GLOBAL ACCOUNTING AND BOOKKEEPING SERVICES

Ensure your accounts are correct and efficient with reliable accounting and bookkeeping services

Accounting is a critical business process to master because it has a direct impact on your company’s growth and success. Collaboration with a reliable accounting and bookkeeping services provider in Malaysia that understands local laws and regulations while also maintaining a global presence will help you thrive.

Quality outsourced accounting services

BoardRoom’s team of certified chartered accountants and finance professionals has the skills and knowledge to ensure your accounting is accurate, efficient and compliant with local statutory requirements.

Outsourcing your accounting to a trusted third party in Malaysia allows you to focus on your core business operations without having to manage an additional in-house accounting team. At BoardRoom, our team of highly trained staff are up to date on the latest laws and regulations, ensuring your company’s success.

With BoardRoom, your business can operate confidently and safely. Our professional advisors help you better understand the local industry landscape and strengthen your company’s overall performance by providing unique business insights.

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The importance of outsourcing your accounting

Outsourcing business processes to BoardRoom can improve your business continuity by providing your teams with assistance as they need it – even during unforeseen events.

Having your accounting services outsourced also reduces key-person risk. This means that your company can save money by avoiding the costs of business interruption that can occur when senior team members are unavailable.

There are several factors to consider when looking at outsourcing accountancy services in Malaysia, including the provider’s:

  • expertise;
  • trustworthiness; and
  • transparency.

How BoardRoom helps with outsourced accounting services

Maintaining the credibility of your company depends on making sure your accounting complies with local standards in Malaysia and other APAC regions. BoardRoom is an international accounting and bookkeeping services provider, meaning our Malaysia team has the necessary knowledge to ensure your accounting activities are compliant throughout APAC.

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Statutory reporting & compliance services

Statutory reporting, whilst typically only occurring annually, is an essential part of maintaining compliance with the authorities. This type of reporting tends to be a high level consolidation of your accounts, required by Government agencies, to ensure you are operating within the law. Whilst this may seem like a simple requirement, it can be complex ensuring you’re adhering to the specific formats required.

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Management purpose reporting

Management bookkeeping is unique to you and your business requirements. An experienced outsourcing firm like BoardRoom will be able to provide a wealth of data and insight into your business through analysis on your P&L (Profit and Loss), EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) ratios, liquidity ratios, margins, investment deposits to determine how your company is performing.

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Group accounts consolidation

Consolidating your group accounts can save your finance team valuable time and money. Understanding how to consolidate financial statements is especially important if you are a business that operates its subsidiary companies across various regions or countries. This allows your team to accurately represent financial results for investors and for Accounting and Companies Commission of Malaysia (Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia) filing purposes.

Our accounting services

As one of the most trusted accounting services providers in Malaysia, BoardRoom ensures that your company fulfils all local regulatory requirements and keeps up a reputation of integrity.

01 Bookkeeping, accounting and reporting services

There is a wealth of data and insight available to your business when you choose the right accounting services provider.

BoardRoom’s Malaysia accounting and bookkeeping experts can help you with all your financial management and reporting requirements.

In addition to long-term support, we can also provide short-term accounting services to assist your internal teams when faced with unexpected staff turnover, leave periods or complex accounting requirements.

We can help with:

Setting up the chart of accounts and recording all account transactions
Preparing monthly bank statements and analysis reports
Compiling monthly management financial reports and service tax returns
Preparing statutory financial statements that comply with local standards
Reconstructing accounts because of incomplete, lost or damaged documents
Tidying accounts prior to initial public offerings

02 Accounts payable management

Ensuring a smooth accounts payable system helps maintain good relationships with suppliers by ensuring that their information is accurate and up to date. Paying your supplier and your employees’ expenses on time ensures a positive relationship with both groups.

We can help with:

    Paying supplier invoices and employee expense claims
    Issuing payment vouchers and preparing cheques
    Mailing signed cheques to payees or remitting funds by telegraphic transfer

    Let our team help ensure your accounts payable is in good hands.

      03 Consolidation of group accounts

      Consolidated financial statements are an essential component of group company accounting. This critical information provides a whole-of-business perspective, which can be lost when only looking at figures for the parent company or a single subsidiary.

      BoardRoom offers complete consolidation of group accounts and head-office reporting packages to ensure critical information on the entire business is not overlooked.

      04 Cash and treasury management services

      BoardRoom’s treasury management services can help your business manage cash, investments and other financial assets.

      Our specialist team can help streamline and automate manual processes and time-consuming data management tasks, resulting in increased daily productivity.

      Automated authorisation and payment initiation also eliminate organisational bottlenecks and reduce reliance on specific locations.

      We can help with:

      Issuing payment vouchers and payments through electronic banking or traditional modes (e.g. cheques/telegraphic transfers)
      Notifying payees through email and mailing cheques
      Maintaining common or exclusive bank accounts where clients’ funds are received or disbursed
      Maintaining separate ledgers for common bank accounts
      Bank reconciliation on a monthly basis for exclusive bank accounts

      Why Choose BoardRoom?

      Because we help take your business further, faster, at all stages

      Partnering with a reputable accounting services provider in Malaysia that has a global presence can help you minimise costs, mitigate risk and boost potential revenue growth while ensuring you meet all compliance requirements in each region.

      With a distinguished history built over 50 years, BoardRoom has become one of APAC’s most highly regarded accounting firms.

      Save time and money
      Outsourcing your accounting services means you can continue managing your core company operations without having to hire trained, knowledgeable staff, to execute everyday accounting functions internally.
      Easily maintain multi-country compliance
      Our highly trained team has expertise and experience across multiple Asia-Pacific regions. We can help ease your administrative burden while minimising your risk of fines for non-compliance.
      Stimulate productivity
      Outsourcing your accounting services streamlines your day-to-day operating costs. This creates immediate productivity benefits and helps maintain compliance. Your team’s time and resources will be freed up, allowing key decision-makers to focus on growth and profitability.
      Increase efficiency and security
      A private cloud-based financial system can streamline and automate your accounting functions. Every client needs a tailored solution, so we work alongside international organisations like SAP to identify and implement the best financial management systems for each client.

      Get in touch with our accounting expert today!

      YOUR POINT OF CONTACT

      Chester Leong

      Managing Director Asia, Tax and Accounting

      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

      1. What are the different types of accounting services?

      From tax accounting to forensic accounting and external auditing to internal auditing, there is a broad range of accounting services that specialise in distinct areas of a business’s finances and needs.

      In Malaysia, BoardRoom provide accounting services in the following areas:

      1. Interim Financial Reporting
      2. Bookkeeping and Statutory Accounting Services
      3. Consolidation of Group Accounts
      4. Accounts Payable Management
      5. Cash Management Services
      6. Preparation of audited financial statements in XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) format

      2. How much do accounting or bookkeeping services cost in Malaysia?

      The cost for quality accounting or bookkeeping services in Malaysia will depend on several factors, including the scope of the service, the number of monthly accounting transactions, the scale of your business and subsidiaries, and whether your business requires additional needs such support for accounts auditing.

      In Malaysia, accounting services typically range from RM 1300 – RM 2600 depending on the provider. As with many business services, cheaper options may have lower upfront costs due to reduced scope, but can end up being more expensive in the long run if your business needs become increasingly more complex. You could potentially be opening up your company to risk factors and penalties for non-compliance with cheaper alternatives with reduced scope of work.

      3. What does a bookkeeping company do?

      A bookkeeper is an outsourced accountant that you hire to manage your financial statements and provide you with accurate, up to date financial information regarding your business and its financial health.

      A reputable bookkeeping company offers tax strategy, preparation, and filing services. This will  often extend into payroll processing, account reconciliations, financial strategising and other accounting services.

      4. Why should you outsource your accounting?

      Outsourcing your accounting offers you the chance to remove the burden of complex and operational financial matters on your in-house team. By outsourcing to an accounting service provider, your in-house finance teams will have more time to focus on matters that need their direct attention. An experienced accounting firm can also help to provide invaluable financial advice which guarantees the success of your business.

      Accounting outsourcing is also a stable and secure way to keep your books in order when going through a period of growth and expansion without the need to increase additional headcount thus saving costs for the business.

      5. What are the factors to consider when outsourcing accounting?

      There are several factors to consider, namely the expertise, trustworthiness and transparency of the outsourcing provider. As the information provided and managed by the third party provider is sensitive in nature, your outsourcing accounting partner must be able to manage your accounts professionally and with integrity. As your partners in success, the accounting company must also have the expertise to handle the most complex situations, and to grow and adapt alongside your business.

      Communication should also be a key factor for consideration. When outsourcing to a team of third-party accountants, it is essential that good communication and transparency is maintained between both parties to ensure streamlined passing of information. This helps to reduce risk and errors when processing your financial statements.

      6. Why do businesses need accurate bookkeeping?

      Accurate bookkeeping is essential for business owners to monitor corporate finances and to generate accurate business reports like profit and loss statements, balance sheets etc. This allows business owners to make informed financial decisions and ensure that your business remains compliant with all accounting and tax regulations whilst being financially secure.

      7. How can BoardRoom help in accounting services?

      BoardRoom has supported countless businesses from public-listed companies to large multinationals, and small and medium enterprises across the Asia Pacific region. Our team of talented bookkeepers and accountants work tirelessly when it comes to keeping your daily bookkeeping transactions to managing your annual financial statements and reports. BoardRoom also provides tax advisory and tax filing services, ensuring your business remains tax compliant.