Muqeet Azfar

Muqeet Azfar

Objective

To become part of a dynamic organization that provides opportunities to learn, excel and grow while consistently contributing towards organisational success, to understand new businesses and to work with innovative people in a professional and conducive environment.

Interest

• Playing and watching cricket

• Reading books

Summary

Finance and audit professional with diversified skills in auditing, financial reporting, costing and financial analysis. Over seven years of experience in assurance based advisory services and managing financial reporting matters on behalf of management.

Work History

Work History
May 2010 - Present

Deputy Manager - Finance & Accounts

Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Limited

Following are the responsibilities for which I am accountable:

·Financial reporting in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Companies Ordinance, 1984;

·Analysis of industrial and company’s financial data;

·Co-ordination with Internal and external auditors to resolve there queries and observations;

·Provide liaison between finance and factories;

·Ensure implementation of general controls over factories;

·Facilitate the Oracle development team for implementation of ERP.

Mar 2009 - Apr 2010

Senior Tax Associate

A.F.Ferguson & Co. (PwC Pakistan)

Provided services in the tax consultancy department of the firm to assist the following tasks:

·Tax Advisory;

·Preparation and submission Tax return;

·Tax compliance – Submission of withholding tax (WHT) statements;

·Preparation ofAppeals – Grounds and arguments;

·Preparing reply to basic notices for assessment, audit and WHT.

Major clients served during this tenure includes the following:

Mar 2005 - Feb 2009

Audit Associate

A.F.Ferguson & Co. (PwC Pakistan)

Provided services as Senior Associatein the firm and the key responsibilities for which I was accountable during my tenure with the firm includes the following:

·Planning and co-ordination of audit assignments;

·Business and audit risk assessment;

·Ensuring compliance with the requirements of International Standards on Auditing – ISAs;

·Co-ordination with legal, actuarial and IT professionals;

·Internal controls evaluation and recommendations thereon;

·Advisory services;

·Preparation of following deliverable items:

i.Financial Statements in accordance with the Companies Ordinance, 1984 and IFRSs;

ii.Summary of Audit Memorandum for the final review and analysis of engagement partners; and

iii.Reports on compliance with the best practices of Code of Corporate Governance.

Education

Education
2002 - 2004

CA Intermediate

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan
2000 - 2002

Graduation

Karachi University
1997 - 1999

Higher Secondary Certificate

Adamjee Government Science College
1997

Secondary School Certificate

S.M.Public Academy

Skills

Skills

External and Internal Audit

Perform audits of various national and multinational clients. List of major industries and client where i rendered services includes:   CEMENT  -  Attock Cement Pakistan Limited BEVERAGES  -  Coca Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited OIL AND GAS  -  National Refinery Limited AUTOMOBILE & ALLIED  -  Hinopak Motors Limited ENGINEERING & ALLIED  -  Blackwood Hodge Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANISATION  -  Karachi Grammar School FAST MOVING CONSUMER PRODUCTS  -  Unilever Pakistan Limited INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND ALLIED  -  IBM Italia SpA – Pakistan Branch

Tax & legal advisory and compliance

Financial Accounting & reporting