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Accounts Assistant

Straits - Rawang
Rawang, Malaysia
Date Added: Feb 13, 2023

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Description of School

Straits International School Rawang is part of the International Schools Partnership (ISP), a leading International Education company based in London with 62 schools across the world.

Straits International School opened its doors in Oct 2018, and it currently offers high quality Cambridge education for Early Years, Primary and Secondary students in a well-equipped, purpose-built campus located at Taman sari Rawang.

 Key benefits

  • A culture of engagement and trust, where staff contributions are recognised and valued.
  • A passionate and motivated team of professionals who put children at the heart of decision-making.
  • An embedded whole campus commitment to professional development and a commitment to serving others.
  • A peer network of like-minded teaching colleagues and support from non-academic staff. 
  • Access to expertise, best practise sharing and learning opportunities across countries and cultures. 
  • A commitment to employee well-being.

ISP Malaysia - Straits International School Rawang Campus

Accounts Assistant - Role Profile


Purpose of Role

To assist Finance Team in delivering financial services to corporate standards to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness.


ISP Principles

Begin with our children and students. Our children and students are at the heart of what we do. Simply, their success is our success. Wellbeing and safety are both essential for learners and learning. Therefore, we are consistent in identifying potential safeguarding issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately.

Treat everyone with care and respect. We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote the well-being of self and others.

Operate effectively. We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference. We apply school policies and procedures and embody the shared ideas of our community.

Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional development and school improvement.

Key Responsibilities

  • To assist in processing all orders and invoices on Accounting System ensuring that the school complies with the authorisation levels as prescribed within the School’s internal financial procedures.
  • To assist managing the school’s accounting system ensuring efficient operation according to agreed procedures.
  • To assist in monitoring accounting procedures and resolve problems, including school purchasing, bank account, asset register and petty cash etc.
  • Bank deposits and account/bank reconciliations; petty cash.
  • To assist monitoring expenditure against budget and report any variances across all cost centres
  • To assist in tracking income and expenditure across funding streams contribution to budget planning
  • To assist in preparing monthly financial reports
  • To assist in preparing income statements
  • To assist in implementing financial policies and procedures
  • Maintain financial files and records
  • To assist in issuing purchase orders, receipts and invoice
  • Reconcile the accounts payable
  • Reconcile the accounts receivable
  • Compile source department
  • Ensure all accounts entries are update promptly
  • To ensure all reports are completed before deadline
  • To accept additional duties as assigned when required
  • To fulfil other task as requested by the management as and when required.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidate should possess at least a Bachelor's Degree or Professional Degree in Accounting / Accountancy
  • Required language(s): English Language (with strong communication & language skills)
  • Fresh graduate or 1 year of working experience in financial accounting
  • Able to commence immediately would be an added advantage.


Straits Commitment to Safeguarding Principles

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.

Please visit our website to find out more about the school for more information.

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