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Senior Financial Analyst

Petaling Jaya , Malaysia

Ref#: 9677248440

Date published: 22-Jun-2020

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Key Responsibilities:
  • Understand Financial requirements of executed MSA for assigned clients and exercise commercial governance to minimize exposure. 
  • Participate in monthly and quarterly forecast, assisting Finance Manager (FMGR) to provide accurate YTD and Forecast Outlook.
  • Participate in annual Budget exercise, assisting Finance Manager (FMGR) end to end; from data collection & analysis to eventual loading of data to business planning tool.
Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for corporate reporting, ensure timeliness of month end closing, including but not limited to: 
    • Detailed review of revenue and cost transactions for APAC Offices 
    • Journals preparation and submission to SSC for booking, monitor the posting of journals and profit and loss up to final results
    • Perform variance analysis of profit and loss accounts against budget/forecast and able to explain significant fluctuations
    • Assist Finance Manager to prepare monthly flash report for submission to Divisional Leads
  • Maintain overall financial health of P&L, including but not limited to: 
    • AR review
    • Balance Sheet review and reconciliations and follow through action items
    • Coordination of 3rd Party Spend reconciliation
  • Responsible for client reporting, including but not limited to: 
    • Prepare detailed/comprehensive spending tracker
    • Produce the monthly financial results and reporting for APAC Office
    • Prepare fluctuation analysis for (client) Monthly Management Report
    • Positively respond to both our internal and external stakeholders through effective communication and personal accessibility/credibility
    • Support the preparation and delivery of monthly Contract and Business Unit Reviews
    • Ad-hoc reporting as requested by Business Unit or Business/Finance
  • Reconciliation of client books and corporate books
  • Maintain billing schedule and ensure timely billing for core and non core items
  • Review report produced by REAS/SSC and highlight to Finance Manager if there is any issue
  • Coordination of the consolidation of reporting within APAC (ANZ, Asia and India)
  • Supporting Operations team on any issues with financial system
  • Site visitation as and when required
  • Any other assignments as directed by the immediate supervisor.
Key Competencies and Qualification:
  • Min 3 to 5 years of working experience.
  • Education: Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred.
  • Good exposure / open to finance/accounting and/or at an Analyst level preparing and analyzing management reports, forecast model and performing sensitivity analysis.
  • Proven experience in the areas of P2P and associated Financial Processes to include COS and UBR UER, Accruals, AP and AR.
  • Able to demonstrate strong communication skills both written and verbal, and feel comfortable to interact with people at all levels across the account and develop effective relationships at all levels.
  • Excellent IT Skills with exposure to accounting system (Peoplesoft/Iscala) with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel (to include lookups & pivot tables).
  • Attention to detail, organized and methodical in your approach to work, and the ability to deliver high-quality work under pressure and on time. 
  • Must be team and results oriented with high level of commitment.
  • Analytical skills with ability to articulate business issues and encompass problem identification, evaluation, and resolution. 
  • Proficiency in English. Ability to effectively interact with and adapt to both Asian and Western business management style/culture. Inter-personal/communication skills.
  • Experienced in working with Microsoft Office. 
  • Ability to adapt to business environment changes.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities / parties.