Responsible to full spectrum of credit control activities, including credit control function, collection and reporting.
Country Financial Controller (Malaysia)
Implement and enforce SGS Group and Region-specific financial policies and procedures related to credit control function.
Developing of credit scores (includes reviewing outside agency reports, credit references), credit limits, payment terms, related policies and procedures, and the approval of credit requests
Ensure all billing, reminder, interest, receipt, statement of accounts are issued and send out in according to the given timeline.
Lead the debt recovery program from time to time to resolve the overdue bad debt.
Maintain good record of collections and credit control with all records are up-to-date all times.
Investigate and resolve queries related to non-payment invoices.
Setting up credit control system and make recommendations to improve and / or enhance existing procedures and practices.
Implement and maintain good internal controls to ensure limited financial exposure in business.
Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
Lead, coach and develop collection team to drive effective collections.
Work closely with the Business Line on day-to-day to ensure the credit control function are carry out smoothly.
Notify the operations / sales team from time to time on overdue debt from the customers.
Identifying, resolving, and eradicating customer invoice disputes. The process includes time associated with identifying disputes, routing disputes to the appropriate resolver, executing the appropriate resolution, and dispute analysis necessary for root cause eradication.
Coordinating and managing outsourcing relationships with third-party providers
Prepare monthly, weekly status report to respective Business Lines.
Provide accurate ad hoc information and reports as per request by Management from time to time.
Operate to the highest standards of ethics, in accordance with the SGS Code of Integrity.
Any other responsibilities assigned by the superior.
Degree in Accountancy or equivalent.
Minimum 5 years related experience, preferably candidates with experience leading a collection team within a multi-site business or equivalent.
Experience in collection, handling negotiation with client on receivable.
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent business acumen with proven track records in multinational company
Will to travel nationwide occasionally for the business needs.
Registered accountant by MIA, MICPA or equivalent is an added advantage
Strong analytical skills
Able to build and maintain efficient accounting processes and workflows
Maintain good internal control systems
Able to travel to multiple locations throughout Malaysia
Able to work under pressure.
Able to identify issues and implement the appropriate solutions.
Fluent in English on top of the local language
Able to plan, coordinate and motivate
Able to build trust and respect
Experience in Oracle Finance and Hyperion