Mohd Noah - Corporate Finance Manager - Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Liliawati Mohd Noah

Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia


Corporate Finance Manager

Work History

Finance Controller

January 2011 - December 2012

Finance Manager


September 2010 - December 2010

Senior Manager

January 2010 - July 2010

Head of Division - Accounts & Finance and Purchasing & Stores. Reports to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Managed accounts and finances of 5 companies within the company's group including Nexsol (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (subsidiary of Kulim Malaysia Berhad). Managed finances with bankers in terms of banking facilities and management of financial derivatives ie: foreign exchange hedging system. Ensure compliance to statutory reporting requirements, in house accounting policies and procedures, financial reporting standards and tax laws. Managed general and marine wide insurance. Review of annual budget and forecasts including analysis on anticipated costing, operations and financial performance. Manage and oversee Stores and Purchasing department activities. Supervised 21 accounting staff and 10 stores and Purchasing with direct oversight of accounting and banking facilities.

Selected Contributions and Accomplishment
• Designed, updated and managed forex hedging system of the Group based on the Board of Directors' requirement from 50% hedging to 100% hedging led to improvement and mitigating forex risk of the Group of a portfolio of about USD300 Million. Monitoring of daily forex hedging and provide advice to Management on the forex strategies and global outlook.

• Created booklet for the Group policies and administrative procedures.

• Implemented FRS139 compliance with identification of financial derivatives involved for the Group.

• Negotiated and settled subsidiaries' finances requirements with bankers.

• Saved up to RM460,000 in sales tax on back-log issues on the packaging sales tax exemptions for the Group. Implemented an up to date system in ensuring transparent and timely reporting to the Custom Department.

• Setting system on withholding tax compliance for all commission paid to non-residents.

Deputy Manager

January 2004 - December 2009

Section Head of Accounts & Finance and Purchasing & Store. Reports to the Financial Controller. Responsible for the Group's accounts preparation consist of five companies. Review of accurate and timely financial and costing report of the company. Review of plan, estimates and other corporate report. Review and monitor of yearly forecast and 5 years strategic budget plan. Tax return preparation of estimates and actual, includes tax incentive application ie Investment Allowance and Reinvestment Allowance. Liaise with tax consultants for annual filing and reporting. Lead, direct and review for developing and defining ad-hoc reports to meet management request. Working closely with the Management Information Department (MIS), system consultants and core application team of parent company for the company Accounting IFS system.

Selected Contributions and Accomplishment

• Project Leader in the assignment of Accounting system upgrading from IFS Version 1998 to IFS Version 2007. Communicated and coordinated internally and externally with KMB's core IT technical and application team. Leader in making sure all accounting and application requirement are put into place.

• Successfully reduced the monthly closing processing cycle from 15 days to 7 days. Conducted training sessions to address problems.

• Built up well motivated, efficient and effective Accounts team with clearly defined job responsibilities, accountability and KPI's.

Assistant Manager

January 2003 - January 2005

Senior Executive

January 2001 - January 2002

lead auditor

January 2000 - December 2000

Lead, organize and plan annual quality audit. Lead, organize and plan annual quality audit exercise. Producing non conformance and observations reports for management review and present it on quarterly basis. Deal with SIRIM and third party auditors from time to time.


September 1999 - July 2010


January 1999 - December 2000

Responsible for the company's accounts preparation and making sure timely financial reporting, tax planning and return preparation, budget preparation.

Selected Contributions and Accomplishment

Audit Assistant


January 1998 - December 1999

Working in a team in the preparation of companies financial statements ranging from dormant to medium industries. Encountered all aspects of working in CPA firm including bookkeeping, payroll, and compliance with accounting standards and procedures, financial statement presentation, tax return preparation, auditing, and research. Coordinate information from client in regards to all the financial statement preparation.

Qualifications & Certifications

Accounting and Finance

University of Kent at Canterbury


University of Institute Technology of Mara

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