Chong Lim

General Manager, Professional Practices

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Chong Lim
Cell: 021 222 4017

Chong is our lead accounting and auditing professional. He is responsible for developing and maintaining our high professional standards, competence, and quality. He joined Audit New Zealand in 1983.

Chong leads our Professional Practices Group. This group is charged with enhancing our organisation’s professional competence. This involves maintaining audit methodology and practices, keeping up with changes in accounting and legislation, as well as providing technical accounting and auditing advice, support, and training to our professional staff. Chong and his team also monitor and manage the gathering, sharing, and adaptation of audit-related knowledge.

He represents the Controller and Auditor-General on the Advisory Board for Victoria University’s Centre for Accounting, Governance and Taxation Research (CAGTR) and the School of Accounting and Commercial Law (SACL). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand’s College of Chartered Accountants.

In his career at Audit New Zealand, Chong has held several roles. From 1991 until 2005, Chong was an Audit Director. He was the chair for our internal knowledge network for the Central Government and Crown entity sector. As well as having responsibility for clients, Chong has also been involved in Audit New Zealand’s audit methodology development, professional development, and organisational change management.

Previously, Chong was a member of the New Zealand Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, a standard setting committee of the External Reporting Board, a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants’ Professional Standards Board, and a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Council’s Audit Committee.

Page last updated: 29 June 2022