Managing Director Mhike L. Aguirre is the concurrent managing director of Chiefs. His career in the practice of accountancy started when he joined a leading 2nd tier international accounting network in 1999. He was seconded to Grant Thornton Vietnam where he was tasked to lead audits on foreign-funded projects and NGOs with operations in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. He continued his audit practice in Manila until he went on to organize his own firm.
Mhike has performed numerous statutory and special audits on local and foreign corporations and has conducted consultancy engagements
involving M&A’s, consolidations, receiverships and rehabilitations. He has also extensive experience in various functional areas such as
fraud audits, cost accounting, automated accounting systems, and internal control reviews and assessments. Under his leadership, the firm
has grown from an individual practice into a partnership that caters to multinationals as well as small and medium-sized enterprises.
Mhike was also involved in the academe as a faculty member of the University of Makati from 2009 to 2010. In late 2015, he was appointed by the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) as a member of the Quality Assurance Review Committee. As committee member, he facilitated the introduction of Quality Assurance Review (QAR) among his fellow public practitioners in the country. He was once commissioned to head the Ethics & Governance Committee of the Association of Certified Public Accountants in Public Practice (ACPAPP) in 2016-2017.
Recently, Mhike has been active in conducting trainings and seminars particularly on topics of his interests: digital taxation, crypto currency taxation, TRAIN Law, digital privacy compliance and impact assessment, international taxation, transfer pricing, one-person corporation (OPC), partnerships, among others.
Lastly, he received his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business in 2006. He just completed his Masters of Science in Taxation at the Golden Gate University, San Francisco, USA last April 27, 2019.
Director A CPA with 15years of experience in general accounting,
financial reporting and taxation which include tax preparation, compliance audit, planning and assessment.
She has conducted accounting system implementation, system migration and conversion. She also has extensive knowledge in budgeting and forecasting and costing of long term and short term projects.
She performed several financial statements review and compilation. Has also perfomed financial audit services for reportorial
requirements with SEC and BIR.
Tax Lawyer Lawyer and a Certified Public Accountant by profession. He is a member of integrated Bar
of the Philippines (IBP) and Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). He has 15+ years of
experience in public accounting, tax and legal services, management advisory services and administration. He has
5+ years working in a law office handling litigations in taxation, labor, corporate, and other legal consultancy services.
He has also 5 + years of experience working in Shared Services and BPO industry as Country Director.
Senior Tax Consultant A Certified Forensic Accountant.
He joined the firm sometime in 2014. During his stay with us he worked on different positions to expound
his professional skills but currently he is working as “Senior Tax Consultant”. A highly motivated and driven
Finance Professional with 10 years of combined experience in financial reporting, advisory, tax compliance and
bookkeeping of multiple accounts with international affiliated firms. With more than 5 years of meaningful experience
with one of the largest banking network in Pakistan.
Tax & Corporate Manager Dondon has 12 years experience in related fields
and has been an expert in Corporate Services which includes Business Registration, Company Updates,
Compliances and Reportorial Requirements For various Corporations both local and global.
He also has specialization in International Tax Agreements, Tax Reporting and Compliance.
A member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) since 2008.
He is also a member of various organizations such as Junior Public Institute of Accountants (JPIA)
and the Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP). Previously, he was an Internal Auditor
for a private institution for 5 years and as a Tax Supervisor for 2 years.
Accounting Supervisor - Chat has 5 years experience in Taxation and Payroll related tasks as well as a comprehensive
know-how on Accounting requirements in various formats applicable for international and local clients. Previously,
she was engaged as an Assistant Manager in a company that deals with trading and fabrication of aluminum & glass
for over a decade. She has been a member of of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
for 4 years and a former member of the Junior Public Institute of Accountants (JPIA) from 2014-2018.
Accounting Supervisor - - Krishna has over 7 years experience in related fields of Accounting and Tax for local and
global applications. She is currently handling some of the most discerning clients of the firm. Currently a member of
PICPA & JPIA and was once a compliance officer for a year for a company specializing in Construction and Real Estate.
Accounting Supervisor - Celine started with the firm as a fresh graduate and now has over 5 years experience in various
Special Engagements for the firm’s clients to include Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), Cagayan Economic
Zone Authority (CEZA) and Taxation for local clients, among others. She was a former member of the Junior Public
Institute of Accountants (JPIA) for 5 years.
Senior Associate - Alyssa started with the firm as a fresh graduate and now has over 2 years
experience in various Special Engagements for the firm’s clients to include Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA),
Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Audits and Taxation for local clients, among others.