Accounting Director (IMMEDIATE | MNC | Permanent)

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
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Job Description

Our Client:

Our client is a medical equipment manufacturer and is listed in the US stock exchange. They are actively looking for an Accounting Director to join their team in Malaysia.

The Responsibilities

  • Has an overall vision/direction of leading the accounting activities in the center of excellence ('COE') for JAPAC finance
  • Work closely with Global Process Owners, Regional Finance Leaders, maximize the opportunities to synchronize and streamline the decentralized country processes and practice for an optimal JAPAC shared services model (25%)
  • Overall responsibility in accounting and reporting compliance under US GAAP
  • Leading the accounting team to provide qualified accounting and professional services, including monthly closing, and quarterly Corporate / Regional reporting packages
  • Steady migrate synergized accounting activities into COE with a right cadence and upgrade service level to support JAPAC triple size growth over the strategic horizon
  • Close involvement in business operations, professional support to Business Unit for optimum management decision making
  • Monitoring the accounting dashboard and finance health card that will drive productivity and improve control through established metrics
  • Actively support country internal and external audits, offer recommendations for remediation action plans (25%)
  • Strong experience in people management, attract, develop, and retain accounting talents under a healthy turnover rate (20%)
  • Comprehensive and In-depth business acumen to identify and manage accounting / operational risks in various markets cross JAPAC countries
  • Partnering with legal, compliance and sales operation team, ensure compliance to variety of regulation and policies (Sarbanes-Oxley Act, accounting principles, FCPA, Anti-Trust, etc. (15%)
  • Problem solver and strong capacity in zoom in / zoom out and handle complexity under dynamic/diversified business environment in JAPAC countries (15%)

The Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Accounting or Finance. Chartered Accountant (CA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is required
  • Overall acumen of all accounting aspects, US GAAP knowledge
  • Experience with SOX requirements
  • 10+ years in leadership of MNC and people management positions

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JO Reference: JO-240104-343035
Skills: Us Gaap, Accounting, Sox

Experience: 10.00-12.00 Years