Accountant General’s Department of Malaysia (AGD) was established in 1946 with the establishment of the Accountant general’s position under the Ministry of Finance before Malaysia achieved its independence. AGD started with an office in the building of Life Insurance Corporation of India at the junction of Jalan Melaka and Jalan Tun Perak (previously Mountbatten Road) in the centre of Kuala Lumpur. The AGD’s Office was relocated to Sultan Abdul Samad Building and later to Block 8, government offices Complex in Jalan Duta. Now AGD is located at Ministry of Finance Complex, Precint 2, Putrajaya.

 

Division in AGD are:

 

  1. Accounting Development and Management Division (BPPP)
  2. Central Operation and Agencies Management Division (BPOPA)
  3. Unclaimed Money Management Division (BWTD)
  4. Accrual Accounting Implementation Team (PPPA)
  5. Accounting Offices Operation Management Division (BPOPP)
  6. Information Technology Management Division (BPTM)
  7. Advisory and Consultancy Division (BKP)
  8. Internal Audit Management Division (BPAD)
  9. Accounting Division, Ministry of Finance (BA MOF)
  10. National Accounting Institute (IPN)

 

In line with its objective to provide efficient and effective service delivery, AGD now has 24 offices in the states and districts to serve the best accounting services to the public.

 

Leader of AGD

 

The first Accountant General’s Department of Malaysia was G.G.T. Browne. Since then AGD has been led by 14 Accountant general and a local leadership resumed office in 1967.

 

No Name Year
1 G.G.T Browne 1946
2 E.A.Joy 1947-1949 and 1951 – 1952
3 J.H.Newbigging Held duties of Accountant General in 1950
1953 – 1955
4 C.E. Gascoigne 1956 – 1957
5 H.C. Roberts 1958 – 1962
6 D. Mortimer 1964 – 1966
7 YBhg. Dato’ Shamsir bin Omar 1967 – 1989
8 Y.M. Raja Dato’ Seri Abdul Aziz bin Raja Salim 1990 – 1993
9 YBhg. Dato’ Mohamed Adnan bin Ali 1994 – 1999
10 YBhg. Datuk Siti Maslamah bt Osman 2000 – 2003
11 YBhg. Dato’ Othman bin Abdullah 2003 – 2005
12 YBhg. Dato’ Mohd Salleh bin Mahmud 2005 – 2010
13 YBhg. Datuk Wan Selamah binti Wan Sulaiman 2010 – 2014
14 YBhg. Dato’ Haji Che Pee bin Samsudin 2015

 

Note :

  • En. Raslan Mohammad bin Abdullah became the Deputy Accountant General in 1963
  • En. Zainul Abidin bin Yahya held the duties of Accountant General from 1989 – 1990
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