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Our Team

BALA KRISHNAN
Managing Partner

Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, UK – FCA (Eng & Wales)

Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants - CA(M)

Certified Public Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants - CPA(M)

Approved Company Auditor

Approved Liquidator under Section 8(3) of the Companies Act 1965

He is the managing and founding partner of the Firm. Previously he was attached to one of the Big Four accounting firms for over 20 years and has held the position as a partner for over 17 years.

 

Bala has very extensive auditing experience of public and private limited companies involved in various activities viz manufacturing, property development, construction, hotels, plantations, transport, partnerships, timber, investment holding / trading, shipping including ship building and repairs, banking, insurance stockbroking, etc.

 

He has also the relevant experience and good working knowledge of taxation and has been involved in resolving clients tax issues, tax disputes and investigations with Inland Revenue Board [“IRB”] via meetings with IRB officers and Director General on appeal matters.

 

In addition to audit and tax, he has also actively worked on liquidation and receivership matters by being directly involved in several liquidation and receivership engagements. He also has specialised experience in financial advisory work including evaluations and recommendations of management information systems, internal control procedures and corporate governance.

 

His other experiences include being involved in corporate and organisation restructuring, cash flows management, share valuations, project evaluations, loan dossier, feasibility study, FIC and CIC applications, due diligence, preparation of companies for listing, accountants report  for prospectus, right issue, acquisitions etc and new investment approvals for manufacturing licence, incentives, expatriate posts from Malaysian Investment Development Authority etc.

RAYMOND TEO
Partner

Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants - CA(M)

 

Fellow Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants – FCA(S)

 

ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountant

 

Approved Company Auditor

Raymond Teo is a Chartered Accountant of Malaysia and Singapore, who has more than 20 years of collective experience in an international accounting firm and mid-tier firm. He is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”), Institute of Singapore Chartered Accounts (“ISCA”) and ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountant.

He involved in audits covering wide range of industries including hospitality, construction, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, trading and retail. These clients included listed and private companies as well as multi-national corporations. He has also involved in both local and cross border IPO projects, financial due diligence exercise and business valuation.

In a different capacity, he also played a key role in conducting internal training in accounting standards and audit methodology.

SETHULINGAM
RAMALINGAM

Director

Sethu was previously working in one of the Big Four accounting firms and has approximately 29 years of working experience in internal auditing, assurance, financial forecasting, due diligence review, liquidation and winding up exercises, investigative audit and debt restructuring.

Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants – CA(M)

Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK – FCCA

JANET ANNE
AYLESBURY

Tax Senior Manager

Associate Member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM)

BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance, University of Greenwich (UK)

She was attached to one of the Big Four accounting firms, and has over 10 years of experience in Taxation, specializing in Tax Compliance, Tax Incentives, Transfer Pricing, Tax Advisory and Tax Audits & Investigations, which she has extensive knowledge and exposure in handling complex and successful tax audit or investigation cases. 

 

Her clientele includes companies from various industries, i.e. manufacturing, agriculture, property development, construction, hotels, transport, investment holding, trading as well as large local conglomerates.

 

She has also the relevant experience of working closely with a range of regulatory authorities namely, the Inland Revenue Board (IRB), the Ministry of Finance (MOF), the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA). 

 

Her other experience includes Indirect Tax, i.e. Sales & Service Tax (SST) and Goods & Services Tax (GST) and working with Customs in various matters. 

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