Technical Manager / Senior

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Type of contract: Full Time
Service line: Quality Assurance Team

Objective of this role:

This role focuses on technical development and support on professional standards relate to financial reporting, accounting and auditing.

Main Tasks:

  • Stay current on industry development related to engagement standards that impact out business.
  • Be and active participant in engagement standard setter activities, which may include conference attendance, task force participation, professional response to comment letters, etc.
  • Develop strategies and materials to implement both new and changed standards efficiently.
  • Implement details policies and procedures that support compliance with professional standards (MIA, AOB, PCAOB, IESBA, IFRS etc.)
  • Draft thought leadership material to support both internally and externally focused campaigns.
  • Perform technical consultations and reviews.
  • Research and document accounting, financial reporting and auditing issues.
  • Maintain the Firm’s templates, programs and checklists relevant to the conduct of professional services.
  • Prepare technical training material and technical update.
  • Maintain and update the Firm’s technical library.

Education:

  • Minimum Degree in Accounting or any relevant field
  • Qualified accountant – MIA/ACCA/CPA Australia, or equivalent.

Working Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years (for manager) or 3 years (for senior) audit or technical support experience.
  • Team player.

Technical & Professional Knowledge / Membership:

  • Member of any relevant professional bodies.
  • Knowledge of the professional standards in accounting, auditing and financial reporting (e.g. IFRS, ISA).
  • A demonstrated commitment to excellence in compliance with professional standards.
  • Ability to perform technical consultations and reviews.
  • Ability to research and document accounting and auditing standards issues.
  • Ability to translate technical literature into commonly understood language and usable data.
  • People management experience (for manager).
  • Excellent communication skill.
  • Functional knowledge and skills in using Microsoft applications, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills required.
  • A desire to help grow and develop the department, and the ability to develop self and others.

 

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