As Malaysia navigates towards becoming a high income nation, more chartered accountants are needed to drive the country’s economic growth. Whether it is a small firm or big conglomerates, financial experts are always required and are inordinately valuable to an economy.
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Courses in Accounting
Do you love playing with numbers? Do you get a natural high from analysing problems? If you do, then you might want to consider a career in Accounting. This course will enable you to provide information about the financial position of an organisation.
MIA: Governing the Accountancy Profession
Women make up close to half of the Malaysian population. And that's a good thing. It means we have equal gender representation. But its not always the case in practice. We often hear about some form of discrimination towards women at the workplace. What does this mean for our economy? How do we maximise our talent pool?
Johanna Sherene Ramli studied in Malaysia for a BSc Accounting and Finance degree with the University of London International Programmes (academic direction by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)). After graduating, she got a job as an Audit Associate at PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Kuala Lumpur before being transferred to the UK as a Manager. She speaks about her study experience, how her skills have proved useful in her job, and how UoL degrees are perceived in Malaysia.
A group of secondary school students talk to accounting professionals as all stages of their careers, to find out what it's really like.
It is essential to possess certain skills if one wants to become a chartered accountant. You need to have the ability to wok with numbers, an eye for detail and have good communication skills.