Financial Compliance Lead [ SSC]

Petaling Jaya
RM8000 - RM10000 per month
25 Jan 2021
22 Feb 2021
En Xin Yap
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

This role will cover mainly APAC region and will assist the Regional Financial Control & Compliance Manager, APAC and Emerging Markets, in providing assistance to the local and regional businesses to drive, deliver, coordinate and sustain improvements in their internal controls as defined by the Group Finance Manual, Minimum Acceptable Practices ("MAPs") and the requirements of the Sarbanes Oxley ("SOX") Act.

Client Details

Are you looking out for career progression and self development opportunities? Come and join a US Fortune 500 MNC with over 100 years of history, also the global leader within the industry. At this juncture, they are looking to add their headcounts by bringing you on board as Financial Compliance Lead to join their shared service centre based in Malaysia. People are highly valued in the organisation and they aspire to groom their talents and offer plenty of opportunities for career progression. Apply now !


*Collaborate with controllers and F&A to standardize controls in the region.

*Supporting the coordination, planning, and execution (i.e. peer testing) of the Global Financial Compliance Organization testing procedures (Operating and Design Effectiveness Testing)

*Carry out assessment/reviews on a required basis and based on findings, identifying process or business control improvement opportunities, initiating improvement opportunity discussion with stakeholders and/or process owners

*Assist in all financial compliance activities for a complex, global business in consultation with Finance Leadership and supports the global accounting and reporting functions.

*Assist with research on reporting, accounting, and compliance matters in highly complex, global environments.

*Support global SOX compliance in accordance with parent company requirements, including the development of SOX deliverables, delivery of related training to associates, testing, and/or review of key controls.

*Support Continuous Monitoring Program's data analytics program using prior audit experience.

*Assist with monitoring compliance with various financial policies and procedures,

*Assist manager with interfaces with external and internal auditors to ensure support is provided to facilitate completion of audit procedures in a timely and efficient manner.

*Assist manager as needed for DHR Internal Audit remediation support, track and coordinate issue resolution

*Participate in Balance Sheet Review Program.

*Assist with the development and implementation of programs to enhance the global financial controls environment.

*Identity, recommend and actively participate in business process improvement opportunities.

*Support Finance Leadership with ad hoc financial reporting requests and compliance matters.

*Other special projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree with 4+ years of experience at a Big 4 or Global Audit Firm

  • Minimum four years of external audit/ Sarbanes Oxley/ Internal Control experiences.

  • Certifications CPA required

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to influence management team.

  • ERP system Knowledge of SAP and HFM preferred

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence; ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Job Offer

The ability to implement new insights within existing procedures.Attractive remuneration package.Opportunity for professional development.Working in a stable organization with a modern approach to management with a diverse and supportive team of professionals.Opportunity for international travel post covid

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact En Xin Yap on +603 2302 4065.

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