Fahad Irshad Siddiqui
- Karachi Pakistan
- +92 345 2466037
- [email protected]
Motivated and versatile Certified Accounting Professional (Certificate in Accounting and Finance) and C.A Finalist (4 papers away to Qualify as CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT) having consistent trend of passing the final examinations conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan coupled with five years of vast audit firm and industry exposure, currently working in a reputed group as Accounts Officer and now seeking more challenging position in an esteemed establishment where my knowledge, strength, and interpersonal skills will be fully utilized and further developed by motivating, learning from, and supporting the team to achieve higher standards of performance.
- Financial statements preparation as per International Accounting and Reporting Standards issued by IASB.
- Compliance verification under different laws and regulations (incl. CO 1984, CCG, FBR, SECP return filing etc).
- Excellent command on external audits as per International Auditing Standards and Audit methodologies adopted by top global firms.
- Internal controls, systems, process analyses, implementation, documentation monitoring.
- Decision making and analytical skills.
- Time & resource management.
- Sales tax & Income tax matters handling (incl. tax/sales tax audits/filing).
- Consolidation as per International Accounting and Reporting Standards issued by IASB.
- Corporate Finance management (incl. Leasing, Imports, L/Cs, LFA, BBFS).
- Budgeting / Forecasting.
- Working Capital Management.
- Flexible and deadline oriented.
- Ability to work in automated ERP environment (hands on working and trouble-shooting experience on SAP/Oracle based Accounting modules).
- Risk analysis and management as per audit methodologies adopted by top global firms.
Worked as an Supervisor Audit in Rahman Sarfaraz Rahim Iqbal Rafiq, Chartered Accountants (a member firm of Russel Bedford International), I lead teams through the planning, execution and completion stages of statutory audits and engagements.
My audit experience has exposed me to practical implementation and complexities of International Financial Reporting Standards and best practices in respect of financial and risk management. The professional examinations of the ICAP also include detailed examination of these standards.
My experience in Audit Department has enabled me to develop a comprehensive understanding of the competitive and regulatory environments of diversified industries (such as textile, cement, sugar, brokerage, insurance, engineering and services) and the accounting and internal control systems implemented at various organizations.
Working as Senior Audit Assistant under supervision of Partners, Managers & Supervisors from renowned accounting firms (The Big 4).
My key responsibilities included;
•Drafting audit report as per International Auditing Standards (ISA).
•Review of compliance with the Best Practice of the Code of Corporate Governance.
•Identifying significant legislative or regulatory issues impacting the clientele.
•Leading the team consisting of 4 to 6 members as Job-in charge at various clienteles.
•Understanding the business cycles, internal controls system and identification of significant risk areas.
•Presenting the audit work for manager’s and partner’s review including direct interaction/review by Engagement partner and Quality Control Reviewer (QCR) of the firm.
•Carrying out audit procedures as per International Auditing Standards and RSRIR's Audit Methodology.
•Highlighting and communicating control weaknesses in Internal Controls to Clienteles' Board of Directors.
The significant corporate statuary audits & assignments that have contributed to my professional growth include:
•Arif Habib Limited
•Cresent Star Insurance Company Ltd.
•JS Global Capital (SYSTEM AUDIT)
•First Equity Modaraba (SYSTEM AUDIT)
•Sherman Securities (Pvt.) Ltd.(SYSTEM AUDIT)
•Feroze1888 Mills Limited
•Leather UP Limited
•SAFA Textiles Limited.
•Lucky Tex Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited
Sugar / Livestock:
•Faran Sugar Mills Limited
•Sindh Abadgar Sugar Mills Limited
•Sakrand Sugar Mills Limited
•Tharparkar Sugar Mills Limited
•Mirza Sugar Mills Limited
•Al Shaheer Corporation (Meat One)
•Habib Qatar International Exchange Co. (Pvt.) Ltd.
•Printing Services (Pvt.) Ltd. (VALUATION ASSIGNMENT)
•Marcus Evans Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd.
•Al-Tawariqi Steel Mills Limited (CWIP PROJECT VALUATION ASSIGNMENT)
•Pioneer Cable Limited
•Bawany Metals (Pvt.) Limited
•Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers Association
•Korangi Fisheries Harbor Authorities
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) is a professional accountancy body in Pakistan. As of July 2010, it had 5,078 members working in and outside Pakistan. The institute was established on July 1, 1961 to regulate the profession of accountancy in Pakistan. It is a statutory autonomous body established under the Chartered Accountants Ordinance 1961.
The ICAP is a member of International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA) and South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA).
The University of Karachi is a public research university and state level university. It is one of the oldest university in Pakistan and ranked among the top ten universities of the country in terms of the international standard, according to the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in 2013.In 2009, the university successfully entered its name in the THE-QS World University Rankings for the top 500 universities in the world.
Awarded by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) in 2010 on passing the four modules of the Chartered Accountancy Examinations. Previously recognized as C.A Intermediate Certification.