Assistant Manager, Client Accounting

Requisition ID:  7002

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution.That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable.Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities.At the heart of everything we do are our core values:Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.

Why Vistra


At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines:


  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Advisory and Transaction Support
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.


You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   


Our opportunity for you:


Job Title : Assistant Manager,  Client Accounting


Location : Malaysia (KL Office)

Department: Client Accounting


Reporting to: Manager, Client Accounting (MY)


Direct Reports: NIL


Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing a portfolio of clients including meeting the various deadlines and prompt response to client’s queries.
  • Attending weekly/monthly meeting to update international client any issue/changes with Malaysia statutory regulation.
  • Prepare/review monthly/quarterly/yearly full set of accounts (including consolidated accounts) and drafting unaudited financial statements.
  • Tax planning and compute corporate tax computation, preparation and submission of Service Tax / Digital Service Tax / Withholding Tax.
  • Prepare cash flow forecast and schedule payment to suppliers.
  • Responsible for internal billing and collection for all departments.
  • Managing petty cash and internal payment request.
  • Liaise with internal compliance, external auditors and tax agents in preparation of audit and tax schedule.
  • Supervise an accounting team of 3 to 4 members.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the management.


Attributes/ Technical Skills:

  • Adaptable to a fast changing environment.
  • Independent, self-motivated and energetic team player.
  • Possess leadership skills, organizational skills, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • High professional integrity and strong business acumen.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to liaise with international clients.
  • Excellent and effective communication skills to liaise with senior management, peers and subordinates.
  • Meticulous and multitasking.
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines.    


Special Skills:

  • Knowledge in book keeping and MFRS/IFRS.
  • Knowledge of MYOB and Xero accounting software is a plus.
  • Knowledge in corporate tax and indirect tax – service tax, digital service tax, withholding tax.


 Relevant Experience & Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience.


Educational Qualifications:

  • Degree in Finance and/or Accounting or an equivalent qualifications


Computer Skills:

  • Computer proficiency in MS Office Applications (preferably high proficiency in Excel)
  • Knowledge of Xero accounting software would be advantage



  • Good and fluency written and oral communication skills in English.


Join US!


Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you.


Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!




Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.



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