Sabbir Ahmed has recently joined the firm after spending nearly 10 Years with KPMG Australia in Senior Managerial Position.
After qualifying as Chartered Accountant in 2000, Sabbir joined Audit and Advisory Division of KPMG Australia. Based in Melbourne, he worked on a number of other world-wide KPMG offices in New York, Houston, London, Frankfurt, Zurich, Brussels, Singapore, Jakarta, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Auckland. From KPMG Australia he went on secondment to KPMG Middle East and South Asia (MESA) Region with home office in Dubai. While in MESA Region he actively participated in different Client/Admin/Training Functions in different KPMG offices in UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Sabbir’s Client Services area includes Financial Reporting (IFRS, US GAAP), Audit and Assurance (ISA, US GAAS, Review, Internal Audit), Transaction Services (Financial Due Diligence, Valuation) and Other Risk Advisory Services (System Design and Implementation, Basel II, SOX 404 Attestation, Climate Change and Emissions Trading) within Financial Services, Consumer and Industrial Markets and Energy & Natural Resources Industry Segment.
He worked on numerous audit and advisory engagements with a number of Global Industry Leaders and Corporate clients like ANZ Bank, Deutsche Bank, National Australia Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Macquarie, J P Morgan, BHP Billiton, Scania, G E Capital, Cargill, Dubai Aluminium, Asia Pulp and Paper Mills etc.
In addition to his client engagements he regularly presents Training to internal/external participants on topical issues like Financial Instruments (IAS 32/39), Basel II, SOX 404, IFRS, and US GAAP/GAAS.