Manager Internal Audit with over five (5) year experience in performing audits for small to large business clients. Proven success in helping clients to achieve and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements, improve internal controls, and reduce financial and operational risk. Adept at maintaining currency
with changing legal landscape impacting accounting and auditing practices. Demonstrated leadership skills that guide staff to the successful achievement of auditing goals and enable clients to achieve business goals.
My responsibilities as Manager Internal Audit includes, but not limited to;- Evaluating internal controls of the organization to Identify weaknesses in procedures, systems and controls;- Identifying loopholes and recommending risk aversion & cost saving measures;- Obtaining, analyzing and evaluating accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc.- Ensuring coverage of relevant regulatory requirements and recommend improvements to corporate policies, procedures and practices;- Preparing and executing monthly audit plan for segments;- Preparing audit reports that clearly, concisely and accurately summarize results of audit performed each month;- Overseeing the work performed by subordinate and resolving issues that fall outside of normal procedures;- Involving in Implementation of Systems, Applications and Products (SAP B1 Hanna);- Working independently on ad-hoc projects or special investigations.
My responsibilities includes but not limited to,-Managing Account department of group companies.-Preparing monthly management accounts and handling auditors.-Prepared projections and budgets.
During my tenure as an Audit Assistant in Assurance and Business Advisory Services (ABAS) at A.F.Ferguson, I:
Performed external audits, reviews and agreed upon procedures of publicly held corporations and privately owned companies in manufacturing, construction, banking sector and other industries. During this period, I fulfilled professional experience required for CA in Pakistan.
Performed engagement planning including engagement staffing, liaising meetings with client’s top management, carrying out preliminary risk assessments and development of initial assignment plan.
Developed the Audit Approach Plan in accordance with PwC audit methodology and prepared the detailed audit programs for tests of controls and substantive procedures for significant accounts.
Executed audit procedures, such as understanding and evaluating significant sources of information, testing controls, and performing substantive procedures in accordance with PwC audit methodology.
Prepared working papers, letters, and correspondence (e.g. Management letter and correspondence with the Board of Directors).
Drafted financial statements and disclosures in conformity with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Companies Act 2017.
Assisted tax consultant in handling tax issues of clients.
Prepared Corporate, Individual and Sales Tax Returns.
Researched legislation, tax treaties and case law on various tax issues.
Prepared Appeal Arguments and applied for exemptions under various sections of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001