HARTASUMA SDN BHD is a leading urban transportation solution provider in the region, pivoting on rails and aviation. We are at the forefront of innovative  engineering, refurbishment, overhaul, operations and   maintenance, assembly   and   supply of   rolling stock. To date, we have delivered more than 400 cars to cater to the transportation needs of both the rail and aviation sectors of the nation. We are currently delivering on a RM 1.7 billion contract for new trains for the Kelana Jaya line and are rapidly expanding into other exciting areas.


We have a world of opportunities for you to explore and expand your horizons here at HARTASUMA. Here’s your chance.

Business Development Research Analyst

Finance Project Controller – Rolling Stock

Role Summary:

The Candidate manages the assigned portfolio of projects focusing on cash in, risks, project margins, candidate reports and analyses the deviation and acts as a business and financial advisor to the Project Manager/Director. Candidate is the point of contact for all project related financials.


The candidate will be involved from the early stages of project costing submission for a key project.


Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Mandatory requirement - Project Control and bottom-up costing experience in rolling stock mid-life refurbishment projects;

  • Experience in the total project costing, including risk-based pricing strategies – the candidate will be responsible;

  • Manage the project control process from a financial aspect/support PMs to validate forecasts and Costs to Complete/ explain deviations to Budget;

  • Able to identify issues early and alert management with recommended remedial course of action;

  • Ensure that all Financial Documents that are required for the project review process are prepared in a timely manner for Internal Reviews, attend / lead Projects Reviews;

  • Maintain Projects Budget in and the recommended project accounting software to ensure margin on sub-contract packages and Variation Orders are reported correctly;

  • Provide input on risks, opportunities and claims valuation;

  • Manage FOREX and ensure hedges are taken were necessary;

  • Manage cash by following up actual figures and forecasts and follow up the implementation of cash improvement actions;

  • Establish and manage trading plan, recognise revenue milestones in the project plan and ensure appropriate documentary evidence is obtained in line with accounting and other Governance Rules;

  • Close-Out Projects in timely manner;

  • Provide project KPIs and coordinate with other finance interfaces: controllership, external auditors and internal risk management


Qualifications & Skills:

  • Professional accounting qualification – At least 15 years post qualification experience;

  • Good knowledge in the relevant project accounting software is essential – Candidate will have the opportunity to recommend preferred software;

  • Good Excel skill and PowerPoint is essential;

  • An understanding of hedging principals;

  • Excellent command of English and Bahasa Malaysia;

  • Good analytical skill is essential;

  • Training and mentoring


Desired Characteristics: 

  • Finance Project Controlling experience;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate in a clear/concise manner;

  • Works well under pressure and achieves deadlines;

  • Confidence/Assertiveness: strong influencing skills across various business functions


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Job Responsibilities

  • Support Business Development in identifying and executing business development activities;

  • Perform research using all resources available, including our business network,

  • Analyse, interpret, and present data related to markets opportunities, economics, and other information related to our business (rail, transportation and aviation) in a systematic, statistical and intelligent manner;

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues and brief management via daily updates on relevant developments

  • Adhere to personal growth plans via internal and external training programmes

  • The role may transition into Project Management (Structured in-house project management training will be provided) and managerial level responsibilities


Job Requirements

  • A 2.1 degree or 3.3+ CGPA from a recognised institution

  • 3 years work experience in (any) role relevant to the responsibilities above

  • Candidates with engineering backgrounds are encouraged to apply. There are numerous engineering areas you can grow into;

  • An understanding financial concepts is an advantage

  • Must be proactive, able to work independently with minimum supervision;

  • Quantitative, analytical, logical, and good at managing numbers and data;

  • Excellent communication and presentations skills;

  • Excellent knowledge of research tools for analysis and a general understanding of database technology

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work effectively as a team;

  • Proficient in Microsoft office tools: Words, Excel, Power Point;

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Bahasa Malaysia;

  • Excellent opportunities come with challenging working environment – must show commitment and will be rewarded accordingly.

  • Work Location: We are hiring for our Kuala Lumpur office base at Bukit Damansara


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Job Responsibilities

  • Manage special Projects for the Group Executive Director (GED);

  • Arrange and accompany travels, meetings by developing itineraries and agenda, scheduling and booking transportation, arranging lodging and meeting accommodations;

  • Develop and maintain reliable sources of information from government, interest groups and other organizations that provide timely and accurate data on political, economic and social developments of different countries;

  • Contact government officials to arrange meetings or obtain information on current or future programs;

  • Flexibility and mobility are crucial. May be required to work and/or be “on call” after normal duty hours which may include evenings, weekends or holidays and attend periodic functions and related events.


Job Requirements

  • Candidate with Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Literature, Psychology or Sociology preferred;

  • Minimum 5 - 6 years of working experience in related field;

  • Candidates below 35 years of age with marketing approach preferred;

  • Critical thinking skills are essential and ability to multi-task as well as multi-function;

  • High level of commitment and does not mind working long hours


Other Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills both English and Bahasa Melayu;

  • High level of integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality at all times;

  • Strong attention to details and ability to follow-through with a high level of accuracy;

  • Ability to adjust to different cultures;

  • Positive and proactive attitude as well as emotionally intelligent are crucial;

  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Word, Power Point and Excel.


Please email your comprehensive curriculum vitae to