Accounting Supervisor

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Market-competitive pay and benefits
25 May 2023
14 Jun 2023
JR - 101837
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified
Accounting Supervisor

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

  • The Accounting Supervisor oversees the team that is responsible for the accounting liabilities processes.
  • The role requires understanding of complex accounting matters, quick problem-solving skills and strong collaboration with other finance and non-finance teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the Accounting team to support with month-end close activities
  • Prepare manual journals for various expense accruals with adequate supporting documentation
  • Verify expense accruals created by procurement systems such as Coupa are booked and any errors are properly followed-up and fixed during the month-end Close cycle
  • Respond to queries from local country finance in a timely manner
  • Complete assigned account reconciliations in Blackline per established deadlines
  • Provide audit support as needed
  • Support regional and global reporting requirements such as monthly Balance Sheet & P&L Flux analysis
  • Support monthly/quarterly/annual close processes and work closely with Regional Controllership teams
  • Ensure adherence of processes to company's policies and procedures, internal and external audit requirements and local rules and regulations; support strengthening of financial processes and controls
  • Support local, regional, and global projects, as required
  • Maintain focus on continuous process improvement opportunities


  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant professional experience with supervisory or team lead experience
  • Proven experience in a multinational environment and/or audit 
  • Good knowledge of US GAAP
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, diplomatic, flexible and “can do” mind-set
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Strong reporting tools including MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or part qualified ACCA/CIMA/CPA
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally as required
  • Experience in JDE, Blackline, Alteryx and W-Desk is an advantage
  • Additional hours at critical times (e.g., month-end) may be required. Also, and on an exceptional basis, the role may require work on public holidays
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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