Senior Manager, Reporting & Accounting

Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Competitive salary
14 Jul 2022
14 Aug 2022
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Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant, Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • This role is to ensure the effective execution of the designed SSC Target Operating Model and actively involve in supporting the deliverables.
  • Understand requirements and issues across the Businesses, identifying opportunities to help and drive consistency within Finance SSC.
  • Accountability for ensuring accounting, tax and functional compliance with all regulatory requirements/ Group policies.
  • Ensure all company policies are adhered to and that specific duties are carried out within set time limits whilst providing an excellent level of service to all stakeholders.


  • Manage a team of finance talents in the shared service center and deliver to business and finance SLA's.
  • Provide support for various Reporting to Recording accounting functions including but not limited to reporting, recording, financial reporting and analysis.  
  • To ensure departmental work is completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Maximize the quality of service provided to internal clients and minimize the number of complaints
  • Ensure all finance & accounting processes are managed in line with respective local law and regulations in the region
  • Develop and drive continuous process improvements, enhance efficiency and service quality; executing the strategic initiatives directed by the Group.
  • Ensure your department complies with its overall delivery and quality performance metrics
  • Inspire and motivate your department to achieve targets and strategy goals
  • Communicate key strategy messages and performance metrics to your department
  • Provide direct management of line managers in your department. 
  • Ensure effective management of staff recruitment, development and performance by driving on-going career development and training plans to maintain and enhance service excellence
  • Responsible for implementing adequate operational control and risk management under the Vistra risk control framework.
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with key business partners.
  • Engage with your business partners for broader strategic planning.
  • Ensure that appropriate People Development tools are utilised throughout your department consistently and fairly to ensure optimum performance of all colleagues concentrating on both technical and soft skill development
  • Ensure that planning and prioritisation of work within the department is sufficient to maintain and improve performance metrics
  • Ensure two-way communication structures are in place across the department and that messages are globally consistent.
  • Ensure that inter-departmental relationships are developed

Attributes/Technical Skills

  • Strong leadership, team player with analytical business acumen and can communicate at the senior executive level.
  • Self-motivated, driven and open to new challenges
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Able to work under pressure in meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrable success in balancing the needs of the business with required quality of service
  • Significant managerial background including a track record of managing large teams in a Shared Service Centre environment preferable
  • Results-oriented and detail-minded person with ability to see the big picture.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to deal with ambiguities, able to work within ill-defined boundaries and able to challenge status quo.

Relevant Experience

  • At least 12 years of relevant experience, particular in service industry will be an advantage
  • Experience in managing projects and process improvements.
  • Work experience in a Shared Services Centre is an advantage


  • Bachelor degree in accounting with professional accounting qualification
  • Recognised professional accounting qualification (e.g. CPA, ACCA)

Computer Skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office especially in Word and Excel


  • Professional Fluency in written and oral English with a good command of Mandarin proficiency


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