KHOO KENG BOON

  • Accountant/Manager
  • Selangor, Malaysia
  • Apr 15, 2021
Full time Accounting

Personal Summary

I am graduated from the Professional Qualification, Chartered Institute of Management Accountant, UK Nov 1989. I have decided to join the auditing line to gain some basic experiences. After that I gained my experience in business & commercial sector until now.
My exposure is not just restricted to auditing and accounting alone. I am expose to multi tasking and fast pace working environments. In my course of working life, I was project manager for some important projects namely Esker (a paperless environment), Sony PRISM project to transfer knowledge to share service in Manila.

Computer and Other Skills:

• Microsoft Excel
• Microsoft Word
• Microsoft Outlook
• Windows XP/2000/NT/98/95, ACCPAC, UBS, MYOB & SAP

Work Experience

Accountant
Nov 2016 - Jun 2020 Glad Tidings Assembly Of God PJ Sec 13

Duties / Responsibilities:
Full spectrum of accounts and banking requirements functions for 4 SME on daily operations

Manager - F&A department (Corporate Planning Div)
Feb 2012 - Mar 2016 Sony (M) Sdn Bhd

Singapore)

• Manager - F&A department (Corporate Planning Div)

DIRECT REPORTING TO CFO
LINE REPORTING TO MD, REGIONAL ACCOUNT DEPARTMENT, SINGAPORE

Duties / Responsibilities:
Department Head for Finance & Accounts department.

Daily Operations liaising with Manila Share Service Account Team (PTP, OTC, RTR)

Monitor and review month end closing within in-country team and share service team.

Ensure regular reporting submission to both regional and HQ are duly completed on time.

Overall PIC for Annual external audit with PwC is completed on time.

Liaise with Deloitte Tax office in terms of annual tax issue and any ad hoc tax compliance from IRB.

Liaise with Company Secretary (Shearn Delamore) on any secretarial matter.

Regular interaction with Regional account Team, GTO (Global Tax Office), IS in Regional office in Singapore for any queries, developments and implementation over UC meeting.

Closely monitor and control overall company KPI on SGA costs, Fixed cost are met as and when requested by regional office due to lower forecast sales.

Monitor and review Div. KPI on regular basis to ensure it is met.

Manage ad hoc corporate matters.

Finance Manager
Aug 2011 - Jan 2012 Jacy Foods Sdn Bhd

(FMCG, potatoes chips "Wise" food manufacturer. A wholly-owned subsidiary by BJC Pte Ltd, Thailand)

• Finance Manager

DIRECT REPORTING TO GENERAL MANAGER
GROUP REPORTING TO GROUP FINANCE & ACCOUNT DEPT IN THAILAND


Duties / Responsibilities:
• Head of account department, 2 account executives report directly to me for daily operation, vendors & misc. payment, Cash flow & month end closing.
• Analyse and ensure finance data are accurate captured and prepare monthly finance reporting to Thailand group accounts dept like 'flash report', final management report and other matters as and when required.

I was on board for about 6 months and was head hunted by a head hunter for Sony (M) Sdn Bhd. I decided to Join Sony (M) Sdn Bhd because of good remuneration package.

Finance Manager
Apr 2011 - Jun 2011 OCK Setia Engineering Sdn Bhd Group of Companies

ASSIST TO CFO

Duties / Responsibilities:
• Oversees the accounts department of group of companies
• 2 junior staff under my supervision (2 accounts assistants)
• Ensure monthly closing reporting on time.
• Ensure all inter company transactions are orderly captured and its balances tie up.
• Monitoring overall group of companies cash positions and trade facilities
• To carry out any other ad hoc assignment given by the management & CFO.
• Liaise with Baker Tilly group of auditors for backlog audits for listing purposes.

I was recruited to assist CFO to mobilize and re structure the finance & account information in tandem for the group of companies preparation to list in KLSE.

Finance Manager
Aug 2007 - Dec 2010 Sumatec Corporation Sdn Bhd

REPORT TO FINANCIAL CONTROLLER
Duties / Responsibilities:
• Manage the group treasury portfolio cum accounts.
• 8 staff under my supervision (4 accounts assistants, 1 accounts executive, 1 senior accounts executive and assistant accountant)
• Oversee the project billings to ensure that collections from project owner such as Petronas Carigali and other project site are on time.
• Plan and execute group banking exposure in terms of interest costs, principal repayments and trade payment (Bankers Acceptance) and other misc commitment are met to avoid penalty.
• Plan and execute all payment to subcontractors and vendors on the schedule cycle.
• Monitor all project collections and billings to ensure group exposures are properly maintained and also to cushion unforeseen or urgent group commitments.
• Regular liaise with procurement, project and contract department for matters pertaining to the business growth of the group and external financial institutes.
• Major role in sourcing for project financing for ongoing and future projects from both local and offshore bank and to facilitate meetings and paperwork for the whole exercise until the disbursement of funds.
• Regular update to bankers on their request for their mid year and annual review for the facility given and to ensure all compliances are met.
• Monitor and plan to ensure all accounts and Bursa Malaysia reporting requirements are met.
• Consistent monitoring accounts department and all reports are updated.
• To comply internal audit department requirement on documentations and audit trails.
• Involve in groups' secretarial documentation for company secretary and to liaise with external auditors, tax agent related to group activities.
• Also actively involves in other ad hoc reporting exercise as needs arise. In addition, assist FC on corporate affairs matter.

Key Accomplishment:
❖ Successfully to have a smooth transition on the treasury function from predecessor and to source for other finance to finance on goings projects and to ensure all critical planning are met with tight dateline. Multi tasking and sourcing for project financing.


Professional Experience:

Canteen operator
Apr 2007 - Jun 2007 Sodexho Food & Management Services (M) Sdn Bhd

Finance Manager

REPORT TO MANAGING DIRECTOR, CFO IN AUSTRALIA,
Duties / Responsibilities:
• Manage the finance department on account payables and account receivables.
• Ensure the monthly management report output by 7th of every month.
• Oversee the vendor reconciliation report to clean up the duplicate entries that was caused by human errors before payment issued.
• Produce and report the divisional profit and loss statement for operation director to analyse performance.
• Prepare Bi weekly and monthly cash flow report for operation director and managing director for reporting purposes.
• Monitor credit control and direct liaise with client on collections to ensure collections are on time.
• Monitor monthly account receivables reconciliations.
• Monitor canteen petty cash claims in terms of their legitimate expenses and ensure all claims are properly approved by authorized personnel before payment released.
• Ensure the petty cash claim process flow is followed accordingly to avoid unnecessary bottleneck.
• Prepare inter company reconciliation between Singapore, Thailand, Australia and Paris. Also to ensure all legitimate billings are issued correctly and timely.
• Monitor and check on SAP accounting system to ensure wrong entries are corrected.
• Maintain and execute Citibank e-banking transaction with 2 level authorization where the Managing Director execute the final authorization to release payment to vendors or other payments.
• Meeting with client as and when is required to solve billings discrepancies.
• Ensure internal control procedures are adhered at all time and to improve internal control on weak area in the organization.
• Reviewing consolidated accounts and annual reports for the group including the coordination of the various sectional performances.

Key Accomplishment:
❖ Managed to consolidate the finance/accounts department and to iron out the operation issue on the outlets petty cash claims, personal claims and the procurement department. One aspect is to organize and arrest the vendor reconciliation report to reduce over payment and double taken up the invoices. In addition to it, manage to salvage all long outstanding debts in a team.

Reason for Leaving:
I left the company in such a short period because the company overall cost of operation is not properly maintained and controlled despite sharing my concern with the Managing director and CFO. This causes the cash flow position of the organization turns badly and hard to maintain.
Professional Experience:

Accountant
Feb 2002 - Mar 2007 Café Operators

REPORT TO CEO, DIRECTORS AND FINANCIAL CONTROLLER
Duties / Responsibilities:
• Oversees and monitor both administrative and accounts function for Director Secret Recipe outlets and joint venture outlet (all 15 Pte Ltd Companies). It also includes Modern Mum Sdn Bhd and Modern Mum Manufacturing Sdn Bhd.
• Produce accurate monthly management report by 15th of every month for all companies stated above.
• Monitor accounts payables, closing stock.
• Implement internal control procedures. Prepare cash flow forecast before any payments are effected both for expense and vendor.
• Liaise with external auditor, banker and company secretary for all related function.
• Active involve in all general administrative works relating to the smooth flow of the operation of the above companies.
• To control and ensure completeness in document keeping to comply with any tax audit exercise.
• Implement tax planning for all companies to ensure tax forecast is accurate as possible and to prepare tax forecast report for each tax review for the submission of CP204 to IRB.
• Supervise filing system and record keeping procedures with box system.
• Involve in any ad hoc report requirements.
• Involve in certain HR matters pertaining staff recruitment and payroll issues.

Key Accomplishment:
❖ Managed to set up new companies for director on personal basis to operate their café outlets and ensure their financial data are well maintained. Also to ensure to advise them on the tax issues after consulting the external auditors and tax agent. Able to do multi tasking and to achieve ultimate results with minimum staff and to meet all local government statutory requirements. Multi tasking in a very fast pace environments.

Reason for Leaving:
I was offered a job in Sodexho Food & Management Services (M) Sdn Bhd (a MNC Company where HQ in Paris)


Professional Experience:

Accountant
Feb 2000 - Dec 2001 Trisilco Folec Sdn Bhd

REPORT TO FINANCE MANAGER
Duties / Responsibilities:
• Oversees finance department with 8 individual specialized function staff.
• Submit monthly management report by 10th of every following month. Submit the above information to HQ group accounts at Singapore Keppel Group. In addition also to prepare variances report.
• Conduct monthly credit control meeting with operation and procurement department pertaining outstanding claims and collections from our client, Maxis mobile Sdn Bhd.
• Active involve in treasury function and prepare weekly report to the Finance Manager.
• Monitor PWIP (project WIP) regularly on each and individual project status and costs involved for management review and action.
• Prepare and monitor monthly cash flow forecast and review all expenses to be paid and vendor payment.
• Liaise with banker, external auditor and other related local authority on finance matter.
• Update and regular review fixed assets register. Involve in the monthly meeting on intercompany reconciliations.
• Monitor monthly physical inventory report and control excessive pilferage over cables and loose tools.
• Prepare yearly budget forecast, yearly tax forecast for the company to ensure yearly tax payment is within the limit.
• Preparing full sets of accounts for each company and to ensure timely reporting of accounts.


Key Accomplishment:
❖ Timely submission of management reports locally and regionally to Singapore. Work in a team to get the financial data re input into a new template within the targeted dates. To clear all intercompany transactions and to enable a clean start.

Reason for Leaving:
I was instructed to fill a vacancy in Trisilco IT Sdn Bhd to help out. However the company status wasn't healthy and I have no choice but to search elsewhere as the GM could not certain of the company future direction.


Professional Experience:

Accountant
Feb 1997 - Dec 1999 Bespile Sdn Bhd

REPORT TO GENERAL MANAGER

Duties / Responsibilities:
• Head of finance department and oversees the daily operation of the department with 3 accounts executives and 2 accounts clerk.
• Prepare bi-monthly cash flow forecast for treasury department.
• Prepare and finalized the monthly Management and KPI reports for each site for top Management review.
• Prepare monthly vendor payment report for General Manager approval.
• Monitor closely over bank credit facilities which consist of 6 major commercial banks to reduce/maintain the finance costs.
• Work with credit control department to ensure forecasted collections are met and to produce ad hoc documents for them in terms of bad collections.
• Produce yearly budget forecast and involve in intercompany reconciliation.
• Prepare monthly costing report to assess the cost per pile with factory manager so to maintain the cost of production.
• Liaise with external auditor for year end audit and physical stock take exercise.
• Responsible for any ad hoc reporting and due diligent exercise.
• Review circulars submitted by listed issuers.


Key Accomplishment:
❖ Managed tight cash flow within the entity and to ensure all bank institutes are met beside payments to suppliers and subcontractors.

Reason for Leaving:
I left due to company winding up process under companies Acts S176


Professional Experience:

Accounts-EDP Manager
Jan 1993 - Dec 1996 Cambert (M) Sdn Bhd

REPORT TO GENEGAL MANAGER
Major duties / Responsibilities:

• Oversees the operations of finance department cum supervise 4(four) accounts personnel.
• Prepare quarterly cash flow report with intermittent monthly report to ensure bank facilities utilization are properly monitored and controlled to reduce on financial charges.
• Monitoring shipment of goods from oversea and payments in term of demand draft (DD), trust receipt (TR) and letter of credit (LC) are properly effected and utilized.
• Analyse the monthly final accounts prepare by accounts supervisor for accuracy. Prepare other management information for other departments such as mid month sale report for sales department and marketing team for gauging performance. Oversee credit control function.
• Oversees the inventory system at warehouse and produce monthly inventory report for sales and marketing team to plan their promotions to increase turnover. To conduct mid year physical stock take to determine the damage and pilferage and expired stock and prepare regular stock write off report for management effective decision.
• As 1 level of backup assistance if the computer system hits problems and to conduct regular maintenance check over the ACCPAC system which runs on LAN environment to ensure proper integration on OE, AR, AP, IC, GL and manufacturing modules.
• Liaise with external auditor on annual year end audit and tax agent on tax matter.

Accounts executive
Jan 1992 - Dec 1992 MTV Industries Sdn Bhd

REPORT TO MANAGING DIRECTOR AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Duties / Responsibilities:
• Detail analysis on the setting of accounts processes within the organization.
• Assist the Executive Director to comply all government agencies like custom, MIDA for goods import from Canada.
• Arrange meeting with MIDA officer to apply for import tax exemption for goods from oversea.
• Implement inventory control system for accounts and purchasing department. Assist purchasing department in procurement.
• Assist in drafting dealership agreement for distribution.
• Preparation of monthly P&L and payroll report for reporting cum cash flow forecast too.

Accounts executive
Jan 1990 - Dec 1991 Ayer Keroh Resort Sdn Bhd

REPORT TO ACCOUNTANT/ FARM MANAGER AND OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
Duties / Responsibilities:
• Preparing the Monthly Management Report for farm performance in ACCPAC accounting software.
• Oversees the farm's purchases for prawn feed.
• Prepare monthly farm staff payroll and also prepare pay packets for distribution for each staff at farm level.
• Supervise 1(one) accounts clerk in preparing payment to vendors and to ensure that all payment are duly complete with PO,DO and invoices.
• Prepare weekly cash flow forecast for the farm operation.
• Submit monthly summary report to group account for consolidation.
• Monitor accounts receivables to ensure KPI is achieved and credit limit for each debtor is within limit.
• Assisting in annual year end audit cum the physical stock count.
• Prepare monthly costing working sheet for WIP from hatchery stage to harvest to be captured in monthly profit and loss statement.

Professional Experience:

Audit Clerk
Jan 1988 - Dec 1989 Christopher Chooi & Co

REPORT TO AUDIT SENIOR

Duties / Responsibilities:
• Audit schedules from profit and loss to Balance Sheet items and prepares draft audit accounts and related reports for senior manager.
• Involve in accountancy work for dormant company and assist in preparing tax schedule for submission to Inland Revenue Department.
• Assist in Secretarial paperwork in company secretarial matter.

Education

Jan 1984 - Jan 1989 Systematic Business Training Centre
Jan 1977 - Jan 1982 Goon Institute

I am applying for (choose one):

Employment

Email Address

joshuakkb@gmail.com

Expected Salary

8,000