SPECIALIST, SOURCE TO SETTLE (ACCOUNTS PAYABLE) – JAPANESE SPEAKING
(SELANGOR DARUL EHSAN - Petaling Jaya)
Merck Sharp & Dohme’s (MSD) Regional Delivery Centers (RDC), located across three regions (Americas, Europe, and Asia), are responsible for the timely and efficient delivery of standardized, global financial processes. The RDC – AP in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia will be responsible for the execution and delivery of a broad range of financial services and processes across MSD business divisions and markets for the AP region.
Payment processing, accounts payable aging and oversight of third parties responsible for executing accounts payable transactions for the AP.
Maintains Vendor Master Data Management records in accordance with Global policies if needed.
Perform a variety of responsibilities within the Accounts Payable department to include but not limited to, analysing check/wire payments, stop payments and voiding of the companies checks, as well as vendor account additions and changes .
Perform aged balance AP account research exercising due diligence to document justification for blocked or rejected items as it relates to multiple platforms for payment processes.
Work in partnership with other groups outside of Source-to-Settle to resolve employee and/or supplier systemic or process issues (e.g. Vendor Master team, Source-to-Settle Center of Excellence, Treasury).
Support month and year-end closing activities.
Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices.
Maintain department controls, policies and procedures.
Analyse data to propose process improvements and execute implementation plans.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance .
Minimum 4 years of professional experience in a finance or accounting role.
Knowledge of applicable accounts payable systems, expense reporting, and compliance policy.
Business level fluency (oral and written) in English language required.
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Certification of either N1, N2 or N3.
Experience working with Case/Ticket Management Software, specifically BMC Remedy desired.