Assistant Manager, Reporting & Accounting

Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Competitive salary
30 Nov 2020
18 Dec 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant, Manager

Key Responsibilities

Function of Reporting & Accounting (RA) Team

  • Operate as part of Finance SSC.
  • Responsible for the Record-to-Report (R2R) end-to-end process.
  • Responsible for the statutory accounts of the various subsidiaries within the Group, in compliance with the relevant GAAP, regulations and company policies.
  • Provision of financial and management reports to support business decision making.
  • Tax computation and filing of direct & indirect tax returns.
  • Drive process & system improvements while balancing the need for internal control.
  • Gross profit analysis and OPEX analysis over past trends.
  • Accountability for ensuring functional compliance with all regulatory requirements/ Group policies.
  • Understand requirements and issues across the Businesses, identifying opportunities to help and drive consistency within Finance SSC.

Main Duties

  • Perform checking on month-end closing and ensure integrity of subsidiaries’ accounting covering all spectrum of general ledgers.
  • Prepare financial reports and schedules for management review, and other ad hoc reports.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate filing of documents in accordance with statutory & management requirements, and in line with document retention policy.
  • Key contact for the subsidiaries’ accounting.  Work with other SSC teams to ensure transactions are booked accurately and on time.
  • Identify potential internal control weaknesses, propose, and implement corrective procedures.
  • Review and supervise key tasks handled by team.
  • Undertake ad hoc projects as needed.

Attributes/Technical Skills

  • Team player with good people and communication skills.
  • Must possess good customer service skills.
  • Able to work under pressure in meeting deadlines. Hardworking.
  • Results-oriented and detail-minded person.
  • Good understanding of HKFRS and IFRS.
  • Highly motivated with ability to deal with ambiguities, able to work within ill-defined boundaries.
  • To ensure departmental work is completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Develop and drive continuous process improvements, enhance efficiency and service quality; executing the strategic initiatives directed by the Group.
  • Responsible for implementing adequate operational control and risk management under the Vistra risk control framework

Relevant Experience

  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in record to reporting area.
  • Junior managerial and supervising experience are required.


  • At least 5 years of relevant experience. Qualified accountant from ACCA or CPA is an added advantage.

Computer Skills

  • Good computer skills, especially in Excel.


  • Fluent in written and spoken English & Chinese is an advantage.

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