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Accountant - GA Payroll

  • Baker Hughes GE
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/27/2017 2:49:08 AM
  • 1712991
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Business Segment: Baker Hughes GE Corporate Global Segments & Functions
Location(s): Malaysia; Kuala Lumpur; KUALA LUMPUR

Role Summary:
About Us:
Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.
BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.
With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.
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Role Summary:
The Accountant / Senior Accountant – General Ledger (GL) – Accounts Payable (AP) Assurance will ensure all related accounting activities are performed in a timely and efficient manner, in accordance with company policies and Accounting Standards. This role will be a critical part of the accounting and compliance department.  The objective of this role is to support the Regional Accounting Centre (RAC). This is a key position in the RAC KL team which comprise of all locations of MENAT, Sub Sahara, APAC & Europe. The post holder must work closely and strive to achieve high performance standards and meet the various financial deadlines. The post holders will also work closely with compliance, internal and external auditors to help in the completion of all audits. Key to the position is the maintenance of Baker Hughes a GE company as completely compliant.
Essential Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct related General Ledger accounting activities ensuring that they are completed in time and accordance to the set guidelines, Policy and standard processes
  • Implements best practices in RAC which benchmark global best practices.
  • Prepares, document and keep up to date processes for accounting role.
  • Handles Commercial Sales Representative (CSR) process which is centralized for MEAP & Africa in KL.
  • The process requires ensuring compliance to BHI’s Non-U.S. Commercial Sales Representatives Commission Payment and Expense Reimbursement Analysis and Approval Policy
  • Expense re-imbursement end to end process  which includes vendor invoice review, processing payment through agent, vendor account reconciliations, co-ordinate with Ops/Logistics team, seeking approvals per Commercial Sales Representative (CSR) process, Invoice scanning, follow up with Accenture, KL AP team & workflow approvers, payment confirmation to Commercial Sales Representative (CSR) agent.
  • Performs commission accruals at the month close and involve in month close review and variance analysis process.
  • Performs commission review as per agent’s agreement and reconcile with commission accruals, variance analysis, seek approval as per Commercial Sales Representative (CSR) approval matrix, co-ordinate with Accenture for SAP applications.
  • Agency agreement review and update master data file and advise process improvement opportunities.
  • Prepares, Approve and Review the monthly balance sheet reconciliations prepared by the BHI team and Accenture. Provide advice and support to the team with regards to correcting entries required.
  • Handles processes which involve interaction with respective Geomarkets / Countries.
  • Review and sample validation of accruals data before posting SAP.
  • Preparations of dashboards/ red flags, expense analysis.
  • During month sample validation, Aged items review and reporting to Geomarkets.
  • Co-ordinate with respective stakeholders for resolution and mitigation plans for red flag items, promote PO based process for third party spend.
  • Assists and support other EFO teams/groups as required
  • Work closely with External and Internal Auditors to assist in completion of all audits.
  • Any other duties as required 


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Finance or equivalent.
  • ACCA/CA/CPA/Bachelors qualified
  • 2+ years of experience.
  • A detailed knowledge of accounting principles.
  • US GAAP 


  • Key accounting skills - an in depth knowledge of Double Entry Book-keeping, Account Reconciliation, Accounting Concepts such as Revenue and Cost Matching, Accrual and Prepayments etc.
  • Possess experience in Invoice validation before submission for coding or scanning
  • Excellent SAP, Hyperion and MS office skills.
  • Soft-skills- Excellent communication and presentation skills, Networking & relationship building, Team working, Analytical skills, Decision making/ finding solutions, Self-motivation and drive
  • Contract interpretation skills.
Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia
Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more

Locations: Malaysia; Kuala Lumpur; KUALA LUMPUR

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