What we do

CORPORATE SECRETARIAL

RHT Corporate Advisory Pte Ltd (“RHTCA”) is a well-established Singapore-based company which has been providing timely, meticulous and responsive corporate secretarial and business services to companies from a wide range of industries since 2011. We work closely with our clients to help them navigate the complex corporate compliance requirements and add value by, for example, advising on the appropriate business entity to set up, and summarising new regulations and requirements. This will enable you to focus on your core competencies, and dedicate your valuable time and resources to the strategic, operational and commercial aspects of growing your business.
Our suite of corporate secretarial and business services include the following:-

Corporate Secretarial

  • Setting up of public and private companies, branch offices, representative offices, partnerships, limited liability partnerships, sole proprietorship and business name
  • Provision of routine and ad-hoc corporate secretarial services to listed and non-listed as well as foreign and local entities
  • Corporate secretarial advice and support on corporate actions including:
  • Share incentive schemes such as employee share option and performance share plan
  • Share buybacks
  • Joint ventures, acquisitions and disposals
  • Consolidation and Subdivision of shares
  • Issues of rights cum warrants, bonuses, and convertible notes
  • Scrip dividends
  • Delisting
  • Performing corporate secretarial due diligence and support for public listings and mergers and acquisitions
  • Applications for employment, dependents’ passes or visas, and for permanent residency in Singapore
  • Conversion of business entities
  • Private company to public company
  • Limited company to unlimited company
  • Conversion of foreign company to locally incorporated company
  • Branch of foreign company
  • Annual corporate compliance
  • Provision of Registered Office
  • Advising clients and making representations on behalf of clients to ACRA for non-compliance and for non-disclosure of interests

In addition to corporate tax, we also offer compliance and advisory services with respect to your Good and Services Tax (“GST”) obligations. Businesses without specialised and dedicated expertise and resources may find it challenging to fully comply with and keep abreast of changes in GST rules and regulations.
Our services with respect to your GST obligations include the following:-

  • Review and e-filing of GST returns
  • Conducting GST Compliance Review (GST Healthcheck)
  • Conducting Assisted Self-help Kit (ASK) review
  • Advice on GST implications involving business start-up, restructuring, new business arrangements and cross-border transactions
  • Assisting with queries and objections with IRAS Review and advice on internal controls for GST reporting

 
 

SHARE REGISTRY

Maintenance of Registers

We ensure that our clients’ registers and records are professionally maintained in accordance with regulatory requirements and that their shareholders, unit holders, warrant holders receive quality services from us.

Shareholder Communications

It is important that listed issuers provide timely communications to their investors.
We work closely with our clients to ensure that corporate documents are mailed in compliance with statutory regulations.
We assist our clients in mailing documents such as:

  • Annual reports
  • Interim reports
  • Circulars
  • Offer information statements
  • Distribution notices

Corporate Actions

We support our clients with their on-going corporate actions in accordance with regulatory requirements.
These corporate actions may include:

  • Rights Issues
  • Bonus Issues
  • Private Placements
  • Dividend and Distribution Payments
  • Reverse Take-overs
  • Capital Restructurings
  • Voluntary Offers
  • Dual Listings

Annual General Meetings and Extraordinary General Meetings (AGMs/EGMs)

We actively coordinate and support our clients in their logistics planning and preparation prior to AGMs, EGMs or Special Meetings and poll counting.

Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)

We manage our clients’ needs relating to their diverse requirements for IPOs.
 
 

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Corporate Governance Principle 11 and SGX LR 1207(10) / 1204(10)

We can assist Boards fulfil their obligations under Code of Corporate Governance Princple 11 – Risk Management and Internal Controls, and SGX Listing Rule 1207(10)/ 1204(10) for Catalist Issuers.  This will include:-

  • Review of listed companies’ processes for assessing internal controls and risk management frameworks
  • Preparation and analysis of targeted questionnaires to Board and Audit Committee and management
  • Drafting representation letters from subsidiary companies and CEO/CFO to Board
  • Drafting an opinion letter to the Board on the current state of internal controls and risk management frameworks
  • Discussions with Internal and External Auditors

Board Evaluations

To improve performance, and in keeping with the Code of Corporate Governance,  many Boards are taking evaluations more seriously, whether through a self assessment process or via independent evaluation.  We can assist in both approaches: –

  • Preparing questionnaires for Board, Board Committees and individual directors, and independent analysis of the responses
  • Confidential interviews and discussions with Board members to gather valuable feedback, and consolidate responses for discussion

Board Effectiveness

Enhanced regulations, shifting stakeholder expectations, and increasing obligations of companies all point in one direction – Governance practices are changing, and Boards are feeling the pressure to meet challenges head on.  We can work with Boards to:-

  • Draft/update terms of reference
  • Advise on Board composition
  • Revew and update risk definitions, appetites and oversight
  • Provide regulatory updates and targeted training
  • Facilitate succession planning
  • Assist in crisis management planning

 
 

COMPLIANCE ADVISORY SERVICES

Compliance Advisory Services Compliance and legal risks are significant to your company’s daily business operations. In recent years compliance concerns have come to the fore as corporations seek to grow in an increasingly challenging business climate, coupled with an increasing regulatory complex enviroment. Enterprises are under pressure to demonstrate adequate control over operational, financial and regulatory risks, among others. For this reason, the professional service provider advising you should be prompt in bringing to your attention any potential material non-compliance, and offer practical solutions on resolving these. Rather than just notify you of laws and regulations, we seek to understand your business and provide you practical and cost-effective solutions to avoid potential compliance issues, disputes and conflicts.
Our Compliance Advisory Services include the following:-

Public listed companies

  • Helping clients understand and address compliance risks and requirements under the Singapore Exchange Limited’s (SGX) Mainboard and Catalist Listing Rules and other relevant statutory requirements, including the Singapore Companies Act, Business Trust Act and Code of Collective Investment Schemes
  • Supporting clients in relation to:
    • Due diligence exercises for initial public offerings (IPOs)
    • Due diligence for reverse takeovers (RTOs), general takeovers, and mergers and acquisitions
  • Advising companies listed on the SGX Mainboard and Catalist relating to listing rules and compliance matters

Private companies / Non-Governmental Organisations (Charities, Societies, and Institutions of Public Character (IPCs))

  • Increase in capital investments, acquisition and disposal of assets, changes in capital due to creation of different classes of shares, capital reduction, changes to memorandum and articles, and the proper conduct of meetings / board and shareholders’ meetings
  • Annual compliance in terms of AGMs, filing of accounts, and submission of prescribed documents with relevant authorities
  • Maintaining and updating of statutory registers
  • Dissolution and liquidation of business entities

Offshore companies

  • Advisory work on incorporation of companies in various offshore jurisdictions, maintenance of corporate records, updating statutory registers, and other administrative functions

Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) / Limited Partnerships

  • Compliance with the LLP Act and Partnership Act

 
Compliance and legal risks are significant to your company’s daily business operations.  In recent years compliance concerns have come to the fore as corporations seek to grow in an increasingly challenging business climate, coupled with an increasing regulatory complex enviroment. Enterprises are under pressure to demonstrate adequate control over operational, financial and regulatory risks, among others. For this reason, the professional service provider advising you should be prompt in bringing to your attention any potential material non-compliance, and offer practical solutions on resolving these. Rather than just notify you of laws and regulations, we seek to understand your business and provide you practical and cost-effective solutions to avoid potential compliance issues, disputes and conflicts.
Our Compliance Advisory Services include the following:-

Public listed companies

  • Helping clients understand and address compliance risks and requirements under the Singapore Exchange Limited’s (SGX) Mainboard and Catalist Listing Rules and other relevant statutory requirements, including the Singapore Companies Act, Business Trust Act and Code of Collective Investment Schemes
  • Supporting clients in relation to:
    • Due diligence exercises for initial public offerings (IPOs)
    • Due diligence for reverse takeovers (RTOs), general takeovers, and mergers and acquisitions
  • Advising companies listed on the SGX Mainboard and Catalist relating to listing rules and compliance matters

Private companies / Non-Governmental Organisations (Charities, Societies, and Institutions of Public Character (IPCs))

  • Increase in capital investments, acquisition and disposal of assets, changes in capital due to creation of different classes of shares, capital reduction, changes to memorandum and articles, and the proper conduct of meetings / board and shareholders’ meetings
  • Annual compliance in terms of AGMs, filing of accounts, and submission of prescribed documents with relevant authorities
  • Maintaining and updating of statutory registers
  • Dissolution and liquidation of business entities

Offshore companies

  • Advisory work on incorporation of companies in various offshore jurisdictions, maintenance of corporate records, updating statutory registers, and other administrative functions

Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) / Limited Partnerships

  • Compliance with the LLP Act and Partnership Act

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PAYROLL & HR

Speed. Reliable. Compliant.

Our payroll solutions help Human Resource (HR) professionals to focus on strategic tasks, such as training and development, succession planning, compensation planning, motivating and rewarding top performers, etc.

We overcome your payroll challenges by providing timely payroll reporting, keeping your payroll in-step with compliance regulations and at the same time, reduce your processing costs.  Payroll is not just about paying employees; it plays a critical part of the business ecosystem and has an impact on other parts of the business as well. Ultimately, good payroll processes create happy employees.

Hosted on Microsoft Azure server, our payroll software is cloud-based and our mobile app gives employees the convenience to access their payslips, Income Tax Forms and apply leave.

Our core payroll solutions covers the following areas:

Central Provident Fund (CPF) Administration

  • Enjoy the peace of mind knowing that CPF and other mandatory employers’ and employees’ funds payments are calculated, submitted and paid on your behalf.

Payroll Reporting

  • Payroll reports (detailed, summary, variance, monthly, year-to-date, etc.) for your easy reference, review and recording of payroll transactions.

Payslips

  • Access payslips via mobile app or email.

Tax Forms

  • Completion and submission of IR8A Forms, Appendices A & B, Forms IR21

Payment Processing

  • Payment of net salary to employees and CPF Board via internet bank or cheques, even if there are multiple payment cycles.

 

LEAVE MANAGEMENT

Online. Easy. Fast

As a supplement to our payroll services, our e-leave software allows your employees to apply their leaves electronically online via web browser or mobile phone. Going paperless brings convenience as your leave records are captured and is accessible anytime, anywhere.

Once an employee applies leave, an e-mail alert will be sent to the approving officer. Upon approval/rejection, an e-mail alert will be sent to the employee.

 

ACCOUNTING COMPLIANCE AND REPORTING

Simpler. Faster. Customisable Reporting

SAP, XERO, Auto-count, other softwares

At RHT Management Services, we work towards a successful partnership with you and your business, supporting you in your accounting and finance functions for the attainment of high performance through simpler, better and faster solution; equipping you with the right information quickly to achieve your business goals.

Our outsourced accounting compliance and reporting  services allow you to gain access to a team of financial experts who are proficient in leading Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and accounting software almost immediately, with lesser resources and investment.

Besides outsourcing your full accounting functions, our services can also be customised to meet your specific requirements.  This could be employee secondment to cover your staff that is on leave or to solve your manpower crunch, or to handle a certain portion of accounting function such as accounts payable process.  We can also assist in the completion of subsidiaries’ accounts and preparation of annual statutory accounts.

Our core services include:

Financial Reporting

  • Bookkeeping and Preparation Management Accounts
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Consolidation of Group Accounts
  • Grant Claim Forms
  • Journal Interface
  • Statutory Financial Reporting

Accounts Payable and Disbursement Functions

  • Maintain Account Payable records
  • Process Payments to vendors
  • Travel & Expense Claims processing and payments
  • Accounts Payable Aging Reports
  • Vendor Master Maintenance

GST Reporting

  • GST registration
  • Submission of GST returns to Inland Revenue of Singapore

 

We also assist companies to:

  • Catch up on back-logged accounts
  • Provide accounting supporting for companies planning for IPO
  • Staff secondment to relieve resources crunch

 

TAX COMPLIANCE

Corporate Tax. Personal Tax. GST

Our team of experienced tax professionals is committed to assisting you in your tax compliance obligations.  We will conduct checks to identify compliance/ technical gaps.

Our tax compliance services are as follows:

Corporate Tax Compliance Services

  • Prepare and file estimated chargeable income
  • Prepare and file company income tax returns and tax computations
  • Work closely with you to respond to queries raised by the Inland Revenue of Singapore
  • Represent you in tax objections and disputes
  • Review corporate tax matters for due diligence purposes
  • Assist you in withholding tax compliance

Personal Tax

  • Prepare income tax returns and tax computations for individuals
  • Prepare returns of employee’s remuneration (Form IR8A)
  • Tax clearance for foreigners (Form IR21)
  • Apply for tax schemes like the Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) scheme
  • Assist in attending to queries from Inland Revenue of Singapore

Private Wealth

  • Tax compliance services to high net worth individuals, their family offices, investment funds and individuals involved in commercial transactions

Goods and Services Tax

  • Review and e-file GST returns
  • Conduct GST Compliance Review (GST health check)
  • Conduct Assisted Self-help Kit (ASK) review, including review for application and renewal of MES status

XBRL REPORTING

Achieve effective internal resource utilisation

Singapore-incorporated companies are required to file their financial statements in XBRL format via BizFinx – a filing system implemented by the Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA).   XBRL aims to increase the speed, accuracy and usability of financial information but many companies find the task of compliance challenging.

Outsource your XBRL reporting to us and you can be assured of quality deliverables and achieve better utilisation of your internal resource.

DIGITAL MARKETING

In collaboration with our partner, IceCube Digital Marketing Agency, we help you grow your business in the online marketing space.  Our clients have experienced positive Return on Investment (ROI) and improvements in their Digital Marketing, Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).  We drive results using the Social Selling framework – a whole new paradigm in sales where part of the persuasion process is done online. This includes:

  • Social Learning – Profiling of your target audiences’ demographics and psychographics
  • Social Selling – Conversion from a prospective client to an active user of our services
  • Social Metrics – Executing Digital marketing campaigns and we measure results through ClickThrough Rate (CTR), Conversion rate, Cost per Click (CPC)

CFO SERVICES

The challenges of managing a start-up or a growing business can be demanding.  As the company grows, you are likely to require professional financial expertise to analyse business performance, profitability and cash flow.  Apart from meeting operational and financial objectives, you will also need strategic advice on managing risks, improving tax efficiency and capitalising on market opportunities.

We understand that some businesses do not need a full-time Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on a regular basis and our outsourced CFO services give you access to a financial expert on demand. We will match you with a suitable CFO who can help you to establish key performance indicators, drive revenue via organic growth and/or through mergers & acquisitions, manage costs, improve cashflow, perform budgeting & forecasting, and raise funds.

Our CFO services include the following:

  • Mentor and coach your company’s head of finance on running a profitable organisation effectively
  • Support your CEO and senior management in making business decisions based on solid financial criteria
  • Provide finance leadership and insights for mergers & acquisitions deals – domestic and overseas
  • Establish and execute programmes for capital raising and funding
  • Develop and define key finance initiatives that support the overall strategy of your organisation

 

Give us a call if you are:

  1. A start-up beginning a fundraising process or making a deal
  2. A company requiring a CFO to oversee the effectiveness and efficiency of your finance department, as well as share knowledge and technical skills
  3. Going through mergers & acquisitions, divestments, or exploring overseas opportunities
  4. In the process of making strategic decisions based on important financial criteria
  5. A listed company that needs additional interim CFO support for your next phase of growth