AP Analyst, Japanese Speaker

Job Title: AP Analyst, Japanese Speaker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Salary: RM5,000 - RM7,000
Contact Name: Ivan Chow
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 18, 2019 14:35

Job Description

About our client

Our client is one of established Shared Services.


About the role

  • Execute the day-to-day activities according to the highest standards of financial control, compliance and best practice. 

  • Ensure quality and accurate delivery of services within agreed key performance indicators (KPIs) and as defined in the Service Level Agreement (SLA) and SOPs of the respective business sub-process. 


Your responsibilities

  • Receiving, sorting, verifying, exception handling, bar coding, scanning, pre-archiving AP documents for further processing. 

  • Validate and Process PO and contract-based invoices, process prepayments and final invoices, operate Ariba, SAP R/3 and SAP I2P platforms, release/block invoices for payment.

  • Execute monthly, quarterly or yearly reporting. 

  • GR/IR and GIT accounts review and reconciliation. 

  • Manage Vendor clearing.

  • Review of Payment proposal.

  • Investigate and Reverse Non-Successful Payments.

  • Handling internal and external queries.

  • Resolve all queries within agreed timeline. 


Documentation & Controlling

  • Ensure all work documentation and work processes are updated and meet with Internal Control Financial Reporting (ICFR), group policies and guidelines, local statutory and legal requirements within agreed service timelines.

  • Perform back up function and other duties, including job rotation to other functional teams as and when required.

  • Participate in any compliance audits and respond to audit queries if necessary.


Transformation/ Continuous Improvement Implementations 

  • Work collaboratively with customers and stakeholders.

  • Participate and support the teams in the implementation of continuous improvement project.


You will have

  • Degree or Diploma in Finance & Accounting/Commerce or equivalent.

  • Good communication skill and able to communicate effectively in English. 

  • At least 2 years of experience in transactional accounting teams, in a performance driven environment.

  • SAP knowledge or other ERP accounting systems and MS Office tools.

  • Proficiency in English and other language required with good communication skill. Japanese is mandatory for Japanese speaking country support. Desirable qualifications.

  • External experience in a shared service or business process outsourcing engagement will be preferable.

  • 2 years of experience in handling Accounts Payable Transactions in SAP and Ariba system.