Mr Hong Hee Leong, CA(M), FCA, FCTIM, CMIIA
Mr Hong Hee Leong is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), fellow member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM) and a chartered member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia.
He began his career with Keyse, Poulter Partners & Co, a firm of Chartered Accountants in London, United Kingdom. Subsequently, he has various experiences from working in industries such as in the professional services with Lim Ali & Co (merged and now known as Ernst & Young ), beverage business with Fraser and Neave Limited, plantations with Asiatic Development Berhad, consumer products with Sanyo Sales & Service Sdn Bhd, advertising and marketing consultancy with Asatsu & Fortecomm (M) Sdn Bhd and oil & gas with Worley Engineering International Ltd.
He has been in public practice as a Chartered Accountant and Tax Agent since 1995, providing advisory, accounting and audit services in the role of a principal – advisor for a large number of clients based in Malaysia and internationally. He is also involved in tax planning and consultancy, system reviews, investigation audits, due diligence reviews and feasibility studies. In addition, he was a GST agent licensed under section 170 of the GST Act 2014.
Mr Hong was an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees of the Board of MK Land Holdings Berhad, a company listed on the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad main market. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of several private limited companies.
Mr Hong was a budget commentator for a national daily.
MANAGER, HEAD OFFICE
Ms Vicky Kang Ruey Sia, CA(M), ACTIM, B.Acc (Hons), MBA
Ms Vicky Kang graduated with first class honours in Bachelor of Accounting and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from University Putra Malaysia in 2005 and 2012 respectively. Ms Kang is a member of both MIA and CTIM.
Ms Kang began her career with CF Kok, Chow & Ng in 2003 as an Audit Trainee. On graduation, she joined KCSM Chartered Accountants where she was responsible for both statutory audit and tax compliance. Her last position there was Audit and Tax Senior before she joined H L Hong & Co in 2009 as Manager for the head office with responsibilities for total profit and loss of the firm, supervising, reviewing the work and leading a team of staff. She is also involved in providing advisory and consultancy services and feasibility studies.
MANAGER, MANAGEMENT ASSURANCE SERVICES
Ms Lau Mun, ACCA
Ms Lau Mun is an associate member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
She was attached to Ernst & Young from 1995 to 1999 where she was Audit Senior responsible for planning, control and managing statutory audit engagements of small-medium businesses to multinationals and public listed conglomerates. She also managed internal audit engagements for organizations involved in the retail, education and manufacturing industries.
Subsequently, she joined KPMG Management Assurance Services division as Manager where she assisted public listed companies in the establishment of enterprise risk management frameworks and also developed and implemented risk-based internal audit plans.
MANAGER, CORPORATE FINANCE
Dr Kong Voon Sin, CA(M), ACCA
Dr Kong Voon Sin is an associate member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He is also a life member of the Malaysian Institute of Directors.
He was attached to a public listed company and he rose from Group Accountant to Senior General Manager of Business Development in seven years. His last position held total profit and loss responsibility for three public listed companies. He was instrumental in the listing of two of those companies on Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd. He has also worked with the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee and Danaharta and has been involved in ratings, bond issues, rights issues, bridging loans and loan syndications.
HEAD, SITIAWAN BRANCH
Mr Ling Keng Neo, CA(M), FCCA
Mr Ling Keng Neo graduated with Bachelor of Science from University Malaya. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Mr Ling joined H L Hong & Co in 2008 and was involved in various aspects of accounting, sole-proprietor, partnership and corporate tax compliance and planning, statutory audit and system review. He was promoted to Head of Sitiawan in 2013. He is currently responsible for managing the branch and is also involved in liquidation, tax advisory, due diligence review and preparing proposals for financing.
HEAD, SHAH ALAM BRANCH
Ms Diane Ding, CA(M), FCCA, MBA (UK)
Ms Diane Ding is a fellow member of ACCA and a Chartered Accountant of MIA. She graduated with distinction in her Master of Business Administration (MBA, UK) and has more than 25 years of valuable working experience in various industries such as in public practices (accounting firms), Bursa listed companies and SMEs.
Diane began her career in Coopers & Lybrand (now known as PriceWaterhouseCoopers, PWC) and thereafter joined H L Hong & Co as Audit Manager. She gained valuable business exposure in auditing the various clients of listed companies, MNCs, financial institutions (banks), manufacturing, services & trading companies and SMEs. Prior to re-joining H L Hong & Co to head the Shah Alam Branch, she was Head of Finance with a listed construction company and Assistant Vice President of Astro Radio Sdn Bhd. She also has commercial experience in the advertising industry, food franchise and a manufacturing company (packaging & printing business).
Diane is passionate to support entrepreneurs achieve their vision and goals. She finds fulfillment in helping SMEs grow their businesses. Diane currently heads the audit firm branch in Kota Kemuning, Shah Alam. She specializes in tax planning, accounting setup, accounting outsourcing services and forensic accounting. Diane was the key speaker in several GST seminars organized by the firm. Diane is also a licensed Tax agent.