Top 10 Auditing And Accounting Firms In Malaysia (2022)

Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country with a population of 3.3 million. Kuala Lumpur is the country’s capital city and the world’s food capital.

Regarding the accounting and auditing industry, business firms and companies across different industries of the country need professional firms and independent accountants to take care of the financial services.

Besides, accounting professionals graduating from different universities in the country are always looking for the right opportunities.

Therefore, we have compiled a list of Malaysia’s top 10 accounting and auditing firms. Whether you are a business looking for a professional service provider or an accountant looking to join a reputable firm, you can find the right one from the list below.

Best Accounting And Auditing Firms In Malaysia

1.  Deloitte Malaysia

Deloitte is one of the world’s Big Four international accounting and auditing firms and one of the top firms in Malaysia. The company has a large workforce of 312000 professionals with operations in over 150 countries.

The company entered the Malaysian market in 1968. There are over 1800 professionals, 9 office locations, and 130 partners and directors of Deloitte Malaysia.

The company has provided exceptional services in the country and won the Best Managed Companies Award in 2022.  

Services

Deloitte Malaysia provides the following services in the Malaysian market:

  • Audit and assurance
  • Consulting and financial advisory
  • Legal consulting
  • Risk advisory
  • Tax consultation

Office

Deloitte Malaysia has 9 offices in different parts of the country. The main office is in Kuala Lumpur, and the address is as follows:

Level 16, Menara LGB 1, Jalan Wan Kadir Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 60000, Malaysia.

Check the different office locations of Deloitte by clicking on the link here.

Contact Information

Contact Number: +603 7610 8888, +605 254 0288, +607 268 0888.

Website:

https://www2.deloitte.com/my/en.html

2.  Baker Tilly

Baker Tilly, an international accounting and auditing firm, has 7 offices, 50 partners, and directors across Malaysia. It is the 10th largest accounting and auditing firm in international markets.

Baker Tilly entered the Malaysian market in 1978 and is the seventh-largest business advisory firm.

The company has 706 offices in 148 countries worldwide and a workforce of more than 39,000 professionals.

The network of Malaysian Baker Tilly has more than 800 professional accountants, business consultants, and auditors.

Services

The current portfolio of BakerTilly services is as follows:

  • Audit and assurance
  • Business Consultancy
  • Risk management and financial advice
  • Accounting
  • Forensic and investigation
  • Corporate recovery and restructuring
  • Outsourcing of the companies’ secretarial works, bookkeeping, and payroll

Office

Baker Tilly is present at more than 7 offices across different cities in Malaysia. The offices are located in Johor Bahru, Batu Pahat, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Seremban, Tawau, and Labuan. The address of Baker Tilly’s head office is as follows:

Baker Tilly Tower, Level 10 Tower 1 Avenue 5, Bangsar South City, 59200. Kuala Lumpur
Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

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Contact Information

Contact Number: +603 2297 1000

Website:  https://www.bakertilly.my/

3.  EY Malaysia

Ernst & Young, known as EY, is also one of the Big Four accounting and auditing firms. The other Big Four companies are KPMG, Deloitte, and PwC.

American Alwin and Scotsman Arthur Young founded the company as separate firms in 1903 and 1906, respectively.

Later on, both companies merged as Ernst & Young in 1989. There are over 300,000 employees associated with the company.

EY entered the Malaysian market in 1909 as Malaysia’s first international public accounting company. The company serves the biggest companies and firms in Malaysia.

Services

The services portfolio of EY is as follows:

  • Accounting and financial reporting
  • Audit and assurance
  • HR and Operations
  • Digital Strategy and Business Technology
  • Business Consulting

Office

EY has offices in 10 cities in Malaysia. The head office of the company is in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The other offices are in Penang, Melaka, Labuan, Kuching, Kuantan, Kuala Terengganu, Kota Kinabalu, Iskandar Puteri, and Ipoh.

The address of the head office is as follows:

Level 23A, Menara Milenium, Jalan Damanlela, Pusat Bandar Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, 50490.

Contact Information

Contact Number: +603 7495 8000

Website: https://www.ey.com/en_my

4.  BDO Malaysia

BDO, Binder Dijker Otte, is also an internationally renowned accounting and auditing company established in 1973.

BDO has 1713 offices with 1 lac professionals associated with the company. The company is in 164 countries and provides professional accounting, auditing, tax, and business advisory services.

BDO Malaysia was founded in 1964 and has served the market for the last 50+ years. Not only in international markets, but BDO is also one of the top 10 firms in Malaysia, with its four offices in the country.

Services

The company provides the following services to clients worldwide:

  • Audit and assurance(agreed upon procedure, reporting accountants for IPOs, audit, financial statement review)
  • Tax(tax compliance, investment venture advisory, corporate tax, and tax audit)
  • Business advisory
  • Business services and outsourcing(accounting, payroll, bookkeeping, etc)

Office

There are four offices of the company across the country. The offices are located in Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Johor Bahru, and Labuan. The address of the main office is as follows:

BDO Kuala Lumpur, Level 8, bdo @ Menara Centara, 360 Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, 50100, Kuala Lumpur

Contact Information

Contact Number: +603 2616 2888

Website: https://www.bdo.my/

5. PwC Malaysia

PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd., known as PwC, is one of the Big Four auditing and accounting firms. The London-based accounting firm has a worldwide network in more than 152 countries with 742 offices.

The company has over 328000 employees and professional accountants & business consultants.

The company entered the Malaysian market in 1900. The company had a merger with Lybrand in 1998 and expanded to a team of over 2000 professionals and 7 offices. The company serves the biggest companies in the Malaysian market.

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Services

PwC provides the following services in the Vietnamese market:

  • Audit and assurance
  • Financial reporting according to Vietnamese Accounting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standards(IFRS)
  • Business Consulting
  • Taxation service
  • Legal service

Office

As already mentioned, there are 8 offices in 8 different cities in Malaysia. The head office is in Kuala Lumpur, and there is also an Acceleration center in Kuala Lumpur.

The address of the Kuala Lumpur office and Acceleration Center is as follows:

Level 10, Menara TH 1 Sentral, Jalan Rakyat, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, P O Box 10192, 50706, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Level 3A, Menara TH 1 Sentral, Jalan Rakyat, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, P O Box 10192, 50706, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact Information

Contact Number: +60 (3) 2173 1188

Website: https://www.pwc.com/my/en.html

6. Boardroom Malaysia

The Boardroom Malaysia is a regional firm with a working history of over 50 years in the country. It is a corporate services provider in the field of accounting, auditing, payroll management, and business advisory services.

The company has been serving the country with over 3000 clients in different industries in Malaysia. There are more than 400 professionals and 5 offices in different cities in Malaysia. 

Services

The services offered by Boardroom Malaysia are as follows:

  • Accounting and Auditing
  • IPO share issuing house
  • Tax services and advisory
  • Payroll management
  • Bookkeeping services
  • Corporate advisory and business consultancy

Office

There are five offices of the company, but the main office is in Selangor. The address is as follows:

11th & 12th Floor, Menara Symphony No, 5, Jalan Professor Khoo Kay Kim, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor 

Contact Information

Contact Number: +60-3-7890 4800

Website: https://www.boardroomlimited.com/my/# 

7. Grant Thornton Malaysia

Grant Thornton is also an internationally renowned accounting and auditing firm with firm feet in the Malaysian market.

Grant Thornton Malaysia is an official member of Grant Thornton International Ltd.

The company entered the Malaysian market

in 1974 with over 700 employees and professionals associated with the network. There are 5 offices of Grant Thornton Malaysia in different cities of the country.

Services

Grant Thornton(Vietnam) provides the following services to business clients nationwide:

  • Business Solutions
  • Audit and assurance
  • Business advisory
  • Tax services
  • Public listing and registry

Office

The company’s main office is in Kuala Lumpur, with regional offices in Penang, Johor Bahru, and Kuantan. The address of the Kuala Lumpur office is as follows:

Level 11, Sheraton Imperial Court, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact Information

Contact Number: 603-26924022

Website:

https://www.grantthornton.com.my/

8. Crowe Horwarth Malaysia

Crowe Horwarth Malaysia is part of Crowe Horwarth Global, the 10th largest firm in the world. The company, established in 1915, has over 42000 employees and a presence in 130 countries.

In the Malaysian market, Crowe Horwarth is the 5th largest accounting and auditing service-providing firm with over 10,000 clients and 1300 partners and professionals.

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Services

The company provides the following services in Malaysia:

  • Accounting and auditing
  • Tax filing and advisory
  • Financial consultation
  • Risk management and mitigation services
  • Business consultation
  • Business Outsourcing

Office

There are six offices of Crowe Horwarth Malaysia in different cities of the country. The offices of Crowe are located in Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Klang, Johor, Penang, and Melaka. The address of the main office is as follows:

Crowe Malaysia PLT (201906000005 & AF 1018)
Level 16, Tower C, Megan Avenue II, 12 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng,
50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact Information

Contact Number:

Audit: +603 2788 9999

Tax: +603 2788 9898 

Website: https://www.crowe.com/my

9.     RSM Malaysia

RSM International is a renowned accounting and auditing firm with 820 offices in 120+ countries and a team of 48000 professionals. The company is considered a leader in the Middle East, Europe, America, Asia Pacific, and even Africa.

The company entered the Malaysian market in 1978 and took not a long time to become one of the fastest-growing accounting and auditing firms in the country. Currently, it is one of the top 10 firms providing exceptional services in the Malaysian market.

Services

The service portfolio of RSM Malaysia is as follows:

  • Corporate finance
  • Accounting and  auditing
  • Tax consultation and filing advisory
  • Business Outsourcing
  • Risk assurance and general management consultancy
  • Business Consulting

Office

The offices of RSM Malaysia are located in two cities that are as follows:

Kuala Lumpur: 5th Floor, Penthouse, Wisma RKT, Block A, No 2, Jalan Raja Abdullah,
Off Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Johor: Suite 16-02, Level 16, Menara Landmark, No 12, Jalan Ngee Heng, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Contact Information

Contact Number:

+603 2610 2888, +607 276 2828

Website:  https://www.rsm.global/malaysia/

10.  Mazars

Mazars is also a top audit, tax, and advisory firm worldwide. The International company has a presence in 90+ countries with 44000+ professionals as part of the Mazars family.

The company was founded in 1945 and expanded across international borders to provide top-notch services to business clients.

The company entered the Malaysian market in 1986 after the merger of Hew & Co. and Tan Toh Hua & Partners. There are more than 200 professionals in the management of Mazars Malaysia.

Services

The service portfolio of Mazars Vietnam is as follows:

  • Audit and assurance
  • Business Consulting
  • Outsourcing
  • Taxation services
  • Business start-up assistance
  • Financial service consulting

Office

There are three offices in the country, with the main office in Kuala Lumpur. The address of the Kuala Lumpur office is as follows:

Wisma Golden Eagle Realty, 11th Floor, South Block, No 142-A Jalan Ampang, 50450, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact Information

Contact Number: +60 3 2702 5222

Website: https://www.mazars.my/