About Hong Wai Fan

CA(M) CPA B Acc (UM)

Jessica Hong (Ms.) is a Malaysian Chartered Accountant and she holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from University of Malaya.  She completed her post-graduate studies in Management Development Programme at INSEAD, Singapore.

She was trained by Michael Wells, Director, IFRS Education Initiative, IFRS Foundation and Paul Pacter, IASB Member & Chairman of the SME Implementation Group in Singapore in 2011, to be an IFRS Trainer (IFRS is International Financial Reporting Standard).

Her career with Price water house Coopers (PwC) has given her invaluable experience in system assurance, management assurance, audit, fraud investigations, system implementations, due diligence and many other challenging assignments. Her professional career gave her insights of complex financial reporting, corporate valuation, mergers and corporate restructuring.

With more than 10 years of training experience, Jessica continued her passion in human capital development, specializing in financial management skills training.

The four years with DKSH extended her experience to management and corporate governance.  Jessica has varied and vast commercial experience in developing and implementing credit control policies, project management, debt recovery training, system integration and many other management effectiveness & efficiency assignments.

Jessica is now the lecturer for SQP Financial Reporting Preparatory Course in SAA Global Education.

Jessica has vast experience in delivering Financial Reporting modules for ACCA, delivering stellar passing rate for students from developed and under-developed countries.

She is on the panel of trainers for Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), specialising in Anti Money Laundering and Anti Terrorism Financing, Business & Accounting Ethics, and Financial Reporting Standards. 

Jessica was appointed by the Accountant’s General, Ministry of Finance and Akademi Audit Negara, to train all auditors, accountants and operation leaders in Malaysia Government in implementing Malaysia Public Sector Accounting Standards (MPSAS), a migration from cash accounting to accrual accounting. 

Asian Banking School appointed Jessica to be their Resident Trainer for Chartered Banker Certification and Wealth Management Certification Programme.

Many described Jessica’s classes as interactive, effective, engaging and stimulating.  She believes that students learn best when they are personally motivated.   No wonder, she is the Pedagogy in Finance.