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Senior Accountant

500 Global
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Closing date
Aug 6, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Our Mission

We uplift people and economies around the world through entrepreneurship.

Who We Are

500 Global is a venture capital firm with $2.7B in assets under management that invests in founders building fast-growing technology companies. We focus on markets where technology, innovation, and capital can unlock long-term value and drive economic growth. We work closely with key stakeholders and advise governments and corporations on how best to support entrepreneurial ecosystems so startups can thrive. 500 Global has backed over 5,000 founders representing more than 2,700 companies operating in 81 countries. We have invested in 49 companies valued at over $1 billion and 150+ companies valued at over $100 million (including private, public, and exited companies). Our 180+ team members are located in 27 countries and bring experience as entrepreneurs, investors, and operators from some of the world's leading technology companies.

Job Scope:

Uses a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts along with reconciling account balances and bank statements, revenue recognition, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. The Senior Accountant ensures accuracy and effectiveness in all Accounting tasks. Acting as a cross-functional business partner to the Controllers implements automation and creates process improvements to optimize the month-end close.

Essential Functions
    • Under limited supervision handles hands-on operational and technical accounting for the consolidations and month-end closing process by working with local accountants of international entities
    • Manage the statutory reporting process of international entities by working closely with appointed auditors and company secretaries.
    • Calculates and records various allocations.
    • Participate in developing and documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
    • Takes on a leadership role for the month-end and year-end close process, including ensuring accounting periods are closed and for statutory audits and tax returns to ensure compliance.
    • Investigates and resolves audit findings, account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance.
    • Contributes to the development of new or amended accounting systems, programs, and procedures.
    • Reviews and recommends modifications to accounting systems and procedures.
    • Spots errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Participates in the development and documentation of business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
    • Other duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications
    • Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
    • Experience: 8+ years related work experience
    • Qualification: Professionally qualified (MIA, MICPA, ACCA, CPA Australia, CIMA)


Health Care Plan (Medical & Dental), Group Term Life, Wellness Allowance, Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays), Training & Development

500 Global does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.

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