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The Programme

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.

South-East Asia Local Talent Diversity Program (LTDP):

Bank of America is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining top diverse talent from across the globe. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to actively promote an inclusive work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve personal success and contribute to the growth of our business.

In its 3rd year of success, the LTDP program focuses on hiring diverse and local talent in the SEA countries. This program has helped us:

  • Attract graduates and new talent into the local workforce.
  • Create opportunities for overseas graduates/new talent wanting to return to their home country and contribute to the local economy and develop resources for the local banking environment.
  • It also gives an opportunity to work and gain experience in the “World’s Best Bank” and “Asia’s best bank for Corporate Social Responsibility” – all recent awards by Euromoney.

Current opportunities exist across different lines of businesses within our Global Banking and Markets groups, Global Technology and Operations groups and Control Functions as well.

Program Details:

12 months contract role. We generally aim to offer 2 rotations with the 1st rotation after 6 or 9 months in the role. This is done to help:

  • Gain exposure to a wider area of banking.
  • Provide sufficient length of time in one role to be able to contribute meaningfully.

Position Description:

LTDP – Finance - The candidate will be responsible for assisting the financial and regulatory reporting team in preparing reports as required by local regulatory bodies.

What You Will Do

Report Preparation:

  • Assist in preparation of daily, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual financial and regulatory reports submitted to the Central Bank (BNM) and other bodies.
  • Tax filing and preparation of other tax-related reporting requirements.

Audited Accounts:

  • Assist the Lead Financial Analyst during internal and external audits.


  • Assist team members on other allocated work to benefit the department and on any ad hoc internal/external request for information.
  • Assist team members in handling ad hoc projects as needed.
  • Act as reliever for other members of the team.
  • All other tasks that may be assigned from time to time.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Degree holder preferably in Accounting and Finance.
  • Candidates with knowledge of banking landscape or finance / accounting would be beneficial.
  • Microsoft Office Excel and Word.
  • Analytical and systematic with strong numerical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to coordinate tasks and liaise with concerned groups.
  • Ability to plan and coordinate schedules in order to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking skills, proven problem solving skills, well organized and has the ability to prioritize.
  • Conducts detailed research and analysis to determine appropriate methods for addressing the causes of issues.
  • Self-monitor's achievement of results according to work plans.
  • Independently solves problems and makes recommendations.
  • Well organized and has the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Self-motivated, flexible and a team player.
  • Works effectively and maintains collaborative relationships with team members and that of the other departments.
Closing in 6 days
Closing in 6 days
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Banking and Finance

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Closing Date:4th Jun 2020, 6:00 pm


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