Tang Seng Choon is the Head of Audit & Assurance at BDO in Malaysia. He has more than thirty-seven (37) years of working experience in the accounting profession. He was also one of the pioneers that set up BDO Cambodia Limited.
He manages a portfolio of listed and non-listed statutory audit clients and special assignments in Malaysia, which includes the preparation of accountant’s report, review of combined financial statements and proforma financial information for submission to the relevant authorities for IPOs and bond issuances.
He has extensive experience in the audits of various industries, which include plantation (cultivation of oil palm, processing of palm oil, downstream refining of palm oil and processing of refined palm oil into oleo chemicals and specialty oils and fats), property development, gaming and leisure, manufacturing, trading & retailing, consumer markets, industrial products, oil and gas operations (both upstream and downstream including petrochemical) and healthcare.
Seng Choon is the Audit and Accounting Coordinator of BDO in Malaysia.
He is a Chartered Accountant and a Council Member of Malaysia Institute of Accountants (MIA). He is also the Chairman of the Investigation Committee (IC) as well as a member of the Integrated Reporting Steering Committee (IRSC), Public Practice Committee (PPC), Capital Market Advisory Committee (CMAC) and as MIA's Representative of Panel Interviewers of Approved Company Auditors.
Seng Choon has also been appointed as the Chairman of National Annual Corporate Reports Awards (NACRA) Organising and Adjudication Committee.
He also a member of Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM) Corporate Practice Consultative Forum (CPCF) Technical Committee and Interview Panel for Approved Company Auditors.
Under Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), Seng Choon is a Council Member and the Chairman of the Accounting and Auditing Technical Committee (AATC). He is also a member of the Public Practice Committee (PPC) and Education and Training Committee (ETC) as well as MICPA’s representative in Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) MFRS Application and Implementation Committee (MAIC) as an observer.
Seng Choon is a member of MASB Interpretations Committee of Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB), Working Group (WG) for Improvements on MFRS Standards and WG 71 Sustainability Reporting and has been actively participating in local deliberations on financial reporting matters involving the MASB.
Seng Choon has working experience in Unites States of America, Hong Kong, Kingdom of Cambodia and People’s Republic of China.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS / EDUCATION
- Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
- Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
- Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) with Business and Finance Professional (BFP) status
- Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- Member of CPA Australia
- Member of the Kampuchea Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Auditors (KICPAA)
- Member of the ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountants (ACPA)