Experience

  • head of internal audit

    at dulsco

    March 2014 - at Present

    Dubayy

    • Evaluate and identify necessary governance mechanisms in the Company. • Perform risk assessment throughout the Company and its Business. • Analyze the processes and systems based on the risk assessment and identify the focus areas. • Develop annual internal audit plan after consulting senior executives to determine the focus of the internal audit function with a full assessment covering both operational and financial risks • Review various Business processes and suggest improvement/enhancements • Communicate audit findings and resolutions and regular reports (on a monthly basis) to Chairman and executive management • Monitor the Company’s operations through site visits and review operations with a focus on developing well-constructed and documented operational processes and to ensure compliance with Company’s standards and policies and suitability • Manage or perform special projects requests from management and Audit committee

  • senior manager - risk and compliance

    at bukhatir group

    August 2009 - March 2014

    Ash Shāriqah

    • Spearheading efforts across leading and managing a team of 8 auditors comprising of 6 fully qualified professional with various accounting and IT qualifications (Chartered Accountants, CISA, CFE, CIA); playing a vital role in introducing industry best practices to the company. • Successfully conducting internal audits and participating in field work; overall responsibility for reporting and file reviewing; handle Audit committee reporting and organizing presentations in the audit committee meetings. • Ensuring that recommendations are clearly presented and agreed by the management; structuring implementations for agreed recommendations and verifying that subsequent audit report is issued promptly. • Re-engineering entire business process in one of our group companies and successfully executing new design which resulted in increased profitability in operations, which directly attributed to the new and improved processes.

  • group internal auditor

    at al abbas group

    November 2006 - July 2009

    Dubayy

    • Accountable for leading a team of 4 auditors while advised and updated the organization on technical and operational issues. • Organized, controlled and reviewed the entire job; monitored internal control and conducted system review with the objective of recommending improvements and providing bottom line oriented solutions. • Judiciously carried out close examination of financial systems; processed and managed collection of quality evidences that interfere with audit results. Proactively played an important role for executing and monitoring the monthly internal Audit. • Deftly involved in reviewing financial statements and investigating performance of Investments in Joint Ventures; conducted feasibility reports for joint ventures and new line of business. • Performed due diligence for Investments by the Group and supervised surprise checks on retail outlets (e.g. Cash, Inventory) of the Group to ensure internal controls are executed as intended

  • senior auditor

    at kpmg

    March 2005 - October 2006

    Dubayy

    • Acted as a Senior Auditor on major assignments and ensured all reporting deadlines (statutory, reporting to other KPMG offices/other auditors etc.) are met; efficiently investigated the MIS report, process flow charting & Internal Controls. • Re-evaluated the Industry bench mark process, costing reports and quotation comparison; responsible for creating monthly internal audit reports and discussed & co-ordinated with the audit committee for accounts finalization. • Carefully understood the audit requirements and ensured rigorous compliance to the same; adept at verifying books of accounts, reconciled payments and maintained audit documentations. • Successfully handled the coordination between all the KPMG offices/other audits and reported to KPMG U.A.E. (Dubai) to ensure smooth completion and finalization of engagements.

  • semi senior auditor

    at deloitte

    February 2001 - February 2005

    Minţaqat al Ḩudūd ash Shamālīyah

    • Adroitly worked with A.F Ferguson (India) and Deloitte while ensured all reporting deadlines (statutory, reporting to other DTT offices/other auditors etc.) are met. Implemented accounting policies/ principles and tracking systems for various functional areas while ensuring compliance with accounting standards & procedures. • Managed office activities to ensure smooth completion and finalization of engagement. • Reviewed the results of earlier audits, self-assessments and certification to ensure that appropriate remedial measures have been taken; executed audit plans in accordance with responsibility assigned and performed initial and follow-up audits in accordance with detailed audit program. • Developed financial reports to determine the financial viability, projecting cash flow and growth opportunities while preparing projected financial statements.

Education

  • ACMA

    at CIMA UK

    2017 - 2017 (1 year)

  • CIA

    at IIA

    2013 - 2013 (1 year)

  • CERTIFIED FRAUD EXAMINER

    at ACFE

    2012 - 2012 (1 year)

  • CISA

    at ISACA

    2011 - 2011 (1 year)

  • CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT

    at ICAI

    1996 - 2000 (4 years) Mumbai - Mahārāshtra

  • BACHELOR OF COMMERCE

    at JAI HIND UNIVERSITY

    1995 - 1998 (3 years) Mumbai - Mahārāshtra

Languages

  • Arabic Elementary

  • English Negotiation

  • Hindi Negotiation

Hives