Company Secretary

We provide outsourced company secretary to companies in Johor Bahru, assisting the board of directors of a company at company administration efficiency, comply to statutory and regulatory requirements by Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM). Most of the small and medium enterprises in Malaysia will appoint an outsourced company secretary from a local accounting firm to fulfill the company secretary routine because it is more cost effective in contrast to having to hire a full time and licensed company secretary in position.

Company Secretary is an advisory role in every registered company in Malaysia, he or she must be a Malaysian and with recognition from professional bodies such as MIA, MIACSA or SSM. The main duties of a company secretary includes general advice on corporate law, GST, formation of a company, filing annual return, maintenance of statutory books, assistance in changes of directors, shareholders, addresses and office particulars.

To clear doubts , we prepared some FAQs that might answer your questions on ‘Company Secretary’.

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Company Secretary FAQ

Must I hire a Company Secretary?

Yes, by ‘Section 139 (1) of Companies Act 1965’, at least one ‘Company Secretary’ must be appointed in the company.

Is ‘Company Secretary’ a secretary?

The ‘Company Secretary’ is neither clerical nor secretarial. Instead, the role of ‘Company Secretary’ is more oriented towards company conduct governance and advisory, which is a high level senior position in a private limited company or public company.

Who is a company secretary?

He or she must be a Malaysian whose age is over or equal to 18, with recognition from professional bodies such as

  1. The Malaysian Association of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA)
  2. Malaysian Association of Company Secretaries
  3. The Malaysian Bar
  4. The Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
  5. Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA)
  6. The Sabah Law Association and The Advocates’ Association of Sarawak.

What are the responsibilities of company secretary?
Ensuring company’s compliance with companies act 2016
A word from Jayson

“Our accounting firm has been working with hundereds of SME in Johor Bahru and providing them professional accounting service to ease their accounting workload so that the business owners are able to have more focus on their daily business operation. We will be happy to assist you on your out-sourced secretarial works, to further our service detail, kindly drop us an inquiry for us to discuss the best accounting solution for your company, at an affordable cost.” – Jayson (Managing Director)

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