Alvin Tan

Finance Director. Singapore
T: + 65 6326 1689 | alvin.tan@cbre.com.sg

Alvin Tan is the Finance Director for Singapore. As the country finance head for CBRE group of entities in Singapore, he is responsible for the overall financial control and the stewardship for Singapore businesses. These include financial control and reporting, financial planning & analysis, treasury, tax, compliance, capital budgeting, payroll and outsourcing management. Alvin is also a member of the Singapore Executive Committee.

Alvin has established a high level of credibility for development and enhancement of business partnership with senior business line leaders including SEA CEO and CFO. A finance professional committed to continuous pursuit of operational excellence and business partnership, Alvin led his team and worked through various operational inefficiencies, legacy out-of-market practices and financial issues as part of the initiative to rejuvenate, stabilize and upscale the Singapore Finance. A balance in excess of S$3.0mio was written back to the financials by end of 2016.

Alvin also oversaw the smooth transition and implementation of two major key outsourcing projects covering payroll and transactional accounting in 2016 and 2018 respectively for Singapore.

Alvin was awarded the Asia Circle Excellence, Excellence in Shared Services 2016. He also won the Singapore Circle of Excellence Award for Excellence in Leadership for his contribution to the Finance Team in 2015.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS / ACCREDITATIONS

  • Chartered Accountant, Member of Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants since 2001

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) and a Banking Minor, Nanyang Technological University