Skip to main content

Accounts Executive

Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date Added: Jul 5, 2024

Save Job Saved


A Great Opportunity in Malaysia Awaits


Purpose of Role:

We are looking for an Accounts Executive to join our team to manage the relation between the internal & external clients and the company for which they are working. The account executives directly report to the finance manager and assist in cashflow planning and payables.


About us:

Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park, Kuala Lumpur campus is a large 3-18 school located on a green 20-acre site with excellent facilities and offers a welcoming, inclusive and stimulating place to work. We love learning and we are continually getting better. We are extremely proud to be the flagship school in the region.


We are a unique campus, home to Tenby International School, which consists of a Primary, and Secondary School (IPC, National Curriculum for England, CIE, IGCSE and A Level) and a Malaysian Private School, Sekolah Sri Tenby (Malaysian National Curriculum). The campus welcomes over 2000 amazing students, aged from 3 to 18 years and from 38 nationalities; with 1350 attending the international school, 600 of whom will be in the primary school. We celebrate being Asian and love the fact that we combine international thinking to create a diverse and exciting campus.


We believe in creating “Amazing Learning Experiences” for our communities. Working collaboratively to help children be ready for the world and the contribution they can make locally and globally.


We believe that all students learn though good struggles and this at times needs to be consolidated using a variety of teaching methods. Taking risks, being resilient and showing creativity and adaptability for all our communities is important in our learning process. Our students go to some of the top universities in the world and if they don’t, go into careers and colleges of their choice.


We are an honest campus and enjoy being self-reflective, so we can self-improve together to create amazing learning experiences more often than not. We are not perfect but strive to be the best we can.


We have lots of accreditation's just to show the world that we know what we are doing, including being the first school globally to gain full accreditation by the Council of International Schools (CIS), for both TIS and SST schools. We hold the certificates for CIE, IPC, Microsoft, Duke of Edinburgh's Award and are one of 15 schools in Malaysia to hold the Green Flag Award.



About our Group

Tenby Schools SEP is proud to be part of International Schools Partnership (ISP) a fast-growing global schools’ group in six clusters across the world; Europe, Mexico & Central America, the Middle East, South America, Southeast Asia and the USA. Our Regional cluster includes other Tenby schools across Malaysia. As a teacher you will be supported by the Head of Department, Senior Leadership teams and other learning clusters and networks both regionally and globally. We love to talk about learning at all levels, as this is at the core of everything we do!


This is an amazing opportunity for you to develop yourself, take a risk or two, meet other like-minded teachers, share learning practice and work collectively with a local and global team. We even have a global learning hub where you can share learning and leadership ideas so we can get better together.


So, if this excites you, please apply. We’d love to talk to you.



TENBY 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 and Health & Safety 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.


  • Are financially responsible. We make financial choices carefully based on the needs of the children, students and our schools.


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


Principal/Key Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analysing invoice/expense reports recording entries.
  • Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities, scheduling and preparing cheques, resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation insuring credit note is received for outstanding memos, issuing stop-payments.
  • Pays employess by receiving and verifying claims forms and request for advances, preparing cheques.
  • Maintains historical records by microfilming and filling documents.
  • Disburses petty cash by recording entry, verifying documentation.
  • Prepare relevant reports required by management and holding company which include monthly utilities statistics, repair and maintenance cost, school activity costing, etc.
  • Perform on timely basis the payment counter, DN, CN, and Vendor reconciliation, etc to ensure that they are supported by valid documents for processing.
  • Perform on timely basis the Bank reconciliation, journal vouchers etc to ensure that they are supported by valid documents for processing.
  • Process the application of credit facilities involving new suppliers.
  • Track and follow up with the account receivable section with regards to reimbursement of CCA claims and field trips / excursion payment, ensuring all collections are accounted for before releasing of payments.
  • To submit withholding tax on time by sorting out all the relevant document to submit IRB (Form 37A, invoice and payment remittance advice).
  • Support in monthly cashflow planning ensuring sufficient cash to meet monthly commitments.
  • Assist in the company’s audits and taxation matters to ensure the full compliance to reporting deadlines, accounting standards and tax laws, which includes the preparation of relevant schedules to be provided to the auditors and tac agent to ensure their reliability.
  • Support the Management to resolve and trouble shoot on daily financial matters.
  • At all times adhere to holding company’s and local management’s polities, standard operating procedures, accounting treatment, accounting systems, internal controls system and reporting requirement.
  • To perform and other jobs delegated by your supervisor and/ or management from time to time.


Skills, Qualification and Experience:


  • Qualification: Graduate Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounts/Finance or any related field.
  • Previous related experience in an Accounts/Finance role, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organisational abilities and a customer-oriented approach.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office and is IT competent.
  • Preferably English, Mandarin and Bahasa Melayu speaker with the ability to read and write both languages.
  • Qualities: Team player, empathy, respect for diversity, commitment to continuous learning, and a strong focus on child safety and wellbeing.
  • Conflict Resolution: Ability to handle and resolve conflicts in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Multitasking: Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities effectively.


 In return Tenby offers:

  • A Culture of trust, where all contributions are recognized and respected.
  • A passionate, positive, highly skilled, and motivated team of professionals who put children at the heart of every decision.
  • Allocated support through our Campus Senior Leadership Team to support us developing an exceptional school.
  • An embedded whole trust commitment to professional development.
  • A peer network of like-minded professionals.
  • A real commitment to work-life balance – we remember we are human beings first and educators second!
  • Great employee benefits.


TENBY Commitment to Safeguarding Principles

Tenby 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, including an online due diligence search, references and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history. 


TENBY Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Tenby is committed to strengthening our inclusive culture by identifying, hiring, developing, and retaining high-performing teammates regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender expression, age, disability status, neurodivergence, socio-economic background or other demographic characteristics. Candidates who share our vision and principles and are interested in contributing to the success of Tenby through this role are strongly encouraged to apply.



Initial interviews will be completed Face to Face whenever possible.




The closing date is 1st August 2024 but interested candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as interviews may be arranged before the deadline.


Candidates are invited to send in a letter of application including the reasons for applying to Tenby Schools together with a comprehensive CV, a recent passport-size photograph and contact details of three referees (one of which must be from your current school)


We follow safe recruitment practices which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, and successful references.


(Please check your Junk Folder for emails and add to your safe sender's list. Only applicants short-listed for an interview will be notified.)




Share: mail

Similar Jobs