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Analyst, Financial Reporting (Mandarin speaking)


Job Field: Finance/Accounting/Controlling/Audit
Location: Kuala Lumpur, MY, 50000
Company: BASF Asia Pacific
Job Type: Experienced
Job ID: EN_MY_25174

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We have over 110,000 employees connecting around the world. For you, this means an almost unlimited range of job opportunities, career development and lots of potential to continue learning . At BASF we believe strongly in the power of connected minds.


BASF Shared Services Center Kuala Lumpur, was established in 2005. Located in Kuala Lumpur, the shared services center has 620 employees and provides functional services in the areas of Finance, Controlling, Information Services, Human Resources, Environment, Health & Safety, Procurement and Import-Export Order Management Services to BASF companies and affiliates in 16 countries across the Asia Pacific region. BASF has three other shared services centers located in Berlin and Ludwigshafen in Germany and in Montevideo, Uruguay, that cover Europe and the Americas.


  • Deliver General Accounting & Reporting services to BSSCKL‘s customers in accordance with established Financial Reporting processes and work procedures and in compliance with BASF policies & guidelines, Internal Control requirements, local company legal and statutory requirements.
  • Ensure that timelines and quality meet the agreed service levels and targets.

Job Description

  • Provide Financial Reporting transaction processing support and ensuring delivery quality in terms of accuracy, completeness and timeliness on a daily basis.
  • Perform and analyze booking of accounting transactions, master data maintenance, workings and account analysis.
  • Clearing of open items in accounts.
  • Execute month end close steps in accordance with work instructions and month end close checklist.
  • Prepare month-end, quarter-end, year-end and statutory financial reports for BASF companies across Asia Pacific on timely, accurate and complete basis. This would include reports for group reporting, internal management reporting, statutory reporting as well as any agreed ad hoc reports required e.g. audit schedules, tax schedules etc.
  • Co-ordinate month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close activities to ensure timely and accurate closure of accounts.
  • Perform analytical review of profit and loss accounts and balance sheet, trend analysis, cost center checks and transaction posting checks.
  • Trouble shoot to resolve issues related to Financial Reporting processes.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders on Financial Reporting work issues and queries.
  • Initiate continuous improvement in the areas of operation.
  • Perform back up function duty when required.
  • Perform other duties as and when delegated, including job rotation to other functional teams as and when required.



  • University degree in finance and accounting or business studies; and/or
  • Chartered or Certified Professional Accountant or equivalent

Working Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experiences in Financial Reporting or other accounting functions. Competent candidates with lesser years of experience are considerable.
  • Preferably experience working in SAP system or other major ERP system’s work environment
  • Experience in a shared service or business process outsourcing engagement will be an added advantage.
  • Experience working in a MNC or Malaysian Public listed company preferred.

Technical & Professional Knowledge:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Financial Reporting and other accounting functions
  • Knowledge and experience of MS office tools
  • Proficiency in English and other language required with good communication skill

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