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Musleh Tanveer

Financial Reporting Manager at Rackspace

ACA

 

My Story

Currently employed as Group Internal Audit Manager at Travelport International Limited.

Recently completed Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) final exams (at first attempt).

Previously attended National College of Ireland from 2007 to 2010 where I obtained an honors degree in Accounting (BACC). In 2010/2011 I attended The Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business (Dublin) and successfully completed a Masters of Accountancy (MACC).

Experience

Financial Reporting Manager | Rackspace | May 2019 – Present

London, United Kingdom

Accounting and Auditing Tutor | The Profs | Feb 2017 – Present

London, United Kingdom

With extensive experience in the accounting and auditing , my specialist area of tutoring is as follows:

  • Revenue recognition including accrued and deferred revenue
  • Double entry book-keeping concepts
  • Identifying and accounting for impairments
  • Cash flows, income statement and balance sheet preparation
  • Adjustments to income statements and balance sheets
  • Interpretation and commentary of financial statements
  • External and internal audit methodologies such as risk assessment, audit procedures, ethics etc.
  • Corporate Governance

I have taught the above areas at various levels such as professional (ACCA, ACA, CIMA etc.), university, A-levels etc.

In addition, I offer students career advice as I have undergone training in a Big 4 firm. I am able to tell students exactly what to expect, what exemptions they might get and how to build their careers.

Group and EMEA IA Manager | Dentsu Aegis Network | May 2018 – May 2019

London, United Kingdom

  • Manage the delivery of the audit plan and JSOX for Group functions and the EMEA region
  • Manage two direct reports in order to achieve department objectives, including resourcing and people development
  • Supervise and undertake audit projects to internal and external (e.g. IIA) standards, ensuring delivery of quality outputs
  • Maintain and develop relationships with key stakeholders to help ensure the audit work adequately addresses the key risks in the Group
  • Work with the business to facilitate improvements in the control environment to mitigate risks
  • Ensure that reported actions agreed with management are followed-up and establish whether they have been carried out to an acceptable level
  • Prepare Management and Audit Committee reporting
  • Work with other team members to ensure audit work and other projects undertaken throughout the Group provide appropriate assurance
  • Assist in the continuing development and improvement of the Risk and Audit team
  • Prepare the annual audit plan for 2019 and obtain approval from Director of Risk and key stakeholders
Group Internal Audit Manager | Travelport | Apr 2016 – Apr 2018

London, United Kingdom

  • Executing an approved annual audit plan by the Audit Committee.
  • Responsible for delivery of end to end audit process including reporting in areas such as IT systems, HR, finance, key suppliers etc. In addition, heavily involved in enhancing and improving key financial processes.
  • Assessing and testing control environments across a wide variety of business subsidiaries.
  • Performing ad hoc investigations as required.
  • Submitting audit reports to management and board.
  • Providing cost-effective and value added recommendations to management and contributed to enhancing the overall control environment.
  • Developing and managing relationships with key stakeholders. Additionally, ability to manage key stakeholder expectations.
  • Monitoring progress on findings and recommendations.
  • Researched detailed US GAAP issues facing stakeholders and offered advice on appropriate treatment.
Group Risk Accountant | Irish Continental Group Plc | Nov 2014 – Mar 2016

My responsibilities included:

Group risk role:

  • Developing and executing an approved annual audit plan by the Audit Committee
  • Assisting with Corporate Governance matters

Audit experience and monthly reporting:

  • Conducting internal audit investigations and preparing reports
  • Performing ad hoc investigations as required
  • Submitting an Executive Summary for monthly Board papers
  • Monitoring progress on findings and recommendations
Audit Senior | Deloitte | Oct 2011 – Oct 2014

Ireland

My responsibilities included:

  • As the Senior In Charge, lead and managed teams of up to 6 members on audits for corporate clients with revenues ranging from €1 million to €250 million.
  • Gained expertise across a number of diverse industry sectors including Financial & Professional Services, Oil & Gas, Food and Shipping.
  • Manage key relationships with clients, partners and audit staff to ensure all engagement and reporting deadlines are met effectively and efficiently
  • Communicate regularly with colleagues and clients to ensure that they are fully briefed on the audit status, issues encountered and proposed solutions.
  • Prepare and present audit plans and budgets to partners, clients and audit teams.
  • Prepare and review financial statements ensuring finalisation and sign off within filing deadlines.
  • Research detailed Irish GAAP and IFRS issues facing clients and offer advice to clients on appropriate treatment in financial statements.
  • Proactively liaise with other specialist departments (i.e. Tax and ERS) within Deloitte to ensure engagement and reporting deadlines are met.
  • Show ability to work well under pressure when managing multiple diverse engagements simultaneously.
  • Manage and motivate a team of junior colleagues; encourage and promote peer learning.
  • Exhibit flexibility and adaptability when working on a number of remote auditing assignments
Junior Tax Consultant | Tanny and Associates | Sep 2010 – Sep 2011

Dublin, Ireland

My responsibilities included:

  • Assisted with the preparation of corporation, VAT and income tax returns and Revenue audits.
  • Prepared detailed income, deferred tax and corporation tax computations.
  • Researched key tax issues including case law and advised clients on minimising their tax liability.
  • Assisted partner with organising and running client meetings; prioritised items for follow up and took responsibility for researching and solving tax issues for clients.
Sales Assistant | Topaz Energy Ltd | Aug 2009 – Sep 2010

Ireland

  • Interact with customers to provide excellent service in fast moving, pressurised environment.
  • Key member of team working together to ensure efficient and profitable returns for the store.
  • Responsible for cashing up at end of shift and analysing any discrepancies.
  • Continually train and motivate new staff members.
  • Confidently and persuasively deal with any dissatisfied or irate customers.
  • Monitor and maintain stock levels and ensure shelves are replenished quickly and efficiently.

Education

Chartered Accountants Ireland | ACA

2012 – 2013
Degree Name: ACA

University College Dublin | MACC

2010 – 2011
Degree Name: MACC
Field Of Study: Masters in Accounting
Grade 2.1

National College of Ireland | BA Honours in Accounting

2007 – 2010
Field Of Study: BA Honours in Accounting
Grade 2.1
Activities and Societies: Vice President of Basketball society

Castleknock Community College | Leaving Certificate

2005 – 2007
Field Of Study: Leaving Certificate