Job Openings Accountant, Malaysia

About the job Accountant, Malaysia

We want to give people the freedom and confidence to pursue what matters to them in life. Because they know they are covered. Because people-first. Igloo is a Singapore-headquartered regional insurtech benefiting millions of people across SEA, in countries that count as the most underinsured. Build the future of insurance with us by doing what you do best.

Join us if you desire to create impact and do good. Work with our teams across Singapore, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, and India.

About the role:

Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager based in Singapore, this role is a sole contributor who will be responsible for the full set of accounts of our Malaysia entities, which are in the business of insurance/brokerage/agency. The candidate should come with solid accounting and tax experience. 

What you will do:

  • Take care of AR and AP and ensure complete and accurate billing, including timely collections and payments;
  • Support claim processing for various partnerships
  • Maintain balance sheet schedules on a monthly basis
  • Ensure timely and accurate month-end closing
  • Ensure timely and accurate tax treatment and filing
  • Owner of external audit and ensure timely completion
  • Take care of secretarial and other bank matters
  • Review and verify staff expense claims
  • Manage cash flows and prepare monthly cash flow reports
  • Support budgeting and forecasting activities
  • Manage the company assets and inventories, incl. procurement administration and/or vendor management tasks
  • Take care of ad hoc projects or tasks as required

What you will need:

  • Degree in Accountancy, ACCA or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of experience managing full spectrum of accounts, audit and taxes
  • Experience with insurance/e-commerce/fintech would be advantageous
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Good verbal and written communication in English
  • Meticulous and detail oriented
  • Highly motivated and committed individual
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills