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Finance and Accounts Officer

George Town


Job Description:

The Finance and Accounts Officer is responsible to prepare financial statements, maintain cash controls, prepare payroll and personnel administration, monitor and process purchasing matters, maintain accounts payable. She or he will be supporting the Administration and Finance Department, and is expected to perform the following tasks and responsibilities in an accurate, timely and highly professional manner.

Task and Responsibilities:

  • Administers and monitors the financial system to ensure that the municipal finances are maintained in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ensures all transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting system.
  • Ensures security and legitimate for all cash flow in and out.
  • Establishes and maintains supplier and consultant accounts.
  • Coordinates and assists the annual audit.
  • Oversees purchase ordering and processing purchase invoices for payments.
  • Maintains the accounts payable and accounts receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate records of all transactions.
  • Prepares and presents accounts and financial statements during Board of Directors meetings.
  • Administers employee files and records in order to ensure accurate payment of benefits and allowances.
  • Administers the monthly payroll in order to ensure that employees are paid in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Monitors and maintains of stores and fixed assets register.
  • Ensures all financial regulations are strictly adhered to.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationship with colleagues.
  • Undertakes other duties and attend meetings as assigned by the General Manager.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or related field.
  • Membership with a recognized Chartered Accounting body will be an added value.
  • Knowledge of word processing equipment and computers with proficiency required in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, and other related accounting programs such as SQL Payroll and USB Accounting Software.
  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential.
  • At least three (3) years of relevant working experience in related field or position.
  • Willingness to work on weekends or in the evenings.
  • Able to work independently, collectively, and in responsible manner.


  • Attach your latest and most persuasive resume.
  • Attach an appealing cover letter (tell us why are you the best candidate for this position and your expected salary).
  • Send all documents to
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for interview.

Perks & Benefits

  • Employee equity
  • Allowance (travel stipends, transportation, etc.)
  • Central location
  • Casual dress code
  • Free snacks / Happy hours
  • Medical insurance
  • Personal leave
  • Open culture
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Fitness membership (Yoga Class)
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Company Overview

George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI) was established by the Penang State Government in April 2010 to spearhead efforts to ensure that George Town's legacy will not be lost.

George Town World Heritage Incorporated is an organisation dedicated to protecting, promoting and preserving George Town as a sustainable city. George Town World Heritage Incorporated works in cooperation with the federal, state, and local government as well as several non-governmental organisations to manage, monitor, promote, and execute heritage-related activities. We identify the problem areas, build a strategy, and call on experts and stakeholders in our vast network to work with us towards the solution.

To ensure the importance of the World Heritage Site is understood by as possible, we work with many partners and collaborators, from conservation specialists and state and cite authorities for better planning, conserving and management of the physical site; to historians and arts practitioners on a programme of educational and cultural activities.

We provide advice to property owners, architects and builders; conduct skills development workshops; provide resources on George Town and heritage through our library and digital archive; and we engage with school children, students of institutes of higher learning, and the public through our programme of talks and activities.

George Town is a living legend, but it will disintegrate before our very eyes should we fail to nurture it. Therefore, research, impact studies, site usage, public awareness, branding, promotion, public transport, tourism, and security must be given equal attention.

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