Finance Management

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Finance management involves planning, organizing, monitoring and controlling the monetary resources of an organization. As a financial manager, you will be managing and overseeing funds to achieve the aims of the companies and agencies and will be directly linked to the top management.


It takes 3-4 years to obtain a bachelor’s degree in finance. The study of finance and business management take you through various areas of the financial world, so that students are able grasp of core theory along with thorough knowledge, skills of application and analysis.Finance plays a crucial role in any organization, and is fundamental to management decision-making. As a finance professional, it is important to be able to gather and record relevant data, the analysis and interpretation of information are usually highly considered in the business planning process.

Subject Focus


  • Mathematics
  • Additional Mathematics
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • MUET

University Level

  • Different kinds of Marketing concepts
  • Marketing Management and Strategies
  • Business Management and Strategy
  • People and Organizations
  • Different kinds of Finance
  • Various types of Trading Simulation
  • Economics for Business and Finance
  • Quantitative Techniques for Business and Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Modelling
  • Portfolio Management
  • Derivative Securities
  • Strategy and International Business
  • Management of Risk
  • Foreign Exchange and Money Markets
Personality Type

These personality type codes serve ONLY as a guideline and can be taken with a pinch of salt. Always consult with your school counsellor or ask our experts for further guidance!

Myers-Briggs: ISTJ, ESTJ, INTP, ENTJ

These types all share the Thinking preference (T), or a preference for objective decision making as opposed to taking into account personal values in making decisions.

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Holland Vocational Code: ECS (Enterprising, Conventional, Social)

Find where you belong in the RIASEC model here.

Career Info

As a financial manager, you will be reviewing finance policies and procedures while making recommendations for alignment to the Group’s strategies, organization or company’s financial strategy.This includes how to budget, that is to raise and allocate the capital. This is not only for long term budgeting, but also how to allocate the short term resources like current liabilities.

You may be employed in many different environments including both public and private sector organizations, such as:

  • Multinational corporations
  • Retailers
  • Financial institutions
  • NHS trusts
  • Charities
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Universities
  • General businesses

Most Finance Management graduates or practitioners has the potential to become the following:

  • Risk Manager
  • Fund Manager
  • Investment Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Insurance/ Banking Product Manager
  • Stock Broker/ Remisier
  • Financial Planner/ Executive

Entry Level: RM 3,000 to RM 4,500Professional: RM 6,000 to RM 8,000

Senior Level: RM 10,000 to RM 20,000

Job Demand

In Malaysia: There is a bit of a competition for finance graduates. Almost every firm, government agency, and other type of organization has one or more financial managers or executives.Financial managers oversee the preparation of financial reports, direct investment activities, and implement cash management strategies. The job role is challenging in various ways, however companies are always on the lookout for competent, effective financial analysts.

Overseas: The demand for finance graduates overseas depends on the location. Most developing countries require finance specialist to improve medium to large businesses. The role of a finance officer overseas is quite diverse.

In developed countries, you can create excellent opportunities in various areas to gain professional recognition and financial reward.

Useful Links

Ministry of Finance Malaysia
Kuwait Finance House
Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre
Malaysian Industrial Development Finance

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