Business & Financial Advisory

Who We Are

CFO Associates Asia is a boutique Consultancy based in Singapore providing:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Business Advisory

We have a focus on the SME sector and Start Up community in partnering and supporting them in their business journey, endeavors and goal of success here in South East Asia. Why that focus – because we understand the personal investment in their own businesses and the passion they inject into them.

What We Do

Providing a range of support from outsourced accounting to strategic advice, we are well equipped but remain nible enough to quickly respond to your needs in this area.

Addition to this, we have a larger network and community of clients, friends and colleagues that provide a broader range of services for business. We focus on our key strengths but can connect you with other experienced and successful service providers for your business needs.

Why Us

We understand the needs and the mind of the small business environment – people that are passionate and emotionally invested in their business journey.

Have worked in commercial environments ourselves, we understand the day-to-day challenges and what it takes to meet them.

Our Services

We provide a range of Accounting and support services as follows:

Entity Management and Corporate Compliance

We can provide and attend to all the Statutory requirements needed to fulfil the legal and regulatory environment that surrounds your business.

  • Incorporation of Company entity
    • Includes appropriate thoughts and guidance on structuring for operations
  • Acting as Local Nominee Director
  • Acting as Company Secretary
  • Use of our premises as Registered Office address
  • Preparation of Year End Statutory Accounts, Annual General Meeting Requirements and required Lodgments with ACRA (The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore)
  • Preparation of Company Income Tax Return and lodgment with IRAS (The Internal Revenue Authority of Singapore)
  • Payroll services
    • Management of payroll services as agreed and required
    • CPF Filing requirements
    • Preparation of Year End IR8A Forms
    • Preparation of Employment Agreements

Financial Management

Here we provide a full range of ongoing Accounting and Financial Management Services to bring a level of fiscal discipline to businesses:

  • Preparation and presentation of Monthly Management Accounts
    • Structuring of the Profit and Loss Statement to best reflect the business operations
    • Here we use Xero a cloud-based accounting services that provides you with real-time access to your accounting records from several devices
  • Preparation and filing of Quarterly Goods and Services Tax (GST)
  • Financial Planning and Forecasting fulfilment

Here we can run several “what-if” scenarios to view differing business outcomes

Advisory

Aside from having the appropriate professional qualifications and degrees, here at CFO Associates Asia we are experienced professionals who have worked, lived and breathed being in business ourselves. We know the “highs and lows” of managing a commercial operating entity.

Our level of advice and direction here is from what we have learned from our commercial experiences and apply it to our SME and Start-Up clients and extends to:

  • Transactional Support Services
  • Business Valuations
  • Due Diligence Assignments and Reporting
    • Convertible Note documents
    • Loan Agreements
    • Shareholder Agreements
  • Fund raising strategies and guidance
  • Preparation of documents to support transactional requirements:

CFO Associates Asia endeavors to be a business solutions provider. Accounting and Financial Advisory is our area of expertise, but our network is broad and deep, and we can lead you to other professionals and advice that you may be needing i.e. Legal, IT, Real Estate, etc.

We endeavor to provide a more comprehensive support and solution to the financial and administrative requirements of your business, so you are free to get on with doing the stuff you want to do – driving Sales and Operations!

Bryan O'Loughlan

Director

Bryan O’Loughlan is a qualified Chartered Accountant in both Australia and Singapore. He has built his finance career in Australia and Asia over the past 25 years and has accumulated a broad and higher level of experience and knowledge in these geographic environments. Starting out in Public Practice for 6 years, he then moved into a commercial environment and held Senior Finance Executive roles of increasing responsibility in Australia and across South East Asia.

He founded CFO Associates Asia with the intent to bring his experiences in larger businesses across the region and apply them to support the smaller business environment.

In addition to this, he sits on the Board of Directors of Guide Dogs Singapore.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/cfoassocasia/

Clients

Our clients and their businesses are confidential, and we do not disclose information in this area without their expressed consent.

However, we manage and support a range of clients in the following areas and industries:

Art gallery and antiques trading
Wi-Fi communications and data centres
Medical Services
Crowd funding
Corporate Events
Walking Tours
Market Research Consultancy
Management Consulting
Beverages and brewing
Websites and App Development
Food production and distribution
Investments
Internet Hosting Services
Corporate training services
Wholesale distribution
Healthcare services
Marine fuel management services
Car rentals
Manufacturing
IT support and infrastructure
Outsourcing services
Sports content production services
Virtual Reality Services
Not-for-profit services

Our clients are located mainly here in Singapore and operate their business activities across South East Asia, leveraging off the continuing expanding economic and commercial opportunities in this part of the world.

If you have an interest in connecting with any of these services, please contact us for further discussion.

Contact Us

Let's have coffee

+65 68229 2199

+65 9113 8208

bryan@cfoassociatesasia.com

Singapore Office

Suntec Tower 3 #42-01

8 Temasek Boulevard

Singapore 038988