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Finance, Construction | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Up to MYR 300,000 per annum | 16 Nov 2018

Financial Controller

(18137_KC)

Specialisation: Finance, Construction

Email Karen

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Salary: Up to MYR 300,000 per annum
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 16th November 2018

Client Background & Role Summary:

Our client is a top interior design organisation which have regional presence in Asia. Their headquarter is based in Singapore with presence in Malaysia, Thailand and China. They are looking for a Financial Controller for the Malaysia Business Unit.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management Reporting:
    • Management accounts preparation & all associated reporting requirements – Business unit monthly reporting, P&L detailed reporting, project performance summary reporting, WIP, order book, balance sheet forecasting, company cash flow forecast, business level Opportunities &Risk register preparation and review.
    • Analysis of financials each month – variance analysis & commentary.
    • Business Cash flow reporting / forecasting – consolidation & reporting business cash flows.
    • Budgeting annually & forecast preparation each month.
  • Project Accounting:
    • Review staff costing to projects, provide cost to date, Project  cash flow forecasting, review Work in Progress & advance billing, invoicing, review cost coding, staff charges & timesheet entries.
    • Review project forecasts & review of project cost accruals.
    • Support on VO’s, Claims submissions.
  • Taxation:
    •  SST, other indirect taxes, corporate tax instalments etc – compliance & reporting.
    • Tax return.
    • Tax transfer pricing documentation and compliance.
  • Treasury:
    • Review and monitor finance facilities including reports for corporate. Prepare LC, BG, loan drawdowns – working with tender/ project team on requirements, correct entities, vetting, leasing with banks, tracking of facilities. Bank account maintenance. Admin of electronic banking, weekly cash balance reporting.
    • Performance bonds – tracking utilisation, follow up on return of BG’s, forecast usage & requirements.
    • FX exposure tracking and hedging- working with finance and tendering teams.
  • Audit:
    • External Audits – manage and co-ordinate, assist with requests, liaise with auditors, group auditors, planning, liaise etc.
    • Statutory accounts preparation – local / subsidiary.
    • Internal auditor – co-ordinate & liaise on report & assist during audit with access to information / staff.
  • Manage & Supervise Accounts Team of 4 Staff:
    • Staff expense claims, staff advance.
    • Accounts Payables:
      • Supplier queries
      • Payment processing
      • Ensure correct documentation / authorisations prior.
      • Supplier reconciliations.
      • Posting Invoices.
      • Update cash book.
      • Filling.
      • Posting payment .
      • LC track list.
    • Accounts Receivables – follow up collections, raise invoices, debtor reconciliations, track retention , update claim & collection report.
    • General Ledger accounting – Reconciliations:
      • Monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliation.
      • Intercompany confirmation.
      • Bank reconciliation.
    • Petty cash admin.
    • Fixed Assets accounting – new capex identification, capex request, accounting in system, capex forecasting.
  • Oracle ERP Implementation:
    • Support Ongoing Oracle implementation effort from a finance and controls perspective for commercial and procurement modules.
  • Company Secretarial:
    • Lease with company secretary proactively for all company sec matters.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy, Commerce or equivalent field.
  • Possessed professional certificate i.e. ACCA, CIMA, etc.
  • At least 8 years of experience in finance field, plus 5 years in managerial role, preferably in contracting/construction industry.
  • Experienced in ERP System.
  • Oracle ERP / AccPac System experience is an added advantage.

If you are interested, kindly email your updated resume to Karen at karen.chan@mindmerge.com.my or click “Apply Now”. Regretfully, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you!