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Fixed Assets Accountant (1-Year Contract - Fresh Graduate)

Req #: JR - 077543 Location Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Job Category: Finance Date Posted: 09/26/2022

Overview

This is where your insights influence change. As a member of the Baxter Finance team, you have the critical thinking and analytical mindset that allows you to translate data into meaningful, actionable insights that help teams learn and adapt along the way. We guide our internal partners to understand financial opportunities or realities that move Baxter forward and closer to our mission to save and sustain lives. While you often work independently with your cross-functional team, you always have the greater finance organization to lean on for support and career mentoring.

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  • Employee Health &
    Well-Being Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • 2 Days a Year to Volunteer

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What makes a successful Finance team member at Baxter? Take a look at some of the top traits we’re looking for and see if you’re a fit.

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Detail-oriented
  • Easygoing
  • Results-driven
  • Team player

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Fixed Assets Accountant (1-Year Contract - Fresh Graduate)

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

Summary:

  • The Fixed Assets Accountant is responsible for the fixed assets accounting within the shared service centers process for America region. 
  • The role requires understanding of complex accounting matters, quick problem-solving skills and strong collaboration with other finance and non-finance teams.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare manual journals as needed for related activity with adequate supporting documentation
  • Complete assigned related account reconciliations in Blackline per established deadlines
  • Respond to queries from local country finance in a timely manner
  • Provide audit support as needed
  • Support regional and global reporting requirements such as monthly Balance Sheet & P&L Flux analysis
  • Support monthly/quarterly/annual close processes
  • Ensure adherence of processes to company's policies and procedures, internal and external audit requirements and local rules and regulations; support strengthening of financial processes and controls
  • Support local, regional, and global projects, as required
  • Maintain focus on continuous process improvement opportunities

Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, diplomatic, flexible and “can do” mind-set
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Strong reporting tools including MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Fresh graduates encouraged to apply

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or part qualified ACCA/CIMA/CPA
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally as required
  • Experience in JDE, Blackline, Alteryx and W-Desk is an advantage
  • Additional hours at critical times (e.g., month-end) may be required. Also, and on an exceptional basis, the role may require work on public holidays

Reasonable Accommodations

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"Though Finance is often referred to as a support function, I find finance to be a critical aspect of Baxter operations. The finance community is one of the most connected across the globe and, from my experience, highly regarded among business partners. Every project I support or initiative I'm involved in I try to look at the total Baxter picture and understand how it relates to the business and patients. Having that level of insight behind my work drives motivation."

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"My job has always fascinated me at Baxter. After 33 years of service, this is where I want to continue my career. I have stayed because it is a large company grounded in sound ethics and provides countless opportunities for development and innovation. It is a company that lives, progresses, and constantly develops with time. I have great pleasure in forming professional relationships with my colleagues as we learn from each other’s experiences."

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