Our team consists of a group of dedicated professionals who are highly knowledgeable and experienced. We are led by the following executives.
Lim Kuan Meng (Managing Partner)
Kuan Meng is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and a Public Accountant registered with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore. As Managing Partner of the firm, Kuan Meng is responsible for the firm's operations, expansion and portfolio planning. He has been working in the public accounting practice since 1995.
Prior to setting up Pinnacle in late 2013, Kuan Meng was with Deloitte & Touche LLP, Singapore, where he became a partner in 2007. He has extensive experience in the audit of multinational and local companies. His experiences include the restructuring and listing of various companies on the Singapore Exchange, financial due diligence for acquisitions, investigation audits and operational and controls reviews. While at Deloitte, he led the audit of large organisations and successfully developed and cultivated high-level client relationships.
Cara Lee (Assurance & Advisory Partner)
Cara joined J B Chua & Co in 1989 and was admitted as a partner in 2005. She is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and a Public Accountant registered with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore. She has more than 20 years' experience in accountancy, taxation and auditing services of various industries including trading, retail, manufacturing, construction, services and investment holding companies. She is also an Accredited Tax Practitioner for Income Tax with the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals.
As a Partner of Pinnacle, Cara continues to service clients in areas of auditing, compilation and taxation. She also scrutinizes the recruitment processes to select the right candidate with the right attitude and provides training to develop the competence and capabilities necessary to perform the work competently.
Teo Siok Fieng (Assurance & Advisory Partner)
Siok Fieng is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and a Public Accountant registered with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore. Prior to joining Pinnacle, she was with Deloitte & Touche LLP, Singapore, where she was a senior manager in Assurance & Advisory Division.
During her stay with Deloitte, she has extensive audit experience where she was responsible for a portfolio of audit clients ranging from public listed companies to multinational companies and privately-held companies in diverse industry such as shipping, construction, trading and distribution, online game service provider, food & beverages and statutory board. She was also involved in special assignments such as reviews on mergers and acquisitions, agreed upon procedure audits, certification audits and system audits in identifications area for improvements in accounting and reporting systems.
Other than servicing the client in areas of audit, she is also involved in the planning and design of the quality controls of the firm to ensure that the staffs understand the overall objectives of the firm and carry out the engagements with due care.
Kee Poh Ling (Director of Accounting and Corporate Secretarial Services)
Poh Ling is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ("ACCA"). She is also a BizFinx trainer for Singapore Association of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators ("SAICSA"), speaker for BizFinx Training organised by ACRA and speaker for SBF-ACRA Training Seminar on Revised XBRL Filing Requirements and New BizFinx Filing System (2nd run).
Prior to joining CAL Business Consultants Pte Ltd, Poh Ling was with Deloitte & Touche LLP, Singapore, where she was a senior manager in Assurance & Advisory Division. During her employment with Deloitte & Touche LLP, she was responsible for the audits of private, multinational and public listed companies in diverse industries such as retail, manufacturing, service, trading, construction, trust, shipping, hotel, investment holding company and non-profit organisation. She was also involved agreed upon procedure audits, certification audits and fraud investigation audits. She has knowledge and exposure in audits of Indonesia and Malaysian entities.
During her short stint in Geo Energy Resources Limited after departing from Deloitte, she led the accounting division in the preparation of the group consolidation accounts and the prospectus for Geo Energy Resources Limited listing on the Stock Exchange of Singapore.
Chua Joo Bin (Advisor)
Joo Bin (JB) is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore and a Public Accountant registered with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore. He is also an Approved Liquidator registered with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority.
As the founder of Messrs J B Chua & Co, JB brings along more than 40 years of extensive experience in public accounting, finance and business advisory services in various industries of both local and overseas companies. He had been advisor and director of a group of companies in Hong Kong and Philippines providing financial and business advisory services to the Groups' businesses in banking, property and resort development, manufacturing, education and college as well as assisted their senior management in trouble-shooting. JB is bilingual in English and Mandarin.
Despite retiring from the frontline of the practice, JB stays on as advisor of the firm where he shares and contributes his valuable knowledge and experiences with the management and clients.