Handoko Tomo’s career is focused on matters related to assurance and non-assurance services.
In 1987, after graduating from the College of State Accountancy (STAN), Handoko Tomo worked for the Financial and Development Supervisory Board (BPKP) as an auditor and performed the audit of consolidated financial statements of PERTAMINA (Indonesia’s State-Owned Oil Company), including auditing exploration and production costs, refinery, marketing and distribution, cost recovery, taxes, procurement and LNG/LPG projects.
From 1996, he was involved with private sector assignments and performed many assurance and non-assurance services. He conducted general and compliance audits for a number of mining companies (tin, gold, coal, nickel, iron ore, etc.), various finance related companies (leasing and consumer financing, pension funds, multi-finance), hotels, hospitals, insurance, appraisals, forestry, fertilizer, engineering, procurement, construction, manufacturing, airport, seaport, aviation services, etc. He is involved in many Corporate Actions, Initial Public Offerings (IPO), Right Issues, Bond Offering, Merger & Acquisition, for local purpose and/or global purpose, including USA Rule 144A and Regulation S.
Handoko conducted internal auditing services for Indonesia’s largest tin mining company for five years. He designed and implemented strategic management systems (activity-based cost system and balanced scorecard), as well as auditing information technology for construction, real estate, concrete manufacturing, and trading companies, and a port operator.
Handoko has extensive experience and is active in several professional organizations. He is Chairperson of the Indonesian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“IAPI” Institut Akuntan Publik Indonesia) for two periods from 2017 to 2021 and 2021 to 2025. He was also Chairman of the Professional Standards Board (DSPAP II) IAPI from 2019 to 2021 and again from 2021 to 2025, and since 2004 was/is the chair/head at other professional associations. Handoko is a member of the Working Committee 3 (WC3) of ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA), for 2021-2023. He is also a member of the Accountancy Monitoring Committee Indonesia (AMCI) for 2022 and 2023 (appointed by Minister of Finance decree). He was the Chief Editor of the Indonesian Accountant Magazine from 2009 to 2012.
Handoko has many competencies and professional certifications including: Enterprise Risk Management Certified Professional (ERMCP), Qualified Risk Management Professional (QRMP), Certification in Audit Committee Practices (CACP), ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountant (ASEAN CPA), Certified Professional Investigator (CPI), Certified Liquidator in Indonesia (CLI), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Lecturer, Certified Sustainability Reporting Specialist (CSRS), etc.
From 1996 to 2021, Handoko was a university lecturer at the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree level. He delivers lectures on advanced accounting, accounting information systems, accounting theory, and various subjects in auditing, such as financial auditing, operational auditing, information system auditing, fraud auditing, etc. He also conducts training and workshops for many industries regarding risk management, good corporate governance, compliance, financial accounting, management accounting, liquidation, corporate social responsibility (CSR and PKBL in state-owned enterprises), environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and sustainability reporting, auditing and forensic/investigation services, etc.