Tang Seng Choon is the Head of Audit & Assurance at BDO in Malaysia. He has more than thirty-five (35) 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 Council Member, Chairman of the Investigation Committee (IC) as well as a member of the Integrated Reporting Steering Committee (IRSC), Public Practice Committee (PPC) and Capital Market Advisory Committee (CMAC) of MIA. He is also representing MIA as a member of Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM) Corporate Practice Consultative Forum (CPCF) Technical Committee and Interview Panel for Approved Company Auditors.
Under MICPA, Seng Choon is a Council Member and the Co-Chairman of the Accounting and Auditing Technical Committee (AATC). He is also a member of Financial Statements Review Committee (FSRC) and Disciplinary Committee (DC) of MICPA as well as MICPA’s representative in the Organisation and Adjudication Committees for the National Annual Corporate Report Awards (NACRA) and MASB’s MFRS Application and Implementation Committee (MAIC).
He is also a member of the Interpretations Committee (IC) 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)