Kerry Group

Compliance Controller - Indonesia

Kerry Group
Cikarang, Indonesia
Not disclosed
25 Jan 2023
01 Feb 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role

In this role, you will manage the direct and indirect tax requirements for the Indonesia operating company including regular reconciliation for financial control purposes. To play a key role in assisting management in key financial decisions by providing business and financial recommendations on company specific development and projects.

We are looking for people with ambition, vision and a commitment to excellence in a dynamic business environment to achieve and sustain this growth on a long-term basis. In return we offer stimulating and rewarding careers from employee to management to leadership levels in a global food organisation.

Work Location : Cikarang 

Reporting to :  APAC Country Compliance Director 

Key responsibilities

  • Management of the annual financial audit process
  • Ensure that all statutory filing requirements are met, not limiting to direct & indirect taxes, transfer price, legal, payroll, corporate governance and regulations include dealing with Custom & Tax authorities. 
  • Ensures maintenance of accurate and complete financial records, in compliance with both legal requirements, local accounting and IFRS standards.
  • Leads the effort of establishing, monitoring, and enforcing an effective internal controls environment. Liaises with internal and external auditors
  • Identify best practices and continuous improvement opportunities and facilitates embedment of the practices into the organization.
  • Develops and improves accounting and control policies, procedures, work processes and reporting systems to support growth and efficiency, while reducing complexity and increasing speed.
  • Lead and project manage all financial relevant areas on Company specific growth initiatives and strategies
  • Meets Corporate financial reporting requirements in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Monitors legal, tax and regulatory changes and trends to identify and implement necessary actions to secure continued compliance, while pro-actively identifying emerging opportunities and threats, making recommendations to management.
  • Support treasury initiatives and reporting requirement
  • Coordinate local operation and functioning of SSC (AP,AR and GL) through review to ensure achievement and compliance of policies, standards and regulations.
  • Support audit readiness and assist in planning and preparation for future compliance audits.

Qualifications and skills

The position  will be a ‘hands-on’ Senior Financial Business Professional with self-starting capabilities.

A qualified accountant with at least 10 years’ experience. Hold CPA/CIMA/ACCA or local equivalent professional certificate. Fluency in English and local language mandatory.

Technical Skills Competencies

  • Strong Project Management skills/experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • SAP knowledge
  • P&L Management 
  • Astute business and commercial acumen 
  • Risk management 
  • Improvement and standardization of processes 
  • Knowledge of Indonesian local statutory requirement – audit, direct and indirect tax requirements

Personal Competencies

  • Relationship builder (internally and with customers) with excellent communications skills
  • Likes autonomy and is pro-active
  • Results driven
  • Team player (recognizes successes)
  • Decisive (takes tough decisions on priorities)
  • Challenges status quo
  • Ability to communicate financial information to non-financial mangers 
  • Solution orientated management style 
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and able to establish trust and credibility 

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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