Work History

Work History
May 2012 - May 2014

Fund Accountant

Royal Bank Of Canada Investor & Treasury Services
  • Calculate and report on Net Asset Values (NAVs) for funds on a daily basis & provision of reports to interested parties on a regular basis (i.e., daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual) in order to price funds
  • Calculate income and expense accrual statements, which are also known as profit /loss statements, or yield statements
  • Prepare item specific accrual statements such as dividend/interest income worksheets and other schedules (i.e. bond accrual, T-Bill, capital stock continuity, etc.)
  • Monitor and record security transactions including trade, interest payments, maturities, and corporate actions (i.e. a stock splitting)
  • Complete variance analyses of stock prices over time and research, typically by utilizing tools such as Bloomberg terminals & Reuters.
  • Receive, research and verify security transactions, including dividend and capital stock transactions, T-bill accrual/yield
  • Enter data related to transactions which need to be recorded in the system (e.g., all cash deposits, interest and dividend payments, fee payments (including manual entries))
  • Compile portfolio cost (i.e., the cost to administer the fund), also known as a management-expense ratio
  • Reconcile the NAV analysis to the fund’s general ledger/journal system
  • Perform a variety of daily, monthly and periodic functions relating to accounting and record keeping
  • Prepare cash reconciliation between parties (i.e. systems, brokers, investment managers); research and resolve discrepancies, including currency differences
  • Report cash availability to portfolio/investment manager to ensure minimum idle cash
  • Compile reports regarding portfolio turnover and other relevant information for use by management and regulatory documentation
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  • Work with fund managers & other parties as required to provide accounting specific support & analysis
  • Assist in the pricing of funds
  • Prepare T3 income distribution factors (Return on Capital)
  • Liaise with third party service providers with respect to various aspects of fund administration such as subscriptions, redemptions, distributions and payments of fund expenses
  • Assist in the maintenance and improvement of systems applications
  • Coordinate with data/operational teams to ensure data/methodology/operations are in place to support products and fund analysis requirements
  • Report any system issues to relevant group for process improvements


Nov 2010 - Apr 2012

Fund Accountant

Citigroup Transaction Services(M) Sdn Bhd
  • Contributed and led to the production of client portfolio statements and Net Asset Value (NAV) calculations for Hedge Fund clients.
  • Ensured all trades are timely and accurately inputted into the appropriate client portfolios on a daily basis.
  • Checked and ensured timely and accurate processing of subscriptions and redemptions to client portfolios.
  • Executed and performed cash and position reconciliation.
  • Ensure cash and positions shown in the AIS portfolio system are reconciled to the client and/or the prime broker statements. Assisted with implementation of new clients and special projects.
  • Performed cash and holdings reconciliation to custodian banks, and assets managers.
  • Generated and prepared annual client financial investment and statutory reports.
  • Conducted and performed research, analysis, and resolution of variance.
Oct 2008 - Oct 2010

Accounts Executive

Sime Darby Global Services Centre Sdn. Bhd

Perform General Accounting, Fixed Assets and Reporting transactions:               

  • Book accounting transactions based on Business Divisions inputs.
  • Maintain general ledger master data.
  • Maintain the setup and blocking of cost centers/account codes.
  • Perform fixed assets transactions.
  • Perform clearing of open items in accounts.
  • Perform analytical review of profit and loss accounts and balance sheet, trend analysis, cost Centre checks and transaction posting checks.
  • Prepare variance analysis report and analyses variances.
  • Perform cost reconciliation through the preparation of costing reports and analysis on cost differences.
  • Generate month-end, quarter-end, year-end, Business Divisions financial reports for Business Divisions includes group reporting, statutory reporting and Management reporting.
  • Respond to compliance audits and audit queries.
  • Liaise with Business Divisions on Management Reporting work issues.

Perform month-end close accounting process transaction support:

  • Coordinate month-end, quarter end, and year-end close activities with Business Divisions and other GSC F&A functional teams to ensure timely and accurate closure of accounts.
  • Process all General Accounting, Fixed Assets and Reporting transaction within agreed timelines and according to the establish processes, procedures, and legal and statutory requirements.
  • Ensure the accuracy and the completeness of the transactions processed.
May 2008 - Sep 2008

Trainee

Ellen Loo & Co.


TAX:

  • Prepare individual, corporate, partnership and not-for-profit tax returns to meet government requirements and deadlines and client expectations.
  • Prepare individual tax projections to ensure proper tax planning for the client.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of individual and corporate tax laws.
  • Respond orally and in writing to various tax inquiries from internal and external clients
  • Maintain working knowledge of tax preparation software used in the office.
  • Perform other accounting duties as necessary to meet the responsibilities of the position and client expectations

 

AUDIT:

  • Responsible for auditing select areas of a client balance sheet and income statement.
  • Preparation of client assistance requests, and appropriate follow-up and evaluation.
  • Assist with or prepare financial statements and other related reports.
  • Meet client deadlines for preparation of reports


Education

Education
Feb 2012 - Nov 2013

M.B.A

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia UKM

Equip  with the ability to effectively and efficiently manage people and ideas, as well as to train to think strategically to move organisations forward in the current rapidly changing and challenging environment. The core courses inclusive of accounting for decision making; business law and ethics; operations management;  financial management; management information systems; managerial economics;  marketing management; human resource management; organisational behaviour; strategic management; business research method or case writing and analysis and project paper or case study. This course focuses on General Management

Jul 2005 - Aug 2008

Bachelor Degree In International Finance (Hons)

Universiti Malaysia Sabah

Advanced International finance course to expand and deepen  theoretical and practical skills in both traditional and innovative financial management methods. The study focuses equally on the two areas of corporate and capital market finance and acquired extensive expertise in finance and the skills to effectively take on demanding financial management tasks in a variety of sectors.

Skills

Skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS


KEY COMPETENCIES


  • Functional Expertise- Keeps up-to-date with emerging business, economic, and market trends
  • Technical Skills- Demonstrates strong technical skills required for the role, pays attention to detail, takes initiative to broaden his/her knowledge and demonstrates appropriate financial/analytical skills
  • Drive and Motivation- Successfully handles multiple tasks, takes initiative to improve his/her own performance, works intensely towards extremely challenging goals and persists in the face of obstacles or setbacks
  • Client and Business Focus- Effectively handles difficult requests, builds trusting, long-term relationships with clients, helps the client to identify/define needs and manages client/business expectations
  • Teamwork– Gives evidence of being a strong team player, collaborates with others within and across teams, encourages other team members to participate and contribute and acknowledges others' contributions
  • Communication Skills- Communicates what is relevant and important in a clear and concise manner and shares information/new ideas with others
  • Judgement and Problem solving- Thinks ahead, anticipates questions, plans for contingencies, finds alternative solutions and identifies clear objectives. Sees the big picture and effectively analyses complex issues
  • Creativity/Innovation- Looks for new ways to improve current processes and develop creative solutions that are grounded in reality and have practical value
  • Influencing Outcomes- Presents sound, a persuasive rationale for ideas or opinions. Takes a position on issues and influences others' opinions and presents persuasive recommendations

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