Manager, Investment Accounting (Projects)

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Finance & Accounting; Outsourcing | Selangor, Malaysia | Up to MYR 144,000 per annum | 6 Nov 2019

Assistant Manager, Investment Accounting (Projects)

(19108_ KC)

Specialisation: Finance & Accounting; Outsourcing

Email Karen

Location: Selangor, Malaysia
Salary: Up to MYR 144,000 per annum
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 6th November 2019

Client Background & Role Summary:

Our client is a subsidiary of a global insurance organisation. They are a regional hub for the Insurance group’s shared services supporting the company’s insurance and finance operations across different businesses. They are looking for a Manager, Investment Accounting who will be reporting to the Senior Manager of Investment Accounting. This position shall be accountable for the provision of leadership, management, technical ability/support and delivery relating to Investment Accounting projects in accordance with applicable accounting & regulatory policies, standard and guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Senior Manager of Investment Accounting in managing the investment accounting related projects to ensure that all investment accounting projects are managed and executed accurately, in a complete manner and on a timely basis.
  • Update new / change in investment accounting processing and manual in accordance with Business Process Manuals and applicable accounting policies & standards.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to the Investment Accounting project and operation team.
  • Attend and respond to investment accounting enquiries from Group and Local Finance and Investment Operations teams, and other relevant stakeholders, satisfactorily and in a timely manner relating to Investment Accounting projects as a subject matter expert.
  • Assess, recommend and implement improvements in investment accounting processes and systems to improve effectiveness and efficiency of daily processing, including interdependencies with upstream/downstream processes and systems and incorporation of changes onto Business Process Manuals.
  • Support the Senior Manager of Investment Accounting in resource planning, including budgeting and monitoring, recruitment and training, employee engagement and development, performance reviews and appraisals, and succession planning.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance or relevant field.
  • Possess Internationally Recognized Professional Accountancy Qualification (ACCA, CPA etc).
  • 7 + Years investment accounting experience in multi-national insurance, asset management and/or unit trust companies.
  • 2 + years of supervisory or management experience in the above position.
  • Experience in a shared services or similar environment providing project related investment operations and/or accounting services to external/internal stakeholders.
  • Advanced knowledge of investment products (fixed income, equities, funds, structured products, asset-backed securities, derivatives, money market etc) including both their investment characteristics and accounting treatments.
  • Knowledge of control environments in an investment operations and/or accounting environment.
  • Experience in investment accounting and/or operations systems (SAP FAM, Bloomberg, Reuters etc) and architecture.

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!