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JAPANESE SPEAKING FINANCE CONTROLLER [AK1211]

Job title: JAPANESE SPEAKING FINANCE CONTROLLER [AK1211]
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Federal Territories - Kuala Lumpur
Specialisation:
Industry: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: RM14,000 - RM17,000 [Depending on years of experience]
Start date: 04 Jun 2021
Job Reference: 45941
Contact details: Ailina Khalid
Contact email: Ailina.Khalid@jac-recruitment.com
Contact-phone: +60 3 2202 1000
Job published: about 1 month ago

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This role is directly accountable for all Financial Compliance and Control management including adherence to Company's MAPs (Minimum Acceptable Practices), SOX (where in scope) and to the Group Finance Manual in a cluster of countries.
  • To agree control ownership with local market and GBS Finance Services, to review and monitor the operation of controls that are owned by the local market, and to work with GBS Finance Services to achieve an effective control environment in the country.
  • The role inevitably requires that they take a lead role in managing reporting and controlling teams directly and partner with GBS Finance Services to deliver accounting activities and execute initiatives in the country.
  • Support the Regional Controller, country Managing Directors and their Finance Business Partners in the delivery of statutory and tax reporting in each country and the compliance with legal, statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of the service for allocated Business Units aligned with the Finance Taxonomy and RACI deliver fit for purpose transactional finance and financial reporting service that are compliant with the Company's control frameworks.
  • Design and implement appropriate change management interventions to ensure acceptance of the solution with internal and external stakeholders including both internal and external auditors.
  • Design, create and implement the responsibility and accountability for a strong controls culture and framework to ensure compliance with the Group’s Minimum Acceptable Practices (“MAPs”) framework, Group Finance Manual and SOX methodology in conjunction with the Controllership function and in partnership with GBS.
  • Design and drive the transformation of the service to minimise cost whilst maintaining controls and ensuring integrity of the accounting.
  • Provide strong inspirational leadership, building and developing a high-performing regional Finance team and service taking into account cost control and efficient resource deployment.
  • Identify and prioritise future improvement initiatives e.g. process simplification, standardisation and business efficiencies; including identification of opportunities for automation.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • ACA / ACCA / CA /CPA / CMA or equivalent
  • 11+ years of work experience in reporting and controlling with at least 3 - 5 years in a relevant senior finance role managing multiple stakeholders.
  • Language: Japanese, English.
  • Team management experience.
  • Audit, Statutory, Tax computation experience in an audit firm.
  • Experience of working in a global business services centre.
  • Sound overview of end to end operational and financial controls, business processes and reporting.
  • Cross functional stakeholder relationship management and ability to influence and make an impact on decision making from off-shore location.
  • Highly talented individual with the ability and willingness to progress to more senior Finance roles.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships and influence team members and wider stakeholders.

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