Experience

  • Senior Auditor/ Auditing Specialist

    at Sadara Chemical Company

    May 2015 - October 2018

    Al Minţaqah ash Sharqīyah

    I joined Sadara as Auditing Specialist in the internal audit department; later promoted to Senior Auditor; reporting to the Audit Manager. My main responsibilities in this role include the following: •Planning, executing and reporting of the audit assignments (financial, operational & functional) and special reviews including fraud examinations. •Conducting risk assessments. Preparing audit programs for the assigned audit areas. •Supervising and leading audit teams to conduct financial and operational audits.

  • Internal Auditor

    at Saudi Arabian Amiantit Company

    December 2008 - March 2015

    Al Minţaqah ash Sharqīyah

    My career in the internal audit started when I moved to Saudi Arabia to work as Internal Auditor in a listed joint stock manufacturing company, having operations in the Middle East, Europe and North Africa. I joined the audit department as the leading auditor when the department was in its early formation stages. This meant that I was involved in establishing policies & procedures of the audit department and setting the working standards. My main responsibilities in this role were: • Planning the audits, execution of the field work and reporting to the Chief Internal Auditor. • Conducting risk assessments with the help of risk/ control matrices. • Preparing audit programs, designing audit methodologies and preparing clear and concise working papers to achieve audit objectives and support audit conclusions. • Preparing audit reports containing audit observations, risks & implications and recommendations.

  • Management Accountant

    at Schlumberger

    March 2007 - November 2008

    Islāmābād Capital Territory

    I moved to Schlumberger as my first job in the industry after over 4 years in public practice. My primary responsibility was to act as a focal point between operations and finance to provide timely and accurate financial information for decision makers.

  • External Auditor

    at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC)

    June 2002 - February 2007

    Islāmābād Capital Territory

    I joined PwC as an entry level auditor and progressed through various positions such as audit junior, semi-senior, senior and supervising senior. During my work with PwC I conducted audits of various large multinational, local, listed and non-listed companies according to the International Standards of Auditing and PwC audit methodology. I received formal training in audit basics and was regularly involved in learning activities organized by the firm.

Education

  • CFE

    at ACFE

    2016 - 2016 (1 year) Florida

  • CIA

    at IIA

    2011 - 2012 (1 year) Florida

  • CIA

    at IIA

    2011 - 2012 (1 year) Florida

  • ACCA

    at ACCA

    2002 - 2005 (3 years) Glasgow City

  • ACCA

    at ACCA

    2002 - 2005 (3 years) Glasgow City

  • Bachelors Degree

    at University of Punjab

    2000 - 2002 (2 years) Punjab

Languages

  • English Negotiation

Hives