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Senior Analyst, Management Accounting


Job Field: Finance/Accounting/Controlling/Audit
Location: Kuala Lumpur, MY, 50000
Company: BASF Asia Pacific
Job Type: Experienced
Job ID: EN_MY_24438

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.


The BASF Asia-Pacific Service Centre (BSSCKL) is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is part of BASF’s global network of shared service organizations providing functional services to more than 70 BASF companies in 16 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region. With a dynamic and diverse workforce of over 600 employees, BSSCKL delivers Finance Services, Information Services, Human Resource Services, Environment, Health & Safety Services, Procurement Services, Controlling Services and Supply Chain Objectives:

  • Build up product costing expert community connecting production sites and talent pool at BASC
  • Deliver Management Accounting services in accordance with established Management Accounting processes, and sustain the global standard in compliance with BASF guideline
  • Ensure that quality meet the agreed service levels and targets for enabling country stakeholders drive business/operation with greater transparency and faster

Main Tasks:

  • To deliver standard Product Costing services
    • Confirming the production of finished and Work In Progress and handling of non-distributed/netted price difference
    • Analyse and comment on cost variance of production orders and price differences for purchased material
    • Perform routine processes in Controlling (CO) and Material Management (MM) modules
    • Perform cost estimation run and generate reports for any errors
    • Perform overhead management eg Planning, Master data maintenance (Capacities, Cost place, Activity type and tariff rate) Standard Price Calculation and Actual Price Calculation
    • Perform Plan Actual Comparison for FMC and VMC (Fixed Manufacturing Cost and Variable Manufacturing Cost)
    • Determine the capacity utilization for each Business Process and its idle costs
  • To perform the cost estimation and the following sub-processes:
    • Create and change Master Data
    • Design standard prices for purchased materials
    • Perform processing of mass-data
    • Perform analysis and commentary
  • To perform actual costing and prepare the operational reporting during month-end closing through:
    • Analyze and comment on cost variations of production orders and price differences for purchased materials
    • Confirming the production of finished / unfinished goods, and handling of non-distributed / netted price differences
    • To generate financial statement for calculation and inventory valuation and balance sheet stock report
  • To perform overhead management processes which include the following range:
    • Cost center accounting including Cycle
    • Perform budgeting
    • Define the correct allocation bases
    • Perform maintenance of master data
    • Prepare monthly internal cost allocation
  • Transfer Pricing – perform maintenance of master data
  • Profitability Analysis :
    • Generate P&L statement according to guidelines and standards for business units and the BASF group.
    • Perform actual calculation of contribution margin 1 and 2 (CM1 and 2) and earnings before interest & tax (EBIT) after Capital Cost.

Job requirement: Education:

  • Degree in accounting or accounting related professional qualification (eg CIMA)

Working Experience:

  • 2-4 years of relevant working experience
  • Experience in SAP with experience in Finance & Controlling (FICO) SAP module strongly preferred.

Technical & Professional Knowledge:

  • Knowledge and understanding in product costing
  • Knowledge and understanding of FICO SAP module
  • Good communication skill
  • Proficiency in Asian languages e.g. Korean, Japanese, Mandarin and Thai is preferred

Job Segment: Manager, Accounting, Management, Finance

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