Senior Audit-Finance professional Avanisha Bhat CA (1)
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Avanisha Bhat, B.com, ACA, CIA
504,Union Bankof IndiaBuilding, AirportRoad, AbuDhabi, UAE
Phone:050 8115897 Email: email@example.com
SeniorAudit and Finance Professional
With relevant professional qualifications and having highly disciplined and systematic
approach in managing Finance and Audit functions, seeks to help the organization in
evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance
To apply my skills & experience in the field of Audit, Finance and Accounts so as to make a
significant contribution towards achievement of the organization’s objectives along with
fulfilling personal objective of continuous self-enrichment with added professional knowledge
and thereby to achieve continuous success.
Performance Driven, qualified professional with 25+ years of track record of
continuo us advancement.
Equipped with high analytical and review skills with demonstrated ability to identify and
Possessing ability to scrutinize financial and other management information system
reports to assess their reliability, relevance, timeliness and adequacy.
Time target oriented with disciplined, systematic and preplanned, but yet flexible
approach towards performing time bound tasks.
Excellent reporting skills, team management skills.
Knowledge of Auditing Standards and IFRS.
Knowledge of Internal Controls including under ERP environment.
Worked with varied computer environments
Worked with various Operating systems, Financial Systems and Integrated systems
Worked with Windows based, Fox Pro and Oracle based softwares like Tally, Quick
Accounting, Peachtree, Orbits, Orion, Armada, Focus etc.
Helped and facilitated Companies in developing and implementing indigenous/ customized
software and software changeovers.
Proficient in Microsoft applications like outlook, excel, word, power point etc.
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Professional Experienc e:
Group Internal Auditor, ENG, UAE, since 2006 till date (Promoted as Audit Manager in
2009) (Reporting to Head of Internal Audit) (A local large holding Group with 8 Companies)
Planned and executed Operational/Internal Audits of various business areas using risk based
Provided the management w it h reasonable assurance by checking the c o nt r o ls
a r e incompliance with the established policies and procedures.
Tested the design and effectiveness of internal controls by reviewing the complex business
Assessed the reliability, adequacy and relevancy of Financial MIS reports and their sources.
Directed, educated and managed the junior team members to ensure efficiency in audit
Diligently monitored and followed up the response to Audit recommendations.
- Instrumental in helping the Company to achieve SKEA Excellence Silver Award for the 1st
- Instrumental in getting two major business lines for the Group being part of the 3 member
- Played a vital support role in smooth and efficient ERP software changeover by evaluating
the adequacy and effectiveness of controls at various process levels.
- Saved AED 400,000 for the Company in one assignment by unearthing excess commission
Proprietor: Avanish Bhat Chartered Accountant, Self Practice from April 2003 to July
2006 (Management and Tax Consultant from April 1996 to March 2003)
Conducted external and internal audits, book keeping and taxation services to clients from
varied industries like Cons truction, Real Estate, Banking, Finance, Trading
(wholesale/retail), Tourism, Hospitality, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Transportation,
Provided business and management consultation services to various existing and new venturing
Played support role in developing and implementing indigenous software for clients’ operations as
communicating bridge between programmers and the clients.
Finance Manager, Sonaland Holding Pvt Ltd, Mangalore, 1993 to March 1996
Associated with the company since its incorporation in 1993 and did the complete
documentation for Company incorporation.
Prepared and presented project report before Bankers with success.
Developed and managed the Accounting team from scratch to strength of 10.
Handled funds management and taxation matters effectively.
Audit Supervisor. I.V. Sharma & Company, Chartered Accountants, Mangalore, 1991 to
Carried out assigned audit (Internal audit and External Audit) works to the fullest satisfaction
of the proprietor.
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Enriched professional knowledge in book keeping, preparation of financial statements,
analysis and review of the financial statements and auditing.
Commenced as Audit Assistant and in a year promoted as Audit Supervisor.
Carried out Internal Audits, revenue audits, cost audits of large banks, manufacturing
Articled Clerk, M. Balakrishna Achar, Chartered Accountant, Hassan, 1988 to 1991
Acquired practical knowledge of book keeping, financial statement preparation and
analysis and auditing.
Started as a fresher, within 2 years was assigned independent tasks to perform with great
trust bestowed upon by the proprietor.
Did complete audit, as team in charge, of a large educational institution, a hotel (3 star
grade), a Hospital and a processing company.
Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi,
India. (Only one in the region to clear the exam under new syllabus)
Certified Internal Auditor from Institute of Internal Auditors, USA
Bachelor of Commerce from Mysore University, NDRK College, Hassan. (Secured 1st
Professional Affiliation s:
Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Member of Institute of Internal Auditors, USA
Member of Institute of Information Systems Audit and Control Association, USA
Father’s Name: Late K. Subrahmanya Bhat
Visa Type: Residence Visa Abu Dhabi
Driving License: Valid UAE License
Marital Status: Married
Languages Known: English, Hindi, Kannada, Tulu