Business Risk and Performance Improvement Advisor
Last active: 05/28/2012
I am a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom and Bachelor of Science in applied accounting from Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom. I am also an Associate member of Certified Fraud Examiner.
Currently serving as Manager in the Advisory Services practice of Ernst & Young.
Have over 10 years of experience (6 years PQE) in the advisory, risk and internal audit, and control evaluation field among two Big firms.
Spent the last 6 years within Ernst & Young assisting clients in preparation for their assessment of internal control and identifying gaps and execution of test of design and test of effectiveness.
Also performed risk based internal audits, risk assessment and management, performance and operational evaluations, financial and management reporting, rationalization of key controls, assessments on organizations financial and operations related processes and also acted as a project management for multiple large engagements.
► Result oriented Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) with a B.Sc. in Applied Accounting form Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
► Managing more than 20 staff to lead & successfully deliver assignments
► Receiving consistent document service delivery recognition & appreciation from clients
► Served as a Chairman of ACCA Audit & Assurance sub-committee for two consecutive terms from 2012 to 2014
► Received appreciation letter from Client's CEO for exceptional performance & reporting.
► Played a key role in more than 300% growth of the advisory department over 3 years through challenging the status quo & changing strategy with a proposal win conversion ratio of over 30%
► Re-elected as Member of the ACCA Members Network Panel for the FY15 term
► Leadership skills & team spirit to achieve high in the organization with integrity & sheer hard work
The above has also has been reflected in appreciation from the bosses at work in the annual appraisal cycle & from clients in the forms of appreciation letters & emails. Feedback from peers & coworkers has been positive & constructive & reflects my contribution to the organization.
I have around 10 years of experience in audit and advisory services (including review of systems and internal controls) within various financial and industrial sectors, public listed companies, multinationals and NGOs and have experience in the design and review of accounting and financial systems and has been involved in various engagements involving internal audits, business process reviews and development of finance, accounting and operational manuals.
External Audit – Carried out audit of various companies, listed and non-listed, governmental and semi-governmental organizations, including Banks / Financial Institutions, Brokerage Houses, Foreign Exchange Companies, Non-Banking Finance Companies, Microfinance bank, Modaraba, Manufacturers of motor vehicles and textile and textile made-ups, Pharmaceutical companies, numerous service providers including Travel Agents, Engineering Consultancy Companies, Advertisers and Traders, and Provident Fund (list of major clients served enclosed) during my training in the Chartered Accountants’ firm.
Accounting – Provided accounting services to clientele consisting of several companies and firms (list of clients served enclosed) during training period.
Internal Audit – Implementation of company policies and internal control system, variance analysis, Identification of weaknesses in system and suggesting improvements in internal controls, post and pre-audit of payments and reporting to the top management / Audit Committee (list of clients enclosed).
Quality Risk Management – Have assisted the Advisory service practice in maintaining and continually enhancing the quality and execution of various engagements to deliver better client satisfaction.
Trainer – Teaching new trainees and old trainees about Audit / Advisory work and procedure. Also took lectures on life and motivational / leadership factors of organization.
Business Development- Have prepared various winning proposals for Ernst and Young Pakistan. Further have developed various business opportunities to gain assignments.