Kerry Group

RTR Manager Europe

Kerry Group
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Not disclosed
17 May 2024
17 Jun 2024
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

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

  • Directs the daily General Ledger, Fixed Assets & Reporting processes and functions which include Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP); whilst ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures with respect to both.
  • Coach and develop the team to meet service standards expected through structured training and on the job coaching. 

Key responsibilities

  • Collaborates with other finance departments to support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Ensure General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Banking and Treasury enquiries are responded to and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Proactively manage issues and escalations by ensuring all stakeholders are properly informed and updated.
  • Cultivate customer service culture in team that results in a positive customer experience for GBS stakeholders
  • Achieves accounting operational objectives to provide accurate and reliable accounting information by reviewing:-
  1. Bank reconciliations
  2. General ledger journals for input into SAP.
  3. General administration and month end tasks as required.
  4. Balance Sheet Reconciliation. 
  5. Reconciliation of Control Accounts, Provision and Prepayments.
  6. Fixed Assets Register reconciliation to general ledger, Fixed Assets addition, depreciation run and fixed assets adjustment journals.  
  7. Intercompany reconciliations.
  • Develop understanding of cash transactions and reporting across the business to enable improved reporting and accurate reconciliations with no long outstanding items.
  • Review and comment on the monthly Record to Report Operational Performance Report.
  • Monitors and analyze the team’s work to develop more efficient procedures, solutions for operating systems and procedures while maintaining a high level of accuracy. 
  • Support Project Lead for ad-hoc roll out of new transitions, divestments or acquisitions, or system go lives into the GBS in financial systems or processes related to RTR.

Qualifications and skills

  • Degree in Accounting/Commerce and hold a Professional Accounting Qualification (or currently pursuing)
  • Demonstrates understanding of taxation requirements
  • Possesses advanced accounting skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Highly developed self-management skills, including time management
  • Demonstrates ability to manage, develop and coach direct reports and build a positive team culture
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to manage a large team serving more than one time zone
  • 10 to 15 years’ experience in an accounting role, with supervisory capacity, preferably in a Shared Services Environment.
  • Previous experience with SAP preferred

Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.

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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