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Country Accountant Malaysia and Singapore

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Brand: Buffalo Tours
Work type: Full time
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Categories: Wholesale

About us

Buffalo Tours was originally launched in 1994 by founder Tran Trong Kien. As a young medical student from Hanoi, Kien spent his spare time guiding travellers throughout Vietnam to help fund his studies and show off the country he loved.

Today, Buffalo Tours is one of Asia’s leading destination management companies, with hundreds of thousands of passengers carried annually and several internationally recognised industry awards under our belts. That same drive to showcase a love of the region is at the heart of everything Buffalo Tours does today. Now as a member of Flight Centre Travel Group we remain committed to changing lives through travel.

Since our modest beginnings, the Buffalo Tours team hold responsible travel as a core commitment. As we have grown, so too has the commitment to work responsibly with our customers, host communities and local business partners. We always ensure our tours have a minimal impact on the natural environment, while remaining respectful and observant of local customs and supportive of local economies.

If you are successful, you will find out that working with Buffalo Tours more than just a job. We are family. We offer exciting career progression, including global career opportunities and fantastic and supportive team culture and social events that are the envy of the industry.

About the Opportunity

Buffalo Tours is looking for a Country Accountant to be the Business Partner to our Malaysia and Singapore operational leaders. As the Country Accountant you will to provide simplicity, assurance & insights leading to asset protection and sustainable growth. You will lead a team of passionate individuals who are there to ensure the business performs the best possible accounting practices at any given time.
To be successful in this role you will need to have been previously successful in a financially complex business, have excellent communications skills to clearly articulate your expert financial advice to business stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurate Financial Reporting month end reporting within fixed deadlines
  • Assist the Regional Finance manager with budget, forecast and operational reports.
  • Prepare insightful analysis of actual results vs. budget and prior year for Malaysia & Singapore.
  • Play a crucial role in managing business changes from financial perspective, including projects, new company set up, changing in local legislation.
  • Maintain financial policies and procedures.
  • Provide financial modelling to support new business initiatives and decision making.
  • Assist Business Leaders with budgeting and forecasting.
  • Offer ideas and initiatives to the business to improve results and productivity.

To be successful you will need:

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in finance.
  • Good knowledge of local tax regulations in Malaysia and Singapore.
  • Fluent in written and verbal in both national language and English.
  • Minimum 2 years leadership experience
  • Proven problem-solving skills.
  • Customer centric with commitment to high standards of service delivery.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Effective time/priority management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills across different cultures.

If you think you are the right person for the job, apply today! By joining the team, you will discover first hand our passion at creating unforgettable experiences unique to every guest.

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