Profesional Profile

A qualified Accountant with years of experiences in financial and management reporting in environment with abilities to successfully implement and manage new accounting systems and procedures

Work History

Work History
Feb 2014 - Oct 2014

Financial Accountant

BHP Billiton Worsley Alumina Proprietary Limited

Responsible on the preparation of financial statements for Worsley Operation. These tasks involve financial analyses, the preparation of estimates and the preparation of working papers to ensure that all financial transactions are accurately recorded in the financial system (1SAP) to comply with the Joint Venture and Management Agreements.

Feb 2009 - Feb 2014

Project & Fixed Asset Accountant

BHP Billiton Worsley Alumina Proprietary Limited

Responsible for AUD 140 Million CAPEX project per year by ensuring end to end project setup activities  beginning with the initial project setup requirements, including project activation also monitoring the progress of projects, investigating variances to capitalise the project to the fixed asset

 My roles & achievements were:-

  • Successfully implement 1SAP Fixed Asset process in Worsley. This was a major change for the Worsley operation as they was using a standalone version of SAP (non-standard with BHPB GSAP version) that was installed around 12 years ago and customized based on local needs. Following implementation, I resolved a number of systems issues that arose due to the complex Joint Venture Structure.
  • Responsible for Fixed Asset capitalisation of Efficiency and Growth expansion project (Installing new plant and also modifying existing plant - AUD 3.8 billion) onto 1SAP Fixed Asset Module database in timely manner to ensure the integrity of general ledger and corporate financial databases. This involve me to componentise the asset and determine their accounting and useful life for depreciation
  • Lead the impairment of USD 2.19 billion to the Worsley Fixed Assets registers in 1SAP process for the three BHP Billiton entities in the Worsley Joint Venture.  This involved determining the correct 1SAP flows to bring to account the impairment and required interaction with various relevant parties to resolve issues identified during the impairment.  
Jan 2009 - Mar 2011

Financial Specialist - Fixed Asset Team

BHP Billiton Shared Services Malaysia

As a Pioneer and Subject Matter Expert (SME)/Key User for the fixed asset Process Integration team migrating data from the GSAP System to the 1SAP System in Kuala Lumpur.  Responsible for handling all operational and process control activities for services within the Contract of Financial Services Centre.

 My roles and achievements were:-

  • Provide accounting, analysis, oversight and stewardship of key Fixed Assets accounting processes. This includes providing fixed asset accounting support to business, periodic review of fixed assets, fixed asset master data management and setup, monthly close activities, monthly and annual variance analysis and commentary.
  • Successfully setting up a Fixed Asset Team in Kuala Lumpur by provides significant training to the user group to ensure successful knowledge transfer for the Fixed Asset team in Kuala Lumpur. This includes secondment in Adelaide for 2 months to understand Fixed Asset process in GSAP via job shadowing.
  • Being the Primary User Acceptance Tester for 1SAP System implementation for Fixed Asset process. Following implementation, I resolved a number of systems issues arose during UAT.
Feb 2006 - Dec 2008

Financial Analyst - Inter-company Accounting

IBM Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Part of Integration team for migration of Intercompany process from Australia to Malaysia and responsible of handling all operational and process control activities for services within the Contract of Financial Services Centre.

The role involved:-

  • Involvement in Knowledge Transfer for Inter-company billing process to Kuala Lumpur. This include job shadowing in IBM Sydney for a month to fully understand the Inter-company process.
  • Working with respective Asset Financial Controller to coordinate and handle requests for Inter-company Agreement.

Education

Education
Jan 2004 - Feb 2009

Associate of the Chartered Certified Accountants (UK); ACCA

Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)

- Correspondence course while working

Jul 2001 - Dec 2003

Diploma in Accountancy

Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)
  • CGPA 3.43/4.0
  • Received Dean’s List Award while in Diploma (1st & 2nd semester
  • Completed Diploma within 5 semesters instead of 6 semesters provided.

 

Additional Information:-

  • Contribute accounting development articles for ACCA Careers website
  • Serve as Secretary of Islamic Association of Bunbury, a NGO for Muslims community in Bunbury.