Kerry Group

General Ledger Accountant

Kerry Group
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Not disclosed
26 Feb 2024
26 Mar 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
General Ledger 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

The GBS teams manages General Ledger and Consolidation activities. It is an expanding and evolving team which encourages continuous improvement and people development. The team is responsible for completing an efficient and compliant end to end RTR cycle for all stakeholders.

Key responsibilities

  • Period-end/year-end activities to be performed according to Kerry Standards and practices.
  • Completion of Quality Reviews of journals, analysing financial and non-financial results, investigating variances and ensuring consistent and accurate data based on generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Prepare Balance Sheet Reconciliation with analysis of aged/invalid transactions etc
  • Take ownership of keeping track no unexplained transactions significant unbudgeted amount spend by the entity – constant analysis of the ledger spending and high awareness of the cost level/where about
  • Drafting and ensure sign-off of Statutory Reports after Year-End Closing
  • Prepare/Submit Budget & Projection with close liaison with Country Controller and Site HR
  • Ad hoc tasks will be kept as minimal but most cases will be required for better cost control/analysis. That reflects your core responsibilities to Kerry, but you will be keen to take on other challenges.
Qualifications and skills


  • Comfortable working under pressure and in a fast paced, dynamic environment and effectively prioritize and complete key tasks, deliverables and ad hoc tasks as required.
  • Good technical accounting knowledge with minimum 5 years experience in commercial / financial accounting with dedicated GL knowledge
  • Bachelors Degree (or equivalent work experience) in Finance/Accountancy; Professional accounting qualification or equivalent


  • Ability to handle complexity and utilize analytical skills with high attention to detail
  • Multi Cultural experience
  • Strong Excel skills to promote effective working
  • Experienced in SAP and BPC will be an advantage

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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