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Senior Accountant

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Requisition Number: 171594

Position Title: Senior Accountant II

External Description:

Finance

The CFO organization comprises a broad group of finance disciplines, with the common goal of partnering with business teams delivering strategies and providing our players with amazing experiences. Our finance teams assist the business in achieving profitable creativity by proving financial insight, reporting and guidance.

We use progressive tools to analyze and visualize data, telling the story of financial drivers, performance, risks and opportunities. We value attributes like collaboration and learning. We celebrate diversity and inclusion by creating a place where you can come to work and be yourself.

Corporate Accounting

Corporate accounting’s mission is to create shareholder value through integrity, leadership and business partnership. The department’s primary responsibility is to prepare and report the worldwide consolidated financial statements to senior management and to shareholders through press releases and earnings calls. Furthermore, responsibilities include: accounting consultation to internal partners, assisting with acquisitions, system improvements and other special projects.

The Asian Controlling team supports US GAAP reporting and statutory for the Group’s legal entities across the region. Our Asian teams are in three main locations: Singapore, Shanghai (China) and Seoul (Korea) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

A member of the Asian Controlling Team, you will have responsibility for managing the Asian close process and related financial reporting in conformity with US GAAP and supervising close, reporting and statutory compliance.

 Key Responsibilities

The Senior Accountant will be part of the Asia Controlling team, reporting to a supervisor role in Singapore. You will have four major areas of responsibilities: (a) Month end close activities, (b) Statutory compliance/Internal control environment, (c) Business Support, (d) Project management. You will address tight deadlines and many accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, and statutory financial statement preparation. The Senior Accountant will have contact with the employees from Malaysia, as well as other teams in Asia and globally, which requires strong interpersonal communication skills.

Close process

  • Ensure the application and documentation of US GAAP and Malaysia IFRS financial policies and procedures and implement changes and improvements.
  • Prepare and record journal entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Prepare monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliation.
  • Partner with the offshore shared service teams on month end close.
  • Manage the recording and settlement of inter-company transactions between our company and its intercompany trading partner(s).

Statutory Compliance/ Internal control environment

  • Manage overall control environment and its effectiveness.
  • Support filing of VAT, WHT and corporate income tax returns.
  • Prepare a clean year-end statutory financial statement by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; provide information for external advisors.
  • Prepare reconciliation of US GAAP to local statutory financial statements.
  • Provide an internal tax package for the consolidation purpose
  • Guidance of local and US external auditors and support for other statutory and tax audit matters

Business Support

  • Help develop new financial procedures and feature to enhance the workflow of the department.
  • Be the primary liaison to selected business groups.
  • Maintain superior relationships with the other Finance teams (Shared Services, Corporate, Treasury, Other regional counterparts, Tax).

Project management

  • Spend a portion of time on projects (e.g., globally aligning EA’s accounting practices, improving documentation, building reporting)

Any other ad hoc accounting responsibilities

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • Certified Public Accountant, ACCA or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in general accounting or related field in a multinational organization
  • Experience in Malaysia tax requirement and filings
  • Experience with Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management a plus
  • Proficient in English language

Capabilities & Talents

  • Prioritization and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills;
  • Passion for data integrity, process definition
  • Enthusiasm to challenge the status quo and suggest change
  • Rapid learner and strives for excellence
  • Strong organizational framework
  • Think outside of the box; willing to challenge existing processes to improve efficiency
  • Is a team player, adapt at building relationships within Finance and across organizations

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is the leading interactive entertainment company, powered by innovative technology. We create incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need creative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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