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Accounting Compliance and Technical Manager

Penang, Malaysia

Job Type

Full Time, Permanent

Work Mode


Job description

  • Provision of consultancy and advisory services on technical related inquiries, including but not limited to IFRS technical, ISA related requirements from external auditors and other financial reporting/compliance matters.

  • Delivering high quality, timely and valuable outputs to partners to ensure the company complies with all accounting standards and statutory requirements.

  • Supporting continuous learning and improvement initiatives by crafting and conducting technical training or workshops for the company accountants. This may include scope such as corporate reporting updates (New standards/amendments), refresher training for key financial reporting matter and new insights on accounting in multifaceted business world.

  • Developing, monitoring and updating the company’s IFRS accounting policies in-line with any new standards and amendments to existing accounting standards. Working together with finance, functional team and BU leaders to ensure the policies are developed/amended collectively.

  • Engage in driving projects in support of the wider global Finance transformation initiatives, which may sometimes be outside the scope of compliance and technical.


  • BSc / BA Accounting or similar Degree.

  • Professional Accounting Qualification (ACCA or equivalent).

  • 10 years of experience or more working in a global organization. External auditor experience is an added advantage.

  • Ability to effectively work across organizations and geographies with tolerance for high ambiguity.

  • Strong technical accounting skills and extensive in-depth knowledge & practical experience of IFRS, Local GAAP, Accounting & Statutory Audit processes, the diversity of requirements across International jurisdictions as well as experience and understanding of US GAAP Accounting.

  • Results driven and interpersonal savvy.

  • Excellent critical thinking skills and ability to challenge the status quo

  • Strong capability in financial systems will be an added advantage, including SAP, Local GAAP & Reporting systems (eg. Workiva).


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature, and level, of the work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted, as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.

We invite interested candidates to write-in with CV and regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a discussion.

Lee Shiow Chyn

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