Specialist, Accounting (5 months contract)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


To be responsible for accounting activities relating to Accounts Payables (AP) and Treasury for non-group including tax-related while adhering to company and government regulations.


Key Responsibilities:



  • Responsible for preparation of weekly payment of customs duties
  • Preparation of foreign exchange schedule to Group Treasury for Hedging while monitoring company cash flow to ensure sufficient funds for payments
  • Liaise with Vendors and Customers and Businesses when required
  • Customer and Vendor account reconciliations: follow up on o/s amounts and clear reconciling items. Prepares for vendor and creditors report and credit review meeting
  • Prepares manual credit and debit memos for Sales and Finance
  • Reconcile manual bank remittance, prepares check deposits and Bill of Acceptance
  • Support for audit activity for fixed asset count and retail store inventory count
  • Submit and reconcile retail store returns and refund, sales report
  • Code and scan all AP invoices for GBS
  • Assist in preparing audit schedules for year-end audit
  • Manage fixtures recharges for Franchise & Wholesales customers
  • Preparation of gift vouchers summary and tracking
  • Record quarter-end journal entries in relation to Gift/Cash Vouchers (issued, utilized, and unutilized but expired)
  • Assist in month-end closing for submission of financial reports to Global
  • PO Creator/Receiving for Finance department; fixed asset tagging for new stores and in charge of any disposal activity for CAPEX
  • Manage bank guarantee for rental deposits
  • To support the Head of Finance and the Accounting Manager as liaisons to follow up with the external tax/audit firm
  • Fiscal Archiving of accounting documents
  • Handle ad-hoc financial/accounting assignments
  • Investigation of PO after the fact on a monthly basis


Key Relationships:


  • SEA Finance team
  • Group Treasury team
  • GBS Dalian team
  • Vendors, Customers, and Landlord


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Interpersonal skills to communicate with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Ability to complete tasks while functioning in a stressful environment
  • Familiar with ERP applications, preferably Navision & SAP
  • Good command of English and fluent local language


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • Minimum Degree in Accountancy or equivalent
  • Experience in Accounts Payables, and exposure in General Accounting

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Job Title:  Specialist, Accounting (5 months contract)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Petaling Jaya
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  10
Country/Region:  MY
Contract Type:  Temp
Number:  462029
Date:  Jun 23, 2022