PwC Malaysia

Senior Associate - Finance (Engagement Management)

PwC Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Competitive salary
10 Jun 2024
14 Jun 2024
Approved employers
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
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Job Description & Summary

A career in Finance, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help PwC in all aspects of our Finance internal function including financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with overall strategy. You’ll focus on recording and analysing financial transactions, paying and receiving invoices, maintaining financial statement ledger accounts, and preparing analysis and reconciliations of bills to detect fraud.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

We are looking for a highly skilled and detailed-oriented Senior Associate to manage the Engagement Management pillar. You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day client engagement financial related information, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of financial records, and providing financial analysis and support to the business.

The desired candidate is expected to have good self-motivation, attention to detail, result oriented and good interpersonal and communication skills. This is an internal support role.

  • Support the Engagement Management team on financial activities relating to Engagement Management, including customer records, job codes, client billings, work-in-progress, timecards and accounts receivables.
  • Support the billing process for customer engagements, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of invoicing.
  • Support the projects and contracts setup and maintenance.
  • Monitor revenue and the accurate completion and close out of projects and contracts.
  • Monitor staff’s timecard submission, completeness and related processing matters.
  • Support customer collections and credit control to facilitate cash flow management.
  • Evaluate and support in implementing appropriate controls to ensure data accuracy and completeness.
  • Ensure strict adherence and compliance to query resolution within stipulated SLA.
  • Support in developing, maintaining and enforcing engagement management related policies, processes and procedures, and ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide financial analysis and reports to support the business, and to assist management with monitoring / decision making.
  • Resolve queries both internally and externally relating to engagement management, including liaising with IT or other support functions as necessary.
  • Engage and educate clients on SOPs to ensure a positive client experience.
  • Support system implementation and/or system enhancements and related change management, including user training and communications. This will also involve working with global teams in other time zones.
  • Support in driving process improvements and efficiencies through implementation of digital solutions.
  • Undertake ad-hoc assignments from engagement management perspectives as directed by the management from time to time.
  • Collaborate with and support other functions within Finance as needed, and perform other duties as assigned / ad-hoc tasks to support relevant and related business requirements.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related professional qualifications.
  • 4 to 5 years and above related experience in shared service centre with experience in process improvement implementation.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Proficient in the use accounting software and applications, as well as Microsoft Office programs and G Suite.
  • Proficiency in Excel is required. Knowledge of data skills (e.g. Power BI, Alteryx, Google Apps Script) is not a prerequisite, but you will be required to self-learn these tools through internal learning platforms.
  • Strong accounting knowledge.
  • Knowledge of Oracle Cloud is an added advantage.
Job Posting End Date: December 31, 2024

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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