GL & Reporting Accountant/R2R Accountant

MY-Kuala Lumpur
Requisition ID
Business Area
Global Shared Services
Accounting, Finance & Controlling
Location Details
Kuala Lumpur
Position Type
Permanent employment
Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)

Local Unit & Position Description

Accounting and Reporting

  • Be responsible for all Month End closing activities, in compliance with company accounting policies and the application of IFRS
  • Prepare journal entries on a monthly basis by collecting necessary data, analyzing and preparing audit trail support for the journal entries.
  • Posting journal entries and accounting corrections/reclassifications to ensure accurate accounting records.
  • Works closely with other departments to ensure Purchase Order accruals are accurate and complete.
  • Coordinates accounting matters with Regional Legal entity accountants.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliation and follow up on any open or un-reconciled items.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly flux analysis on balance sheet and P&L accounts.
  • Review, reconcile and confirm all intercompany transactions for the international group.
  • Assist with preparation of work papers as required by external auditor.
  • Deal with daily accounting matters.
  • Work to complete monthly/quarterly VAT filing and WHT filing.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of siturations where limited procedures curently exist; assist with documentation/formalization of procedures. Develop process narratives.
  • Undertake ad-hoc reporting and analysis requested by management.
  • Record all  fixed assets movement upon receiving proper documentation.
  • Handle payroll accounting.
  • Record bad debt provision/reversal upon receiving proper documentation.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements to further streamline accounting tasks, increase efficiency and shorten month end close calendar.
  • Participate in various projects involvoing our enterprise accounting and reporting system.

Corporate Tax Support

  • Managing and improving the tax reporting & compliance process on-going (e.g. corporate income tax, VAT) with regional and local GSS finance resources.
  • Preparation the calculation of the current and, if relevant, deferred tax position.
  • Assisting with year-end audits packages for the independent auditors.
  • Assisting on withholding tax, VAT/GST, Corporate Incomes tax, withholding taxes matters.
  • Maintain strong relationship with, and act as main point of contact for, the Tax Authorities.
  • Managing and/or supervising tax inspections initiated by tax authorities.
  • Provide practical tax expertise, ensuring compliance and optimal tax positions.
  • Bring oversight to the tax affairs and ensuring that individual legal entity positions are optimal.  
  • Take personal responsibility for ongoing professional development.
  • Test, document, report and monitor controls as per the Internal Control systems on frequent basis. Implement corrective actions as per management or Global Process Owner advice if related with Tax matters.

Compliance and Quality Improvement

  • Adhere to   company guidelines and procedures and policies relating to GL (R2R)  functions and reporting requirements.
  • Identify and report any deviation from pre-set guidlines/procedures for timely advices/solution from Line Manager.
  • Test, document, report and monitor controls as per the Internal Control systems on frequent basis. Implement corrective actions as per management or Global Process Owner advice.
  • Participate in various projects involving our enterprise accounting and reporting system.

Customer Centric

  • Rapidly and precisely response to requests of internal customers and stakeholders on all matters relating to accounting and reporting.

Position Qualifications

  • University degree (Finance, Accounting or other relevant degree), Educational background within Tax or professional tax/accountancy qualification.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience of record to report processing, experience working in  Tax would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience with general ledger account reconciliations including month end closing processes and general knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Previous experience with a Shared Services Company preferred.
  • Experience in process transition will be an asset.
  • Very good MS Office skills (Excel).
  • Good English skills required, written and verbal.
  • Local language proficiency,written and verbal.

Personal characteristics/behaviour:

  • Excellent communication skills and cultural awareness.
  • Positive attitude and customer focus.
  • Ability to build good relationships with different stakeholders.
  • Attentive to detail and deadlines.
  • Sharp judgment.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure.
  • Passion and willingness to learn and understand new software/accounting systems.

Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


The Global Shared Services (GSS) organization within DNV GL provides high quality, cost effective services and processes within Human Resources, Finance and IT, based on requirements defined by the business areas and Group. GSS also develops central competence for distinct services, projects and development and will support policy, procedures and system implementation on a global, regional, and local level.


GSS is about bringing a team of true process experts together, going for professional service levels at industry standards, and offering centers of expertise for competence based advisory. We are driven by people’s competence and motivation to help and support the business areas. As a member of the GSS community you act in a professional, multi-cultural, competent and service oriented environment with good possibilities to enhance your personal competencies and expertise, and to build a strong network with colleagues around the world.


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