General Ledger Accountant
What's the role?
The GL team member is responsible for the timely completion of the tasks detailed below and actively supports the GL Manager to ensure high quality services are offered to the entities serviced by the Shared Service Center.
The GL team member role actively supports the GL Manager in managing financial reporting obligations, producing the financial reports as required by management, regional management team and statutory authorities in different entities. This role requires strong communication skills, business and financial acumen, a continuous improvement mindset and the ability to get things done. These skills ensure that the GL team member will can deliver accurate and reliable reporting which directly impact and influence business decisions.
The role is accountable for ensuring compliance with the group month-end, year-end reporting timetable, Hilti Finance Manual/IFRS, monitoring of internal controls and compliance with tax and statutory obligations. The GL team member would engage the local entities with the wider business through business partnering initiatives that drives informed and value-added decision making.
Who is Hilti?
We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. Hilti is a multicultural workplace with 55 different nationalities committed to global teamwork.
Global IT within Hilti is a truly global team with main hubs in Buchs (Switzerland), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Plano/Tulsa (USA). All locations have highly competent teams who work very closely together. Hilti`s Global IT team is known for their focus on sustainable value creation by translating latest IT innovations into value creating solutions & services.
What does the role involve?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 28,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What do we offer?
We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibility from the start. In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting opportunities to move around the business.
Why should you apply?
You will be part of a dynamic, fun-loving, hardworking and highly motivated team. Not only you will be part of a local team situated in PJ Malaysia, you are also part of a much wider Global Finance Community within Hilti. In this highly challenging and motivating environment, we provide you the opportunity to grow your professional knowledge, delivery out-standing results and contribute to the overall success of the SSC.
What you need is:
- Educational achievement at degree level or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 3.0.
- Solid knowledge of finance and a good understanding of double-entry/bookkeeping.
- Enthusiastic, proactive and self-reliant person with good communication skills.
- Strong IT skills, ideally knowledge of SAP.
- Part qualified accountant or willing to study towards an accounting qualification.
“There’s a real family spirit and you can literally knock on any director’s door at any time. Also your line manager will work very hard to help you develop your skills, both professionally and personally.”