Accountant General's Department of Malaysia

Commonly known as the Jabatan Akauntan Negara Malaysia (JANM) in Malay term.

Accountant General's Department of Malaysia was established in 1946, before the independence of Malaysia, with the creation of the post of Accountant General under the Ministry of Finance, which was first held by Mr. G.G.T Browne. The post was first time filled by a Malaysian in 1967.

The headquarter of Accountant General's Department of Malaysia is located in Precinct 2, Putrajaya. It has states and districts offices around Malaysia to provide accounting services to the public sector.
Accountant General's Department of Malaysia Logo

Logo of Jabatan Akauntan Negara

The official logo of Accountant General's Department of Malaysia was launched in October 2003, where the abbreviation ANM stands for Akauntan Negara Malaysia.

Divisions under the Accountant General's Department of Malaysia are:
  • Accounting Development and Management
  • Central Operation and Agencies Management
  • Unclaimed Money Management
  • Accrual Accounting Implementation Team
  • Accounting Offices Operation Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • Advisory and Consultancy
  • Internal Audit Management
  • Accounting, Ministry of Finance
  • National Accounting Institute

The method of accounting used by the Federal Government is the cash-basis accounting or modified cash-basis accounting.

The objectives of the department are:
  • to enhance accountability and transparency in Federal Government's accounting and financial management;
  • to enhance accounting and financial management system for all government agencies;
  • to assist government in making effective decisions;
  • to develop and implement human resource management system for the accounting system; and
  • to enhance the enforcement of the Unclaimed Moneys Act 1965.

The official website of Accountant General's Department of Malaysia features:
  • Accounting system (GFMAS, e-SPKB, SAGA, SPEKS and SPM)
  • Services: Unclaimed money and CDS-MOF; Finance and accounting consultancy; Company auditor and liquidator approval; Payment of salary; Accounting Codes; Procedures and Guidelines
  • Online services (e-Peperiksaan, e-Maklum, e-Kursus)
  • Downloadable forms [Unclaimed Moneys Act UMA 3, UMA 4, UMA 7 & UMA 8] and documents
  • Government accounting standards and Federal Government financial statement

Address:   Head Office:

Jabatan Akauntan Negara Malaysia
Kompleks Kementerian Kewangan
No. 1, Persiaran Perdana,
Presint 2,
62594 Putrajaya

Unclaimed Money Registrar:

Pendaftar Wang Tak Dituntut
Jabatan Akauntan Negara Malaysia
Bahagian Pengurusan Wang Tak Dituntut (BWTD)
Tingkat 42, Menara Maybank
100, Jalan Tun Perak
50050 Kuala Lumpur
Phone:   +603-8882 1000
Notes:   Available in English and Malay versions.

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Guide ID: 1772 - Last Updated: August 8, 2016