An auditor bearing professional qualification in the field of chartered accountancy, having experience of more than four and half years in various industry sectors including manufacturing, real estate, power production and distribution, retail, and government sector, gained and polished by working with EY in the arena of assurance.
The above exposure along with international experience of working in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) allows me to understand the entities’ processes. This has enriched me professionally and equipped me with the traits needed to deal with a variety of situations and a diverse set of people in an innovative, effective and efficient manner.
Planned and conducted full scope external audits and review engagements of the financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International Auditing Standards (ISAs);
Review of financial statements and ensure the adequacy and effectiveness of year- end close process;
Review the entity level controls and risk management architecture to ensure they are appropriate to mitigate the financial and operational risks;
Used EY Global Audit Methodology (GAM) to perform an assurance engagement in compliance with auditing standards;
Identify areas requiring improvement in the client’s business processes and possible recommendations and prepare and deliver Management Letter to be provided to the client;
Effectively manage the Audit process with appropriate consideration of audit risk issues and accounting matters while ensuring timely completion and submission of key deliverables to the client within stringent deadlines;
Management of field teams, reporting directly to the senior manager and partner;
Encourage teamwork and developing people by encouraging innovation and effective participation on teams with diverse skills and backgrounds while staying abreast of current business and industry trends;
Report writing for Audit Committees and management Identifying, researching and helping to resolve complex audit issues;
First-hand experience of using "Data Analytics" for auditing, from stage of data creation to analysis and use of reports in audit planning, execution and conclusion;
Supervising and coaching junior members of staff to help them realize their full potential and provide on-the job training for developing auditing skills and familiarity with the firm’s audit methodology; and
Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen.
Performed audit as per IFRS on various industries mainly includes construction, manufacturing, service providing organizations, power distribution, non for profit organizations;
Planning, execution and finalization of various audit assignments as per the requirements of International Standards on Auditing (ISAs), Corporate laws and other pronouncements of the local regulatory bodies;
Liaison with key client staff and establish effective working relationships to provide timely reporting and management information;
Supervision and review of work performed by team members;
Preparation of Financial Statements along with fulfilling all disclosure requirements as per IFRS;
Overall analytical review of financial statements;
Ensuring compliance with local laws and regulations; and
Reviewed organizational cash flow forecast and business plans to evaluate the going concern assumption.
As Internal Control Officer at The Bank of Punjab, i have performed the following roles & responsibilities.
Performed walk-through of various business cycles / process flows of banking which includes Fixed Asset, Financial Reporting, Human Resource, Cash, Remittances, Deposits, Islamic Financing, Consumer Financing and Entity Level Controls.
Identify control deficiencies (gaps) during walk through process, duly agreed with the Process-Owner and develop action plan in co-ordination with the process owners, for remediation of each control deficiencies.
Prepared Log of changes reflecting all changes related to process documentation and updation of Process Flows, Risk Control Matrix (RCM) & Management Testing Plans (MTP) accordingly.
Performed reassessment of Key Controls with regard to materiality of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR).
Mapping and Evaluation of Key Controls with Auditor’s checklist / Plans.
Evaluations of scoping document for identification of significant areas need to be documented on the basis of qualitative & quantitative factors.
Assist in efficiently monitoring of implementation / Resolution of control deficiency pointed out by External Auditors vide their Management Letter / Internal Control Memorandum (ICM) and its onward reporting to Senior Management / BOD.
Assist in follow up of controls gaps pointed out by internal auditors during their audit in branches, with process owners and their implementation within given timelines.
Preparation and updation of (MIS) of Evaluation of Internal Controls & maintenance of record of Internal Control Unit.