Record to Report Team Lead

Location: Surian Tower, Petaling Jaya
Job ID: SBW3


Job description:

Job Descriptions

1. Purpose of role:

The role will be responsible for period closing activities, fixed asset management, intercompany transactions, bank transactions, balance sheet reconciliation, financial and management reporting, local statutory and tax support for WPP subsidiaries in Malaysia and Singapore.

2. Key Results / Accountabilities

Record to Report

• Ensure the team’s accurate and timely delivery of general accounting and reporting, fixed assets, statutory accounting and direct and indirect tax services (i.e. journal postings, RTR maintenance, report preparation, reconciliations, tax submissions, etc.) in accordance with SLAs and compliance with WPP policies, SOP and Internal control (SOX).

• Track KPI - ensure the deliverables’ quality and timeliness meet the requirements per SLAs.

• Oversee month end RTR process to ensure timely completion of closing and reporting.

• Manage escalation from cross function or stakeholders.

• Involved in service review meeting with stakeholders to present the SLAs, open and outstanding issues.

• Liaise with external parties such as auditor, tax agent and others.

Continuous Improvements

• Implement best practices and proactively identify, propose and implement continuous improvement opportunities in existing processes within the team.

Leadership and People

• Provide RTR related advice and information to staff and be the first level of escalation party to assist the staff to resolve the daily operation issues.

• Regularly track and resolve outstanding issues and escalate to Function Lead and Management Team if required.

• Develop a work culture that fosters competence, service excellence and customer focus and business process knowledge.

• Train new team members and share knowledge and job experience.


• Opportunity to perform and involve transition activities with the Project Team.

• Other responsibilities as assigned by the Function Lead or Management Team

3. Qualification & Experience and Competencies

Qualification & Experience

• A Bachelor's Degree in Finance & Accounting or related field, and professional qualification (CA/ACCA/CIMA/CPA etc).

• Minimum of 8 years of experience in RTR operations.

• Minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience.

• Knowledge of SOX Compliance norms relating to the process.

• Shared service centre experience.

• Experience in using ERP system.


• Fluent written and spoken English

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Time management

• Teamwork

• Proactive

• Analytical

• Innovative

• Problem solving

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