Bestar provides audit, tax, financial advisory, consulting, risk management, Singapore company registration, corporate secretarial services, bookkeeping, compilation, due diligence, company valuation, M&A, employment pass application, payroll outsourcing, HR consulting, IT audit, IT, software and related services to select clients. We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities.
Bestar is a member firm of RW William. At Bestar, we are committed to delivering exceptional client service.
Meet The Team
Roger has overall responsibilities for the operation. He has been with Bestar for more than 9 years. He has led the firm through key growth milestones.
With more than 29 years of accounting experience, Roger has considerable experience working on due diligence and transaction support work in relation to acquisitions and restructuring carried out by many of his wide range of clients.
Roger has extensive experience in providing business advisory services to a broad range of clients including technology, food and beverage, construction, manufacturing and trading companies. He is also experienced in strategic planning, reorganization and operations improvement projects for various local companies as part of their globalization and listing efforts.
Roger graduated with Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the Australian National University. He is a Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), CPA Australia and Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals (SIATP).
Emily focuses on the Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”) and counter terrorism financing risks within Bestar in Singapore and Malaysia. She leads secretarial department with a focus on AML policy mangement, customer due diligence remediation and regulatory review.
She has extensive experience in compliance and AML, and corporate governance. She advises companies on compliance frameworks and regulatory compliance matters.
Emily also serves as the Operations Director focusing on managing the performance and operational excellence of the practice.
Emily holds a Bachelor of Business from University of Tasmania, Australia
Angela has more than 25 years audit and commercial experience.
Her industry experience include trading, manufacturing, shipping, retail, property development and not-for-profit.
She had previously worked in 2 of the Big 4 public accounting firms, and was engagement partner of a number of listed companies in Singapore.
She was Involved in a number of successful initial public offerings of clients both in Singapore and overseas.
Amran started his career with Deloitte & Touche. His management consultancy work included reviewing the clients’ management reporting processes for controls weaknesses and, in consultation with the relevant stakeholders, recommending the necessary changes to the processes.
His professional experience in audit encompasses extensive exposure to businesses and organisations in various industries including construction, trading, information technology, service, food and beverage, medical and charity.
His past and current experience in public practice includes engagements relating to due diligence work and internal audit. Additionally, his years of experience in external audit provide him with significant exposure to his clients’ internal audit procedures, the assessment of their effectiveness and compliance, as well as the designing of procedures to act as compensating controls where weaknesses have been identified.
Charmain is an assurance service manager with over 10 years of experience in multiple aspects of external audit, internal audit, compliance audit and other value-added services to clients. She has relevant audit working experience in both medium and two of the Big 4 auditing firms.
She is a member of CPA Australia and CPA Philippines.
Accounting & Tax Manager
Fransisca leads the Accounting & Tax practice in Bestar. Fransisca has been with the company for over 6 years.
She has experience in financial advisory and regulatory compliance.
Fransisca has also been involved in tax due diligence. She is involved in identifying tax planning opportunities as well as tax planning. She also assists clients to negotiate for tax incentives.
Her clients include foreign MNCs and local companies spanning a wide range of industries including aerospace, consumer products, retail and technology.
Fransisca graduated from University of London with Bachelor of Economics degree.
Jacelynn Yap, Leader, Cloud Accounting (Xero, QuickBooks)
Graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting & Finance (Upper Second Class Honours), Jacelynn has accumulated close to 10 years of auditing and accounting experience in professional practices which have honed her meticulousness mindset and keen eyes for details. As a professional member of Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals (SIATP), she possesses the capability and competency to provide our valued clients comprehensive financial consultancy, tax advisory and accounting support across Malaysia and Singapore.