Financial Accounting Team Lead, 2 Vacancies

Requisition ID:  8355

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A powerful combination


It’s never been a more exciting time to join our organisation. Tricor and Vistra have now merged to form one organisation, which means we’re now a powerhouse of over 9000 colleagues in 50+ jurisdictions across the globe. We’re seizing the opportunity to create a purpose-led organisation that will unlock significant value for our business, our clients, and our people.


We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as Financial Accounting Team Lead, based in our Tricor Shared Services, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Reporting to the Operation Manager, this full-time and permanent position is based in Malaysia and offers regional coverage, allowing you to make a significant impact to our Financial Accounting department and its’ growth.


Key responsibilities:


  • Oversee the accuracy and timeliness of the accounting reports and deliverables prepared by the team in accordance with client requirements and SLA. 
  • Prepare and update related matters/report as per schedule.  
  • Be responsive to client’s enquiries for accounting and other operation matters. 
  • Proper planning of engagement so as to be aware of the needs and provide quality service to Clients. 
  • Set clear team goals and deadlines with appropriate delegation of tasks. 
  • Effective reporting and consultation with Operations Manager & Practice Lead.  
  • Ensure quality deliverables, reviewing and approving work of staff prior delivery of final accounts/reports for Operations Manager’s final review OR direct to client. 
  • Manage client’s financial accounting closing process, monitoring and reporting systems. 
  • Assist Operations Manager in streamlining effective workflow processes and efficient manpower structure. 
  • Attend client/management meetings as required by clients. 
  • Ensure that all SOPs are strictly adhered to by all staff. 
  • Ensure reply/respond to clients’ queries/correspondence not later than 2 working days. 
  • Identify potential risks and take/recommend appropriate action. 
  • Handle ad hoc activities as assigned.


Key requirements:


  • Knowledge of end-to-end accounting functions and interaction. 
  • Knowledge on some accounting software is an advantage such as Microsoft Navision, Xero, Oracle and SAP. 
  • Good command of both spoken and written English. Proficiency in Mandarin is an advantage. 
  • Sense of urgency, ownership and commitment to on-time and on-quality delivery. 
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work in a team.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience. 
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a complex accounting environment.  
  • Should have experience in stakeholder management either to internal business units or external customers/clients. 
  • Technical understanding of domain knowledge. 
  • Experience of managing the end-to-end accounting function. 
  • Experience of managing a team in a client service or SSC environment is essential. 
  • Experience in work migration, system enhancement or process improvement.
  • At least a SPM, Diploma, Degree or in the midst of pursuing professional studies in accounting/financial or its equivalent. 
  • ACCA, MIA, CPA or equivalent will be added advantage. 


Company Benefits:


  • Opportunity for career advancement and regional working exposure
  • Training and development
  • Hybrid working arrangement
  • Medical, dental, optical coverage
  • Study leave and professional membership coverage

If you are excited about working with us, we encourage you to apply or have a confidential chat with one of our Talent Acquisition team members. Our goal is to make this a great place to work where all our people can thrive. We hope you join us on this exciting journey!





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