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Mr. Chan Soon Hua

Lecturer in Accounting
BEc(Hons) (Monash), MBA (Heriot-Watt), FCPA (Aust), CA (NZ), CA (MIA), ACPA (AFA)

Faculty of Business, Design and Arts

Office No:+60 82 260 712
Fax No:+60 82 260 815
Room No: B340
Email: schan@swinburne.edu.my


Mr Chan Soon Hua has had extensive industrial experience as an external auditor for 15 years – in EY (Malaysia) from 16 May 1991 to 30 June 1996, and in Deloitte (Brunei Darussalam) from 1 July 1996 to 20 January 2006 – prior to joining Swinburne on 13 February 2006.

He has audited a wide variety of clients ranging from trading, manufacturing, construction and engineering to financial institutions and other service industries. He has also provided services to clients in other areas such as accounting, taxation and management consulting.

He is also a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Certified Practising Accountant, who actively engages in continuing professional development (CPD) which allows him to keep abreast of industry development and ensure that his students benefit from teaching that remains current. The CPD training that he has attended include:

  • Auditors, financial statements and reports under Companies Act 2016
  • Recognition and measurement principles of Malaysian Private Entity Reporting Standard (MPERS)
  • Mastering Companies Act 2016 requirements for accountants and finance professionals
  • Common errors in presenting financial statements
  • Mastering MPERS (Advanced): A complete guide to accounting for MPERS
  • Mastering GST Accounting
  • Anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing
  • Financial statements frauds
  • Workshop on framework-based teaching of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Forensic accounting and fraud investigation
  • Creative accounting resulting in fraud

Research Interests

Financial Accounting

Teaching Areas

Auditing, Financial Accounting

Professional Membership

FCPA (CPA Australia)
CA (New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants)
CA (Malaysian Institute of Accountants)
ACPA (ASEAN Federation of Accountants)