• Internship Position
  • Operations Department
  • No Remote Working
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Location
  • Accounting, Finance Needed Skills

Become part of UMAI and change the future of the hospitality industry.

UMAI is a software provider that helps restaurants to save time and increase revenues by automating manual tasks, minimize last minute cancellations, upsell customers more effectively and provide more personalized service.

The team has extensive experience in building internet companies and has been part of building some of the largest e-commerce ventures in the Asia Pacific Region. Founded by the former MD of Foodpanda.sg, the largest food delivery service in Singapore, and a member of the founding-team of Nova Founders Capital, a fintech focused Venture Capital firm based out of London & Hong Kong.

This is not a formal corporate role. We are looking for someone who has a “hustle” attitude, who is results driven, who is comfortable with ambiguity, which is a self-starter and has a sense of humor.

    Next start date: mid/end October 2019
    Min. duration: +5 months
    Compensation: 500RM or 750RM per month depending on your experience


Bookkeeping and Payables/Receivables

Track all of the transactions in the organization, covering both sales and expenses. Monitor the current payables/receivables and handle all associated payments.

Financial Reporting and Control

Implement accounting principles to designing financial processes of the organization, preparing reports and liaising with external auditors.

Strategic Planning and Financial Planning & Analysis

Forecast what financial results will look like in future periods and compare with actual results to determine areas where the business can improve. Design financial models that help decision makers make financial judgments

Treasury & Working Capital Management

Forecasting the upcoming working capital (receivables and payables) needs of the company and ensuring proper cash flow management.


You have previous experience in finance // You have studied or are studying Finance, Accounting or similar subjects

Good communication skills, both verbal and written

Strong presentation skills

Enthusiasm and commitment

A keen interest in the start-up world

A team player, responsible, independent, and detail-oriented

Pro-active and frequently contribute new creative initiatives and ideas

Comfortable in an international work environment


Learn and work with some of the best entrepreneurs in the world. We give you insights to all relevant aspects of founding a company and the opportunity, to build up a huge, international, meaningful network.

A dynamic and highly motivated team with flat hierarchies

Great working atmosphere in an international environment

Challenging and diversified tasks with direct responsibility

You will work on the company’s further improvement and development while working together closely with the CEO – thereby acquiring insight into the entrepreneurial life

We provide a monthly compensation of 500RM or 750RM depending on your experience

We can only consider applications from candidates who are able to stay with us at least 5 months, in order that you can take full ownership of your projects!

We thrive on the diversity of our company with a team coming from over 14 different nationalities thus, no matter where you are in the world, we urge you to apply!

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To apply for this position contact the creator of the job: Message Laura Duve

About UMAI Restaurants

MAI provides software that helps restaurants save time and increase revenue by automating manual tasks, integrating with various digital platforms to accept reservations online, minimize last minute cancellations, upsell customers more effectively and provide more personalized service.

In Japanese, UMAI means “of good taste.”

We incorporate this philosophy into every aspect of our company. Our goal is to become THE go-to software solution for high-end restaurants in every metropolis on the planet. Using cutting-edge, intelligent software, we create a customized dining experience and provide the food & beverage industry with a powerful, easy-to-use tool to manage their businesses.

We are not interested in being competitive, or good. We want to be badass.