Brijesh Pandya

Lead Internal Auditor (Finance,Accounts & ISO 9001)

Summary

Over 10 years of experience in accounts, account finalization & taxation, controlling debtors and creditors and internal auditing. Extensive experience in conceptualizing and implementing financial procedures, including maintenance & finalization of accounts, project evaluation & appraisal, monitoring and building internal financial controls. A keen analyst with exceptional relationship management skills. 

Work History

Work History
Dec 2012 - Present

Leader of Internal Audit

Leonor Carrinho Grupo,Lobito, Angola
  • Responsible to plan and arrange the audit of company's all departments and projects.
  • Responsible to prepare audit report and submit to the top management and related staff.
  • Follow up with the compliance of the procedures and policies. Assist with the information to the external auditors.
  • Plan, arrange and Audit the Quality Management System as per ISO standards 9001:2008
Dec 2009 - Nov 2012

Chief Accountant

Pride Trading Company Limited, Kasese, Uganda
  • Responsible to manage and record daily financial transactions.
  • Reconcile bank and cash balances. 
  • Preparing and Finalizing balance sheet. 
  • To prepare Debtors and creditors list on a quarterly basis.
  • Responsible to prepare and submit monthly employee's tax and VAT returns.
  • Guiding company's accountants of various branches on current accounting and tax policies.
  • To audit accounts and daily business procedures of company's various branches.

Jun 2005 - Jul 2009

Accountant

Bon Holdings Limited
  • Manage petty cash and office expense accounts
  • Reconcile cash and bank balance
  • Calculating and submitting monthly employee´s tax and vat returns
  • Audit company´s various factories activity
  • Prepare and finalize the balance sheet.

ACADEMIC HIGHLIGHTS

Education
Dec 2010 - Present

ACCA Qualification

ACCA

F1 - Accountant in Business

F2- Management Accounting

F3 - Financial Accounting (International)

F4 - Corporate and Business Law

2002 - 2005

Bachelor of Commerce

Gujarat University, India

Advance Accounting and Auditing

Jun 1996 - May 1998

Production and Maintenance Technician  

C.N. Technical Centre

Production and Maintenance techniques with Mechanical background

Skills (CORE FUNCTIONAL STRENGHTS)

Skills
10
Internal Audit

• Knowledgeable professional carrying out an effectiveness of the policies and procedures.

• Thorough knowledge of principles of accounting and financial transaction. 

• Experienced in plan, test and sampling methods of auditing.

• Expertise in gathering, analyzing and evaluating the reports.

• Excellent knowledge to work with most complex data.

10
Accounts

• Well implementation of accounting systems & procedures; supervising the consolidation of group/branch accounts and preparation of financial statements

• Instituting control in debtors / collections in the field and credit administration in line with Company objectives and policies. 

• Overseeing monthly & yearly finalization of the accounts, General Ledger Accounts Scrutiny, Preparation of Balance Sheet & Profit & Loss A/c. 

• Conducting ledger Scrutiny of various ledgers like Debtors Ledger, Creditors Ledger, Employee Ledger & General Ledger

Certifications

Certifications
Jul 2015 - Aug 2015

Lead Auditor ISO 9001:2008

Bureau Veritas Certification

Certificate Serial No: LA2/15/IN/54003

Course No. A17024

Certification for the quality management system lead auditor based on the ISO 9001:2008 standards

Jul 2015 - Jul 2015

Introduction to ISO 9001:2008

Quality Gurus.Com

Certification for the basic knowledge of the International Standards of ISO 9001:2008

NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND PARTICIPATION

  •  Appointed as an internal auditor by zonal ginners for the zonal cotton production program carried out by Uganda Ginners & Cotton Exporters Association and Cotton Development Organization.
  • Participated to make a financial statement for the Zonal cotton production program and submitting to the auditors.

IT SKILLS

  • OS - Windows
  • Applications - Ms-Office, Tally ERP, Photoshop
  • Web Browsers - Internet Explorer, Crome, Firefox

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

9 - 10 = Fluent,      7-8 = Moderete,      5-6 = Fair,      <5 = Elementary

PASSPORT DETAILS

  • Passport Number : K1129955 (Renewed)
  • Date of Issue : 28th September 2011
  • Place of Issue : Kampala, Uganda
  • Valid till : 27th September 2021