Asad Mukhtar

  • Lahore PB

Work History

Work History
Mar 2014 - Present

Deputy Manager Budgeting and Planning

Adsells Group of Companies
  • Consult with BU heads/ managers on sales estimates (sales P&L) and quarterly budget/ plan process (including Capital Budgeting);
  • Prepare quarterly budget meetings with all administrative departments;
  • Review and monitor the Costing Methods used by departmental heads for each of the new proposed project and identify any loopholes and ambiguity in such methods, Moreover impose check and balance upon the execution of the these projects with respect to the completion within the expected budgets;
  • Conduct cost-benefit analyses as required to assist in making management decisions regarding benefits of current and proposed program proposals, capital budgets, etc.;
  • Conduct Cost analysis and prepare management reports on project basis (eg. Monthly financial results with explanation for significant variances (actual vs budget), financial analysis, project analysis reports and value add commentaries for financial and management reporting;
  • Actively monitor and review of project margins and performance versus project budget;
2012 - Present

CA Finalist

CA Finalist
Jun 2013 - Mar 2014

Assistant Manager

Grant Thornton International, Lahore
  • Preparation of financial models with modular approaches to evaluate different projects and based on financial outcome able to devise strategy and phase wise implementation plan;
  • Identifying the client's funding requirement and providing advice on the client's current and optimum funding structures;
  • Carrying out valuations in accordance with statutory or legal requirements and accounting standards or contractual arrangements;
  • Conducted financial, tax and corporate due diligence;
  • Preparation of information memorandum, identification of potential purchasers and approaching them on behalf of client;
  • Preparation of Capital and Operating Budgets and carrying out variance analysis;
  • Carrying out Transaction Advisory Services and assist different departments of Punjab Government to initiate PPP agreements;
  • Prepare different RFP documents and concession agreements for the projects; and
  • Develop Financial Model to evaluate the financial viability of these projects

Statutory and Internal Audit

  • Planning assignments to execute them in effective and efficient manner by assessing systems to evaluate risk involved at business, financial and operational level, using Grant Thornton’s Global Audit Methodology to provide audit and assurance services to clients;
  • Understanding, evaluation and recommendations for improvement in Accounting and Internal Control Systems;
  • Compliance with International Standards on Auditing (ISA) and statutory requirements in the conduct of engagement; and
  • Planning resources for assignments, liaison with clients to understand their needs, reviewing and analyzing quality control procedures established by the client;
Apr 2009 - May 2013

Associate Consultant

Adsells Group of Companies


Jan 2002 - Feb 2012

Chartered Accountancy (Finalist)




International Finance Corporation




Due Diligence