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01 Oct 2021 - Job Opening



HEAD – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall management, strategy, execution of the IT systems and infrastructure for the Institute and to safeguard the Institute’s information system assets from any IT security breaches. The incumbent is also responsible to lead a team of IT staff, determine business requirements for IT systems, manage the design and implementation of IT infrastructure, eliminating security risks and manage Institute’s IT helpdesk.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop IT strategy that relates to the Institute’s IT infrastructure by consulting relevant stakeholders across the entire organisation to identify business and technology needs and to optimize the use of information technology.
  • Manage IT operations, systems and IT helpdesk to ensure smooth delivery and operations of IT services.
  • IT Security Risk Management – to provide timely advice based on analysis/ assessment of security risk/threat and impact to enable well informed business decisions.
  • Plan and conduct periodic audits including security enquiries, investigations and reviews of security activities to determine any security violations and inefficiencies.
  • Continuously review, implement and support of IT solutions based on IT best practices, including develop and execute security policies and procedures.
  • Manage and support the implementation of new software and hardware.
  • Provide direction, guidance and training to staff of the IT Department.
  • Develop, manage and track the department’s budgeting and forecasting.
  • Maintain up-to-date with advances in technology and industry best practices including technical knowledge on security frameworks and systems, trends and security standards.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems or other related discipline.
  • Minimum 10 years of working experience in IT operations, leading technology teams, and managing information technology projects implementation.
  • In-depth knowledge of IT Security Management, IT Performance Management, network administration and cloud computing
  • Possess security professional certification (e.g. CISSP) is a plus.
  • Familiar with security frameworks (e.g. COBIT, ISO 27000) and risk management methodologies.
  • Ability to identify and address key security and infrastructure risks or issues to support strategic business needs and take appropriate measures including the development of procedures and plans.
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring, monitoring and troubleshooting systems, databases, networks and Linux/Windows based environments for servers and workstations including Microsoft Office 365 administration.
  •  Proficient in computer systems, security, network and system administration, databases and data storage system.
  • Strong knowledge of software development and project management principles.
  • Proven track record in providing strategic direction, planning and establishing priorities that ensure an effective work structure which maximises productivity and achieves goals.
  • Knowledge of patch management, firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention systems, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and cryptographic protocols (e.g. SSL/TLS)
  • Good understanding on new technology trends and shifts in technology and how to leverage its benefits in an organisation while balancing the organisation’s business needs and budget..
  • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills, with ability to effectively communicate with teams across the entire organisation.
  • Possess strong analytical mind and able to multi-task with good time management.

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MANAGER – FINANCIAL STATEMENTS REVIEW & CPE COMPLIANCE

 

The successful candidate will assist the Head, Financial Statements Review (FSR) & CPE Compliance to offer technical expertise to the FSR Committee and drive the financial statements surveillance programme in monitoring the quality of financial statements that are prepared by or are the responsibility of MIA members, for the purpose of determining compliance with statutory and other requirements, approved accounting & auditing standards; and generally accepted accounting & auditing standards and practices.

 

Requirements:

  • Possess professional qualification and/or a Degree in Accountancy and a member of MIA
  • Minimum 5 years of audit experience and must be in current employment with a large or medium size firm of accountants 
  • Familiar with accounting standards, auditing standards and other statutory requirements in relation to financial reporting
  • Resourceful and able to conduct research on related discipline
  • Able to identify inconsistencies with respect of the preparation/presentation of financial statements & issues relating to financial reporting
  • High degree of self-motivation, results oriented and able to work independently
  • Able to inspire confidence, influence others and rise up to challenges constructively

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MANAGER – INVESTIGATION COMMITTEE (ACCOUNTING)

The successful candidate will assist the Investigation Committee of the Institute in investigating complaints against MIA members which involves, among others, reviews of audit working papers to establish and evaluate the compliance with accounting and auditing standards.

Requirements:

  • Tertiary or professional qualification in Accountancy and a member of MIA
  • At least 5 years of audit experience, and must be in current employment as a Manager with a major or medium-sized audit firm of accountants
  • Possess strong analytical skills and must be good in report writing
  • Good knowledge of Auditing and Accounting Standards
  • Able to meet tight timelines and work under a challenging and dynamic working environment
  • Motivated, results oriented and able to work independently


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MANAGER – PRACTICE REVIEW

The successful candidate will assist the Head, Practice Review in implementing the practice review programme of the Institute which requires on-site visits to member firms to perform engagement reviews. Practice review is a regulatory function of the Institute to determine whether member firms have established adequate quality control policies and procedures in accordance with ISQC 1 and have complied with auditing & accounting standards and legal & statutory requirements in the conduct of their audit of financial statements.

Requirements:

  • Full membership in a recognised professional accountancy body is compulsory and a member of MIA
  • Minimum 5 years of audit experience, and must be in current employment as a Manager with a large audit firms
  • Extensive practical knowledge of international and local accounting as well as auditing standards
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with excellent command in spoken and written English
  • High degree of self-motivation, results oriented and able to work independently


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MANAGER, DIGITAL ECONOMY DEPARTMENT

You will be responsible for various initiatives to transform the accounting profession to be digitally savvy and adopt technology in their roles. You have to independently develop an issue from research to analysis, validation, strategy formulation and development as well as implementation. You may engage with various stakeholders such as MIA members, industry players and thought leaders, and government ministries/agencies in carrying out your responsibilities.

Requirements:

  • Self-directed, agile and able to operate in evolving environments
  • Highly motivated to quickly deliver quality work
  • Strong team player, with the ability to also work well across teams and organisations
  • Strong communicator, able to communicate broad strategy ideas and granular programme details coherently
  • Strong engagement skills, taking responsibility and accountability for timely response to queries, requests or needs, working to remove obstacles that may impede execution or project success
  • Good proficiency in English
  • Experience in management consulting, strategy work and/or data analytics will be an advantage

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ASSISTANT MANAGER – CAPITAL MARKET & ASSURANCE

The successful candidate will assist the Head, Capital Market & Assurance in managing activities of the Ethics Standard Board (ESB) as well as providing technical support to the Institute, Council and MIA members on ethics & enquiry on Companies Act 2016.

Requirements:

  • Possess professional qualification in Accountancy and/or a member of MIA
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant working experience and must be in current employment with a large audit firms, listed companies, GLCs or statutory bodies
  • Understanding Companies Act 2016, ethical issue and their developments
  • Involvement in facilitating training and ability to conduct training is an added advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to interact with people at all levels professionally
  • Able to communicate well in English and Bahasa Malaysia, both oral and written
  • Possess good project management skills and strong analytical skills

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SENIOR EXECUTIVE, DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION

The successful candidate will assist the Head of Strategic, Communication & Branding to produce videos in leveraging the digital platform to establish MIA as a one-stop resource and knowledge centre, whilst archiving and managing MIA’s digital library.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Design/Creative Multimedia or any other related discipline
  • At least 3 years relevant working experience in a similar capacity
  • Proficient with Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Audition and familiar with other Adobe Creative Suites
  • Creative, versatile, open minded, inquisitive with positive attitude
  • Able to add, embellish or build on an idea to create fresh end products
  • High degree of self-motivation, results oriented and meticulous
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

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SENIOR EXECUTIVE, DIGITAL ECONOMY DEPARTMENT

You will be part of a team that is responsible for various initiatives to transform the accounting profession to be digitally savvy and adopt technology in their roles. You should have the capacity to carry out research and analysis to assist in strategy formulation and development. You will also carry out various initiatives identified in the implementation plan and engage with various stakeholders such as MIA members, industry players and thought leaders, and government ministries/agencies.

Requirements:

  • Highly motivated to quickly deliver quality work
  • Strong team player, with the ability to also work well across teams and organisations
  • Good proficiency in English, verbal and written
  • Experience in management consulting, strategy work and/or data analytics will be an advantage

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SENIOR EXECUTIVE – FINANCE

The successful candidate will be responsible to perform all activities related to general ledger function and prepare the monthly management report for Management’s decision making. The incumbent also needs to perform cash/treasury function and other accounting related functions.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Accountancy and/or possess professional qualification
  • Minimum 4 years relevant working experience and familiar with accounting standards
  • Familiar with computerised accounting systems
  • Good knowledge in preparation of full set of financial statements, treasury and investment management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel and Words
  • Independent, diligent and meticulous with good problem-solving ability
  • Team player and able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Able to work under pressure and has the ability to meet tight reporting deadlines

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EXECUTIVE/JUNIOR EXECUTIVE – CORPORATE & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

The successful candidate will assist in all administrative matters under the purview of the Corporate & International Affairs Department. This would include handling administrative duties in respect of the Council, Oversight Committee, Nomination Committee meetings and the Institute’s Annual General Meetings, sending out notices to various committees, taking minutes of meetings and providing other day-to-day support and assistance to the Head, Corporate & International Affairs.

Requirements:

  • Degree/professional qualification in any related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years relevant working experience
  • Able to communicate well in English, both oral and written
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Possess good analytical skills and effective multi-tasking abilities
  • Self-motivated and independent with strong sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to interact with people at all levels professionally

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JUNIOR EXECUTIVE – SMALL & MEDIUM PRACTICES

The successful candidate will assist the Head, Small & Medium Practices and assigned supervisor in carrying out the department’s day-to-day operations and organisation of events, besides providing secretariat support to Public Practice Committee, Small and Medium Practices Committee and Insolvency Practice Committee.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Accountancy or any related disciplines
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant working experience and has knowledge on current practicing issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to interact with people at all levels professionally
  • Able to communicate well in English and Bahasa Malaysia, both oral and written
  • Able to work under a challenging and dynamic working environment
  • Possess good project management skills and strong analytical skills
  • Motivated, results oriented and able to work independentl

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IF YOU BELIEVE YOU HAVE THE RIGHT PROFILE TO JOIN OUR TEAM AND PLAY A SIGNIFICANT PART IN CONTRIBUTING TO THE INSTITUTE’S MISSION, PLEASE SEND US YOUR RESUME.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Interested applicants are invited to submit, under a Private & Confidential cover, a letter detailing how you can meet the requirements for the relevant position, a complete resume detailing experience and qualifications, present and expected salary, contact telephone number and a recent passport-sized photograph (n.r.) not later than 31 Oct 2021 to :-

The Head of Talent & Human Capital
MALAYSIAN INSTITUTE OF ACCOUNTANTS
Dewan Akauntan,
Unit 33-01, Level 33, Tower A, The Vertical, Avenue 3,
Bangsar South City, No.8, Jalan Kerinchi,
59200 Kuala Lumpur

OR

Email us at : hc@mia.org.my

(Only shortlisted candidates will be notified)