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Admission of New Assurance Directors

 

Singapore, 21 November 2018 – Nexia TS is pleased to announce the admission of Lee Tze Shiong as its Director of Transformation and Quality & Principal, Assurance, and Titus Kuan as its Director, Assurance & Technical.

 

Lee Tze Shiong’s Professional Profile:

Tze Shiong has previously held the role of Divisional Director of the Public Accountancy Division of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA). In ACRA, he was the Assistant Registrar for the Public Accountants overseeing the Practice Monitoring and Professional Oversight Departments.

 

He brings a wealth of more than 25 years of audit experience, mainly with large international audit firms; Tze Shiong has notably spearheaded the Small and Medium Sized Enterprise (SME) audit group in one of the Big Four accounting firms. He was also involved in the audit of listed and multi-national groups, initial public offerings and other audit advisory engagements spanning across Singapore and during his overseas stint in Australia, China, Hong Kong and South East Asia.

 

In his new role, Tze Shiong shall lead the audit quality and transformation journey of the practice, which includes raising the standards of audit quality of the assurance department, and as well as the firm’s system of quality management under International Standard Quality Control 1. As part of the practice’s transformation, he will work closely with the Group CEO and Chief Innovation Officer to advance digitalisation through the use of analytics, AI, RPA and other tools. He will also support as Audit Principal to establish client relationships and act as engagement leader to successfully carry out the audit engagements.

 

Credentials:

  • Bachelor of Accountancy 2nd Class Honours (Lower Division), National University of Singapore
  • Chartered Accountant (Australia)
  • Chartered Accountant (Singapore)

 

Tze Shiong can be contacted at DID: +65 6597 5804 or leetzeshiong@nexiats.com.sg.

 

Titus Kuan’s Professional Profile:

Titus has over 15 years of experience in the accounting and auditing profession where he spent 12 years in one of the Big Four accounting firms including a 2-year secondment to London. During his career there, he handled both assurance engagements and learning & development (L&D) function for the firm.

 

Subsequently, he joined the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ISCA) as its technical and L&D director responsible for technical advisory work covering Auditing, Assurance, FRS, Corporate Reporting and Ethics. He also oversaw the CPE department focusing on members’ professional development.

 

Prior to his new appointment, Titus held the position of Associate Director since he joined the firm in 2017. Apart from managing an audit portfolio, he will continue to take charge of delivering quality-training program, and lead the Technical & Quality Control department by providing technical advisory support to the firm. He also trains externally for ISCA courses and the Singapore Chartered Accountants Qualification program.

 

Credentials:

  • Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons), Nanyang Technological University
  • Chartered Accountant (Singapore)
  • Member, Singapore Accountancy Commission, Learning and Assessment Committee

 

Titus can be contacted at DID: +65 6597 2792 or tituskuan@nexiats.com.sg.

 

About Nexia TS:

Nexia TS was founded in 1993 by two experienced chartered accountants – Henry Tan and Sitoh Yih Pin. After working as managers for one of the international accounting firms, they saw a vision and an opportunity to establish their own organisation – not any accounting firm – but one which is unique in their personalised and well-qualified expertise.

 

To date, Nexia TS is recognised as an established mid-tier local accounting firm. We have grown significantly in size over the years. Being an independent member firm of Nexia International, we are affiliated to accounting firms in many parts of the world. This means that our clients will get to enjoy personalised, comprehensive and quality services at competitive rates in Singapore and globally. Our reputation for quality has been recognised by clients and accounting professionals. As testimony to this, we are among the first few local accounting firms to be accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia to provide supervision of professionals undergoing traineeship to qualify as Chartered Accountants.

 

Headquartered in Singapore, Nexia TS has established a strong presence in various countries across the region. Nexia China is a one-stop centre providing advisory services for foreign-invested enterprises in China. NTS Malaysia and NTS Myanmar provide a full suite of corporate advisory services for our clientele with operations and new foreign investments in the respective countries.

 

Nexia International is an international network of accounting and consulting firms with origins going back to 1971, making Nexia International one of the longest established networks. Currently, with 30,750 staff serving our clients at 667 offices in 115 countries, it is ranked as the top 10 largest international accounting and consulting network.

 

For more details, please visit www.nexiats.com.sg.

  

Media Contact:

May Tan
Marketing Communications Manager
+65 6534 5700 (ext. 861)
maytan@nexiats.com.sg