Management Trainee - Accounting (A2R General Ledger & Reporting)

Management Trainee - Accounting (A2R General Ledger & Reporting)

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Summary of Role
Sanofi Business Services (SBS) Kuala Lumpur Center is a captive centre which has been set-up to provide Finance & Accounting (Account-to-Report, Customer-Invoicing-to-Cash and Purchase-To-Pay) as well as Human Resources (HR) Services to China, Asia, JPAC and Greater Gulf. Countries supported by KL Center currently include Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Philippines, China, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Pakistan and Greater Gulf.
As part of the SBS KL Center Trainee On-Board Program introduced to support talent development, this position will provide the successful candidate an excellent opportunity toexperience a hands-on, on-the-job training supporting the Account to Report (A2R) team for the Greater China market. The successful candidate will be accountable for assisting with the processing of transactions related to:
  • General Ledger (GL)
  • Closing and Reporting

This role will support the A2R Team in ensuring the enforcement of accounting standards and reliability of the data collected from management, controllers and other end-to-end processes. Apart from that, this role will require active participation in driving A2R continuous improvement initiatives.
This role is based at Plaza 33 Office, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Key Responsibilities:
1. Core model Implementation
  • Implement and ensure alignment with core model
  • Propose and support any project which aim to align to core model but also transform and automate our processes
  • Embrace RPA mindset

2. Compliance
  • Ensure SOX and Internal Control Framework compliance across activities, and support A2R Team Manager and Country Finance to identify and address any gaps
  • Support external and internal audits by working closely with A2R Team Manager and Country Finance
  • Ensure adequate follow up on issues identified during external and internal audit

3. Operations
  • Deliver quality reporting of legal statutory accounts for PRC and IFRS.
  • Execution of GL end to end activates.
  • Perform Monthly and Quarterly Balance Sheet Reconciliation.
  • Ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (IFRS) and company procedures to ensure integrity of financial information
  • Collaborate with other End to End teams (P2P and Ci2C) and Country Finance to manage and address potential closing risks
  • Respond to and resolve enquiries from Country Finance/Internal and External customers
  • Ensure SOP documentations are updated on timely basis to reflect latest process/tool/policy changes

4. Continuous improvement
  • Support A2R Team Manager/Supervisor in monitoring performance on a continuous basis against agreed SLAs and define corrective actions, where necessary
  • Identify and articulate improvement areas across processes and technology - including ERP and other tools and solutions
  • Contribute to customer satisfaction initiatives, including regular assessment of service satisfaction across Country Finance and other stakeholders

Key Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Professional Certification in Accounting/Finance/Business or equivalent
  • Working experience is not required as training will be provided
  • Exposure to SAP and MS-Excel will be an added advantage (not mandatory as training will be provided)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in Mandarin and English are required as the role will be supporting the Greater China market
  • Positive and agile mindset
  • Well rounded individuals, with participation in extra curricular activities
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

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