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Management Accountant - Asean South

Company:  bioMérieux

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Finance
Posting date:  Jun 15, 2024
  1. Primary Purpose and Overall Objective of the Job:
  • Reporting to the Senior Financial Controller ASEAN South, this person is responsible for managing the financial information for ASEAN South entities (Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia) with the help of SSC and ensuring accurate and timely corporate and statutory reporting. He/she will also be in charge of credit collection, and managing internal control and finance operational process of the ASEAN South entities.


  1. Main Accountabilities:
  • Process day-to-day transactions and accounting duties including but not limited to:
    • Month-end close activities: Lead to work with Shared Service Centre (SSC) to ensure accounting processes and tasks are completed timely (e.g. GL/ AP/ AR/ FA).
    • General Ledger (GL) Accounting: prepare accruals and other relevant month end journals, review balance sheet reconciliations.
    • Accounts Receivable (AR): manage credit collection from customer and resolve account discrepancies.
    • Accounts Payable (AP): timely payment process, accounting treatment of expenditures, vendor master data maintenance and analysis.
    • Fixed assets (FA) and Installed Base (IB) management.
    • Inventory management: Proper accounting treatment of inventory, provision for obsolete/ slow moving inventory, costing analysis, rebate calculations.
    • Intercompany activities: responsible for intercompany billings and journals, coordinate with Shared Service Center (SSC) in all intercompany reconciliations.
    • Ensure timely, accurate month-end closing and financial reporting to Consolidation Team.


  • Financial Planning and Analysis:
    • Monthly expense tracking and management and timely communication with cost center owners/ senior financial controller.
    • Monitor expense performance against plan; identify and communicate issues and recommendations to concerned cost center owners & monitor factors causing variations to plan for appropriate action to achieve cost efficiency.


  • Statutory Reporting:
    • Responsible to ensure timely filings for ACRA Financial Statements and corporate tax submissions.
    • Responsible to coordinate and liaise with external auditors, tax agents and local tax and government authorities.
    • Responsible to prepare quarterly Goods Service Tax (GST) filings and ensure GST compliance in input and output taxes.


  • Transfer Pricing:
    • Responsible to setup ad-hoc transfer pricing in SAP to ensure timely sales order process.
    • Responsible to liaise with external parties in annual assessment of transfer pricing documentation.


  • Internal Control and Process Improvement
    • Responsible to review internal controls are complied with and strengthen internal control environment.
    • Responsible to implement and improve all finance operational processes in AR, AP, GL, month-end close activities, purchasing activities etc, for example:
    • Credit management process for the countries responsible in collaboration with Corporate Credit Management team.
    • Customer and vendor creation with sales ordering and master data team.
    • Assist in new processes and ad-hoc improvement projects.


  • Ad hoc Business Projects:
    • Be the project lead to work with both project team and stakeholders to ensures delivery of special business project/s to improve business support and enhance financial analysis and reporting.


  1. Typical Studies-Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

       3.1 Studies-Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/ Finance or CPA/ACCA equivalent.
  • Level 2 : 6+ years of experience

      3.2 Skills and Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of IFRS.
  • High proficiency with SAP, MYOB (Malaysia local ERP) and Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional environment and lead/drive operational initiatives.
  • Ability to handle a diverse workload, while ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • The successful candidate should be a self-starter with good interpersonal communication, collaborative, and focus on accuracy and attention to detail. He/she must be comfortable in a MNC environment and, preferably, experience from medical device industry.
Job ID:  47693