Maxis Berhad

Head of Corporate Accounting and Finance Operations

Maxis Berhad
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
26 Sep 2022
26 Oct 2022
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Why does this job exist and why is it critical?​

The role holder will oversee Accounting and Reporting functions (Group, Accounting and Finance Operations and Technology Finance) and then progressively other units such as centralized account payable, collection reconciliation and tax.

What are you accountable for?

  • Co-ordinate, consolidate, review, finalise and approve Maxis Berhad Group financial performance and position for adoption on monthly, quarterly and annual basis by understanding external environment,  internal management and business direction, latest changes in approved accounting standards and industrial practices,  reviewing historical trending and variance analysis.

  • Co-ordinate, consolidate, direct , review, recommend and finalise all related Audit Committee, BOD, shareholders, Bursa Malaysia, Bank Negara Malaysia, Department of Statistics reportings on month, quarter and annual basis to meet statutory and regulatory reporting obligations and requirements by understanding new and existing approved accounting standards, Companies Act 2016, relevant technical pronouncements, etc.

  • Independently advise, review and finalise accounting treatments to Maxis management team on complex transactions/contracts to ensure compliances to approved accounting standards in Malaysia and any other statutory requirements

  • Direct, develop, maintain financial reporting systems, policies, processes and procedures to ensure timely, reliable and accurate reporting of financial numbers on day to day basis by understanding internal business operating models, operating risks, processes, policies, procedures, control principles, etc

  • Responsible for both direct and indirect tax compliance, planning and optimisation

  • Responsible for invoice & payment processing, collection reconciliation of Maxis Group and to drive resource efficiency in these areas.

  • Responsible to drive digitalization to achieve touch-less financial close

  • Lead and set annual departmental goals and objectives for the team.  Develop, coach and counsel team members on ad hoc and annual basis by understanding their development points, training needs and career development plans.

What do you need to have for this role?

  • Minimum 20 years working experience in similar capacity. 

  • Degree in Finance/Accounting or related field.

  • Strong grasp of approved accounting standards, relevant technical announcements and Bursa Listing Requirements

  • Experienced and excel in process simplification and automation.

  • Good business acumen.

  • Experience in Big 4 is an added advantage.

  • Able to work independently. 

  • Comfortable to be in leadership role, able to drive change.

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