General Ledger Accountant (12 Months Contract)
Huntsman Global Business Services is now looking for a General Ledger Accountant (12 Months Contract). The General Ledger Accountant position is accountable for preparing journal entries relating to budget accrual estimation, prepayment allocation, bank reconciliation, and balance sheet account analysis (reconciliation) which is essential for accurate corporate accounting reporting.
The incumbent primarily will be working closely with the various stakeholders in multiple countries globally (i.e Country Accountant, Local Business & etc) to ensure that the accounting service is delivered on time with quality.
He/She will also be responsible in ensuring that the all daily operational tasks performed are in accordance to USGAAP and Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) Control guidelines. The ideal candidate will be located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
As a General Ledger Accountant, you will:
Complete month end closing within timelines
Perform month-end closing (non-trade related calculation and journal entries posting) and relevant tasks
Maintain general ledger data integrity via balance sheet reconciliation and identify issues, unreconciled and aged items
Generate debit notes or credit notes (non-trade) in accordance to SOX control requirements
Ensure that all tasks performed are SOX & GAAP Compliance
Provide support and service requests from the business globally in a timely manner
Involve in implementing systems and procedures changes
Involve in ad hoc projects and migration
Assist with requests from internal and/or external auditors
Follows instructions and performs other duties as may be assigned by superior
Assists other employees in accomplishment of Huntsman company goals
Participates in and completes company-required training program
Participates in Environmental, Health, & Safety initiatives as set forth by the company
What skills and experiences are we looking for?
Degree with 1 year of accounting experience
Prior work experience in a shared service and accounting environment
Ability to complete moderately complex tasks under supervision
Ablility to follow standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
Ability to exercise judgement and apply job skills, company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks and resolve repetitive problems.
Proficient in MS Office, MS Excel is a must
Ability to prioritize and work under tight timelines.
Good written and communication skill in English. Ability to work in a diverse culture
Able to excel in a fast-paced environment
Customer-service and Tasks oriented - Committed to respond efficiently to the customers' needs and delivering quality work at all times
Experience in accounting systems such as SAP is a plus
Communicates tactfully and effectively both verbally and in writing and maintains effective work relations with those encountered during the course of employment.
Flexibility and adaptability to new instructions and/or dynamic organizational priorities is critical for job success.
What can we offer?
Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service – and the list goes on.
Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us.
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Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. We are a global specialty chemical company with locations in 30 countries around the world, employing over 9,000 associates. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service – and the list goes on. Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us.