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Nexia TS Announces the Appointments of Advisory Leader and Assurance Leader

September 2018

 

Singapore, 20 September 2018 – Nexia TS is pleased to announce the appointments of its Director of Corporate Advisory, Chin Chee Choon as Advisory Leader, and its Director of Assurance, Loh Ji Kin as Assurance Leader. The key appointment holders currently hold pivotal roles in managing the firm’s Risk Advisory and Assurance business units, respectively.

 

In their new appointments, they will undertake greater responsibilities and assist the Group CEO in providing guidance at both the firm and business operating levels. Their leadership will be fundamental to the firm’s strategic plan and client service.

 

Chin Chee Choon’s Professional Profile

Chee Choon has more than 20 years of collective experience in Assurance and Auditing, Corporate Governance, Internal Audit, Risk Management and Advisory and IPOs.

 

He currently heads the firm’s Risk Advisory and Outsourcing and Business Advisory Services. Chee Choon is involved in the internal audit reviews of companies listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange from various industries including food and beverages, manufacturing, telecommunication, trading, oil and gas, and also non-profit organisation.  Other advisory work includes special reviews such as fraud investigation, pre-IPO internal control review and review of internal control manuals.

 

Chee Choon is also the engagement and signing director for the statutory audit of companies from various industries and sizes including companies listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (“SGX”).  These companies include companies in the oil & gas (exploration and production), property development and construction, shipping and marine, manufacturing, electronics and publishing industries. He was also involved in IPO projects where the firm functions as reporting accountants for two companies in the food and beverage industry and construction related companies.

 

He is also a member of the Audit Committee of Nexia International where his roles include performing Quality Control Reviews (QCR) of global Nexia member firms and also potential new firms or review QCR Reports prepared by other audit committee members to be approved by Nexia International Board Members.

 

Outside of work, Chee Choon served in the Board of Governors and Treasurer of the Spirit of Enterprise, a non-profit organisation promoting and honoring entrepreneurship among youth in Singapore.

 

Credentials

  • Post Graduate Diploma, The University of Oxford
  • Bachelor of Accounting, The University of South Australia
  • Public Accountant and Fellow Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Singapore
  • Certified Internal Auditor

 

Chee Choon can be contacted at DID: +65.6597 7291 or ccchin@nexiats.com.sg.

 

Loh Ji Kin’s Professional Profile

Ji Kin has over 20 years of audit experience. He spent almost 15 years with an international accounting firm, serving a number of roles. In an assurance capacity, he served clients in statutory audits and other special assignments for both listed companies and large MNCs. In a different capacity, Ji Kin played an integral role in the internal technical department, primarily focused on auditing standards and audit quality, including external reporting, in both audit and non-audit services. He also played a key role in conducting training in accounting standards, audit methodology and related soft skills, including project and client management.

 

Ji Kin currently heads our Assurance department, working with the Group CEO in managing at both the firm and department operations level. He also serves as engagement partner for our audit clients, which includes a spectrum of publicly listed and private clients spanning various industries, as well as some not-for-profit organisations. In recent years, he has acted as the Reporting Auditor for a number of successful IPOs on both the Mainboard and Catalist Board of SGX-ST. He is also currently a member of the ISCA Financial Reporting Committee.

 

Credentials

  • Graduated from Nanyang Technological University in Bachelor of Accountancy
  • Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants

 

Ji Kin can be contacted at DID: +65.6597 7295 or lohjikin@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 TS Shanghai 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 Contacts:

Grace Lui
Head of Marketing Communications
+65 6597 7297
gracelui@nexiats.com.sg

 

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