Purchase to Pay Executive


Petaling Jaya, 10, MY, 47800

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

About the role;

This position is part of Barry Callebaut Services Asia Pacific team. This role is responsible for end-to-end process of Intercompany Accounting such as, reviewing and verifying intercompany charges, reviewing and resolving out of balance/intercompany reconciling items and Intercompany account settlement. Handles more complex locations and transactions


Key responsibilities includes:

  1. Transaction Processing;
  • Verifies and reviews details (both sending and receiving) of intercompany requests received
  • Determines appropriate Intercompany accounting details (e.g. GL accounts, Cost Objects, Transaction Type, Tax Code, Plant Code, etc.), when required
  • Posts Intercompany journal entries on both sides for cross-company enabled locations and to one location if not cross-company enabled
  • Works with appropriate accounting contact persons for Intercompany transactions not going through the tool (e.g. marketing charges, fees & commissions, royalties, loans, interest and dividend related transactions)
  • Monitors pending Intercompany requests (either Sending or Receiving) and provides status updates to parties who will need to action such requests
  • Prepares accruals for recurring transactions (e.g. goods in transit and cash in transit)
  • Ensures timely expense recognition (on both sides) for year-end Intercompany related accruals


  1. Reconciliation;
  • Performs preliminary and final Intercompany reconciliations for all locations
  • Resolves intercompany reconciling items (exceeding & below the threshold) within month-end reporting timelines
  • Prepares formal balance sheet reconciliations on required timelines


  1. Settlement;
  • Coordinates with Treasury for any settlement requirements
  • Prepares payments and collections relating to Intercompany
  • Others
  • Provides data to Internal and External Auditors
  • Identifies process improvement opportunities and implements related SSC APAC projects
  • May be assign 1-2 weeks on a graveyard shift to cover cut-off and closing week


  1. Technical Skills;
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP)
  • Reconciliation
  • Basis Financial Analysis
  • Basic Accounting Principles
  • Financial Systems and Process (SAP, FINCO, MICROSOFT OFFICE)
  • Communication


About You:

  • Diploma in accounting, finance or similar field (Bachelors in Accountancy would be an advantage)
  • Proficient in English, proficiency in 2nd language (Chinese/Japanese) would be an added advantage
  • Minimum 3 year(s) of working experience in finance or accounting
  • Has Shared Service Centre working experience
  • Technical accounting and analytical skills
  • Knowledge about systems such as SAP, FINCO, Microsoft Office and web-based applications preferred
  • Team player, highly motivated and eager to learn

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

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