Senior Accounting 
Associate

Job Description

- Prepare full set of accounts and present financial reports with the aid of accounting software

- Prepare statutory accounts, in compliance with Malaysian Financial Reporting Standards

- Prepare bank reconciliations on a monthly basis

- Undertake secondment at client’s office/premise, if required

Requirements

- A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field

- Minimum of 3 years of work experience in Accounting, Audit Services or a related field

- Experience working in a professional commercial environment

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

- Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others

- Advanced written and verbal communication skills

- Dedicated, innovative, resourceful, analytical and able to work under pressure

Senior Audit Associate

Bestar provides audit, attest and attest-related services.  We advise clients in areas such as internal controls, Malaysian and International Financial Reporting Standards, US GAAP and regulatory compliance.

You will be involved in providing audit services to our portfolio of international and local clients. As part of our team, you will provide peace of mind to clients by using your skills and experience to give companies, investors and regulators confidence in the validity of financial statements and business-critical information or processes.

 

You will help our clients meet their reporting requirements by providing an objective and independent examination of their financial statements, and timely and constructive discussion with management on accounting and reporting matters.

 

Job Description

- Job planning and delegating work to supporting staff

 

- Execution of the risk based audit approach and leading audit assistants during the fieldwork.   

 

- Perform a variety of internal control system testing and analytical review procedures for a portfolio of diversified clients in different industries.

 

- Prepare consolidated accounts, tax and deferred tax computation and overseas reporting packages

- Monitor the engagement team's progress against the plan and alter it when needed

- Anticipate and identify risks and escalate issues as appropriate

- As an engagement team leader, you will guide the assistants and review their work.

- Assist the engagement managers in planning and meeting clients to clarify and resolve issues.

- Work closely with colleagues, determine whether the work plan is properly executed, documented and concluded in compliance with Quality & Risk Management guidelines

- Ensure that financial statements are prepared in accordance with statutory requirements

- Draft reports and management letters

- Actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships, execute complex assurance procedures, supervise junior engagement team members and help define the audit strategy

- Create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and support them on their professional and personal development

Requirements

- A bachelor’s degree majoring in Accounting, Finance or a related field, or above

- Professional accounting qualification, i.e., ACCA, CPA, MICPA, ICAEW will be advantageous

- Minimum of three years of external audit working experience in a global professional services organization or mid-tier firm, preferably one of the other Big 4

 

- Possess high technical ability, excellent analytical skills and excellent problem-solving skills

 

-  Strong project management skills

 

- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

 

- Confident team player equipped with excellent interpersonal skills and possess ability to establish excellent client and staff relations

 

- Highly organized and reliable with a strong sense of integrity

 

- Highly motivated with the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry

 

- Dedicated, innovative, resourceful and able to work under pressure

 

- Stamina to work under tight deadlines

- Able to work independently and possess leadership skills to lead and work in a team

 

- Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others

Company Secretarial 
Associate

The department provides assistance to our clients in the corporate secretarial function to ensure that all statutory compliance requirements are fully met.

Job Description

 

- Support the Company Secretarial Manager in servicing a portfolio of clients in terms of preparation of statutory documents and ensuring compliance with the Companies Act 2016, Constitution and any other relevant regulations

 

- Assist with formation of different types of entities, closure as well as establishment of Representative Office

 

- Prepare proposals and conduct risk and quality checks on clients

 

- Conduct searches at and application to the SSM

 

- Maintenance and update of statutory secretarial records of clients, including resolutions, minutes, returns and registers

 

- Responsible for the preparation of resolutions and other corporate secretarial documents for clients

- Advise clients on compliance matters related to Malaysian Companies Act 2016

- Prepare the Board meetings and Members’ meetings documents

 

- Assist in the preparation of Annual Returns and circular resolutions to shareholders of the clients

 

- Ensure prompt delivery of documents to clients and provide prompt response to clients’ enquiries and emails

 

- Liaise with clients, authorities and/or third parties to ensure completion of work

 

- Assist in other general administrative duties related to company secretarial functions from time to time

 

- Assist with the application of

business license and related matters

- Attend to ad-hoc assignments if required

 

Requirements

- Currently pursuing MAICSA qualification or its equivalent and have a Degree or Diploma in Corporate Secretarial, Business Administration, Law or related disciplines 

- Minimum 1 year's working experience in Corporate Secretarial and related role and able to work independently

 

- Well versed in Malaysian Companies Act 2016

 

- Familiar and conversant with liaising and dealing with SSM and other regulatory acts, laws and guidelines

 

- Good command of written and spoken English and Bahasa Malaysia

 

- Ability to speak and write in Mandarin is an added advantage

 

- Familiar with hosting virtual meetings and recording of meetings

 

- Possess high degree of professionalism and integrity, ability to communicate with various level of management and keen to work in consulting and client facing environment

 

- Good team player

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