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Local Talent Diversity Program, Finance (12 Months Bank Contractor)

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Job Description:

About Bank of America:

Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the World

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 junior talent into the local workforce,
  • Create opportunities for overseas graduates/junior 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:

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 wider area of banking
    • Provide sufficient length of time in one role to be able to contribute meaningfully
  • Well defined compensation and benefits package

Position Description

(LTDP – Finance)

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

Key Responsibilities

Report preparation

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

Audited Accounts

  • Assist the Senior Financial Analyst during internal and external audits 


  • Assist team members on other allocated work to benefit the department and on any adhoc 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

Key Requirements

Work Experience

  • Degree holder preferably in Accounting and Finance
  • Candidates with knowledge of banking landscape or finance / accounting would be beneficial

Technical Knowledge

  • Microsoft Office Excel and Word.
  • Analytical and systematic with strong numerical skills and attention to detail.

People Skills

  • 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

Achieving Results and Problem Solving

  • 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-monitors 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

Working Together

  • Self-motivated, flexible and a team player.
  • Works effectively and maintains collaborative relationships with team members and that of the other departments

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Primary Location:
67 JALAN RAJA CHULAN, Kuala Lumpur, 50200