Accounting Manager (Global Delivery Organization)

TMF Group
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Competitive salary plus great benefits
15 Aug 2022
01 Sep 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

About TMF Group

TMF Group is a leading global provider of high-value business services to clients operating and investing globally. We focus on providing specialized and business-critical financial and administrative services that enable our clients to operate their corporate structures, finance vehicles and investment funds in different geographical locations. Our core services can help companies of all sizes with HR and payroll, accounting and tax, corporate secretarial, international corporate structuring, fund administration and structured finance– whether a company wants to globalize, or whether they need support to streamline existing operations.

With operations in more than 80 countries, TMF Group is the global expert that understands local needs. Global reach, local knowledge: helping to do business seamlessly across borders.

TMF Group is undergoing operational transformation that includes the rollout of new digital technologies, introduction of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and creation of four ‘Regional Delivery Centres’ (RDCs). Our Centres will form part of the reshaped client delivery model. The RDC in APAC will provide resources to support delivery Teams in various TMF offices across APAC as well as centralized services to selected global Clients.

Job purpose

The Accounting Manager plays a key leadership role in our Regional Delivery Center, will manage a portfolio of clients driving consistency, process improvements and operational excellence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage an accounting service delivered from our Centre in Kuala Lumpur supporting Global Clients in the following functions: procure to pay, order to cash, record to report.
  • Help build a high-performing, collaborative accounting services team that can be scaled to support growth of our business.
  • Coordinate processes in scope, for example (but not limited to) day-to-day vendor invoice processing, the monthly close process, ensuring the reliability and integrity of financial information, including the oversight of journal entry preparation and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Function as a business partner to the Clients, leadership team, operational leaders and key stakeholders across the Company.
  • Work with the business to establish service level agreements that clarify performance expectations for the centralized accounting service.
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure performance of the Team and use as a basis for identifying and managing improvement opportunities.
  • Proactively identify and execute continuous process improvement initiatives, that will improve efficiency our service and generate value for our Clients
  • Partner with IT to help optimize the use of technologies to support business processes and meet stakeholder needs.
  • Help drive use of automation in business processes including upstream activities that have an ultimate impact on finance.
  • Support strong controls environment, ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures and internal and external audit requirements.

Key Requirements

Soft Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills as this position has frequent contact with internal/external customers and stakeholders of different business units/countries.
  • Detail oriented and excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Strong people management/leadership skills including mentoring, clarifying roles and responsibilities and fostering cross functional teamwork, customer centrality and mindset of continuous improvement
  • Team player with the ability to manage in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Technical Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related area.
  • Minimum of 5 years of management experience including at least 3 years of experience in a shared services/BPO leadership role across functions with a history of service level improvements
  • Proven experience in a multi-country, multiple legal entity environment.
  • Good knowledge of accounting, GAAP, corporate practices; IFRS knowledge will be an asset
  • MS Office literacy; Workday Financials or other ERP systems as beneficial.
  • Good mix of functional, process knowledge and technology.
  • Ability and experience in leading organizational, process change and strong program management skills.
  • Prior work experience in process automation, project management, audit/tax, and shared services organization.

What’s in it for you?

  • Our offices are easily accessible by public transportation (LRT & Monorail)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Work with colleagues and clients around the world on interesting and challenging work.
  • We provide internal career opportunities so you can take your career further within TMF
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 
Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia.

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