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01 Jul 2020 - Job Opening



HEAD – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall management, strategy and execution of the Institute’s IT systems and infrastructure. The incumbent is also responsible to safeguard the Institute’s information system assets from any IT security breaches.

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 15 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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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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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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 Jul 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)