BASF Asia-Pacific Service Centre S/B

Treasury Back Office Analyst - 6 Months Contract

Location
Kuala Lumpur, 14, MY
Salary
Competitive compensation plus comprehensive benefits
Posted
13 Feb 2024
Closes
08 Mar 2024
Ref
89340
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Contract
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

We are a leading chemical company, with the best teams developing intelligent solutions for our customers, and for a sustainable future.

We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to progress.

Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, orientation, and background. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

Do you want to work with passionate teams, providing excellent business and digital services to the Asia Pacific region?

Do you want an open, supportive, and caring working environment?

Do you view your development needs seriously as we do?

If YES, then take your career to the #NextLevel with BASF !

Objectives of the Position

  • Responsible to provide Treasury Back Office transaction processing support to deliver Treasury Back Office services
  • Responsible in providing timely and accurate information on companies’ information on liquidity status and forecast, debt and foreign currency exposure for decision making at treasury Front Office for depositing, loan draw down and hedging activities
  • Ensure timely and accurate deal confirmation and posting of treasury related transactions including fund transfer, accrual and actual interest, commissions, bank charges, month to month value posting

Main Task

Functional Tasks (including but not limited to):

  • Ensure all treasury related transactions are processed in system as per SLA timely and accurately
  • Process automatic and manual bank statement posting
  • Reconcile bank statements and provide unclear bank line items details to responsible parties on monthly basis
  • Perform bank accounts clearing, monitor bank trade accounts in SAP tallied with bank statement
  • Process deal (e.g. depositing, funding, derivatives trading) posting timely and accurately
  • Check and verify the trade confirmation in liaison with related parties e.g. Bank, Treasury Front Office, finance function of local company, intercompany & etc
  • Process deal settlement (e.g. depositing, funding, derivatives trading) on electronic / paper base accurately on timely basis
  • Check the validity of mark to market valuation report of derivatives trades during month end to perform MTM valuation posting
  • Process accrued interest income and expenses as well as loan commitment fees on monthly basis
  • Process actual interest income and expenses as well as loan commitment fees
  • Process bank service charges
  • Update local bank published exchange rates in SAP system on daily or whenever it is required
  • Process group netting settlement
  • Prepare daily cash management report and FX exposure report accurately on timely basis
  • Prepare other Treasury reports in accordance with the local company management and BASF requirements
  • Process treasury related month end closing accurately and timely

Compliance:

  • Participate in any compliance audits and respond to audit queries (for both internal and external)
  • Ensure all work documentation and work processes are updated and met with BASF policies & guideline, local company’s policy, legal and statutory requirements

Quality and Continuous Improvement:

  • Identify, recommend, and implement continuous improvement opportunities in quality and efficiency to support smooth implementation
  • Prepare training materials and conduct end user trainings when required
  • Support new and existing team members through proper knowledge transfer; and sharing of best practice thereby ensuring quality is maintained through any staff transition

Others:

  • Support Business Continuity Plan (BCP) through resource planning, backup, and communication
  • Any other tasks due to Service Hub KL management strategy and/ or changing business environment may require to be performed

Additionally, for Associate Analyst:

  • Responsible for exchange rates update in SAP system on daily or whenever it is required
  • Key user for Treasury Digitalization & automation. Eg; Auto bank rule setting, Macro & Power Automate
  • Act as Area of Competency (AOC) member or topic owner for Treasury processes
  • Support Internal, Regional and Global projects as and when required

Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Finance/ Accounting or related disciplines or Professional qualification in Finance (e.g., ACCA, CPA, etc.)

  • Working Experience:
    • Fresh graduate with Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/ Accounting or related disciplines
    • Diploma with minimum 1-2 years working experience in related fields
    • External experience in a shared service or business process outsourcing engagement will be an added advantage
    • Good interpersonal skills to communicate to service recipients
    • Good time management, good organization skills and multi-tasking skills
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to excel under pressure for meeting any tight deadlines

  • Technical & Professional Knowledge:
    • Knowledge of MS Office Applications, especially MS Word, Excel and Power Point
    • Knowledge of SAP Systems will be an added advantage
    • Proficiency in English and other languages required
    • Knowledge in programing or scripting are an added advantage but not mandatory

BASF Asia-Pacific Service Centre was established in 2005. Located in Kuala Lumpur, the regional service hub has approximately 1,100 employees and growing. Focused on being a competency and digitalization driven hub, it also provides quality functional and know-how services in the areas of finance, controlling, human resources, real estate and facilities management, communications, environmental, health and safety, procurement, import-export order management, and information services to BASF companies and affiliates in the Asia Pacific region. BASF also has two other regional hubs located in Berlin, Germany, and Montevideo, Uruguay that cover the Europe and Americas regions.

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Around 111,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio comprises six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €87.3 billion in 2022. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at www.basf.com.

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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