Summary

Pursuing to seek a challenging position in a dynamic organization with the aim to Contribute towards the organizational success by effectively applying my professional skills perform consistently to meet the organization's expectations, and achieve career growth and enhance my capabilities and professional knowledge.

Experience

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Assistant Manager RAS
BDO Ebrahim & Co. Chartered Accountants
Nov 2018 - Present | Karachi, Pakistan

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Head of Internal Audit
Crescent Star Insurance Limited
Mar 2018 - Nov 2018 | Karachi, Pakistan

My major work responsibilities includes:

Initial drafting of audit programs, audit procedures, audit circulars, audit presentations and related minutes of the meeting for onward presentation to the Head of Department and Audit Committee.

Preliminary analysis, planning, conducting and reporting on the audit assignments according to the Internal Audit Plan, Audit Guidelines and Laws and Regulations.

Reports risk management issues and internal controls deficiencies identified directly to the Audit Committee and provide recommendations for improving the organization’s operations, in terms of both efficient and effective performance.

Ensure best practices, standards and procedures of the company in all audit operations and audit conducted.

Provide consultancy services to the departments including evaluation of internal controls and making recommendations for any deficiencies identified therein.

Perform Internal control review using COSO Frame work i.e. reviews of accounting and internal control system, identifying weaknesses therein and making recommendations thereon.

Ensure compliance with all the internal policies and procedures, IFRS, SECP guidelines, Stock Exchange & Listing regulations, Code of Corporate Governance and Insurance laws & regulations.

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Assistant Director Internal Audit
Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI)
Dec 2014 - Feb 2018 | Karachi, Pakistan

My core responsibilities includes:

Verifying the accuracy & integrity of the financial statements & accounting records,

Supervising the Registration of Establishments in EOBI & assessing their Contribution Payable/ Liability towards the Institute (EOB) under EOBI Act 1976, through the performance of Audit & Verification of Financial Statements and other relevant records.

Supervision of pre-audit to verify & ensure the accuracy & authenticity of the various revenue & capital expenditures,

Performing the post-audit in respect of the followings;
Investments: (1)PIBs (2) Certificate of Investments (3) Investment in Shares

To check whether the Investments to be made are permitted by EOBI Investments Rules,

To check whether proper recommendations of the Investment Committee/ Board have been followed and approval from Competent Authority is obtained,

To verify on test check basis that the income on investments made is being received and properly recorded,

Periodic verification of the physical existence and safe custody of the shares, stocks & securities,

Observe credit worthiness/ credit rating both short time and long time

To ensure that proper books of accounts have been maintained and book keeping have been done properly.

Contribution Collections :
To check on monthly basis that bank branches throughout Pakistan transfer Contribution Collection in Central Collection Account as per terms of Banking Service Agreement and discrepancies if any are intimated and followed-up.

Pension Disbursements :
Check that amount debited to pension account by bank agrees with summaries of IDBAs.

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Audit Senior
Tariq Abdul Ghani Maqbool & Co.
Nov 2009 - Jul 2013 | Karachi, Pakistan

Education

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan
Certification, (ICSP Stage 3 passed)‎
Accounting & Finance, Corporate Law, Auditing
Completed
2017
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan
Certification, (ACA)‎
Auditing, Corporate Law, Accounting & Finance
Incomplete
2017
Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants
Certification, (APFA) ‎‎
Auditing, Corporate Law, Accounting & Finance
Incomplete
2015
University of Karachi
Master, Masters in Arts, MA (ECONOMICS)‎
Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Public Finance
Grade B
2014

Skills

5+ Years Accounting Consultation
5+ Years Auditing
5+ Years Bookkeeping
5+ Years Budgeting & forecasting
5+ Years Internal Audit
5+ Years Internal Controls
5+ Years MS Excel
5+ Years Taxation

Languages

Expert Urdu
Expert English

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HANAISH Contacts

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