Job Summary

  • Company
  • Location
    Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Selangor
  • Keywords / Skills
    Law,Legal,Compliance,Corporate Governance,Governance,Corporate Law,Governance And Compliance
  • Years of Experience
    2 - 5 years
  • Function
    Full Time, Employee
  • Education
  • Role
    Legal Consultant/ Solicitor
  • Industry
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Associate/Senior Associate (G&S) - Governance

Description :

KPMG in Malaysia provides Audit, Tax and Advisory services. Established in 1928, not only is our Firm
one of the oldest in Malaysia, but also the oldest KPMG Firm in the Asia Pacific region. With approximately over 2,000 staff positioned in 8 offices nationwide, our goal is to turn knowledge into value for the benefit of our clients, our people and the capital markets.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a renowned, fast-paced and professional organisation with good
career development opportunities.

Responsibilities :

As part of the Governance & Sustainability department:

1. Support the Governance team in delivering effective, high quality and timely outputs in board advisory
and governance engagements which typically revolve around the following areas:

• Diagnostic reviews and assessment for compliance with legislation and regulations;

• Advising clients on the design and implementation of governance frameworks and policies;

• Design, review and enhancement of governance documents for clarity of roles and responsibilities of
Board and Senior Management. These include charters, terms of references, policies and procedures; and

• Facilitate the exercise of Board effectiveness evaluation.

2. Conduct research on corporate governance topics and trends.

3. Support in pertinent business development initiatives (e.g. preparation of proposals, trainings and


Requirements :

• A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Law, or
related fields.

• Two to five years of working experience in the areas of corporate governance, corporate law, secretarial
and/or compliance.

• Good knowledge of both local and global corporate governance regulations/standards/guidelines (e.g.
Companies Act 2016, Bursa Listing Requirements, Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance etc).

• Strong work ethic - Able to work in a fast-paced environment and respond to short notice requests.

• Ability to work in a high-performance team, contribute to the effective delivery of project deliverables,
outputs and support the growth of project team members.

• Proficient with Microsoft Office computer applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc) and the Internet.

• Fluency in English – Reading, speaking and writing.

• Ability to engage with clients in a convincing manner.

About Company

KPMG first established a presence in Malaysia in 1928 and the Malaysian firm has grown to be a part of the global success of KPMG's network of firms. KPMG's operations in Malaysia are carried out in association with KPMG Desa Megat & Co. The Malaysian firm has over 2,000 staff located across 8 offices.

Our single management structure for all our Malaysia offices allows efficient and rapid allocation of experienced professionals wherever the client is located in the country. The flexibility of this single structure allows us to effectively serve companies across Malaysia, and we have many projects where professionals from different offices work together on a work engagement under the supervision of a single nominated client partner, who has operational control of all resources.

We have established industry groups which enable the delivery of targeted, industry-specific experience, expertise and methodologies. The focus on industry and country-specific knowledge helps us deliver exceptional people with an intimate knowledge of our client’s specific business issues, deep industry expertise as well as an overriding commitment towards service excellence.