Huntsman Global Business Services is looking for Intercompany Accountant. The key purpose of the role is to handle intercompany processes, coding invoices and preparing balance sheet reconciliations. The position has direct interaction with various levels of management across the globe to ensure that the accounting service is delivered on time with high quality. This role is primarily responsible for completing timely reconciliations of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable balances in a consistent and accurate manner with other intercompany around the world. The ideal candidate will also be involved in the settlement of intercompany and affiliates' outstanding balances, located in Kuala Lumpur.
Our office in Kuala Lumpur is home to our dynamic Global Business Services team who provides strategic and transactional services for Huntsman from our Shared Service Centre. They offer quality support to a diverse global team, drive collaboration and efficiency, and helps unlock growth with improved service delivery. Opportunities are available in the areas of IT, Accounting, Internal Audit, Finance, Human Resource etc.
We invest in the future of our people through on-the-job training and career coaching. You can experience classroom training and workshops, overseas training and online training courses, to name a few. Our Talent Program, rotational assignments and Buddy programs help guide your career path to long-term success. As you grow professionally, you’ll be supported with robust compensation, comprehensive benefits and a spirit of belonging.
If you are looking for challenging work, dynamic opportunities and a supportive culture, you’ll find good chemistry at our KL office.
What will your day to day look like?
Prepare and post various monthly intercompany transactions and entries, including creating and processing intercompany non-trade invoices.
Responsible for interacting and communicating with the respective business units in order to facilitate any special and /or reporting requirements.
Prepare monthly reconciliations for balance sheet and intercompany accounts.
Perform analysis on any discrepancies relating to Intercompany transactions.
Perform analysis on aging for Accounts Payables and Accounts Receivables.
Research and follow up on aged intercompany items.
Monthly explanations of inter-company balances and outstanding issues;
Research on failed automation items for trade and non-trade transactions.
Maintain Intercompany account data via balance sheet reconciliation and identify issues, unreconciled and aged items.
Initiate payment and netting for intercompany and affiliates.
Post entries for securitization program, Intercompany debts and interest.
Balance intercompany debt and interest with counterparties.
Reconcile intercompany debts to Treasury Tools.
Assist in the preparation of ad-hoc reports such as year-end reporting as assigned.
Provide support and service requests from the business globally in a timely manner.
Involve in implementing systems, procedures changes.
Involve in ad-hoc project and migration (if any).
Participate in Users Acceptance Tests (UATs).
Involve in internal / external audits.
Comply with SOX and IA control guidelines in all intercompany and affiliate transactions.
Follows instructions and performs other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.
Assists other employees in accomplishment of Huntsman company goals.
Participates in and completes company-required training programs.
Participates in Environmental, Health, & Safety initiatives as set forth by the company.
What skills and experiences are we looking for?
Diploma in Accounting or Finance or equivalent with 3 to 5 years of related experience OR
Degree with 1 year of Accounting experience
Prior work experience in a shared service and accounting environment
Ability to follow standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
Ability to exercise judgement and apply job skills, company policies and procedures in resolving repetitive problems and work on tasks that are moderately complex in nature under close supervision
Knowledge in US GAAP Accounting and/ or IFRS
Proficient in MS Office, MS Excel is a must
Ability to prioritize and work under tight timelines
Good written and communication skills in English. Comfortable in working with diversified cultures
Able to excel in a fast-paced environment
Customer-service and Tasks oriented - Committed to respond efficiently to the customers' needs and delivering quality work at all times
Experience in accounting systems such as SAP would be a plus
What can we offer?
Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. We are a global specialty chemical company with locations in 30 countries around the world, employing over 9,000 associates. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service – and the list goes on. Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us.