Farhan Khalid Internal Auditor

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AccountingBusiness acumenData mining and analyticsFinanceFraud auditingIndustry-specific knowledgeRisk management assurance

Career Objective
To contribute towards the growth and development of a dynamic organization where there are ample opportunities to grow both professionally and personally and where I can utilize my skills and experience in the field of Accounts /Finance and Audit.


Academic Qualification
Master of Business Administration           (2002-2004)                                              Preston University Karachi

Bachelor of Commerce                                  (1998-2000)                                             Karachi University

Higher Secondary Certificate in Science  (1996-1998)                                               Higher Secondary Certificate


Experience Profile (13 years)
Assistant Manager Internal Audit

Oct 2005 to Present



Modern Bakery LLC & Modern General Trading Co. Dubai

Accountant                                                                                                                            Ali’s International

Feb 2004 to Sept 2005


Accountant. Karachi, Pakistan
Work Experience with Modern Bakery LLC:

Modern Bakery (MB) was founded in 1975 and now MB is one of the largest bakeries in UAE. The bakery consists of Ultra-Modern, state of art, semi-automated production lines operational 24 hours.

Modern General trading (MGT) is the sister of MB has over 35 exclusive food and nonfood agencies from Europe, USA, Middle East, North and South America and Australia.


As an Assistant Manager Internal Audit I am handling the following tasks:



Ø  Identify key areas of risk within the organization and propose appropriate controls to mitigate the risks.

Ø  Assist in assessment of internal control effectiveness and its efficiency in operations and recommend value added improvements in procedures and systems to prevent waste, extravagance and fraud.

Ø  Ensures compliance with established internal control procedures by examining records, reports, operating practices, and documentation.


Ø  Assist the Audit manager & Head of Internal Audit in developing and implementing the risk based audit plans of internal business processes, application systems, process documentations and general controls.

Ø  Supervising the execution of audit as per the audit plan.



Ø  Assist the Audit manager & Head of Internal Audit in developing/advising policies and procedure manual of the company.

Ø  Assist the Audit manager & Head of Internal Audit to appraise the policies and procedures and to promote effective controls at reasonable cost.



Ø  Supervise the audit of Revenue, Receivables, fixed assets, Purchases, Payable, Payroll, Petty Cash and Expenditures of the company according to the audit plan, with professional scepticism and reporting any weakness found.

Ø  Supervising the logs of master data changes in different modules.

Ø  Supervise Surprise visits to different location stores and showrooms of the company to verify cash in hand with cashiers and stock held in the store.

Ø  Supervise senior auditors assigned to engagements providing guidance and overall review of deliverable.

Ø  Supervise the conducting of monthly, half yearly and annual Physical verification of inventory held in the store and review the variance report of the physical stock and stock in the inventory module.



Ø  Supervise SAP Implementation of FI, HR and MM Module.

Ø  Providing training to internal audit internees and internal audit staff.

Ø  Advising and supervising the cash register machine at different outlets.



Ø  Supervise fraud investigation, preparing documentation for legal cases.

Ø  Liaison with external fraud investigation team and court experts.

Ø  Conduct ad-hoc investigations and reviews as requested by senior management.

Ø  Monitor the timely implementation of the management actions recommended in the audit reports.

Ø  Report on monthly performance of all profit centers using analytical procedure.

Ø  Quarterly audit reporting to the management.


Work Experience with Ali’s International:

Ali’s International is an export organization. Manufacturer of towels, bathrobes, bed sheets, curtains, and exporting in Europe, Canada and America.


As an Accountant, I was involved in the following tasks:

Ø  Prepared books of accounts.

Ø  Prepared trial balance.

Ø  Monthly expenses budget.

Ø  Monthly bank reconciliation statement.

Ø  Calculation & adjustments of mark-up and refinance.

Ø  Bank documentation and correspondence.

Ø  Financial reports to senior management.


Computer Proficiency
Well versed with the following ERP and other software:

ÿ  Hands on experience of ERP like SAP.

ÿ  Completed 1-year Diploma in Information Technology from SDC Board. (2001-2002)

ÿ  Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) as a tool for preparation of reports, presentations, working papers and general correspondence.

Other Interest or affiliation
·         Listening to music and social gatherings.

·         Cricket


Fluent in the following languages (both written and spoken):

English, Urdu & Working knowledge of Arabic.





Major achievements
During my work with Ali’s International and Modern Bakery I was involved in detecting and investigating the following frauds.

·         Detected misappropriation and forgery in payroll master data and unveiled fake signature.

·         Detected manipulation during surprise physical cash count.

Detection of AED 18m fraud at current company which was published in different newspapers in UAE.
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