Experience

  • Assistant Vice President

    at HONG LEONG FINANCE LIMITED

    June 2018 - at Present

    Singapore

    Equity Capital Market – Assist listed companies and/or act as Issue Manager in capital raising, IPO and M&A related transactions. Responsibilities include conducting due diligence and research on prospective companies (quantitative and qualitative aspects), reviewing financial models and profit forecasts, providing advice on the market valuation and restructuring plans. Draft and review pitch book and prospectus. Manage and lead deals from execution to completion. Financial Advisory – Conduct financial statements analysis, evaluate deals through analysis of similar transactions in the similar industry to provide an opinion on the fairness of the deal and provide advice on corporate takeover. Sponsorship of Listed Companies – Provide advice on fund raising activities, corporate actions and SGX Listing rules. Review and monitor listed companies’ activities and at the same time keeping abreast of companies’ developments by attending companies’ board meetings, EGMs and AGMs.

  • Corporate Finance and Restructuring Consultant

    at FTI CONSULTING (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD

    December 2015 - June 2018

    Singapore

    Financial Due Diligence – Conduct in depth financial analysis on companies to ascertain the profitability, efficiency and liquidity of the company. Conduct market and industry research. Assist the company in building financial model and valuation of shares. Prepare report to stakeholders to present findings and advise stakeholder of the viability of the business. Corporate Recovery/Restructuring – Involved in various restructuring and corporate insolvency engagement. Core responsibility includes working with company’s stakeholders in devising a restructuring plan. Assist the company in building cash flow models, incorporating the debt repayment plan. Provide advice to creditors and shareholders. Forensic Accounting/Fraud Investigation – Review companies’ financial statements, payment vouchers and bank statements to trace the flow of cash. Reconstruct cash book. Assess the quantum of fraud. Prepare investigation report for Court.

  • Corporate Recovery Associate

    at RSM CORPORATE ADVISORY PTE LTD

    July 2014 - December 2015

    Singapore

    Litigation Support - Assess the indicative value or loss of profit of the firm using DCF models. Analyse and normalized financial statements. Perform research and due diligence to support valuation report. Corporate Insolvency – Involved in various receiverships engagement pertaining to commercial property. Independently managed 10 liquidation projects concurrently. Realise assets and distribute excess funds. Exercise strong stakeholders’ management. Evaluate and investigate the cause of distress. Forensic Accounting / Fraud Investigation - Understanding work process. Tracing of funds. Review full sets of bank statements, payment vouchers, journey entries, receipt vouchers and financial statements. Investigate fraudulent trading and ascertain the value of damages. • Notable project - Successfully uncovering a financing fraud and reporting it to Singapore Commercial Affairs Department which resulted in the director being convicted of fraud.

Education

  • Chartered Financial Analyst

    at CFA Institute

    2019 - at Present (1 year) Singapore

  • Chartered Accountant

    at Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants

    2017 - at Present (3 years) Singapore

  • Bachelors of Accountancy

    at Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University

    2011 - 2014 (3 years) Singapore

Languages

  • English Native

  • Chinese Conversation

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