BSI Group

  • Accounts Receivable

    Location(s)
    Malaysia-Kuala Lumpur
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Contract Type
    Perm Full-Time
  • The Opportunity

    Purpose of the position

    Initially this role exists to support the roll out of systems and creation of a new shared service team to support the APAC region.  Excellent understanding of cash allocation and credit control processes is essential along with strong communication skills and the ability to build string relationships.  During the roll out period there will be a requirement to travel and spend significant time away from home .

     

    When the roll out is complete this role will sit within the Accounts Receivable team of BSI’s APAC Shared Service Centre.  As that team develops there will be opportunities to be considered for Team Leader roles.  The role sits within the Accounts Receivable team of BSI’s APAC Shared Service Centre.  The purpose of the position is to manage customer receipts and ensure that all bank transactions are accurately and promptly processed to facilitate efficient management of cash and trade debtors and to maintain control over general ledger accounts for cash balances and cash and bank transactions including the management of corporate cards.

    rvice Centre.  As that team develops there will be opportunities to be considered for Team Leader roles.  The role sits within the Accounts Receivable team of BSI’s APAC Shared Service Centre.  The purpose of the position is to manage customer receipts and ensure that all bank transactions are accurately and promptly processed to facilitate efficient management of cash and trade debtors and to maintain control over general ledger accounts for cash balances and cash and bank transactions including the management of corporate cards.

    About BSI

    BSI is the business standards company that helps over 80,000 clients worldwide adopt standards of best practice and turn them into habits of excellence. With close to 3,500 employees globally we understand the challenges organizations face and our people have the skills to recognize where and how continual excellence can be achieved. Since 1901 we’ve helped our clients drive organizational performance, manage risk effectively and grow sustainably. BSI was appointed by Royal Charter as the world’s first national Standards Body to develop standards for the UK and was a founding member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). BSI is responsible for originating many of the world’s most commonly used standards incl. ISO 9001 and publishes over 2,500 product specification and business process standards annually. These standards address today’s issues from sustainable events to nano-technology; spanning sectors including aerospace, construction, healthcare and IT. We support clients throughout their journey to adopting standards, from the initial shaping of a standard to its embedding within an organization. We couldn’t do any of this without our people and we're incredibly proud to be recognized as an 'Investors in People'​ company. Bringing out the best in our people is key to the way we do business and our values of Integrity, Continual Improvement and Inclusivity guide the way we work together.

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    About You

    Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

    • Ensuring customer receipts are allocated accurately and efficiently in the accounting system, including electronic bank receipts, cheque and credit card receipts
    • Creating urgent payments, refunds and confidential payments in the on-line banking system or by cheque as required by the business
    • Ensuring the timely and accurate running of monthly direct debits, and accurate processing of new direct debits and that there is a robust control environment is operated around direct debits and all other bank transactions.
    • Monthly bank reconciliations
    • Monitoring and maintaining the bank accounts and initiating transfers
    • Assisting in the constant review of processes and procedures to ensure the operation of streamlined processes to meet the businesses needs including the operation of and maintenance of systems to automate cash allocation and other tasks to achieve accuracy and efficiency.
    • Ensuring the maintenance of service levels with the businesses and to maintain relevant and agreed KPIs
    • To liaise closely with internal customers and stakeholders to respond promptly to queries, offer advice and support and develop effective and collaborative business relationships
    • Any other duties that may by requested to support the finance teams

    Key Performance Indicators

    • Daily and Weekly KPIs for cash allocation
    • Perform reconciliations and other accounting tasks accurately in accordance with Group standards and meet all reporting deadlines
    • Transactions are accurately and promptly recorded
    • Review and update process documentation
    • Service level agreements with the businesses are met
    • Provide flexible support for all departmental activities, managing own workload and
    • Maintenance of Sales ledger

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • A proven ability to follow and enforce process and to explain and discuss process with internal customers and stakeholders and external parties
    • Good written and spoken communication skills and ability to give written and verbal guidance to business colleagues including overseas offices
    • Ability to organise and prioritise work to meet deadlines including liaising with senior staff to scheduling work.
    • Strong numerical skills and an aptitude to perform accounting reconciliations, an understanding of ledger management and to identify items requiring action and act and advise accordingly including an understanding of relevant accounting entries.
    • Good understanding of the role of accounts receivable and cash management and of Shared Service Centres in the business organisation. Preferably AAT qualified or equivalent.
    • Willing to assist colleagues and to prioritise tasks as workload requires
    • Responds to queries politely and promptly, deals effectively with challenging situation.
    • Able to produce accurate work with attention to detail
    • Strong communication skills and attitude are required to ensure the provision of a good service to both external and internal customers and staff
    • Willing to assist colleagues and to prioritise tasks as workload requires
    • Able to learn new tasks quickly as required, with a flexible and positive approach to new challenges
    • Able to identify process improvements and support the team in implementing changes
    • Committed to maintaining service levels, as evidenced by KPIs

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