Senior Manager, Finance

Job Description

  • Managing the Finance & Treasury Department including allocating task and roles to team members (group & subsidiaries).
  • Responsible for reviewing financial reports and ensuring accurate and timely preparation and submission of monthly/quarterly closing and group consolidated accounts together with all notes to accounts and supporting workings.
  • Leads planning and forecasting activities with stakeholders to achieve business and company goals.
  • Manage the compilation and extraction of financial data of group, business units/subsidiaries, perform incisive, thorough and detailed variance analysis and provide commentaries reporting on group financial performance.
  • Possess sound and strong technical knowledge in handling Group Consolidation Accounts.
  • Reviewing Bursa quarterly announcement report and relevant board papers.
  • Proactively drive and liaise with Group/Subsidiary/Related Corporation’s Finance to complete accounts closing, variance analysis and reporting timely.
  • Proactively highlight any gaps and propose solutions and recommendations to overcome timely.
  • Keep abreast of financial reporting standard MFRS, Bursa Listing Requirements and other statutory requirements; ensure strict compliance and adherence.
  • Enhance and improve financial reporting format and systems. Identify gaps or areas for standardization and to formulate accounting policies and procedures including automation of reporting process to improve the overall finance operation and reporting.
  • Liaise with external auditors, tax consultants, statutory bodies, bankers, company secretary and lawyers for audit/tax/banking/legal matters.
  • Overseeing the audit process for the group. Assist in the preparation of reports and disclosures in the Annual Report.
  • Always be alert and keep track of important datelines, resourceful and proactively complete required working papers.
  • Shadowing and act as a backup role to the existing Group CFO in his day-to-day tasks.
  • To compile and prepare annual consolidation budgeting.
  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the finance functions to ensure efficient and effective practices.
  • Undertake any other project and ad-hoc assignments as and when required by the superior.
  • Ensure that all supporting documentation are properly maintained.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves escalated issues. Proactively researches and identifies solutions to prevent future issues.
  • Actively engage relevant stakeholders to understand business requirements and direct team efforts to ensure the service delivery is focused on maximizing value to the client.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Professional Accounting qualification such as ACCA, ICAEW (ACA), CPA, MICPA, etc preferred.
  • Must be/required to be registered as an MIA member.
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant working experience in a similar capacity. Working experience in a Big 4 audit firm and commercial experience in a sizeable public listed company is highly preferable.
  • Experience in stockbroking will be advantageous.
  • Strong and hands-on accounting technical and financial statement preparation knowledge.
  • Required language(s): Bahasa Malaysia, English and Mandarin preferred.
  • Good in computer literacy, proficient with Microsoft Office (Powerpoint & Excel).
  • Good understanding of ERP system and/or concepts.
  • Proactive, ability to drive and function effectively in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
  • Ability to establish, collaborate and work with internal cross-functional team members effectively and productively.
  • Critical and analytical thinking.
  • Able to work under tight deadline and in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment.

Senior Manager, Finance

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