Revathi Murugan

  • Business Development
  • Kuala Lumpur, 50470, MY
  • Dec 28, 2020
Contractor Business Development

Personal Summary


  • Handled management positions with over 16 years’ broad experience across finance and accounting, business development as well as administrative support.
  • Possess strong industry exposure across a myriad of sectors including education, IT, transportation, and logistics as wellas NGOs and business associations.
  • Known as a dedicated and knowledgeable organizational leader with interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated acumen in ensuring swift resolution of issues with an eye in collecting long outstanding bad debts.

Work Experience

Business Development
May 2020 - Oct 2020 Berry Impex Sdn Bhd

(Start -up)
New venture development importing food items from Chennai, India.
Approached BERNAS Malaysia for assistance and national rice wholesalers.
Sourced out for potential clients such as local grocery shops, hypermarkets, and supermarkets.
Liaising with government bodies for the approval in importing wooden cold pressed cooking oil and rice from Chennai, India.
Managed to import wooden cold pressed cooking oil, supplied to local grocery shops, advertised via
social media such as Facebook, online purchases; Lazada, Shopee and supermarket.

Ordinary Council Member (Voluntary Service)
May 2019 - Aug 2020 Pines Condominium Management Corporation

Co-ordinated condominium upgrading projects.
Business development for Pines Condo Clubhouse event hall (commercial building) to generate income.
Monitored the building main pipe change project and co-ordinated the work to carry out accordance to the progressive plan.
Created awareness of community living in condominium by being the admin of WhatsApp groups.

Council Secretary (Voluntary Service)
Jan 2017 - May 2019 Pines Condominium Management Corporation

Involved with the new management company taking over Pines office.
Monitoring the building maintenance costs and quotations.
Communicating and co coordinating with management staffs
Verifying monthly meeting minutes
Handling the banking urgent matters and issues.
Liaising with management company on the pending matters of the owners and residents
Representing council members in liaising with COB (Commissioner of Building), JKKP (Jabatan Keselamatan Dan Kesihatan Pekerjaan) and SYABAS (Water Meter Migration).

Business Development
Jun 2019 - Dec 2019 Indraw Consulting Sdn Bhd

(Start - up)
Involved in enhancing current company profile and website.
Liaising with company secretary
Generating client leads by connecting through LinkedIn for recruitment consulting and mobile
application development.
Attending networking events for future business contacts.
Strategize business development by collaborating with software development firm.

Business Advisor
Jul 2015 - Dec 2016 Bryant Road News & Grocers Limited

Travelled to UK and spent time briefly with the new business set up.
Provided financial and strategic advice to a small business set up such as reviewed the expenses, the documentation of receipts, vouchers from suppliers and organised financial documentation.
Reorganized the staff duties and daily operations.
Advisory role rendered on an ad-hoc basis.

Finance Manager
Feb 2015 - Jun 2015 Gushcloud Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Oversaw full spectrum financial accounting functions including managing all expenses, preparing for the annual audit as well as ensured systematic filing of vouchers and other financial documents.
Established the financial monitoring system while administered the "QuickBooks" accounting system.
Followed on outstanding payments from clients while coordinated with Sales Executives in payment
Ensured on time statutory submission to EPF, SOCSO and tax.
Liaised with auditors, bankers, and the Headquarter in Singapore.Manager

Business Development Manager
Jul 2013 - May 2014 Mother Goose Venture Developers

Spearheaded business development activities on E-commerce fashion venture encompassing
market research, business plan development as well as implementing the financial processes.
Provided training for new team members while supported cold calling activities.
Conducted sales monitoring while assisted the company secretary in the company registration.
Carried out market validation for a new range of Indian premium fashion from London.
Participated in Hackathon competition for Mobile Application development (Mobile App) organised
by "Cradle Fund" and "The Star".

Office Administrator
Jan 2011 - Feb 2013 The Chambers of Frida

Pioneered the new office setup including registration with the Bar Council and Professional
Indemnity Insurance Jardine Lloyd as well as providing training to new recruits.
Managed clients' accounts while handled all administration functions including file documentation,
correspondence as well as IT and networking.
Controlled the expenses and finance of the entire firm while followed up with clients in collecting
legal fees and assisted auditors during financial audits.

Product Administrator
Oct 2010 - Jan 2011 Wilhelmsen Ships Service Holdings Sdn Bhd

Conducted data entry for new maritime product registrations while administered the data in the Integrated Finance System (IFS)
Assisted in various projects including replacing and upgrading the components of the business
system portfolios.
Travelled to Oslo, Norway, HQ for job training.

Branch Operations Manager
Dec 2008 - May 2009 Shell Haulier

Oversaw the daily performance of 33 truck drivers, 6 mechanics as well as 6 support staffs in ensuring
smooth execution of logistics functions.
Monitored the vehicle operating costs while ensured all deliveries are done in line with the Health,
Security, Safety and Environment (HSSE) policy.
Managed all accident investigation and reporting while monitored the repair costs.
Organized and conducted trainings to drivers as well as mechanics.
Monitored daily safety SOPs and resulted less accident incidents.

Senior Officer
Apr 2008 - Nov 2008 MAICSA

Monitored the annual subscriptions of more than 500 members while handled all enquiries.
Prepared the strategic planning and risk management as well as reports for the committee
Led the organization of the 2008 MAICSA Family Day.
Assisted in disciplinary issues while following up on correspondences between members and the complainants.

Admin & IT Executive
Feb 2003 - Apr 2008 Messrs' Shafee & Co

Assisted financial auditing the accounting transactions and related documents.
Monitored the fixed assets while managed the office expenses.
Ensured excellent upkeep of office equipment and the premises while coordinated recruitment
Administered and updated the IT system as a system administrator while resolved unmanaged
accounting transactions.

Admin & Audit Assistant
Jul 2001 - Jul 2002 Fiduciary Management Services

Performed a myriad of accounting tasks including reconciliation of bank statements, handling the petty cash as well as updating the clients' accounts.
Carried out ROC searches as well as preparation of financial statements, annual reports, and tax
return schedules.

MBA Programme Coordinator
Apr 2001 - Jun 2001 IRI Institute of Graduate Studies

Coordinated and administered the program activities including preparing the intake schedule,
ordering course manuals for new students as well as compiling the assignment results.
Ensured on time collection of tuition fees while addressed students' enquiries.
Promoted MBA courses during Education Fair.


MBA - Corporate Finance
Feb 2004 - Jan 2007 Nottingham Trent University
Bachelor of Commerce & Management - Commerce & Management
Sep 1997 - Jan 2001 Lincoln University

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