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Senior Accountant - Outsourced Accounting Services

Accounting and finance
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KLCC, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

Responsibilities & Duties 
  • Management Accounting: to assist with setting up chart of accounts, preparation of the monthly management accounts and day to day management accounting responsibilities including month end processes for clients.
  • Monitoring Reports: to prepare and issue monthly management reports to all clients every month.
  • Statutory Accounts: to assist with the preparation of the annual statutory financial statements and related notes.
  • Budget and Financial Plans: to assist with the preparation of the organisation’s annual budget and future financial plans.
  • Accounting Transactions: to compute and process accounting transactions as required.
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations: to perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations as appropriate.
  • GST: to assist with GST reconciliation, preparation & submission of final GST returns, GST closure issues, GST audits.
  • SST: to assist with SST registration, integration of SST with accounting software, SST reconciliation, preparation & submission of SST returns, SST audits.
  • Special Projects: to assist the Head of Departments with special projects when necessary.
  • Other duties commensurate with the grade, as may be requested by the Heads of Departments, especially contributing to a team approach to workload demands elsewhere within the wider group.

Job Requirements

  • Must have a recognised university degree or professional qualification in Accounting/Finance/ACCA/ICAEW/CIMA
  • Min 5 years experience with a professional firm
  • Strong experience with MYOB, SQL, QuickBooks and/or other accounting software packages.
  • Has handled a portfolio of min 100 clients
  • Has led a team of min 20-30 staff
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal, with the team and clients' senior management
  • Good interpersonal skills, with a successful record of attracting, hiring, retaining, and managing an audit team
  • Self-motivated and leads by example
  • A team player and willing to perform the basics where necessary
  • Committed to working within budgetary and time constraints while calculating risks and providing a high-level of client satisfaction
  • Experience across a broad range of industries, including construction -  banking or insurance experience not necessary
  • Technically proficient in accounting - consolidation in particular including that of foreign subsidiaries
  • Well versed in tax issues
  • Good administrator for managing job status, job allocation and various SOPs to ensure smooth operation of the accounts department