Dear, Sir / Madame:
We are pleased to have this opportunity to introduce to you our firm, KK Chua & Co., and its three affiliated companies.
Established in 1988, we are a chartered accountant firm in Singapore providing assurance services. We also offer one-stop
service solution to our clients as we are affiliated with three specialist firms that provide accounting, taxation, corporate services and business advisory. Our clientele covers a wide range of
We have a dedicated team of experienced Japanese professionals who are proficient in both the Singapore and Japanese rules and regulations on accounting and taxation to service the Japanese business community in Singapore. Our clients include companies which are headquartered in Singapore or subsidiaries of listed Japanese companies.
We wish you every success in your business and would be very pleased to provide any additional information you may require.
Chua Keng Hiang
Firm name :
K K Chua & Co (Registration No. S88PF0132B)
89 Short Street #08-11 Golden Wall Centre Singapore 188216
New address from 1st July 2020, 111 North Bridge Road #12-03/04 Peninsula Plaza Singapore 179098
TEL：6339-0833 FAX：6339-5445 E-mail
New number from 1st July 2020, TEL：6309-2500 FAX：6309-2501
Foundation date :
9th November 1988
18 ( including 2 partners and 2 Japanese CPA)
Assurance, accounting, taxation, corporate services, financial advisory
Affiliated companies :
CNB Tax Services Pte Ltd
CNB Management Services Pte Ltd
CF Consulting Pte Ltd
Alliance partner abroad :
Eichi Financial Advisory Co.,Ltd.(Japan)
OHASHI LIMITED (Hong Kong)
A. I. Global Sun Partners Joint Stock Company (Vietnam)
KK Chua & Co., in a joint effort with our three affiliated companies, provides the following services to our clientele:
• Assurance Services:
Financial Statement Preparation and Assurance (either Statutory or Voluntary)
Auditing and Assurance (including internal, external and specialized audit services)
• Accounting Services:
Financial Statement Compilation and Preparation
Business Accounting (i.e. Bookkeeping and closing, as well as reviews)
Corporate Income Tax
Personal Income Tax
Goods and Services Tax
Transfer Pricing Documentation and Translation Services
• Corporate Services:
Company Secretarial Services
Support for Liquidation and Incorporation
• Financial Advisory:
M&A services (i.e. financial and tax due diligence, valuation etc.)
Feasibility Studies for Businesses
KK Chua & Co., and its three affiliated companies, were each established with three core values that we intend to uphold in every
engagement with our clients:
– We have the integrity for the clients to ensure that our client’s privacy is always
– We have the professionalism that makes us reliable for the clients through on-going staff
training and specialization
• Quality Service
– We provide the high quality services with punctuality because our client’s deserve the highest standard of care
Our group and by extension our firm has:
• A track record of more than 20 years servicing Japanese Companies
Starting from our humble beginnings in 1988 as a provider of Assurance services to companies within Singapore, KK Chua & Co. along with its affiliated companies has grown to become a one-stop service solution for all of our Japanese clients. Over the years, we have cultivated a strong relationship with the Japanese business community based upon the quality and completeness of our services. More than half of our clients are Japanese companies and they include Japanese companies which are headquartered in Singapore or subsidiaries of listed Japanese companies.
• A Dedicated Team of Japanese Professionals
Our firm features a dedicated team of Japanese Professionals who are proficient in both the Singapore and Japanese accounting rules and standards. They are also fluent in both their native language of Japanese and Singapore’s official language of English, so communication is never a problem. Should you require documents written in Japanese for ease of understanding, our specialists will be happy to provide quick and prompt translation services.
• A one-stop, fully integrated service solution for all businesses
From assurance and compliance, right down to consulting and business advisory, our firm is equipped to handle anything that our clients require. Even if you are not a Japanese business, our firm’s processes are robust enough that we can accommodate either Singaporean or Japanese companies regardless of the type of service they require. Whether it happens to be a consultation on a M&A opportunity or a simple audit to ensure compliance, our firm is ready to assist you in all this and more.
KK Chua & Co. and its three affiliated companies apply a very client-focused approach in our engagements.
We understand that the small size of our firm can be a concern for some of our potential clients and we have chosen to address this by investing heavily in staff training and skill upgrades.
We try to ensure that anyone you meet from our firm has some form of specialization, whether it is in auditing, tax, accounting or advisory services and each one of our staff members is highly trained and ready to assist you even on the most complex of accounting issues.
We also believe in maintaining long-term relationships with our clientele, as we believe that our growth is tied to the growth of our clients. You will find that no matter what kind of task you might present to us, we will always perform it while attempting to ensure the long-term success of your business.
As a business moves through the economic cycles, it encounters a variety of situations that can put its growth at risk. Our firm can help you with this by ensuring that you are always kept up to date with the latest changes made to Singapore tax regulations and requirements.
Should any of these changes impact upon your firm’s business, you can rest assured that we will immediately assemble a specialist team to address these concerns and ensure that your business will not be disrupted by the potential changes in the regulatory environment.
In addition to this, the integrated nature of our services makes it easy for our departments to share information regarding a particular client and even if the specialist was not previously knowledgeable about the client or industry, they will be quickly briefed and brought up to date with the client’s company so that they can handle the task with minimal disruption to your day-to-day business activities.
Chua Keng Hiang
•Bachelor of Accountancy(Honours), University of Singapore,1979
•Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (U.K.).
Mr. Chua started his career as an audit assistant with Coopers and Lybrand(now known as PricewaterhhouseCoopers) in 1979 after graduation. He was promoted to audit manager in 1984 and left three years later to join the investment banking industry. While he was with Coopers & Lybrand, Mr. Chua was in charge of the audit of many major clients of the firm, including one of the largest banking groups in Singapore, the UOB Group.
In 1987, Mr. Chua joined the UOB Group to specialize in initial public offering, mergers & acquisitions and financial advisory services. He was in charge of the corporate finance and venture management operations when he left the UOB Group in 1994.
From 1994 to 1998, Mr Chua spent four years in the People’s Republic of China where he was engaged by a Singapore listed company to manage a diversified group of companies in China.
Mr Chua joined our firm as a partner in 1999.
Mr Chua currently sits on the board of three Singapore listed companies as lead independent director.
Tan Wee Hoon Joanne
•Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants
•Accredited Tax Practitioner (Income Tax & GST)
Ms. Tan began her auditing career with our firm in 1997.
Ms. Tan quickly rose to become a manager and a key member of the management team. Her professional experience encompasses a wide range of industries and she has audited companies not only within Singapore, but also overseas in countries like Japan, Holland, the United States and even Russia. Ms. Tan also boasts considerable experience in other service areas such as taxation, corporate secretarial services and insolvency.
In 2016, Ms. Tan was recognized for her efforts and became a partner of the firm having helped to shape much of its structure and core values
•Bachelor of Economics, University of Kyoto,1970
•Member of the Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Mr. Kawara started his career as a bank executive with Mitsui Bank, Japan in 1970.
In 1974, Mr. Kawara joined Chuo Audit Corporation, Osaka, Japan and obtained his public accountancy qualification in 1980. He was seconded by Chuo Audit Corporation to Coopers and Lybrand( now known as Pricewaterhouse Coopers), Singapore from 1989 to 1993 and from 1996 to 2002 as Director – Japanese Business Group.
Mr. Kawara joined our firm in 2002 as a Director responsible for practice development and client service. He also advises our clients on technical matters. He was appointed to be a Senior Advisor of our firm in 2017.
Mr. Kawara is responsible for reviewing the client service. his professional experience in Singapore and in Japan encompasses a wide spectrum of industries and he has helped to shape much of our firm’s practices by ensuring that we know how to properly service our Japanese clientele.
•Bachelor of Commerce, University of Kobe,2004 Master of Business Administration, Chuo Graduate School of Strategic Management, 2016
•Member of the Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Mr Yamabayashi started his career as a computer programmer with a financial institution in Osaka Japan in 2005. He joined the ASG Audit Corporation Tokyo Japan (presently Grant Thornton Taiyo LLC., Tokyo Japan) and obtained his public accountancy qualification in 2009.
Between December 2012 to March 2014, Mr Yamabayashi was seconded to Japan Research Institute Ltd, Tokyo Japan for management consultancy and financial advisory projects. Mr Yamabayashi then continued his service with Grant Thornton Taiyo LLC., Tokyo Japan until July 2016 when he moved to Singapore to join KK Chua & Co.
Apart from his wide ranging audit experience, Mr Yamabayashi has undertaken numerous advisory assignments such as due diligence, valuation,
feasibility study and special investigation. He now holds the position of Director and is responsible for providing business advisory services to our clients.
Mr Yamabayashi’s publishings are listed as follows;
•Effects of governance factors on corporate financial performance (with peer-review, Chuo-university journal, 2016)
•The policy how to sell off the cross-holding stocks (Junkan Keiri Jouhou, 2018)
Besides,he contributed to the publishing of two technical books in Grant Thornton Taiyo LLC.