Kerry Group

GL Controller

Kerry Group
Johor Bharu, Malaysia/ Hybrid
Not disclosed
18 Jun 2024
27 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified 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

Work in a dynamic team environment for Intercompany Transactions for overall Europe region.

Key responsibilities

  • Apply fundamental accounting theories and concepts to support the business operations and day to day accounting needs.
  • Lead and oversee intercompany period-end activities to be performed with deadlines and according to Kerry Standards.
  • Review and supervise work of ICO Accountants on all scope covering ICO processing, settlement, recharges and billing within and out of the region(s).
  • Ensure completeness of monthly ICO recharges transactions which include cross charge to/from intercompany partners, reconciling intercompany balance within and/or across the regions.
  • Ensure execution and posting of foreign currency revaluation before period closing.
  • Support and ensure period-end ICO balances, receipts and payments reconciled on time in full.
  • Problem solving and trouble shooting with team members on any issue arises that needed support.
  • Constant challenge status quo and further simplify, improve and standardize processes across all regions.
  • Responsible for preparing and participating in internal and external financial audits covering ICO scope of responsibilities.
  • Prepare and present periodic ICO movements, transaction agings, process issue escalations to regional Finance Director during monthly PRM calls. 
  • Constantly ensuring team members complete development goals adhering to regional dateline set.
  • Adherence to agreed SLAs (Service Level Agreements).
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time.

Qualifications and skills

  • Degree in accounting and/or recognized professional accounting qualification.
  • Minimum 12 years’ experience in financial accounting.
  • Must be meticulous, superior analytical, organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to supervise a group of Senior ICO Accountants and ICO Accountants.
  • Must demonstrate initiative, organization and independent judgment in solving problems.
  • Proven senior accounting experience.
  • Ability to drive business improving processes and performance.
  • A demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines and extreme time pressure in a high growth environment and fast pace environment.

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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