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Senior Analyst, Management Accounting (Mandarin literate)


Job Field: Finance/Accounting/Controlling/Audit
Location: Kuala Lumpur, MY, 50000
Company: BASF Asia Pacific
Job Type: Experienced
Job ID: EN_MY_23279

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.


  • To deliver Management Accounting services to BASF’s internal customers, in accordance with established Management Accounting processes and work procedures and in compliance with BASF guidelines and policies, Financial Reporting Compliance requirements, Internal Control requirements and Local Company legal and statutory requirements.
  • To ensure that timelines and quality meet the agreed service levels and targets for enabling country stakeholders drive business/operation with greater transparency and faster
  • To support and back up other analyst in performing Management Accounting tasks as required.

Job description:

To deliver Management Accounting services, by ensuring delivery quality in terms of accuracy, completeness and timeliness:

  • To maintain and ensure master data regarding material ledger, inventory valuation, production planning budget, intra-company transfer pricing, cost center accounting, fixed assets and project accounting are performed timely and accurately.
  • To maintain and ensure monthly standard and actual price calculation for all material included in material ledger are performed timely and accurately with correct stock valuation.
  • To maintain and ensure estimation and year-end inventory valuation are performed timely and accurately follow BASF group guideline.
  • To maintain and ensure the revision and year-end production planning budget are performed timely and accurately follow BASF group guideline.
  • To maintain, review and ensure monthly cost center, cycle allocation and FICO reconciliation analysis are performed timely and accurately.
  • Review and analyze of fixed assets, project accounting transactions and Non Trade Business transactions
  • To perform Month end closing and Year End closing activities timely and accurately.
  • To perform analysis with comment on cost variations, non-distributed price differences for all material included in material ledger timely and accurately.
  • To perform analysis with comment for Plan & Actual comparison for Fixed and Variable manufacturing cost and capacity utilization.
  • To perform business analysis and provide advice to customer and controlling units on all matters regarding material ledger, inventory valuation, production planning budget, intra-company transfer pricing, cost center accounting.
  • To trouble shoot and resolve issues related to Management Accounting process by working with relevant stakeholders on the queries and issues.
  • To act as business partner for BASF's internal customer to suggest and discuss workable solution with customers.

Requirements: Education:

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

Working Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in finance and accounting functions preferably in Management Accounting. Competent candidates with lesser years of experiences are considerable.
  • Experience working in a MNC, shared service center or Malaysian Public listed company is preferable.

Technical & Professional Knowledge:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Management Accounting and other accounting functions.
  • Knowledge and understanding of SAP system or other ERP system will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience of MS office tools.
  • Proficiency in English and other languages as required with good communication skills.

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