Accounts Receivable 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

  • Daily application of receipts to customer accounts
  • Resolving bank/General Ledger discrepancies pertaining to receipts from daily bank reconciliations
  • Working with the collections team, Business Area contacts and/or with the external customers to reconcile any payment/billing discrepancies
  • Working with Business Area finance colleagues to resolve old items on AR aging
  • Reconciling Accounts Receivable sub-ledger against General Ledger
  • Issuing accounts statements and automated payment reminders to our external customers on behalf of the business areas
  • Following up on overdue invoices with relevant Business Areas
  • Apply credit note with invoices after verification of document and information
  • Issue official Receipt upon request
  • Issue non-project allocation billing, and expense rebilling
  • Transfer customers, projects & invoices from TEAM system to Agresso
  • Generating past due collection notices (reminder) and regular follow-up thereof
  • Ensuring that aged debt reporting is accurate and up to date
  • Preparing bad debt reserve in accordance with corporate accounting policies & guidelines and submitting it to General Ledger accountant for processing
  • Ensuring that AR write-offs are properly authorized as per chart of authority before submitting for booking
  • Other duties that may be assigned from time to time

    Compliance and Quality Improvement
  • Adhere to company guidelines and procedures and policies relating to Accounts Receivable function
  • Identify and report any deviation from pre-set guidelines/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 Accounts Receivable

Position Qualifications


  • Diploma in Accounting / University degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum two years experience of accounts receivable processing
  • Knowledge of accounting principles
  • Proficient in MS Office skills (Excel)
  • Previous experience with a Shared Services Company
  • Good English skills required, written and verbal 

Personal characteristics/behaviour:

  • Excellent communication skills and cultural awareness
  • Positive attitude, customer centric mind-set and willingness to go the extra mile to meet organizational goals
  • Ability to build good relationships with different stakeholders
  • Attentive to detail and deadlines
  • Sharp judgment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Proven ability to learn and understand new software/accounting systems
  • 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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