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Accounting Business Partner

Job Category:

Accounting

Job Level:

Professional

Open Date:

22-Jul-2019

Location:

TAGUIG CITY

Close date:

21-Aug-2019

Client Overview:

ABOUT MERCK BUSINESS SOLUTIONS ASIA INC.

Our Company is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 50,000 employees in 67 countries work to further develop technologies that improve and enhance life – from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, cutting-edge systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions.

A career in our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation achievements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing lives of others.

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Client Industry:

SHARED SERVICES

Job Description and Qualification:

The Role


The Accounting Business Partner is the single point of contact for the CFOs (Business Partners) of specific legal entities within one or more countries. You will be responsible for the financial statements of the legal entities assigned to you and ensure financial compliance with local legislation and Group Guidelines. Your main tasks will be carried out in close co-operation with the centralized accounting departments and the various Group Functions (e.g. Tax, Treasury etc.). Besides other tasks you will keep your Business Partner informed about the financial development of the entities and take responsibility for certain activities as agreed with the CFO. The coordination of financial and tax audits is also within your responsibility. You will also be required to support projects in various roles.


Qualifications

  • University degree in Accounting or business -related discipline required
  • An auditor from the big4 or a senior finance manager for the last 3-5 years (SAP / BI knowledge and operation experience is a plus)
  • Very experienced in IFRS, accounting and finance processes as well as a good understanding of tax regulations
  • Solid understanding of local business and local process as well as group reporting
  • Accomplished in financial analytics, communication and presentation in front of management 
  • A team player, a facilitator as well as a strong decision maker
  • Knowledgeable about the following:
    • Willing to learn Local Statutory requirements (Thailand/Malaysia/India)
    • Finance and Accounting workstreams (GL, Fixed Assets, AP, AR & Intercompany).
    • Cash Flow Analysis
    • Recognition of new Accounting Topics
    • Stakeholder Advisory Services
    • Accounting Process Improvements
    • Internal Control Systems
    • Audit Coordination

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