Assistant Manager, Controllership

Mapletree Business Centre, HCMC, vn
Flexible benefits package
15 Apr 2024
15 May 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Company Description

About Grab and our workplace

Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading superapp. We are dedicated to improving the lives of millions of users across the region by providing them everyday services such as deliveries, mobility, financial services, enterprise services, and others. More than that, we provide the opportunity for them to have a better life. And that aspiration starts inside Grab because we believe in a seamless blend of work and home life, making every aspect of life better for all.

Guided by The Grab Way, which spells out our mission, how we believe we can achieve it, and our operating principles—the 4Hs: Heart, Hunger, Honour, and Humility—we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia. With our unwavering commitment to our values, we believe that we're more than a service provider; we're agents of positive change

Job Description

Get to know the Team

Grab VN Controllership team is a young, talented team responsible for the organization's good financial health. We regularly review the company's practices and make efforts to continually improve the accuracy and timeliness of Grab’s financial statements. The VN Controllership team strives to build a working environment that is friendly, mutually supportive, and enabling of life - long learning atmosphere through regular work rotation.

We consist of 8 members and cover multiple segments: Mobility, Deliveries, Grab Financial Group, Enterprise & New Initiatives, Country Support.

Get to know the Role

You will be part of the VN Controllership team supporting Mobility, Enterprise & New Initiative & Country Support.

Key roles and responsibilities include planning, directing, and coordinating all accounting operational functions. As a Finance business partner, you will be expected to work very closely with the business to support business objectives, help management make key decisions and to continually ensure that its strategies align with financial goals. We believe a successful candidate has strong analytical skills, good communication and presentation skills, good business acumen, and ability to work independently in a start-up environment.

The Day-to-Day Activities

  • Perform month-end closing activities, variance analysis for financial and management reports, and other ad-hoc analysis.
  • Monitoring on an overall basis to identify misstatements from AR/AP SSC or GL SSC team; Coordinate with local and SSC teams based in Malaysia to rectify mistakes.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Assisting SOX/ Internal/ External audits. 
  • Ensuring the timeliness for local statutory audits.
  • Partnering with business and providing guidance on accounting impact and avenues to seek financial optimization (new product launches/ changes of products/ others)
  • Coordinating with the Regional CFO office and regularly reviewing financial statements to make sure that accounting operations are consistent with regional guidelines, consistent between countries; Flagging up any abnormal items.
  • Coordinating with the Regional Fins Ops team to maintain and set up automatic accounting flows, formulas to calculate withholding taxes, company’s revenue after each ride, etc.
  • Engaging with SOX teams to ensure the compliance of various accounting-related controls.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks required by the managers (including but not limited to Helping to prepare SBV filings for long-term loans, quarterly tax memo input, etc.)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Advanced Excel skills and exposure to ERP/Accounting systems.
  • Financial mindset and able to translate business queries into financial analysis.
  • 5+ years of experience in financial/business analysis and supporting business teams.
  • Able to work independently and drive projects to completion.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong business acumen, strong team players.
  • Strong integrity and not afraid to raise concerns or highlight opportunities.
  • Initiative and analytical skills are mandatory.

The Nice-to-Haves

  • Professional qualifications of ACCA or CPA Australia or ICAEW, Chief accountant qualification/ CPA VN qualification
  • 2 - 3 years of working experience in Big4 audit firms
  • Working experience in fast-paced environment/ industries such as FMCG, Retail, Fintech, or start-ups

Additional Information

Benefits at Grab:

We care deeply about your well-being and are committed to supporting you every step of the way. Here are some of the global benefits we offer:

  • Protect and provide for your loved ones with peace of mind, knowing we have your back with Term Life Insurance and comprehensive Medical Insurance.
  • Craft a benefits package that suits your unique needs and aspirations with GrabFlex, because we believe in empowering you to thrive.
  • Embrace the magic of new life and create lasting memories with your family through Maternity and Paternity Leave.
  • Life can be overwhelming, but you're never alone. 
  • Our confidential Grabber Assistance Programme is here to guide and uplift you and your loved ones through life's challenges.
  • Your well-being is our priority. 
  • Benefit from our holistic well-being initiatives through Wellbeing@Grab, including health programmes, informative webinars, and vibrant carnivals.
  • Achieve a harmonious work-life balance with our FlexWork arrangements, allowing you to adapt and thrive in your personal and professional life.

We’ve got many different benefits hyper-localised in each country. Speak to your recruiter during your interview to find out more.

What we stand for at Grab:

We are committed to building an inclusive and equitable workplace that enables diverse Grabbers to grow and perform at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we consider all candidates fairly and equally regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, family commitments, physical and mental impairments or disabilities, and other attributes that make them unique. If you require accommodations to fully participate in the recruitment process, you are encouraged to include your request(s) when applying.

We deliver the greatest impact and ideas when we bring together diverse perspectives. It is what enables us to spread opportunities to Grabbers and our partners. It’s not a box-ticking exercise; it’s who we are.

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

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