AR Specialist

Selangor Permanent MYR3,000 - MYR4,500 per month (MYR36,000 - MYR54,000 per year) Work from Home or Hybrid
  • be part of the global leading company
  • hybrid working environment

About Our Client

Our client is a multinational company specializing in providing innovative packaging solutions to various industries, including consumer goods, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and personal care.

Job Description

*Ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoice & CN issuance to customers and customer portals.
*Promote standardization and eliminate duplication of work in AR processing.
*Assist month-end reporting by producing accurate sales report, sales journals and sales reconciliations.

*Coordinate effort with sales and customer service teams to arrange collections activities to maximize cash receipts by sending statements / reminder letters to clients and following up to ensure prompt payment.
*Provide customer service regarding collection issues, perform customer reconciliations and resolve discrepancies.
*Ensure cash application of collections and reconciliation to bank accounts on a daily basis.
Working Capital Management
*Review aging report and analyze account history to determine the appropriate action necessary for successfully handling aged debts and skipped or partial payments.
*Communicate with team lead and local business unit Controller regularly and follow up on identified action plans on aged debts or customer disputes.
*Review credit terms and credit limit for new and existing customers.

Quality Claims
*Promote customer intimacy by ensuring swift turnaround of quality claims and issuance of credit notes.
*Compile monthly quality claims report for review by plant management.

Financial Reporting - Internal & External
*Reconcile account receivables subledgers to GL.
*Support team lead and local business unit Controller with monthly working capital analysis and sales reporting.
*Support the audit process by managing expectations and providing schedules on a timely basis.
Compliance and Internal Controls
*Ensure full adherence to Company's accounting policies, processes, procedures, authorization levels, and SOX controls.
*Ensure full adherence to document retention as per the requirement by regulatory authorities in the specific country of operations/ business units.
*Develop and implement internal controls to safeguard Company's assets and ensure compliance with financial regulations.
*Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of existing internal controls.

*Stay updated on accounting standards, regulations, and compliance requirements to ensure the Company's financial practices align with industry standards and legal obligations.
Service Level and Team Collaboration
*Promote a strong service ethos to support delivery to agreed Service Level Agreements.
*Act as the focal point to ensure effective communication and resolution of operational related issues and decisions.
*Build long-term relationships with Company's internal stakeholders and leadership team.
*Work closely with other operation functions to ensure seamless coordination of financial activities.

The Successful Applicant

  • A candidate who has 1 - 2 years of related working experience.
  • A Diploma/ Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field is typically required.
  • SAP systems and ability to speak mandarin are an added advantage.
  • Well versed in Mandarin is added advantage

What's on Offer

  • Hybrid working environment
  • Exposure to work with other regions
  • Enhance end to end AR skills
Jia Xin Lim
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Phone number
+60 3 2302 4025

Job summary

Finance & Accounting
Accounts Payable
What is your area of specialisation?
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jia Xin Lim
Consultant contact
+60 3 2302 4025
Job Reference
Work from Home
Work from Home or Hybrid

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.