AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP R2R Analyst (Korean Speaker) in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

AstraZeneca is one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, with a broad range of medicines designed to fight disease in important areas of healthcare: cardiovascular, diabetes, respiratory and cancer.

At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We believe in the potential of our people and you’ll develop beyond what you thought possible. We make the most of your skills and passion by actively supporting you to achieve our shared goals no matter where you start with us.

Global Finance Operations (GFO) is the largest Finance team and is the at the heart of the Finance function – providing a far-reaching range of transactional finance activities for all entities, worldwide, enabling our customers to focus on AstraZeneca’s (AZ) priorities.

GFO continues to develop. In 2016 we adopted a global, process-focused operating model organised between global process towers, stakeholder engagement, helpdesk, cash generation and master data management teams.

Our processes cover record to report, purchase to pay, travel and expenses, contract to cash and data management and we drive AZ’s cash focus through disciplined management of supplier and customer payment terms and practices. GFO provides P2P/T&E process helpdesk services to internal AZ and external end users, including training support to internal AZ users.

Purpose

As the successful role-holder is responsible to carry out transaction processing activities within a specified process area to meet the needs of both internal and external customers in accordance with agreed service levels and in compliance with internal controls and procedures, ensure quality and accurate delivery of services within agreed key performance indicators (KPIs) and as defined in the Service Level Agreement (SLA), support process improvement initiatives as outlined in APBS scorecard and perform day to day and the month-end close accounting activities related to R2R, within well defined guidelines.

Typical Accountabilities

  • Deliver professional and consistent service to customers. Support in resolving Local Country inquiries for R2R function.

  • Perform Various tasks related to, and established for, handling transaction processing within well defined guidelines, including resolving basic queries and investigations in a timely manner in the area of R2R.

  • Carry out all reporting requirements accurately and within specified timescales. Analyzes the accounting entries, identify and resolve issues with supervision. Prepares and produces monthly reports as assigned, highlight and rectify any identified anomalies.

  • Support the development/changes in systems, transactions and processes. This includes preparing and updating process documentation.

  • Work collaboratively with internal customers and stakeholders.

  • Support team lead in activities to enhance the effectiveness of the team. This includes helping new joiners to successfully settle into their new role in their stream.

  • Ensure compliance to key controls as identified in the FCF/SOX documentation.

  • Generate and compile KPI metrics related to R2R function at month end, and as/when required.

  • Support Senior Analyst or Team Lead when there are any ad hoc activities or project.

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Candidates must have at least Diploma in Finance & Accounting/Commerce or equivalent.

  • Possess 1-2 years of accounting work experiences.

  • Fresh graduates and candidates pursuing a professional qualification (Part Time) in ACCA, CIMA or any other relevant qualification are encouraged to apply.

  • Knowledge and experience in SAP, Oracle or other ERP system will be an added advantage.

  • Experience of working in a shared service centre across a global /large organization will be an added advantage.

  • Good communication skill and able to communicate effectively in Korean and English.