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R2R Senior Associate Analyst

Location Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia Job ID R-100618 Date posted 22/07/2021

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world's most serious diseases. At AstraZeneca, we are proud to have an outstanding workplace culture that encourages innovation and teamwork. Here, employees are empowered to express different perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energised and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.

Global Business Services (GBS) is the heart of the AZ Finance function. We are accountable for the design and delivery of high quality, simple to operate transactional finance processes. These combined with an outstanding business analysis and insight has enables our customers to focus on AZ’s strategic priorities. Our areas cover record to report (R2R), procure to pay (P2P) and order to cash. In addition, we also play a role in tax, planning & forecasting, and management reporting to customers across AZ globally in Commercial, Science, Operations & Enabling Functions, Tax, Treasury and Group Finance. Our Finance function is continuing its transformation journey with the objective of delivering perfection in financial operations.

Role Summary

You will be responsible to carry out transaction processing activities within a specified process area to meet the needs of both internal and external customers. As part of your tasks in daily accounting activities and month-end closing, you will also ensure quality and accurate delivery of services within agreed guidelines.

Key Responsibilities

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

  • Perform various tasks related to, and established for, handling transaction processing independently, including resolving complex queries and investigations in a timely manner in the area of R2R.

  • Support R2R Team Lead to review entries posted by team to ensure accuracy. Analyzes the accounting entries, identify and resolve issues where necessary under minimum supervision. Carry out all reporting requirements accurately and within specified timescales. Prepares and produces monthly reports as assigned, highlight and resolve any identified anomalies.

  • Contribute to the development or changes in systems and process improvement initiatives as outlined in R2R team scorecard. This includes preparing and updating process documentation.

  • Work collaboratively with internal customers and stakeholders.

  • Support the team in activities to improve the efficiency of the team. Provide technical guidance or coaching and allocating work to others with minor supervision role. May need to supervise a group of team members and provide feedback to Team Lead as needed.

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

  • Review the KPI metrics related to R2R function and provide commentaries where required.

Essential Requirements

  • You should have a Degree in Accounting & Finance/ Commerce / ACCA or equivalent and a 2-4 years of accounting work experiences.

  • Knowledge and experience in SAP, Oracle or other ERP system.

  • Proficiency in Mandarin (reading, speaking & writing) is required.

  • Experience of working in a shared service centre across a global or large organization.

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

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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