Tuesday, November 1, 2016


Project & Reporting Accountant - KUA007X
Company: WorleyParsons

Primary Location

:  MYS-KL-Kuala Lumpur


:  Accounting


:  Full-time
Employment Type:  Staff
Job Level:  Experienced

Job Posting

:  Nov 1, 2016

Unposting Date

:  Nov 15, 2016
Reporting Manager Title:  Finance and Accounting Manager

We are looking for an Accounting Specialist who’s:-
  • not afraid to roll up their sleeve and get into the thick of things 
  • A keen eye for detail, able to tirelessly pour over copious amounts of financial data 
  • Able to crunch numbers and present findings while keeping your audience engaged
If this describes you then we’d love to speak to you.

  • Effectively communicate with Operation Managers on data and information in relation to billing. This includes contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional services-related to billing
  • Ensure RFS (where applicable) is correct setup including proper treatment of Withholding Taxes (WHT) and other applicable cross-border taxes and duties, and to seek advice if unsure
  • Verify of third party invoices and provide project coding and WBS number to P2P for processing and review against accrual to make necessary adjustment
  • Verify the timecard accuracy of assigned portfolio
  • Review, analyze and distribute project cost report (PCR), invoice listing, receivables reports on weekly basis
  • Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis of the results of the stream’s performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the budget and strategic plan
  • Determine cost analysis of operations by establishing standard costs; reconciles transactions by comparing and correcting data 
  • Providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions. Include review and coordination of financial analysis across different departments and/or regions/ business lines in support of Finance Management
  • Prepare monthly result and attend result review meeting between project managers and management
  • Develop annual budgets, quarterly forecasts in conjunction with managers in company’s analytics and enter the numbers into company’s EPR system (Hyperion)
  • Analyze data to ensure proper accounting procedures have been followed
  • Evaluating current capital expenditures and depreciation
  • Conduct cost-benefit analyses
  • Gathering and processing of Project Accruals and Provisions journals, responsible for the day- to-day general ledger accounting and reconciliation, financial reporting and analysis for assigned functional areas
  • Research and resolve Business Unit’s inquiries for assigned functional areas
  • Perform additional assignments such as financial reports, charts, tables, project analysis, system use-acceptance testing and other exhibits, as directed by operation managers, line manager, finance manager or management
  • Perform monthly balance sheet, income statement and changes in financial position/budget variance analysis
  • Investigate and report to the Manager any inconsistencies or improprieties
  • Support Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) business unit analysts by being the first point of contact for issues and questions
  • Work directly with business partners to provide budgeting, project, and asset management analysis
  • Responsible for reviewing and provide input to the set-up of new projects in Oracle
  • Initial set-up and maintain relevant project billing information in Oracle e.g. rate schedules
  • Perform relevant project close procedures and follow up on outstanding items
  • Maintain good relationships and liaise with Project Managers, Operation Managers, O2C, P2P, R2R  to ensure information is being effectively exchanged and processed
  • Identifying trends in financial performance and providing recommendations for improvement
  • Responsible for performing special projects to improve process efficiency and performance Projects as assigned by Management
  • Maintain and develop various financial models and standard templates distributed for use by all of Finance during the planning processes, ensuring quality, accuracy and focused analytic review
  • Recommend and implement agreed process improvements to the billing cycle
  • Where required, provide overall commercial and compliance support to Project Managers. This may entail: Identification of areas for potential project gross profit improvement i.e. ensuring accurate recovery of all costs
  • Focal point for payment and receipt related matters not limited to intercompany. 
  • Provide support and attend to queries raise by customer and supplier if the issue cannot resolve by P2P, O2C, R2R
  • Focal point for billing including compilation of data and submit for O2C for processing
  • Manage bank related matter such as manage the foreign exchange contract, change of bank authorizer
  • Compliance – Audit, Tax, GST, company secretary, MDEC, BNM and others
  • Review payroll

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Must have extremely strong MS Excel skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Maturity, professionalism, and high level of discretion are required
  • Knowledge of procedural controls and data validation techniques required
  • Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems
  • Strong presence with the ability to interact with Senior Leadership
  • Financial modelling expertise a plus
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Knowledge of Statutory accounting principles

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