Mondelez International Finance Controlling Manager, Malaysia in PETALING JAYA, Malaysia

Mondelez International is a US$26 billion snacking powerhouse with operations in more than 80 countries and our brands marketed in 165 countries. It’s a great time to join us; we employ over 100,000 people around the world and are a company full of the world’s favourite brands - Cadbury Dairy Milk, Philadelphia and The Natural Confectionery Company to name just a few. As well as the countless opportunities our business brings, we have fantastic people who do amazing things for our business and their own careers, every day.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an energetic and self-motivated individual to join our highly successful Innovation team based in Malaysia.

Reporting to the Finance Controller Malaysia, the Corporate Controlling Manager, Malaysia is responsible to ensure integrity of financial reporting in order to represent business results accurately to investors and management, inspiring trust of investors and securing on-going investment in MDLZ

Mondelez Malaysia sells mainly biscuits and chocolates to retailers and distributors manufactured mainly in 3 plants across Malaysia. Key brands consist of:

• Biscuits (Oreo, Jacobs, Chipsmore)

• Chocolate (Cabury Dairy Milk, Toblerone)

• Snacks (Twisties, Chipster, Cheezels, Chachos, )

Malaysia has a strong presence in biscuits and chocolates, leading the market in some categories with Net Revenue of approximately $135 million.

This role will require significant coordination with our third party providers (e.g. accounting firms which may help in preparation of statutory accounts) and outsourced transactional service vendors (e.g. Genpact and Accenture).

Some of the key accountabilities for this role will include (but are not limited to):

Financial Management

  • Work closely with outsource service providers to ensure accurate and timely US GAAP reporting

  • Provide system support to outsourced service providers (e.g. SAP / FiT / HFM) where required

  • Ensure readiness of monthly P&L for C+2 review with TPP and other finance stakeholders (e.g. sales controlling, category finance, ISC finance)

  • Balance sheets are maintained with integrity

  • Assist to provide insights on cashflow and CCC achievements vs targets and prior periods

  • Assist on complex accounting areas like restructuring accounting, pension accounting.

  • Ensure completeness of out-of-period and unusual item reporting for MRL purposes

  • Stand in as Finance Control lead in the absence of Finance Controller

Local / Statutory Reporting

  • Ensure quality local vs US GAAP reconciliation for full set of accounts, including balance sheet reconciliations for local GAAP purposes, facilitating accurate and timely statutory reporting

  • Ensure accurate and timely indirect tax filing

  • Support process improvement initiatives necessary to achieve compliance in statutory reporting and indirect tax filing

  • Clarity of regulations from different jurisdiction (where applicable), to ensure compliance in all markets / legal entities

Processes & Controls

  • Assist Finance Controller to champion process improvement opportunities, partnering with various stakeholders to drive good processes

  • Assist in the delivery and preparation of training material to the organisation as needed to improve / maintain control awareness and process clarity in finance control related processes

  • Assist in the monitoring and update of key internal controls metrics as required in quarterly reporting, SOX testing, self-assessments, COSO reviews

People / Team Management

  • Manage external resources from shared service teams as well as third party service providers, to maintain quality reporting and clarity in KPIs. External stakeholders includes Genpact, Accenture, E&Y, PwC.

Do you have what it takes?

  • At least a Degree or professional accounting qualification

  • 6 years in related industry experience.

  • Problem solving, drive for results, decision quality, building effective teams, process management

  • Knowledge in Accounting and financial control, SAP system function and financial reporting tools

Title: Finance Controlling Manager, Malaysia

Location: AMEA-MY-Selangor-Petaling Jaya

Requisition ID: 1708612