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Chief Accountant


Bangkok, Bangkok, TH, 10110

Brand:  RS
Function:  Finance
Work Location: 

Role Purpose


The functional purpose of Finance:


To ensure timely and accurately record of company’s accounting transactions and compliance with law and regulation, tax requirement, policy and procedure including table of authority.


One of the major responsibility is overseeing the day-to-day Finance and Accounting work of Thailand market. This role will have no direct to manage.


Key Responsibilities:


  • To perform month end closing and ensure month end closing is achieved according to Group schedule
  • To ensure timely and accurately accounting record and compliance with law and regulation, tax requirement, policy and procedures and also in compliance of IFRS.
  • Working closely with the FBP and Accounting Manager to support on tasks which related to Accounting and Finance including month-end and year-end closing activities, etc.
  • Reviewing overall accounting transactions, account receivable, account payable, general ledger, costing, fix asset and inventory and make necessary adjustments or reclassifications according to accounting standards of UK and Thailand
  • Coordinating with internal and external auditors to support and provide documents.
  • Conducting various other ad hoc assignments as required.






Organisational structure


This role will report to Finance Business Partner – SEA and no direct report   



Key Relationships


  1. Finance Business Partner - SEA
  2. APAC CoE, Head of Finance
  3. External advisors, e.g. PwC, KPMG







Personal Attributes


  • Good communication and team skills combined with strong interpersonal and negotiations skills.
  • An informal yet committed and pragmatic approach.
  • Driven and ambitious, but with a long-term approach to achieving these goals.
  • Charismatic and high levels of enthusiasm and energy.
  • Ability to empathise with and learn from the technical expertise and commercial experience from peers and colleagues at all levels.
  • Down-to-earth, a hands-on and non-ostentatious approach.
  • Positive outlook, looks to the future for opportunity and constantly challenges the status quo.
  • Experienced in managing through change and not afraid to make unpopular decisions.
  • Personable, but with an edge; enthusiastic, team-oriented and able to lead by example.


Prior Experience



  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting with experience of working in MNC
  • Computer skills in MS office, Formula (SQL) or SAP is preferable.
  • Experienced in full accounting including but not limited to AR, AP, GL, reconciliation, statutory reporting and can achieve month-end and year-end closing process within group required timeline 
  • Ability to work in a team, leadership and interpersonal skills, service-minded
  • Hands on and can make improvements within short period of time
  • High responsibility, time management skills, and be able to work under pressure
  • Good English communication skill
  • Having CPD License / CPA is preferable



  • SAP experience







Additional Information or Conditions of the appointment


  • Compliance with company Code of Conduct, policies and quality procedures.
  • Does not disclose information to others and respects confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Keep Manager informed of disputes and actions that could possibly affect the brand of RS Components.
  • Identify complaints and escalate them immediately to Team Leader and/or Manager.
  • Notify your Manager of any hazards by completing the Hazard Report Form.
  • Notify your Manager of any accident, incident or near miss and complete the Health & Safety Accident Report.




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