The Vietnam CFO Forum 2013 was jointly held by the ACCA, the CFO Club and the Japan Association for CFOs on 20 November 2013 at Sheraton Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The event aimed at an exclusive audience of CFOs, Controllers, Treasurers, financial executives, CEOs and Business Leaders.
A number of interesting topics were shared and discussed at the event, including "Asia & Vietnam Economic Outlook 2014" by Dr. Le Anh Tuan, Head of Research, Dragon Capital; "Creation and Implementation of Resilience Strategies" by Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Truc, CFO, HSBC Vietnam; "How CFO Can Play Bigger Role as a Strategic Business Partner" by Mr. Jeremy Showalter, Solution Director, Microsoft Vietnam; "Resilience Strategy: Effective and Efficient Treasury" Mr. Yoshiyuki Hijikatan, Expert from JACFO; "FASS Universal Implementation in Asia" by Mr. Hiroshi Yaguchi, Founder & Executive Director of JACFO.
Especially, the topic "Developing a Professional Financial Management Team" was a hot one delivered by Mr. Tony Dang Quoc Tuan – FCCA, ACCA Vietnam.
Tony is also the Leader of Private Business Services, PwC Vietnam. He has more than 14 years’ working experience in providing integrated business solutions to entrepreneurs, owner-managed and family businesses, including 7 years at PwC Vietnam and 7 years at PwC Singapore. At PwC Singapore, Tony was mainly responsible for providing assurance services. He was also assigned to take care of the Vietnam market, including acting as a help desk for any Vietnamese matters, being involved in presentations regarding the Vietnam market, assisting in IPO assignments from Vietnamese companies in Singapore Exchange, etc. From 2009 to date, Tony has been a regular speaker at conferences and seminars organised by Singapore Exchange and companies in Singapore and Vietnam to promote companies in Vietnam to get listed in the Singapore Exchange. At PwC Vietnam, he has worked with clients on day-to-day and more-complex issues such as compliance, controls, cash flows, expansion, succession, risk management, assets protection, and value enhancing. He is also in charge of providing auditing services for financial statements and relevant assurance services. In addition, he is responsible for consulting on International Accounting Standards and Vietnam Accounting Standards.