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01 Jun 2020 - Job Opening



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 – 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 -  IT SECURITY


The successful candidate will be responsible to safeguard all Institute’s information system assets by preventing unauthorised access to the Institute's data and identifying, evaluating and solving potential & actual security breaches in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute security policies, procedures and plans; define access privileges, control structures, and resources to meet the organisation's objectives including to ensure security policies, procedures and plans are reviewed on an on-going basis
  • Implement and maintain security controls improvement by assessing current situation, evaluating trends, and anticipating requirements to protect systems & information infrastructure, including firewalls
  • IT Security Risk Management - to provide timely advice based on analysis/assessment of security risk/threat and impact to enable well informed business decisions
  • Continuously review, implement and maintain effective security policies, procedures and practices to ensure safety and protection of personnel, assets, information and business operational activities including taking appropriate security measures to mitigate security risks
  • Plan and conduct periodic audits including security enquiries, investigations and reviews of security activities to determine any security violations and inefficiencies
  • Investigate and act on security breaches and other cyber security incidents
  • Provide timely security updates and advice to the management team on all matters concerning security threats or business interruptions involving security related matters
  • Maintain technical knowledge on security frameworks and systems, trends and security standards
  • Serve as a security expert in the organisation and conduct trainings when needed

 

Requirements:

  • Degree in IT Security Management or other related discipline
  • Minimum 7 years of IT Security Management experience
  • Security professional certification (e.g. CISSP) is a plus
  • In-depth, comprehensive knowledge of IT Security Management and an acceptable level of operational security expertise
  • Familiar with security frameworks (e.g. COBIT, ISO 27000) and risk management methodologies
  • Ability to identify and address key security issues to support strategic business needs 
  • Proven track record in providing strategic direction, planning and establishing priorities that ensure an effective work structure which maximises productivity and achieves goal 
  • Ability to carry out relevant risk assessments of the potential threats to personnel, assets, information & business operations, and take appropriate security/mitigation measures including the development of procedures and plans 
  • Knowledge of patch management, firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention systems
  • Familiar with Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and cryptographic protocols (e.g. SSL/TLS) 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical mind with excellent problem solving ability
  • Outstanding communication and organization skills 
  • Good team player and able to work independently with minimum supervision 
  • Good sense of integrity, professionalism and commitment 
  • Able to multi-task and pay attention to details

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ASSISTANT MANAGER – PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES & TECHNICAL

(PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS IN BUSINESS & VALUATION)

 

The successful candidate will assist the Senior Manager and Executive Director of the Professional Practices & Technical Division in managing the division's activities as well as providing technical support to the relevant committees, MIA Council and MIA members.

 

 

Requirements:

  • Professional qualification or a Degree in Accountancy and a member of MIA
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant working experience with public listed entities or major/medium-sized firm of accountants
  • Able to conduct research and solve technical queries/issues
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, results oriented and able to work independently
  • Confident, able to inspire and influence others positively
  • Involvement in facilitation of training and ability to conduct training is an added advantage

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SENIOR EXECUTIVE – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The successful candidate will be responsible to build, maintain, upgrade and manage Institute’s software, hardware and networks to ensure security, efficiency and highest level of availability of IT infrastructure. The incumbent also needs to monitor system performance, troubleshoot issues timely, to setup, install, maintain and troubleshoot all notebooks and desktop within the organisation.

Key Requirements:

  • Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or related other related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience as a System Administrator or similar role
  • Experienced with monitoring systems, databases, networks and patch management
  • Experienced in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Linux/Windows based environments
  • In-depth knowledge of system security, data backup/recovery and active directory
  • Ability to create scripts (e.g. shell scripts, Perl, PHP, Python or other languages)
  • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
  • Knowledge of virtualisation and containerisation (e.g. VMware)
  • Familiarity with Cloud, preferably AWS
  • Strong analytical mind with excellent problem-solving ability
  • Outstanding communication and organisation skills
  • Able to multi-task and pay attention to details
  • Good decision-making skills

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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 30 Jun 2020 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)