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Victory Business Centre

Principal: Nicholas Chan BA (Hons)

 

 

contact details:
  Victory Business Centre
32 Maxwell Road
#03-07 Whitehouse
069115
Singapore
tel: +(65) 6286 8530
tel: +(65) 6286 8530
mob: +(65) 9387 1056
email: nchanmy@yahoo.com.sg

15-11-04  

Key Services Offered:
Wide experience in Financial services especially in manufacturing industry, tax planning and private equity/venture capital financing and investments.

Have been involved in the following activities:

Reorganization of Asia Pacific Regional logistics and warehousing operations by setting up a Regional Consolidated Warehouse.

Restructured the Asia Pacific manufacturing facilities on a Contract Manufacturing basis with the creation of offshore entities to own the inventories and assume the economic risks of the business.

Developed and established comprehensive periodic Profit and Loss statements by individual Product Lines for each business segment.

Instrumental in the establishment of an international offshore company for tax planning purposes.

Revamped the manufacturing strategy through the introduction of Lean Manufacturing techniques, concepts and principles.
This involved the establishment of Self-Managed teams, In-Line Quality, Pull operating systems and more effective maintenance methods.

These were supplemented by the establishment of Activity-Based Management and Costing systems.

Experienced in Tax Planning and Compliance requirements of business operations in Asia, Middle East and Australia.

Have conducted discussions/negotiations with various tax authorities in Malaysia, Brunei, China, Thailand, Australia, Pakistan and the Philippines

Industry Sectors worked in:
Acounting, Audit, Tax Planning and Compliance, Extensive Manufacturing Finance experience especially in High-Tech industries like Semiconductors and Disk Drives, Sales and Customer Service experience in Telecommunications industry, Venture Capital and Private Equity Investment Fund Raising, Pre-IPO Due Diligence and Company Restructuring.

Qualifications:
BA (Hons) Economics and Accounting - University of Newcastle, UK
Chartered Accountant - Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Accredited Associate, Institute for Independent Business (AInstIB).

 

Core Experience of Principals:
Professional skilled in financial planning and strategy formulation for business expansion, corporate governance and financial reporting, systems development, tax planning and cost management.

Able to think longer-term and strategically with a proven track record of effectively managing company resources, assets, team-building audits, tax planning and cash management.

Have evaluated and reviewed feasibility studies of investing in Indonesia for manufacturing operations.

This involved business/market assessment, Product strategies, Technology transfers, recruitment of management staff, supply chain operations, availability of suitable human resources and trained technical personnel, tax/legal planning and funding requirements.

Set-up the necessary controls and procedures necessary to ramp-up production of the factory in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.

Structured the operations and legal entity from a legal/tax perspective.

Set-up the organization structure and recruitment of all levels of Finance staff, including the training requirements.

Set-up and implementation of sound financial controls, systems and procedures, budget formulation and review process.

Monitor and Manage cost reduction teams and projects.

Review the overall manufacturing and investment strategies, plans and forecasts for Asia. This would include capital investments, Factory expansion, Financial and tax strategies, Future Product and Technology transfers for the Company.

Have developed, lead and motivated teams of professionals to produce results and increased profits.

Sales Administration ñ Review major contracts for tax planning/compliance, Credit control, Payment Terms, e.g. L/C etc., Transfer Pricing , Logistics, Shipping.

Facility Palnning ñ Office Layout, Dealings with Landlord, Rental Contract Negotiations.

HR & Employee Welfare, Insurance, Medical and other Benefits administration, Employee Morale.

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