For companies interested in getting the best accounting services, it is useful to know the top accounting firms in Malaysia and start from there. Based on available latest 2021 figures, the top accounting firms in Malaysia are:

  1. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC Malaysia)
  2. Deloitte
  3. KPMG
  4. Ernst & Young
  5. BDO
  6. Crowe Horwarth International
  7. RSM
  8. Baker Tilly
  9. Grant Thornton
  10. DFK International
  11. Accounting Services Hub Malaysia

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC Malaysia)

PricewaterhouseCoopers known is the world’s largest audit and accountancy firm and one of the Big Four auditors and has presence in Malaysia. The company has come about after various mergers over time that brought together Coopers and Lybrand, Price and Waterhouse, hence the mouthful. In addition, PwC has undergone a merger with Booz & Co. The approval of the merger took place on 23rd December, 2013. Ultimately, they offer a wide range of services, but their specialty is tax, audit & assurance, and consulting

The company has 800 offices in 742 cities in 157 countries, including Malaysia, with a strong body of over 169,000 employees supporting its operations. PwC started operations in Malaysia as far back as 1900 and has since worked with Multi-National Corporations (MNCs), public sector entities, and several Malaysian companies in delivery of services that include audit and assurance services, and taxation services  and consultancy services.

In Malaysia, the firm employs around 3,000 people in seven offices. Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh. Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Melaka, Pulau Pinang, Johor Bahru, Kuching and Labuan, who are dedicated to solving the complex problems that businesses are facing in today’s changing market place.



Deloitte

This is another of the big names in the international accounting and auditing industry, and is officially known as Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited or simply Deloitte. Globally, Deloitte is one of the world’s largest professional services network and specializes in the provision of various accounting and audit services including audits, tax consulting, advice on enterprise risk and other financial consultancy services.

The company employs just over 300,000 people around the world in almost 150 countries with the vision to be the standard of excellence and first choice for both clients and talents.

In Malaysia, these services are provided by Deloitte KassimChan and its affiliates. This Malaysian entity is also a part of Deloitte Southeast Asia Ltd. The Deloitte Southeast Asia Ltd was created to provide for the unique demands of the increasingly intro-regional and fast growing companies and enterprise in this region.

KPMG

KPMG is another of the big four international auditing firms, and the company has its Head Quarters (HQ) in the Netherlands.It employs some 227,000 people in 147 countries all over the world. KPMG provides three main lines of service: taxes, audits, and consulting. KPMG was established in Malaysia in 1928. The firm has grown to be one of KPMG’s global organization of independent professional services firms. With about 2200 employees nationwide across 8 offices, they provides a range of accounting services, including audit, tax and consulting for a variety of business and government clients as well as non-profit sectors.

Ernst & Young (EY) Malaysia

This is the fourth in the list and in size when comparing with other accounting and audit firms on an international level. The original company was founded in the 19th century and its current HQ is in London. The company has over 700 offices with 298,965 employees that operate across over 150 countries making it one of the formidable forces in accounting and auditing on a global level.

The company provides a number of services including assurance, advisory and consultancy services, tax and transaction consultation services.



BDO Malaysia

This is another of the major international accounting and auditing firms. BDO International was founded in 1963 as the Biender Seidman International Group through a convergence of firms from Germany, the UK, the Netherlands, US and Canada. I

In 1973, the firm adopted the abbreviation BDO that translates to Binder DjikerOtte & Co. The company has grown tremendously over the years and currently serves clients in 167 countries employing over 91,000 people working out of over 1658 offices.

BDO in Malaysia is a member firm of the BDO International, which is the world’s fifth largest network of professional firms providing range of services, advisory, tax , audit & assurance services to large multinational conglomerates and SMEs.

Since 1964, BDO Malaysia has more than 5 decades of experience in Malaysia’s commercial landscape has a strong reputation as a top quality professional services provider.

Crowe Horwarth International or Crowe Malaysia

Crowe founded in 1915 has more than 42,000 employees in over 130 countries and has been operating as a multinational professional services network. Crowe is a firm that provides auditing, accounting, tax and consulting, financial advisory and enterprise risk services.

Crowe Malaysia are a member firms of Crowe Global, the 10th largest accounting network in the world. With leverage of their global network, they help their clients reach client growth potential and extend global reach.

Crowe Malaysia, the 5th largest in the country, 10,000 clients or more across the country have been able to tap on Crowe’s strengths with over 1,300 partners and staff.

RSM Malaysia

RSM Malaysia is one of the member firms of RSM International. RSM International is one of the world’s top audit, tax and consulting firms. RSM is a worldwide brand name with offices across Middle Eastern, Europe, North Africa, Africa, Americas and Asia Pacific encompassing over 120 countries, 48,000 staff and 820 office to service your need.

In 1978, RSM Malaysia was established. It is now one of the leading and fastest-growing providers of accounting, tax audit & assurance services to companies in Malaysia. Their affiliates have a diverse range of business consulting and solutions services, including transaction support, corporate finance, cross-border tax, business restructuring, risk assurance service, general management consultancy.

Baker Tilly Malaysia

Baker Tilly is one of large accounting and business advisory firm based in Malaysia. Baker Tilly Malaysia has more than 800 professionals and staff members, is a network of 50 partners and directors with 6 offices across Malaysia and 1 office in Phnom Penh , Cambodia.

Baker Tilly Malaysia offers high quality audit, assurance, financial advisory services and tax services to a variety of clients, including multinational corporations, small and medium-size corporations as well as publicly listed corporations, organisations with more than 40 years of experience in Malaysia.

Grant Thornton Malaysia

Grant Thornton in Malaysia is a member firm of GTIL known as Grant Thornton International Limited.

Grant Thornton Malaysia provides assurance services, public listing services, tax and corporate finance services to public listed companies or private companies.

Grant Thornton International Limited operates across over 130 countries with 59,299 employees. Grant Thornton Malaysia has an invaluable 850 people working in Penang, Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur and Kuantan.

DFK International

DFK, a Top 10 International association of independent accounting firms and business advisers. DFK has 229 member firms and 441 offices worldwide over 93 countries with its headquarters situated in London. For over fifty years, the association has been meeting the needs of clients with interests in more than one country.

Accounting Services Hub Malaysia

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Other Accounting Firms

Other notable accounting firms with further growth and development potential include Grant Thornton, Crowe Horwarth International, Baker Tilly Monteiro Heng, Halim & Lee, and DFK International.

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