Planned the audit engagements, assessment of business and audit risks and supervision and review of audit work.
Liaison with clients at the planning, execution and the conclusion stages of the audit. Reviewed compliance with legal and financial reporting framework.
Assisted clients in reporting of financial and accounting information to their foreign group companies in accordance with requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Identified and realised opportunities and ideas to provide value to the client.
Provided financial and other advisory services to various clients in diverse industries.
Assisted clients in the preparation and presentation of the financial statements in accordance with the requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and local statute and in reporting of financial and accounting information to their Head Offices.
Prepared the Internal Control Memorandums. Identified and reported 93 internal control weaknesses and areas of improvements in one of the clients. This has significantly improved the client’s process, systems and reduced risks.
Ensured all client deliverables were prepared on a timely basis to a high technical standard and presentational quality (including draft financial statements, management letters, business review memorandums and other client communications).
Communicated and shared all client and engagement knowledge with all the engagement team on a timely basis.
Stayed informed of relevant technical, business and economic developments.
Integral part of the team responsible to report audit results and suspicious findings. Evaluated the adequacy and effectiveness of, and adherence to, control processes to ensure ongoing safeguarding of corporate, policies, procedure, controls and assets.
Secured and enhanced client relationships with the appropriate level of management and presented a favourable impression of the firm.
Performed special projects, data mining, vouching and investigations, as assigned, to improve operations.
Actively maintained an appropriate external network of business contacts to identify successful business opportunities. Prepared proposals to potential clients, fully participated in fee negotiation and deal closing. This has resulted in additional revenue of $200K and increased the firm’s portfolio of clients.