geena.yew@monroeconsulting.com.my
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: Monroe Consulting Group
  • Location: Selangor
  • Salary: RM60000 - RM72000 per annum
  • Expiry Date: 15 July 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH397286_1655271244


Assistant Country Accountant, Malaysia
Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group's Industrial Division is recruiting on behalf of a global leader within the development and manufacturing of chemicals. Our esteemed client focuses on delivering their chemicals which make a difference to daily life and contribute to a more sustainable future.


Job summary:
The Successful candidate will be responsible to deliver a range of financial and compliance-based services to a high standard that adhere to agreed performance and cost targets within an environment that encourages continuous improvement and sound fiscal management.


Key job responsibilities include:

  • Control of accounting processes (e.g. Month-end, Year-end) to ensure compliance with applicable policies and procedures (e.g. Statutory Account preparation), US GAAP, compliance (SOX) and fiscal requirements to defined internal customers in line with global accounting requirements.
  • Develop, maintain and manage relationships with external parties (e.g. auditors, national fiscal bodies) and optimise country level financial processes in line with global accounting requirements.
  • Ensure a robust system of internal controls in compliance with SOX.
  • Deliver month end close reports as per Reporting Team requirement and deadline set.
  • Assist in the co-ordination and management of internal and external audit activity for relevant entities in line with budgeted audit costs.
  • Support delivery of all budgeting and forecasting processes in line with corporate guidelines.
  • Prepare Indirect Tax (Withholding Tax & Sales and Service Tax) computations to a high standard and submit in-line with stipulated deadlines.
  • Management of tax computations and associated reporting to the company's applicable tax authority requests (e.g. CBCR Reports, Transfer Pricing Report and RTP process and tax estimation).


Key job requirements include:

  • University (Degree) in Finance or Economics or Accounting with professional qualification (ACCA / CPA / CA / CIMA) with at least 2 years work experience.
  • Strong technical accounting and compliance experience with exposure to multiple GAAP compliance (e.g. IFRS, Local, US GAAP) whilst working independently and meeting strict deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Financial Accounting.
  • Proven interpersonal and influencing skills to maintain effective relationships with associates at all levels.
  • Excellent in Microsoft Office application such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint and proven ERP experience (SAP preferred).