KPMG in Malaysia

Senior Executive - Risk Management Department (Petaling Jaya)

Petaling Jaya
Not disclosed
07 Jun 2024
07 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


KPMG Malaysia Risk Management Department (RMD), with its focus to: 

  • Assists the Firm’s Risk Management Partner and Ethics & Independence Partner in implementing and facilitating compliance with KPMG policies and procedures, applicable laws, regulations, and professional standards 
  • Liaise with all parts of the business as necessary on compliance obligations and issues impacting KPMG Malaysia to ensure consistency in approach and commitment to compliance across KPMG Malaysia
  • Facilitates the ongoing development and review of risk management initiatives to assist KPMG Malaysia’s effort in improving its quality, risk and compliance initiatives


  • Assist in the implementation of new and revised policies and procedures under KPMG Quality & Risk Management (such as client and engagement evaluation, conflict of interest, independence clearance, and related areas). It includes handling research, analysis, interpretation, and drafting of relevant policies, procedures, usage of RM processes and IT systems 
  • Managing the operations of risk management controls through RM processes IT systems, reviewing relevant reports, and assist in compliance reviewed 
  • Assist in drafting communication, guidance, and training materials on related topics 
  • Handle the Risk Management (RM) and Ethics & Independence (E&I) processes, its implementation, communication, training and monitoring


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Accounting/ Business Administration/ Finance / Internal Audit or other relevant discipline 
  • Has high self-initiative, resourceful, strong analytical skills, attentive to detail, and an excellent command of written and spoken English 
  • Able to handle communication that demonstrates high professionalism with all levels including management level and external parties 
  • Knowledge and experience in Excel in spreadsheets, databases, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft applications 
  • Candidates should be comfortable as a self-starter with the ability to work independently, work with systems, and conduct hands-on fieldwork 
  • The ability to maintain and ensure confidentiality is critical 
  • Eager to learn and seek knowledge in order to highlight shortcomings and recommend possible improvements to the existing methods 
  • Highly adaptable to changing circumstances and environment and able to work under tight deadlines if necessary

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia.

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