Career Objective

To seek a rewarding key position where my diversified knowledge and experience in the fields of finance & accounting, treasury, audit & business assurances, tax advisory as well as systems & internal control reviews can add value and drive the management team towards the achievement of overall corporate objectives.

Professional Development & Trainings

  • Member of Pakistan Accountants’ Forum in Saudi Arabia
  • Delivered instructional courses under continuing education program in PWC, DTTI and ICAP on the subjects of: Financial Accounting, Auditing, International Accounting Standards (IFRSs) and Taxation
  • Management Development Courses by Mercer & Michigan University
  • SAP modules (FI), IT for World Class Treasury and Advanced Financial Modeling

Information Technology Competence

  • Conversant with MS-Office and other LAN applications as an active user.
  • Familiar with SAP and Oracle as a user.
  • Member of a group implementing SAP solutions in IDB, Treasury.
  • Member of Oracle 11i implementing team after assessing and addressing MIS, Accounting and Financial Reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of audit software Team Asset and AS/2.
  • Successfully completed training on Audit Command Language-ACL.
  • Reviewed various business applications and accounting software during statutory and system audits.

Personal Data

Religion: Islam

Nationality: Pakistani

Age: 43 years

Marital Status: Married

Work History

Work History
Jul 2009 - Present

Division Manager Operations

Islamic Development Bank (IDB)

Reporting to the President, IDB and the Audit Committee.Preparation and implementation of the Annual Audit Plan.Review and monitoring of the planned assignments.Special requests from the management for review and investigation of financial and policy related matters.

Oct 2005 - Jul 2009

Head, Group Treasury Operations Division

Islamic Development Bank (IDB)

Implemented Commodity Murabaha Deals of USD 2.5 billion supporting balance of payment of member countries (at sovereign risk). It increased IDB-OCR income by USD 6.5 million in 2 years.Supervised a 6 member team, processing daily liquidity investment deals of USD 250 - 300 million & forex.MIS reports to Asset Management Committee and FAC.Compliance with the Risk Management guidelines at country & individual counter party (banks) level.Managing liquidity of the IDB-Group and issuing weekly Liquidity / Leverage report to the President.Representing Treasury in the 3 members working team for Asset Liability Committee.Member of a working group developing reliable support system for ALM concept in IDB-Group.Member of a task-force jointly with Risk Management & Finance Departments to develop common understanding in applying new Liquidity Policy.Managed internal and external audit issues.Maintained relationship with counterparties and updating staff of products introduced in the market.

Apr 1999 - Oct 2005

Manager, Asset Management Department

Prepared and finalized 30 financial statements (for two funds), performed complete accounting work and reporting of audited financial statements to the IDB management and Board. Furthermore, prepared and obtained budget approvals for the department. Converted financial year from Hijra to Gregorian with all its intricacies and reporting implications including clearance from IDB management and external Auditors.Designed chart of accounts in legacy system of IDB for Awqaf Properties Fund (APIF) established in 2003.Designed chart of accounts for three investment funds and their consolidation in Oracle 11i.Successful migration of data from existing GL to Oracle GL. Managed Finance and Accounting matters including system development i.e. implementation and application of accounting policies of Trust Funds & major portfolios (USD 300 million).Managed quarterly reviews and annual audit of Trust Funds including preparation of financial statements under IFRS & AAOIFI and resolution of Sharia issues, until final audit report. Resolved financial conflicts arising among participating banks in the syndicated transactions.Responsible for the preparation of Annual Budgets of individual Trust Funds and their consolidated report.Responsible for distribution of pro-rata shares in the repayments of co-financed and syndicated operations. Responsible for determining quarterly Net Asset Value (NAV) of Funds as per audited financial statements.

Jan 1994 - Mar 1999

Audit Assurance & Business Advisory

Ferguson & Co

Reported to the engagement partner for audit assignments and handled their technical reviews from concurring partner.Monitored audit engagements, ensuring proper planning and their execution in line with the international auditing standards.Provided training for professional development to team members and performed evaluation of their progress.Participated in preparing proposals of prospective clients.

Jul 1989 - Dec 1993

Articleship Trainee (Audit)

Performed audit of variety of multinational and local industrial setups in manufacturing: (FMCG, Chemical, Pharmaceutical Tea and Gold Mine) trading, banking, refinery, services and other business sectors.Identified internal control weaknesses, and recommended improvements to the management for financial & operating procedures to comply with the best industry practices & standards during routine and system audit assignments.Finalized consolidated financial statements of group companies.Participated in sensitive audit having management issues.Reviewed audit documentation, house-keeping reviews to ensure audit files are as per firm's standards.


1995 - Present

Associate Chartered Secretary (ACS)

Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Managers (ICSM), Pakistan

Associate Cost & Management Accountant (ACMA)

Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP)

Associate Chartered Accountant (CA)

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP)

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

Government Premier College, University of Karachi