Job Description

Auditors are specialists who review the accounts of companies to ensure the validity and legality of the cashflow. They can act as a financial advisor to recommend possible risk aversion and cost saving measures.

Auditors work in accounting departments of a huge range of firms and companies. They thoroughly examine the money going in and out of the organizations and making sure it is recorded and processed correctly.

As an auditor, you should be prepared to work long hours especially during tax seasons, also known as “peak seasons.

The Job Scope

  • Checking, collating and analyzing spreadsheet data
  • Examining company financial control systems
  • Checking that financial records are accurate and credible
  • Preparing reports and financial statements
  • Ensuring procedures, policies, legislation and regulations are correctly followed and complied with

Skills Required

Self-motivation, determination and confidence

Ability to divide your time between work and study

Meticulous attention to detail

A strong aptitude for maths

Excellent problem-solving skills

A keen interest in the financial system

Ability to work to deadlines, under pressure

Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team

Strong IT skills

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good presentation and report writing skills/h6>

Academic Requirement

Salary Range

    A Bachelor’s Degree is the minimum requirement needed to begin a career as an Auditor. In order to be qualified as an Auditor, the applicant needs to have at least 5 years of working experience, 3 years in auditing work and must be a member (1-year minimum) of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants under the “Chartered Accountant Category”.
  • Fresh Graduate
    A Junior Auditor in Malaysia typically earns between RM3,000 to RM 3,200. After a few years of experience, their salary may go up to RM6,500. Auditors are usually entitled for bonuses at the end of the year.
  • Senior Auditor
    As a Senior Auditor, most corporation will require a Master’s degree in accounting, business or a related field. Certifications are also available but may not be sufficient as they are seen as supplementary. Senior Auditors earn a salary ranging between RM 7,000 to RM8,500.