Sanofi-Aventis (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.

GL Reporting Senior Executive (SAP S4 Hana User Experience)

05 Jul 2022
05 Aug 2022
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Contract type
Full time

Purpose of Role

The A2R GL & Reporting Senior Executive is accountable for the processing of transactions related to : Inventory accounting and closing & reporting of financial books (inclusive of Intercompany, Fixed Assets & Cash accounting)

This role will support the A2R GL & Reporting Supervisor in ensuring the enforcement of accounting standards and reliability of the data collected from management, controllers, tax department and other E2E processes.

Apart from that, this role will require active participation in driving A2R continuous improvement initiatives.

This role is based in Selangor, Malaysia.

Note: This position is to support SAP S4 Hana project(iSHIFT) by involving in system migration as user and not technical/back-end support. This role is expected to support various countries/entities and have job rotation according to the project roll-out schedule.

Core model Implementation

  • Implement and ensure alignment with SBS core model
  • Propose and support any project which aim to align to core model but also transform and automate our processes
  • Embrace RPA mindset


  • Ensure SOX and Internal Control Framework compliance across activities, and support A2R GL & Reporting Supervisor and Country Finance to identify and address any gaps
  • Support external and internal audits by working closely with A2R GL & Reporting Supervisor and Country Finance
  • Ensure adequate follow up on issues identified during external and internal audit
  • Adhere to segregation of duties defined by management


  • Deliver quality reporting of legal statutory accounts and consolidation packages within the local regulatory and Sanofi Group calendar timeframes
  • Ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (IFRS) and company procedures to ensure integrity of financial information
  • Collaborate with other End to End teams (P2P and Ci2C), tax & treasury departments and Country Finance to manage and address potential closing risks
  • Respond to and resolve enquiries from Country Finance/Internal and External customers
  • Support A2R GL & Reporting Supervisor in CFO closing meetings by providing detailed analysis and/or explanation of material changes       
  • Contribute to Sanofi Account Committee and Customer Board preparation and reviews
  • Ensure SOP documentations are updated on timely basis to reflect latest process/tool/policy changes

Continuous improvement

  • Support A2R GL & Reporting Supervisor in monitoring performance on a continuous basis against agreed SLAs and define corrective actions, where necessary
  • Identify and articulate improvement areas across processes and technology – including ERP and other tools and solutions
  • Contribute ideas in customer satisfaction initiatives, including regular assessment of service satisfaction across Country Finance and other stakeholders

Essential Skills and Experience

  • At least 2 years working experience in Finance/Accounting sector
  • SAP S4 Hana system migration experience, especially General Ledger side.
  • Working experience with SAP, specifically Fi/Co
  • Proficient in the use of applications in the MS-Office suite, including MS-Excel.
  • Good English communication skills, both verbal and written, other language skill is advantage

Essential Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree in Accounting/Finance/Business or equivalent

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Working experience in a customer-facing and service-oriented corporate position
  • Working experience in Accounts to Report
  • Working experience in a Finance shared services environment, either captive (in-house) or in a BPO setting

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