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Costing & Working Capital

The Access Group

The Access Group

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Costing & Working Capital

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Finance
  • Expiry Date: 28 September 2023
  • Job Ref: J9819

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!

Our core value of ‘Love Work, Love Life, Be You’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day and help us continue to grow. 

We are the number one UK headquartered software provider in the UK and are forecasted to grow to a global population of over 12,000 employees by 2026. 


What are we all about?

At Access, we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this passion that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from the Hospitality sector, to Manufacturing industry, to Not for Profit’s to Construction, and many more. 

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business, currently helping over 60,000 customers to have the freedom to do more. 

About the Role: We're actively seeking an experienced Costing and Working Capital Accountant with a deep understanding of SaaS operations to join our dynamic finance team. In this role, you'll play a pivotal part in optimizing costing methodologies and managing working capital to enhance financial efficiency. Your responsibilities will encompass cost analysis, inventory management, forecasting, and contributing to strategic financial decision-making.


  1. Costing and Pricing Optimization:
    • Analyse SaaS product/service costs to ensure accurate pricing and maximize profitability.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to determine optimal pricing strategies.
    • Develop cost models to support strategic decision-making for new offerings.
    • Manage 3rd party cost of sales reporting and month end booking accuracy
  2. Working Capital Management:
    • Monitor and manage working capital components, including receivables, payables, and inventory.
    • Develop strategies to minimise working capital cycles while maintaining operational efficiency.
    • Fixed Asset Register Management
    • Intangible asset amortisation and reconciliation
  3. Financial Analysis and Reporting:
    • Perform variance analysis between actual costs and budgets, identifying opportunities for improvement.
    • Prepare insightful financial reports and presentations to facilitate data-driven decisions.
    • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) related to costing and working capital.
  4. Process Enhancement:
    • Identify process inefficiencies and recommend improvements for costing and working capital management.
    • Implement best practices to enhance accuracy, efficiency, and data integrity.
    • Leverage technology and automation to streamline financial processes.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field. MBA or professional certification (CMA, CIMA) is a plus.
  • Substantial experience in finance and accounting roles, with a specific focus on costing, working capital, and SaaS operations.
  • In-depth understanding of SaaS financial dynamics, including subscription models and recurring revenue.
  • Proficiency in financial software, ERPs, and advanced Excel for financial analysis.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide actionable insights.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with cost modeling, pricing optimization, and working capital management.
  • Strategic mindset and the ability to contribute to high-level financial decision-making.
  • Adaptability to evolving SaaS industry trends and business requirements.
  • A track record of successfully implementing process improvements.


At Access we’re all about helping everyone Love Work and Love Life. Why? Because we believe people can only be their best when they can be themselves. So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t match perfectly, we’d still love to hear from you. You might just be whom we are looking for. 


We love the fact that we’re all different. We believe by having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us to better support our customers, and when you think about it, it’s just more fun!

What’s holding you back? Come and be part of our Amazing Access Family! 

Love Work. Love Life. Be You.