Baker Hughes a GE Company

General Accounting Team Lead (Spanish/ Portuguese speaker)

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
13 Mar 2019
02 Apr 2019
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Contract type
Full time

Role Summary:

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only full stream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company leverages minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes a GE company (BHGE) offers the opportunity as an experience General Accounting Team Lead to join the team in Kuala Lumpur.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead and supervise a team of General Accounting (OAOL) analysts.
  • Review the monthly Other Asset & Other liabilities variance submission and review reports in particular OAOL related accounts.
  • Manage and supervise team members in handling the closing activities ensuring that they are completed in time and accordance to the set guidelines
  • Prepares, document and keep up to date processes for accounting role.
  • Support and approve the monthly balance sheet reconciliations prepared by the BHGE team. Ensure the team provide support to Accenture in regards to reconciliations prepared by Accenture.
  • Manage and supervise team members in handling monthly closing analysis of various company codes which involves analysis of other general accounts as well on a regular basis and advising improvements and corrective actions
  • Implements best practices in Global Finance Center (GFC), process improvement and standard processes which benchmark global best practices.
  • Works closely with External and Internal Auditors to assist in completion of all audits.
  • Manage relationship with local finance and different stakeholders to ensure the good collaboration.
  • Manage ad hoc projects for process improvement and robotic process automation (RPA).
  • Any other duties as required


  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy/Finance or equivalent professional qualification (ACCA/CPA)
  • Minimum 8 - 10 years’ experience in General Accounting with previous experiences at least 2 years of managing team. Experiences in shared service centers are preferable.
  • Possesses and applies knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures
  • Possess strong analytical skills with proactive mind-set, with the ability to bring expert advice and problem solving skills to the team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with excellent spoken and written in English that enable effective working relationships with people from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.
  • Self-starter with ability to work under minimum supervision and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to champion and implement process improvements.
  • Team-player and customer-centric attitude.
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office and computerized accounting software, knowledge in SAP and Oracle will be added advantage.
  • Ability to handle multiple activities successfully.

Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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