Course Detail(MC003v : Mini Conference Series: SMP Symposium – Audit Hot Spots 2022)

MC003v : Mini Conference Series: SMP Symposium – Audit Hot Spots 2022 NEW

2.00 CPE Hours (Category 3)
Live Webinar

Stay on top of the game! Learn all about the megatrends through the ISCA Mini Conference Series!

The Mini Conference Series promises 2 to 2.5 hours of thought-provoking content delivered to you from the horse's mouth by our thought-leaders and industry experts from various ISCA Committees. Gain exclusive insights on business issues, solutions and megatrends shaping the global market and ecosystem today from our esteemed speakers and panellists in these interactive sessions.

To accommodate your work schedule, options for playback is available for busy professionals who are unable to attend the live events. Enjoy the flexibility where convenience complements learning!

Programme Outline

Programme Outline

Time

Topic

2.00pm

Welcome Address

By Ms Irene Khoo, Chairperson of ISCA PAPC

2.05pm

Updates on the Amendments to Accountants Act

Presented by Mr Wong Kee Wei, Head of Accounting and Policy Department, Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA)

The Ministry of Finance and ACRA conducted a public consultation on proposed amendments on the draft Accountants (Amendment) Bill 2021 (“AA Bill 2021”) from 14 October to 13 November 2021. The AA Bill includes key amendments to enhance the audit regulatory regime, introduce measures for better compliance with professional requirements and standards by both public accountants and accounting entities, and align Singapore’s regulatory practices with those in jurisdictions that have established independent audit regulation.

At this segment, ACRA will provide updates and discuss the feedback on the AA Bill 2021.

2.35pm

Building a Future-Ready Accountancy Workforce through Jobs Transformation

Presented by Mr Germin Ong, Head of Strategy and Planning, Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC)

The presentation will focus on the insights generated by the Job Transformation Maps (JTMs) for Accounting Practices and In-house Finance & Accounting Functions, including identifying the impact of technology and other key trends on the industry and workforce; the impact on individual job roles; and the pathways for employers to transform jobs and for workers to acquire requisite skills as existing job roles evolve and new job roles emerge.

3.10pm

Panel Discussion: Quality Management and Implementation Journey

Moderated by Mr Lee Eng Kian, Deputy Chair of ISCA PAPC and Managing Partner and Head of Audit and Assurance, PKF-CAP LLP

4.00pm

End of Programme

 
*The Institute reserves the right to amend the programme, month, and mode of delivery as deemed necessary without prior notice
 
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
CPE HOURS
Date
ISCA’s inaugural Mini Conference brings to you open and honest conversations on the challenges in addressing climate-related issues and how to tackle them. Through the Mini Conference, we hope delegates will appreciate that these issues need not be as intimidating as they appear to be and climate action can open up new opportunities. We will also introduce ISCA’s climate-related disclosure guide to help delegates kickstart the process.
Others
(2.0 Hours)
20 Apr 2022
(2:00pm to 4:00pm)
 
In this conference, the speakers will discuss: -
 
  • The Role of Democratizing Analytics in Data Modernization,
  • Pivoting Your Business: How CFOs can Leverage Data and Analytics to Lead their Organisations to Greater Heights
  • Transformation in the Office of Finance
Cat 5
(2.5 Hours)
11 May 2022
(2:00pm to 4:30pm)
 
In this conference, the invited speakers will discuss key themes on types of risks amidst digital transformation and the appropriate risk management strategies for the evolving business landscape.
Cat 5 (1.0 Hour)+ Others (1.5 Hours)
8 June 2022
(2:00pm – 4:30pm)

Jul 2022| Mini Conference Series: SMP Symposium – Audit Hot Spots 2022

Join us at our SMP Symposium and learn about pertinent topical issues that help SMPs promote audit quality and enhance jobs and skills transformation to stay ahead in today’s dynamic business and regulatory environment. At the panel discussion, be part of the conversation with leaders of the accountancy profession, and gain tips and insights on how SMPs can embark on their journey to implement the new quality management standards.

Cat 3
(2.0 Hours)
6 Jul 2022
(2:00pm – 4:00pm)
 
Join us at our 2022 ISCA Ethics Thematic Conference with an array of prominent subject matter experts to speak on ethical areas that impact the accountancy profession.
Cat 2
(2 Hours)
20 Jul 2022
(9:00am to 11:00am)
 
At this conference, ISCA will discuss the barriers and influencing factors which women face in progressing through their careers. It will also consider how organisations can break down some of these barriers and open up new and equitable career pathways for women to progress into senior management positions and ultimately, on Boards.
Others
(2.5 Hours)
14 Sep 2022
(2:00pm – 4:30pm)
 
In this conference, the invited speakers will discuss how organisations can ensure they are effectively monitoring and managing financial crime risks and leverage new technology trends to boost efforts to combat financial crimes.
Others
(2.5 Hours)
22 Sep 2022
(2:00pm to 4:30pm)
 
In this conference, you will have the opportunity to hear from subject matter experts and regulators on their insights and suggestions in complying with the financial reporting standards
Cat 1
(2.5 Hours)
9 Nov 2022
(9:00am - 11:30am)
In this conference, ISCA’s Financial Reporting Committee will share insights on the latest developments and emerging issues in financial reporting.
Cat 1
(2.5 Hours)
16 Nov 2022
(2:00pm – 4:30pm)
 
Complimentary session for ISCA Member.

Please click here to view the entire Mini Conference Series.

*Please access the platform at least 15 mins prior to the webinar. 

 

 

NOTE:

  • The ISCA Mini Conference Series are offered by ISCA from April to November 2022 and will be held as a Live Conference. A detailed set of instructions will be sent to you before the session.
  • The dates and contents published on the website are indicative and subject to changes without prior notice. Participants will only be notified of the changes to event dates.
  • The Institute reserves the right to amend the programme (including duration, date, and content) as deemed necessary without prior notice.
  • Playback option for the entire ISCA Mini Conference Series will be available until 31 Dec 2022 for participants who are unable to attend the mini conference.
  • As the option for playback is available, any request for deferment, cancellation or refund of fees in full or partial is strictly not allowed.
  • All discount or credit vouchers must be applied at the time of purchase. There shall be no further amendments to the invoice once registration is confirmed.
  • The promotional package fee is only applicable for online registration for ISCA Mini Conference Series conducted by ISCA.
  • Click here to view CPE Terms and Conditions. ISCA reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.

Your enrolment would constitute that you have read and accepted the Terms and Conditions.

Intended For

ALL

Competency Mapping

Category 3 = 2.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 74.90
For Non-Members: $ 93.62

Programme Facilitator(s)

Germin Ong
Wong Kee Wei

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)



Germin Ong 
Head, Strategy & Planning

Singapore Accountancy Commission 

Germin Ong is Head of the Strategy & Planning department at the Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC). SAC is a statutory body under the Ministry of Finance that develops Singapore’s accountancy sector with the vision of developing Singapore into a leading global accountancy hub.

The department focuses on building business capabilities to capture growth opportunities, and developing Singapore into a centre for accountancy thought-leadership. To achieve this, strategies are developed to drive economic and manpower growth. Research and collaborative projects are also undertaken to grow Singapore’s accountancy knowledge.

Mr Ong holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University and a Master of Science (Management) from the University College Dublin. He is also a Chartered Accountant (Singapore).

 


Mr Wong Kee Wei is the Head of Accounting Policy Department in the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) of Singapore. His department is responsible for developing strategy and policies for the accountancy sector in Singapore and engaging with the various stakeholders to promote quality of audit and financial reporting, both in Singapore and internationally.

Kee Wei supports ACRA’s involvement in the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR), of which ACRA is a member of the IFIAR Board. He also works closely with the professional accountancy bodies and other stakeholders in Singapore on audit regulatory and development initiatives.

Prior to joining ACRA, Kee Wei was an auditor in a Big-4 accounting firm, with experience in the audits of listed and non-listed companies.

Stay on top of the game! Learn all about the megatrends through the ISCA Mini Conference Series!

The Mini Conference Series promises 2 to 2.5 hours of thought-provoking content delivered to you from the horse's mouth by our thought-leaders and industry experts from various ISCA Committees. Gain exclusive insights on business issues, solutions and megatrends shaping the global market and ecosystem today from our esteemed speakers and panellists in these interactive sessions.

To accommodate your work schedule, options for playback is available for busy professionals who are unable to attend the live events. Enjoy the flexibility where convenience complements learning!

Programme Outline

Programme Outline

Time

Topic

2.00pm

Welcome Address

By Ms Irene Khoo, Chairperson of ISCA PAPC

2.05pm

Updates on the Amendments to Accountants Act

Presented by Mr Wong Kee Wei, Head of Accounting and Policy Department, Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA)

The Ministry of Finance and ACRA conducted a public consultation on proposed amendments on the draft Accountants (Amendment) Bill 2021 (“AA Bill 2021”) from 14 October to 13 November 2021. The AA Bill includes key amendments to enhance the audit regulatory regime, introduce measures for better compliance with professional requirements and standards by both public accountants and accounting entities, and align Singapore’s regulatory practices with those in jurisdictions that have established independent audit regulation.

At this segment, ACRA will provide updates and discuss the feedback on the AA Bill 2021.

2.35pm

Building a Future-Ready Accountancy Workforce through Jobs Transformation

Presented by Mr Germin Ong, Head of Strategy and Planning, Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC)

The presentation will focus on the insights generated by the Job Transformation Maps (JTMs) for Accounting Practices and In-house Finance & Accounting Functions, including identifying the impact of technology and other key trends on the industry and workforce; the impact on individual job roles; and the pathways for employers to transform jobs and for workers to acquire requisite skills as existing job roles evolve and new job roles emerge.

3.10pm

Panel Discussion: Quality Management and Implementation Journey

Moderated by Mr Lee Eng Kian, Deputy Chair of ISCA PAPC and Managing Partner and Head of Audit and Assurance, PKF-CAP LLP

4.00pm

End of Programme

 
*The Institute reserves the right to amend the programme, month, and mode of delivery as deemed necessary without prior notice
 
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
CPE HOURS
Date
ISCA’s inaugural Mini Conference brings to you open and honest conversations on the challenges in addressing climate-related issues and how to tackle them. Through the Mini Conference, we hope delegates will appreciate that these issues need not be as intimidating as they appear to be and climate action can open up new opportunities. We will also introduce ISCA’s climate-related disclosure guide to help delegates kickstart the process.
Others
(2.0 Hours)
20 Apr 2022
(2:00pm to 4:00pm)
 
In this conference, the speakers will discuss: -
 
  • The Role of Democratizing Analytics in Data Modernization,
  • Pivoting Your Business: How CFOs can Leverage Data and Analytics to Lead their Organisations to Greater Heights
  • Transformation in the Office of Finance
Cat 5
(2.5 Hours)
11 May 2022
(2:00pm to 4:30pm)
 
In this conference, the invited speakers will discuss key themes on types of risks amidst digital transformation and the appropriate risk management strategies for the evolving business landscape.
Cat 5 (1.0 Hour)+ Others (1.5 Hours)
8 June 2022
(2:00pm – 4:30pm)

Jul 2022| Mini Conference Series: SMP Symposium – Audit Hot Spots 2022

Join us at our SMP Symposium and learn about pertinent topical issues that help SMPs promote audit quality and enhance jobs and skills transformation to stay ahead in today’s dynamic business and regulatory environment. At the panel discussion, be part of the conversation with leaders of the accountancy profession, and gain tips and insights on how SMPs can embark on their journey to implement the new quality management standards.

Cat 3
(2.0 Hours)
6 Jul 2022
(2:00pm – 4:00pm)
 
Join us at our 2022 ISCA Ethics Thematic Conference with an array of prominent subject matter experts to speak on ethical areas that impact the accountancy profession.
Cat 2
(2 Hours)
20 Jul 2022
(9:00am to 11:00am)
 
At this conference, ISCA will discuss the barriers and influencing factors which women face in progressing through their careers. It will also consider how organisations can break down some of these barriers and open up new and equitable career pathways for women to progress into senior management positions and ultimately, on Boards.
Others
(2.5 Hours)
14 Sep 2022
(2:00pm – 4:30pm)
 
In this conference, the invited speakers will discuss how organisations can ensure they are effectively monitoring and managing financial crime risks and leverage new technology trends to boost efforts to combat financial crimes.
Others
(2.5 Hours)
22 Sep 2022
(2:00pm to 4:30pm)
 
In this conference, you will have the opportunity to hear from subject matter experts and regulators on their insights and suggestions in complying with the financial reporting standards
Cat 1
(2.5 Hours)
9 Nov 2022
(9:00am - 11:30am)
In this conference, ISCA’s Financial Reporting Committee will share insights on the latest developments and emerging issues in financial reporting.
Cat 1
(2.5 Hours)
16 Nov 2022
(2:00pm – 4:30pm)
 
Complimentary session for ISCA Member.

Please click here to view the entire Mini Conference Series.

*Please access the platform at least 15 mins prior to the webinar. 

 

 

NOTE:

  • The ISCA Mini Conference Series are offered by ISCA from April to November 2022 and will be held as a Live Conference. A detailed set of instructions will be sent to you before the session.
  • The dates and contents published on the website are indicative and subject to changes without prior notice. Participants will only be notified of the changes to event dates.
  • The Institute reserves the right to amend the programme (including duration, date, and content) as deemed necessary without prior notice.
  • Playback option for the entire ISCA Mini Conference Series will be available until 31 Dec 2022 for participants who are unable to attend the mini conference.
  • As the option for playback is available, any request for deferment, cancellation or refund of fees in full or partial is strictly not allowed.
  • All discount or credit vouchers must be applied at the time of purchase. There shall be no further amendments to the invoice once registration is confirmed.
  • The promotional package fee is only applicable for online registration for ISCA Mini Conference Series conducted by ISCA.
  • Click here to view CPE Terms and Conditions. ISCA reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.

Your enrolment would constitute that you have read and accepted the Terms and Conditions.

Intended For

ALL

Competency Mapping

Category 3 = 2.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)


Germin Ong 
Head, Strategy & Planning

Singapore Accountancy Commission 

Germin Ong is Head of the Strategy & Planning department at the Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC). SAC is a statutory body under the Ministry of Finance that develops Singapore’s accountancy sector with the vision of developing Singapore into a leading global accountancy hub.

The department focuses on building business capabilities to capture growth opportunities, and developing Singapore into a centre for accountancy thought-leadership. To achieve this, strategies are developed to drive economic and manpower growth. Research and collaborative projects are also undertaken to grow Singapore’s accountancy knowledge.

Mr Ong holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University and a Master of Science (Management) from the University College Dublin. He is also a Chartered Accountant (Singapore).

 

Mr Wong Kee Wei is the Head of Accounting Policy Department in the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) of Singapore. His department is responsible for developing strategy and policies for the accountancy sector in Singapore and engaging with the various stakeholders to promote quality of audit and financial reporting, both in Singapore and internationally.

Kee Wei supports ACRA’s involvement in the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR), of which ACRA is a member of the IFIAR Board. He also works closely with the professional accountancy bodies and other stakeholders in Singapore on audit regulatory and development initiatives.

Prior to joining ACRA, Kee Wei was an auditor in a Big-4 accounting firm, with experience in the audits of listed and non-listed companies.


Upcoming Schedule

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 74.90
For Non-Members: $ 93.62

Programme Facilitator(s)

Germin Ong
Wong Kee Wei