Karachi, Pakistan

Asif Saeed ACMA-CA(Finalist)-CIA-CISA



Date of Birth:
Apr 04,1978

Want to Work in:
Doha, Qatar

Work Experience:
5-10 year


Accounting & Finance

Arabic, English, Urdu

external audit, internal audit, is audit, financial reporting, management accounting, taxation, financial management

ACMA-CA (Finalist)-CIA-CISA with eight years of experience looking for managerial position in internal audit.

Work Experience
Audit Senior
Karachi - Anjum Asim Shahid Rahman, Chartered Accountants (A member firm of Grant Thornton International)
I currently work here
 Handled various external, internal and IS audit task of different financial and manufacturing organizations at supervisory level and prepared reports on audit activities (See details of clients).
 Made effective suggestions to improve control environment which were implemented and duly appreciated by clients.
 Assisted management of clients in understanding various risks, errors in accounts and suggested implementation of software that could help increasing work efficiency.

Details of clients:

Type of Audit

External Audit
Computer Dynamics International.

Internal Audit
Dawood Investment Bank Limited.
UBL Insurers Limited.
Standard Chartered Leasing Limited.
Security Leasing Corporation Limited.
Lakson Investments Limited.
B.R.R. Guardian Modaraba Limited.
Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Limited.
Sigma Leasing Corporation Limited (two times).
Jahangir Siddiqui & Co. Limited.

Information Systems Audit
Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Limited.
Jahangir Siddiqui & Co. Limited.
Lakson Investments Limited (two times). Standard Chartered Leasing Limited.
Sigma Leasing Corporation Limited.
National Bank of Pakistan (two times).
Cyan Limited.
Sindh Bank Limited.
State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan (two times).
Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited (three times).

First ever person in the firm who started conducting IS audit in Business Assurance Services (BAS).
Chief Accountant
Karachi - DEWA Trust
from 2005.03 to 2006.02
Responsible for directing and controlling accounting department, system reviews, financial reporting and financial analysis of a non-profit organization.

 Oversaw all affairs of accounts/finance department.
 Prepared monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements.
 Ensured proper maintenance of ledgers and all books of account.
 Managed finance of several educational projects of The Trust.
 Dealt with tax authorities.
 Participated in board meetings and assisted the board in budgeting and financial planning.
 Managed reporting to governmental agencies and donors.
 Conducted external audits and governmental audits.

• Developed and implemented internal controls, policies and procedures.
• Independently planned and managed three external and five governmental audits.
• Actively managed the conversion of manual accounting system to computerized accounting system.
• Substantially reduced significant audit adjustments through better financial controls.
• Trained accounting staff that contributed towards efficiency and effectiveness.
Management Accountant
Karachi - UNSCOM
from 2004.01 to 2005.02
Responsible for overhauling the accounts department and training the accounts department’s personnel.

 Prepared monthly management accounts.
 Trained and guided accounts department’s personnel.
 Advised and recommended the president of the organization for major improvements in accounting policies and procedures.
 Assisted legal and tax consultant in tax and regulatory affairs.

• Developed and implemented internal controls, policies and procedures.
• Streamlined all functions of accounts department.
• Trained accounting staff that contributed towards efficiency and effectiveness.
Accounts Executive
Karachi - WorldCALL Broadband Limited
from 2004.06 to 2004.01
 Reconciled company's bank accounts.
 Reconciled inter-company balances.
 Assisted in preparing monthly management accounts.
 Assisted in preparing quarterly accounts.
 Assisted in finalizing annual accounts and conducting audits.

Reconciled twelve months bank reconciliations which were pending for more than six months.
Audit Trainee
Karachi - Tanzeem and Company, Chartered Accountants
from 2001.06 to 2003.07
Conducted financial audit, management audit and cost audit at senior, semi-senior and junior level.
Dealt with tax and other regulatory authorities in tax and legal affairs of clients.
Performed public accounting for small businesses, professionals and non-profit organizations with emphasis on financial statements, taxes and audits.
Trained accounts department's personnel of small organizations.
Effectively managed physical inventory counts for more than 20 clients.
Bachelor of Commerce - Commerce
University of Karachi - Karachi
from 1997 to 1999
Cost and Management Accountant (CMA) - Cost and Management Accountancy
Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP) - Karachi
from 1999 to 2009
Post Graduate Professional Degree.
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) - Internal Audit
The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) - Karachi
from 2009 to 2010
Post graduate Professional Certification.
Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) - Information System Audit
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) - Karachi
from 2010 to 2010
Post Graduate Professional Certification.
Chartered Accountancy-CA (Finalist) - Audit
Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakistan (ICAP) - Karachi
from 2009 to 2012
Post Graduate Professional Degree. My CA is not completed yet.
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