About weConnect

Global Expansion and
Compliance Made Easy

Our mission is to disrupt the global compliance industry by making it easier than ever before to legally enter and operate in any country around the world by providing employer of record, incorporation, accounting, payroll and tax compliance services. We want to show you makes-sense, practical solutions for taking care of your international hires and the compliance of foreign entities so you can focus on securing talent and building your business.

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

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.

Implementation

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.

Operations Ongoing

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.

Business Man

The weConnect Business Model is built on a foundation of 6 key points:

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ONE Team

We assign ONE team that supports you in every country. Never repeat yourself again.

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ONE POC

You will have ONE POC for each back office function for the world.

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ONE Platform

We tailor Microsoft & Google platforms across our service lines for consistent communication, and file sharing.

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ONE System

We work with your financial software or propose and implement makes-sense software and ensure 100% of its capabilities are used.

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ONE Process

We build robust processes that reduce wasted time, create harmonized reporting and deliver clear data.

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ONE Experience

ONE account director to manage and support your total weConnect solution journey.

weConnect Leadership Team

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Scott Smoler

CEO 13 years experience. Streamlined the finance, payroll and tax functions of over 1,000 client subsidiaries globally.
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Matthew Kyle

CCO 11 years experience. Helped over 950 companies expand their business globally.
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Kim See Tan

Managing Director 30 years experience in managing local compliance in over 120 countries.
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Rui Wang

Global Solutions Director 9 years experience managing implementation and ongoing services globally.
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Swee Tuan Seah

Global Implementation Director 28 years experience managing service implementation and ongoing local compliance in over 120 countries.
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Arthur Yuen

Global Director 10 years experience managing finance, tax and payroll compliance globally.
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Jay Sen Lon

APAC Director 9 years experience helping companies’ setup and manage ongoing compliance in Asia.
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Satoshi Ohwada

Tax Partner Over 20 years experience. Helped more than 900 Japanese, US and European companies expand globally.
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Derek Begue

US Director 10 years experience helping companies expand globally.
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Issac Parry

Australia Director 8 years experience in helping companies’ setup and expand globally from Oceania.

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weConnect Testimonials

Martha Wallau

Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director

I don’t think we’ve found anyone that is as good as or better than weConnect.

Darya Hardzei

Finance Manager

The weConnect team is for sure the most proactive team I have ever worked with. It means a lot in a business where a lot of things are going on at the same time.

Jun Tamaki

Chief Financial Officer

Tanaka Optical was established in 1913 and operates 130 retail stores in Asia today. Outsourcing accounting to weConnect was the first time in our history to outsource any part of the back office. We knew the task would be challenging but weConnect was able to deliver on the engagement beyond our expectations which opened our eyes further to better ways of doing things.
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