We Support International Hiring, New Market Entry, Ongoing Operations, and Back Office Transitions including M&A
As mergers & acquisitions happen and new opportunities emerge enterprises’ need to be nimble and lean to take advantage without spending too much time, money, or opportunity cost. weConnect vastly reduces the time to comply while optimizing the long-term cost and risk of operating on your own. We want to explain all the global expansion and operation options available to you because we want you to choose the best path forward for your business while other firms will often push you one way or the other, even if it is not the right choice for you.
weConnect Fast Facts
- Privately owned
- 200 global team members
- 1,000 local in-country colleagues
- 54 core countries
- 100+ years of senior team experience
- Over 3,000 client engagements completed by senior team
- 120 countries where weConnect team has provided services
- 80% of team hold CPA, PMP, or legal certifications
Specialized by Function to Maximize Productivity
and Client Experience
weConnect has focused the structure of our unique business model on creating
an optimal client experience.
Commercial teams covering each world region work with clients locally to determine the best solution and services to fit client needs. Our consultative value-add and cross-functional approach is designed to provide clients with the best options that fit a client’s objective rather than pushing a client into a solution destined to fail.
Certified project management professionals lead our implementation team to quickly establish the appropriate business processes for client services. Handling employee onboarding, incorporation, banking set-up, system integration, and in-country registrations etc. prior to handover to our on-going operations team.
Once your solution is implemented, your ongoing global services will be managed by up to 3 senior team members with 10-20 years’ experience within one of the three specialist functions, specifically, (1) payroll and HR; (2) entity and corporate secretarial; and (3) accounting, treasury, and tax.
The weConnect Business Model is built on a foundation of 6 key points:
We assign ONE team that supports you in every country. Never repeat yourself again.
You will have ONE POC for each back office function for the world.
We tailor Microsoft & Google platforms across our service lines for consistent communication, and file sharing.
We work with your financial software or propose and implement makes-sense software and ensure 100% of its capabilities are used.
We build robust processes that reduce wasted time, create harmonized reporting and deliver clear data.
ONE account director to manage and support your total weConnect solution journey.
Scott SmolerChief Executive Officer 13 years experience in streamlining the finance, payroll and tax functions of over 1,150 client subsidiaries globally.
Matthew KyleChief Commercial Officer 11 years experience in helping over 1,000 companies expand their business globally.
Kim See TanChief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer 30 years experience in managing local compliance in over 120 countries.
Rui WangChief Solutions Officer 9 years experience in managing implementation and ongoing services for over 900 client subsidiaries globally.
Swee Tuan SeahChief Implementations Officer 28 years experience in managing service implementation and ongoing local compliance in over 300 APAC finance functions
Arthur YuenChief Partnerships Officer 10 years experience in managing finance, tax and payroll compliance globally.
Jay Sen LonAPAC Director 9 years experience in helping companies’ setup and manage ongoing compliance in Asia.
Satoshi OhwadaManaging Tax Partner Over 20 years experience in helping more than 900 Japanese, US and European companies expand globally.
Derek BegueUS Director 10 years experience in helping companies expand globally.
Issac ParryAustralia Director 8 years experience in helping companies’ setup and expand globally from Oceania.
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Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director
Chief Financial Officer
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