Assistant Manager - Investment Accounting Assistant Manager - Investment Accounting …

in Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Permanent, Full time
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in Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Permanent, Full time
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Assistant Manager - Investment Accounting
Job Summary:

Reporting to the Manager of Investment Accounting, this position shall be accountable for the support on management, technical ability/support and delivery relating to Investment Accounting projects in accordance with applicable accounting & regulatory policies, standard and guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support the Manager of Investment Accounting in managing the investment accounting related projects to ensure that all investment accounting projects are managed and executed accurately, in a complete manner and on a timely basis.
  • Update new / change in investment accounting processing and manual in accordance with Business Process Manuals and applicable accounting policies & standards.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to the Investment Accounting team.
  • Attend and respond to investment accounting enquiries from Group and Local Finance and Investment Operations teams, and other relevant stakeholders, satisfactorily and in a timely manner relating to Investment Accounting projects as a subject matter expert.
  • Assess, recommend and implement improvements in investment accounting processes and systems to improve effectiveness and efficiency of daily processing, including interdependencies with upstream/downstream processes and systems and incorporation of changes onto Business Process Manuals.
  • Support the Manager of Investment Accounting in resource planning, including budgeting and monitoring, recruitment and training, employee engagement and development, performance reviews and appraisals, and succession planning.

Job Requirements:

  • University Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Internationally Recognized Professional Accountancy Qualification (ACCA, CPA etc)

  • 5 + Years investment accounting experience in multi-national insurance, asset management and/or unit trust companies
  • 1 + years of supervisory or management experience in the above position
  • Experience in a shared services or similar environment providing project related investment operations and/or accounting services to external/internal stakeholders

Specific Business Knowledge:
  • Advanced knowledge of investment products (fixed income, equities, funds, structured products, asset-backed securities, derivatives, money market etc) including both their investment characteristics and accounting treatments
  • Knowledge of control environments in an investment operations and/or accounting environment
  • Experience in investment accounting and/or operations systems (SAP FAM, Bloomberg, Reuters etc) and architecture

  • Good presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, as well as training technique
  • Good motivation, coaching and mentoring skills
  • Project Management effectiveness and able to motivate internal and external project team members
  • Stakeholder satisfaction through high quality project deliverables
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines. Advance knowledge in Microsoft Excel is an added advantage

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