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Statutory Reporting Manager

Statutory Reporting Manager

  • Location Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ081952
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Finance Group

Job Description:

The Statutory Reporting Manager supervises a team of professionals to ensure the Group’s compliance with external regulatory requirements (e.g. financial reporting, direct tax compliance, regulatory authorities’ surveys), including but not limited to:

  • the timely and accurate preparation, review and filing of statutory audit and tax related packs and analysis for Group entities;
  • preparation and review of legal entity financial statements (including notes to account and relevant disclosures) and full reconciliations from ledgers to statutory accounts and group reporting; and
  • support the Group’s transformation activities for financial reporting and tax compliance.

These activities are performed in adherence to policies and procedures in the drive for exceptional customer service, operational excellence and compliance.

Key accountabilities:

  • Oversees and manage a team which supports the statutory reporting of assigned legal entities with various complexity that require a solid understanding of the legal entities’ set-up, business activities, relevant statutory reporting, audit, regulatory reporting requirements, and applicable direct tax principles, in order to execute activities effectively.
  • Coordinate, facilitate and review draft statutory accounts, audit files, tax packs and regulatory authorities’ surveys with support from team members.
  • Monitor the team’s accurate and timely delivery of statutory reporting deliverables in accordance with the agreed milestones.
  • Regularly track and resolve outstanding audit and tax issues that have been escalated, or further escalate to the necessary parties.
  • Able to identify, constructively challenge and timely resolve accounting and audit issues.
  • Manage relationships and liaise with senior stakeholders both internally and externally across various functions globally.
  • Proactively identify, propose and implement process improvement, standardisation and simplification activities within the team.
  • Support the delivery of wider transformation activities as required. This includes BEPS Pillar 2, subject to evolution of rules and local implementation throughout 2024 – 2027, including:
  • Setup P2 data preparation layer and software implementation towards a technology enabled P2 compliance process.
  • Support design of overall operating model (resources, processes and controls) to enable P2 compliance and subsequent transition to BAU.
  • Support remediation of financial data and processes where data gaps exist.
  • Prepare and maintain standard operating procedures documentation.
  • Carry out people management responsibilities in accordance with the organisation's policies and applicable laws, including:
  • Manage resource allocation for the team in support of GBS service and cost requirements.
  • Set goals with clear expectations, provide regular feedback and conduct appraisals.
  • Coach team members to identify and address process gaps and inefficiencies to embed a continuous improvement culture
  • Provide mentoring and feedback to support long term career development and retain key talents.
  • Identify and secure learning and self-development resources/ opportunities to build team capabilities.
  • Continuously strive to build a culture of high-performance.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.
  • Recognised professional accounting qualification (e.g. ACCA, CPA, CIMA or MIA).
  • Minimum of 12+ years of combined Big-4 public accounting and multinational corporate experience in Statutory Reporting and/or direct tax or tax accounting with strong knowledge of external financial reporting regulation, Group Reporting Manual and Group Account Policies.
  • Minimum of 8 – 10 years of experience in leading, developing and coaching teams.

Preferred Criteria

  • External audit experience
  • Experience of reporting processes and SAP systems.
  • Shared service centre experience.
  • Knowledge of BEPS – Pillar 2 is advantageous.

Why join us?

At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly. There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life! These benefits can include flexible working options, paid parental leave policy among others!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Accounting, Accounting, Accounting for financial instruments, Accounting policy, Accounting processes and financial systems, Agility core practices, Agility tools, Analytical Thinking, Analytics, Business process control, Business process improvement, Commercial Acumen, Commercial assurance for external reporting, Communication, Creativity and Innovation, Credit Management, Curiosity, Customer centric thinking, Data Analysis, Data visualization and interpretation, Decision Making, Digital Automation, Digital fluency, Financial accounting and reporting, Financial Reporting and Analysis {+ 9 more}

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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