11 Jalan 14/11
46100 Petaling Jaya
Tel (office) : 03-777 8899
Tel (house) : 03-757 9513
e-mail : jasontn@pc.jaring.my

To seek a challenging career as a Finance Manager/Accountant in an expanding company, enabling me to fully utilise my accounting, finance, computers, auditing and general skills to improve the business and operation of the company.

July 1995
to present
(3 years)
TPDA Sdn. Bhd. Group

Position - Finance Manager
Business - Foundation specialist, earthwork contractor, plant and equipment hiring, sale of tyres and spare parts.
Group turnover - RM 100 million

Mergers and Acquisitions

Participated in and advised the Board of Directors in the negotiations, feasibility studies, restructuring and the subsequent mergers and acquisitions of companies and projects, to expand the business of the group.

Preparation for submission to the KLSE for listing on the 2nd Board

  • Reviewed and implemented, together with the corporate lawyers, the restructuring of the Group to ensure conformity to SC, KLSE, FIC and MITI guidelines.
  • Co-ordinated and assisted in the preparation of the accounts, profit and cashflow forecasts/projections, market survey, legal due diligence review and the submission documents. This involves constant liaison and meetings with the merchant bankers, auditors, reporting accountants, due diligence lawyers, solicitors, company secretaries, market and property surveyors, and bankers.
  • This requires an intimate understanding and up to date information on the industry and the mechanics of the listing exercise.

Normal accounting and administrative functions

  • Management accounting
  • cost monitoring
  • cash management
  • physical stock verification
  • Financial accounting
  • preparation of monthly and fiscal accounts
  • tax planning
  • formation of new companies for upstream/downstream expansions
  • Represented the company on legal proceedings.
  • Ascertain compliance with statutory obligations and legislation.
  • Managed the office in the absence of the Directors.
  • Hiring of office personnel.

Set up a Management Information System

  • Performed a system analysis of the existing manual system, and revamped it into a modern information system.
  • Redesigned the Chart of Accounts.
  • Implemented a computerised accounting system using ACCPAC Plus.
  • Designed customised reports using report writers.
  • Designed, programmed and implemented the Payroll system, Purchase Order system and the Plant Management system, using dBASE, due to the unavailability of suitable shrink-wrapped software in the market.
  • Designed, implemented and maintained a local area network (LAN) using 10Base-T Ethernet, UTP cabling and Novell Netware network operating system.
  • Upgraded old personal computers to reasonable standards in terms of hardware, software and operating systems, thus controlling costs yet providing optimum performance.
  • Acquisition of software and hardware.
  • Prepared and conducted in-house courses on computer literacy.
December 1989
to June 1995
(5 1/2 years)
KPMG Peat Marwick, Kuala Lumpur

Position : Audit Senior

Year end and Interim audits

Performed audit assignments which required planning, executing and maintaining constant liaison with clients, managers and partners. This includes the management of subordinates and time cost budgets.

Major clients audited includes:

i) Construction Companies

  • Daewoo Corporation
  • Esprit Corporation Berhad
  • Comprimo (M) Sdn. Bhd.

ii) Property Development (*including Plantation) Companies

  • PJ Development Holdings Bhd. Group*
  • Island & Peninsular Bhd. Group*

iii) Manufacturing and Trading Companies

  • OYL Industries Bhd.
  • Union Polymers Sdn. Bhd.
  • MEMC Electronic Materials (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Matsushita Television Co. (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Terasaki Electric (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • New Zealand Milk Products (M) Sdn. Bhd.

iv) Service Industry

  • Juru Ukur Bahan Malaysia
  • Davis Langdon & Seah Malaysia
  • Oilfield Inspection Services (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • SCS Computer Systems Sdn. Bhd.
  • Crow Vontrend (M) Sdn. Bhd.

iv) Oil & Gas Industry

  • Petronas Bhd.
  • Gas Pantai Timur Bhd.

Floatation and Rights/Bonus Issue of Shares

Reviewed and checked profit and cashflow forecasts and projections prepared by client for submission to the statutory authorities for the inclusion in public documents. A constant and interactive liaison with clients and their merchant bankers has to be maintained. This also required an extensive knowledge of current Malaysian legislation and guidelines in respect of letters, reports and documents for submission and issuance.

Major clients reviewed includes:

  • Esprit Corporation Bhd Group
  • PJ Development Holdings Bhd Group
  • Arab Malaysian Corporation Bhd Group

Organise and conduct courses on microcomputers

Organise, prepare materials and conduct courses on the usage of microcomputers. The course has improved the level of computer literacy of our audit department.


Secondment to:
Tax department : prepared computation of individual and corporate taxation.
Computer Audit Group : programming

December 1989
to present
Professional Qualification
Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA)
Sitting for Module 4, Professional Examination 1 in November 1998.

Attained during my 4 year period of articleship with KPMG Peat Marwick. The articleship under my principal, Mr. S A Vanar, ended on May 1994.

Jan 1983
to Dec 1989
High School
Sekolah Menengah Sultan Abdul Samad, Petaling Jaya.

Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) 5 principals

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) Grade 1

Sijil Rendah Pelajaran (SRP) Grade A

Level of proficiency
Microsoft Windows 95 Advanced
MS-DOS Advanced
Novell Netware Advanced
UNIX, e.g. Linux Novice
Accounting Packages, e.g. ACCPAC Advanced
Spreadsheet, e.g. Excel, 123 Advanced
Wordprocessing, e.g. Word Advanced
Database, e.g. dBASE Advanced
Presentation, e.g. Powerpoint Intermediate
Programming, e.g. xBASE Advanced
Programming, e.g. C Intermediate
Programming, e.g. COBOL Novice
Web publishing, e.g. HTML Intermediate
Internet/intranet Intermediate
Microcomputer hardware Advanced
Networking hardware Advanced

Current SMSAS Ex-Students Association - commitee member
Malaysian Nature Society - member
Long distance running
High School Malaysian Red Crescent Society - President/Chairman
Library Board - Assistant Head Librarian
Class - Monitor


Age : 28
Date of birth : 18 December 1970
Sex : Male
Marital status : Single