Assistant Manager, Accounts Payable (Mandarin Speaker, China market)

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Accounts Payable (Mandarin Speaker, China market)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Salary: RM7,000 - RM 10,000
Contact Name: Maheswary Kandasamy
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 30, 2018 09:48

Job Description

About the role

We are seeking for an Assistant Manager to join our client who is a dynamic and rapidly expanding Shared Service. The incumbent shall be responsible for producing quality output ensuring the performance of the Payables functions and will also participate in driving systems and process improvements.


Your responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the implementation and service transition of the Accounts Payable function from Business Divisions.

  • Supervise and manage the Accounts Payable Invoicing team in delivering Accounts Payable Invoice Processing services to Business Divisions in accordance with established Accounts Payable invoicing processes and work procedures, and in compliance with the organization’s policies and procedures and relevant legal and statutory requirements.

  • Ensure that the Accounts Payables Invoice processing services are delivered within the agreed service levels and targets as defined in the Service Level Agreement (SLA). 

  • Monitor and manage the productivity of the resources and team performance in accordance to the set Key Performance Indicators (KPI).

  • Resolve Accounts Payable Invoicing issues in partnership with Business Divisions. 

  • Assist to establish policies, procedures and controls.


You will have

  • A recognised Degree in Finance or Accounting or related disciplines, or a professional qualification such as CIMA, ACCA or CPA.
  • At least 8 years of experience with at least 2 years in a supervisory position, preferably in a global shared service environment.

  • Mandarin speaker.

  • Exposure in a large and reputable audit firm would be an added advantage.

  • Has been trained and had extensive exposure in SAP/Oracle Accounting transactions. Has applied skills in various industries. 

  • Extensive and in-depth knowledge and understanding in Accounts Payable function. Has applied knowledge and experience in complex working environment. 

  • Moderate exposure in other accounting functions.