1. Syed Muhammad Ali Raza Kazmi
House # B-120 Block L North Nazimabad, Karachi, Pakistan 74700
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To develop a career as a professional auditor by seeking a challenging, developing and career oriented position
in a progressive organization with an aim to contribute positively towards the organization’s objectives to the
best of my capabilities and to enhance my professional skills for growth within the organization.
Professional and Academic Education
Particulars Year Institute/University/Board Achievement/Highlights
In Association of Chartered
Chartered Certified Accountant - Finalist 2 papers left to qualify
progress Certified Accountant (ACCA)
Bachelors of Commerce 2005 University of Karachi 2nd Division
A’ Level 2002 Avicenna School Passed
O’ Level 1999 Habib Public School Passed
Employment & Experience
Company Name Company Profile Position
Mirpurkhas Sugar Mills
Limited. Group company
of Ghulam Faruque
The group ranks the most prominent Assistant Manager Apr Present
commercial and industrial business houses Internal Audit 2011
in Pakistan and it recognized for its
entrepreneurial skills and valuable
contribution in the economy of country. The
group is diversified in 10 companies and has
continuously strengthened its lines of
Soorty Enterprise The company involve in manufacturing of Senior Internal Apr Mar
(Private) Limited knitted garments & denim fabric having 10 Auditor 2010 2011
units at different location of Karachi.
Grant Thornton Anjum A member firm of Grant Thornton Supervising Senior Jan Mar
Rahman- Chartered International 2004 2010
April 2011 toGhulam Faruque Group (GFG) - Group Senior Internal Auditor
Being associated with one of the most prominent group working in different sectors of economy like cement,
sugar, distillery, packaging, power generation, CNG equipments and Industrial machineries as a Group Assistant
Manager Internal Auditor; and reporting to Head of Internal Audit of the Company. My key responsibilities
Development of overall internal audit plans;
Identification of key risk areas and designing audit procedures in response to the identified risk;
Assessing organizational internal controls’ effectiveness and efficiency, identifying weaknesses and making
recommendations for improvement in a cost effective manner;
Discussion with management on audit observations to address relevant issues on timely basis;
Management Reporting including periodic / ad-hoc reporting to Management, BOD & Audit Committee;
Coordination with the external auditor and discussed the observation, qualification or other matters arising
during annual audit and management recommendations;
Review the secretarial, legal, tax and other listing compliances of the group in consultation with head of
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internal audit and impact on organization and recommendations on weaknesses identified;
Review of Financial Reporting including preparation of financial statements in accordance with IFRS and
local regulatory requirement;
Review of Budgeting and Costing including Product costing & profitability analysis and Projected financial
April 2010 to
Soorty Enterprise (Private) Limited (SEL) - Senior Internal Auditor March 2011
My key responsibilities included:
Audit of article and lot wise costing. - (Actual & Projections)..
Quantitative reconciliation of inventory. (Yarn & Chemical).
Develop and execute a risk-based sampling and testing approach to determine whether the most important
controls are operating as intended.
Analysis of inventory and payroll.
Monthly physical audit of closing stock in production department (W.I.P) and valuation thereof.
Drafting and implementation of internal control policies.
Identify control procedures used to ensure each key risk and transaction type is properly controlled and
Anjum Asim Shahid Rahman - Chartered Accountant Grant Thornton January 2004 to
International (GT)- Karachi Office March 2010
Worked as ‘Supervising Senior’ with ‘Assurance and Business Advisory Services’ group of the firm. My
experience with the firm has enabled me to develop a comprehensive understanding of the business and
regulatory environments of diversified industries, key business processes and accounting & internal control
systems implemented in various organizations. My key responsibilities included:
Engagement management including conduct of audit engagement in accordance with International Standards
on Auditing (ISAs), firm’s audit methodology and other applicable regulations;
Imparting appropriate direction to assistants, supervising the progress of the engagement including
resolution of differences of professional judgment amidst and addressing significant financial reporting matters;
Ensuring that the financial statements prepared by the client are in accordance with the applicable financial
reporting framework including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), local corporate laws and
regulations; and directives of regulatory authorities;
Evaluating system of internal control and risk management procedures identifying weaknesses therein and
communicating those weaknesses along with recommendations to those charged with governance and
Client relationship management and coordination with professionals in various fields like such as legal,
actuarial, taxation and IT experts in relation to matters pertinent to audit engagements.
I have carried out internal audit assignment as a team member and as a job in-charge of various companies
during my employment in Grant Thornton Pakistan such as:
Electronic New Allied Industries (Private) Limited (LG)
Insurance UBL Insurers Limited
Modaraba BRR Guardian Modaraba
Apart from the assurance engagements I was involved in accountancy assignments including, financial
consultancy, due diligence reviews and accountancy work. Some highlights include:
I was a part of the buyer side due diligence review team of Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited
(PTCL), one of the largest establishments in Pakistan. My responsibilities included review and report on records
of company's debts finance with analytical presentation and graphic display keeping in view the past trends.
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I was a part of team in assignment regarding payroll of Allied Bank of Pakistan. My work included review of
adequacy of the payroll system generated in-house, the practices and transference of salaries to staff accurately
Hands on experience of working as a financial consultant of Creek Vistas (a mega housing project of Defense
Housing Authority - DHA). There my responsibilities included preparation of budget, execute the flow of
financial information from contractors and review thoroughly the compliance of agreements with the
contractors before release of fund. I was also reporting the status of financial information to the director finance
and project director directly on a regular basis.
I have experience of conducting assurance engagements in different industries. The following are some of the
clients where my work as a senior and job in-charge truly reflecting my experience:
Industry Client designation Job assigned
Airlines Pakistan International Job in-charge/ Senior Involved actively in various heads of
Airlines Corporation accounts and responsible for the
(PIAC) finalization of audit.
Prepare consolidated account of PIAC
with reference to IAS 27.
Construction Pollution Engineering Job In-charge Inspected construction contracts with
Contracting (Private) Limited reference to IAS 11 and reported
directly to the partner.
Insurance - Life State Life Insurance Senior Conducted audit of different branches
Corporation of Pakistan single handedly by adopting balance
Insurance Saudi Pak Insurance Senior/Job In-charge Inspected all heads related to
General Company Limited underwriting business and
responsible for the finalization of job.
Mutual Funds National Investment Senior Reviewed main heads of accounts
(Unit) Trust includes specifically the unit holder's
fund and Investment records in-depth
diagnostic with reference to IAS 39.
Pharmaceutical Searle Pakistan Limited Senior/Job In-charge Engaged in review of complete cycle
of revenue and cost of sale.
KEY SKILLS / STRENGHT COMPUTER LITERACY
In-depth knowledge of International Financial GFG
Reporting Standards (IFRS) & International Review Company operation on SAP and worked on
Standards on Auditing (ISA) Financials (FI/CO), MM, SD, PM, PP and QM Modules
using SAP R/3 and Business One (B1) Excellent analytical and evaluation skills ;
Strong communication and presentation skills ; Quick ERP
Work prioritisation and time management skills GT
to meet strict deadlines; GT Explorer, Audit Care, GT Pentana, Audit Voyager
Quick learner with motivation to grow within
Peachtree accounting software
Team working with flexibility to adopt to
different working cultures;
Ms Office, PowerPoint, project, Lotus Notes
PERSONAL INFORMATION REFERENCES
Father’s Name Muhammad Shakeel Kazmi Available upon request
Date of Birth October 13, 1982 AVAILIBILITY
Languages English and Urdu
One month notice periodMarital Status Married