Ian Lim
FCCA, CA(M) CFP

ACCA Papers: F5, F9, P5

Educational Qualification
Ian holds a Master degree in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Gloucestershire (UK), he is also a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), a Chartered Accountant of Malaysia and a Certified Financial Planner.

Professional Experience

Ian began his career in auditing with a medium size professional firm where he gained valuable professional and commercial experience even before completing the ACCA. 

Lecturing Experience

Ian's flair for teaching sparked in 1999 when he joined one of the colleges conferred ACCA Premier Status in Malaysia as a lecturer to teach accounting, financial management and management accounting subjects. His commitment and dedication towards teaching enabled him to gain popularity amongst students who undeniably rate him as one of their favourites! Ian was appointed as the Head of Professional Studies to manage the operations of the ACCA programme. This strengthened his profile further as he had to cope with several challenges to ensure the co-ordination and growth of the programme successfully.

Ian specialises in financial management and management accounting subjects for both ACCA & ICPAS Professional Examination programmes. He is currently teaching Papers F5, F9, P5 for ACCA and Financial Management for ICPAS Professional Examination. He understands students’ needs well and his exposure to the education industry has led to him to embark upon teaching opportunities in countries like Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, Brunei and Africa. Besides, Ian also conducted ACCA exam techniques workshop and CPD workshop in Brunei. Ian also acts as a mentor for OBU projects, to date he has successfully guided ALL his projects’ students in achieving the B.Sc in Applied Accountancy.

Ian's simple techniques of teaching and organised way in explanation have enabled students to grasp the most difficult aspects of financial management and management accounting theory without any cumbersome.

His high level of tolerance, patience, diligence and hard work has enabled him to sustain in the teaching industry for the past 15 years and turnover every threat into an opportunity.

Singapore placing since Dec 2007:
Dec 2007 P5 1st Placing
  F9 1st Placing
June 2008 F5 2nd Placing
  F9 2nd Placing
Dec 2008 P5 1st & 3rd (x2) Placing
June 2009 F5 3rd Placing
Dec 2009 P5 3rd Placing
June 2010 F9 1st – 3rd Placing
  P5 3rd (x2) Placing
Dec 2010 P5 2nd Placing
June 2011 F5  3rd Placing 
  P5 3rd Placing
Dec 2011 F9  1st Placing
  F9 3rd Placing
  P5 3rd Placing 
Dec 2012 F9 2nd Placing