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Country Accountant - Malaysia & Singapore

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Brand: Discova
Work type: Full time
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Categories: Wholesale & Product

 Country Accountant - Malaysia & Singapore

  • Are you passionate in number and financial?
  • Do you want to work with a multicultural company?
  • Are you ready to join Discova where you can be yourself and do what you love?

Then we want to hear from you

About Us
The Discova brand was launched in July 2019 and is the newest brand in the Flight Centre Travel Group family of brands.  The merger of Buffalo Tours in Asia and Olympus Tours in the Americas created a global DMC business with more than 20 years experience in delivering amazing travel experiences to our customers. With a purpose to connect people and places with a world of possibilities, we are the travel people who work globally, live locally and go the extra mile to help our partners extend their reach.

About the Opportunity
Discova is looking for a Country Accountant to join the team in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The role of the Country Accountant is to provide simplicity, assurance & insights leading to asset protection and sustainable growth and ensure the business performs the best possible accounting practices at any given time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a working knowledge of statutes to ensure all financial information meets the necessary statutory and regulatory compliance standards, including liaising with tax consultants, auditors to ensure legislative requirements are met.
  • Ensure all legal documents filing (including licenses and leasing renewals)/ tax and fee payments/ statutory and audit report are met deadlines and contributes to ensuring effective tax planning is carried out
  • Review company’s processes and promptly react with any areas containing high risk, fraud, and misconducts; develop recommendation and solutions and manage cashflow efficiently
  • Prepare accurate financial and business reports required by Group and ensure deadlines are met. The reports include month-end reporting pack; budget/rolling forecast; mid-month & D1 forecast and other operational reports (such as salesforce report, products, and profit margin analysis; cost centre reports, product reports)
  • Monitor business changes (including projects, new company set up, changing in local registration, changing in company’s structure  etc.). Assess and communicate the impact on Finance to direct line and dotted line
  • Co-ordinate with internal parties such as sales, reservations, accountants in other companies within the group, support to suit business needs from senior leaders and external parties such as bankers, suppliers, customers to ensure a smooth business run.
  • Ensure that what is meant to happen in the business does happen.

About you:
The Essentials:

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in finance.
  • Good knowledge of local tax regulations.
  • Fluent in written and verbal English.

The Attributes:

  • Proven problem-solving skills.
  • Customer centric with commitment to high standards of service delivery.
  • High attention to detail & strong time/priority management skills
  • Effective time/priority management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills across different cultures.
  • Able to work independently or in a team environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

Finally, if you are successful, you will find out that working with Discova is more than just a job. To be part of the Discova family is to be in your element. We offer an exciting career progression globally and a fantastic and supportive team culture and social events that are the envy of the industry.
Get in touch now and Discova a world of possibilities!

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