Manager, Accounting

Petaling Jaya | Malaysia | Accounting & Finance

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • Provide accounting transaction processing support in Treasury and General Ledger functionalities in accordance to approved accounting standards and statutory requirements.
  • Manage and coordinate communication of accounting functions with GBS team and Group treasury team. Ensure the accounting records are in compliance with approved accounting standards and statutory requirements. Coordinate and submit with respective government agencies for reporting and audit requirements. 

Key Responsibilities:


  • Key User for SAP AFS and related systems
  • Key trainer for end user
  • Ensure smooth accounting processes, coordinate errors and issues with SAP AFS global team 


  • Ensures that the Company is complying with regulatory deadlines set by the tax authority on tax payments
  • Responsible for cash management such as transfer of funds, money market placements, 
  • Preparation of foreign exchange schedule to Group Treasury for Hedging and Forward Contracts for non-group vendors
  • Manager bank relations
  • Ensure all month end treasury reports are submitted on time and BAM account are updated timely
  • Serves administrator role for on-line Bank accounts
  • Manual Refund for ecommerce


  • Perform month end accrual for special requirements
  • Prepare of auditor’s requirement of statutory, year end close of accounts
  • Provide financial input and analysis in the forecast planning, budgeting process and strategic business plan.
  • Monthly GL Account reconciliations: clear o/s items
  • Periodic review of Customer and Supplier Master Data creation/changes
  • Review and prepare inventory adjustment for GBS team posting
  • Quarterly reports required by Group Accounting


  • Answer queries from Business, Auditors & Government Authority Officers
  • Coordinate and answer queries of GBS Dalian team relating about bank and treasury matters
  • Prepare property value report for adidas Group Insurance
  • Conduct monthly AR meeting with Business
  • Visit / meetings to / with Wholesale and Franchise Customers
  • Calculate Specific Bad Debt Provision
  • Audit activity for fixed asset count of new shop opening, closing of shop and re-opening of shop
  • Audit activity of annual fixed asset count in warehouse
  • Reconciliation and adjustment of fixed asset count result
  • Submission of Ministry of Trade Monthly Statistics Report (prescribed form to use)
  • Submission of Withholding tax form for overseas vendor payment (prescribed form to use)
  • Annual tax reporting for Income Tax Return filing
  • Calculate annual income tax prepayment schedule and perform monthly income tax prepayments
  • Handle, coordinate and submit requirements for statutory audit by KPMG
  • Filing of statutory financial statements
  • Assistance in annual transfer pricing document review
  • Ensures on line submission of bank report to Bank Negara
  • Coordination of change in system based on business requirement and local legal and tax requirements
  • Implementation of project management or user acceptance test
  • Handle ad-hoc assignments

Key Relationships:

  • Subsidiary Finance team and Management team
  • SEA Finance team
  • Group Treasury team
  • GBS Dalian team
  • Commercial Banks
  • Bank Negara
  • External Auditor
  • Tax  authority (IRB)
  • Ministry of Trade
  • Custom Authority (RMCD)

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good analytical, Interpersonal skills and communication skill, with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Maintain high level of accuracy & attention to details, and result orientated
  • Good planning & organizing, problem solving, and analysis skills
  • Pro-active, collaborative and positive attitude even in changing environments
  • Ability to manage, align, motivate, coach and develop direct and indirect reports
  • Understand the business process
  • Understand the government compliance processes,
  • ability to think strategically and influence others
  • Ability to multi tasks under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Highest sense of responsibility and personal integrity
  • Good team player and work independently, assertive and good follow through
  • Willing to travel when necessary
  • Good command of English and fluent local language

IT Skills:

  • Outlook: Intermediate
  • Word: Advanced
  • Excel: Advanced
  • PowerPoint: Advanced

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Professional Accounting qualification or Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 5 years in audit, taxation and commercial environment with 3 years in managerial capacity, preferably member of MIA/CPA
  • Familiar with local and International Accounting Standards and Tax regulations
  • Working knowledge in handling full set of accounts; Strong knowledge of taxation; direct and indirect tax e.g. withholding tax
  • Preferable experience in the sport or clothing industry
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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

The Facts

Jobtitle Manager, Accounting
Team Accounting & Finance
Brand adidas
Location Petaling Jaya
Location Malaysia
Number 199470
Position Type Full time
Date Jul-30, 2019
Relocation no

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