Our human resource strategy is to develop the best in class capabilities in each of the service area. Most of our team is foreign qualified having global experience and expertise in various disciplines. The core team members are as under:
Nadeem Safdar: B.Com, APA, FCA
The firm is led by Nadeem Safdar- an experienced Chartered Accountant with 23 years of post-qualification experience in public accounting. Mr. Safdar has spent about 15 years as Director Audit and Assurance in M. Yousuf Adil Saleem & Company (MYASCO) Chartered Accountants, a Member firm of Deloitte in Pakistan.
He is a fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and associate member of the Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants.
Mr. Safdar is experienced in auditing, accounting, financial reporting, and other financial consultancy related services. His experience in auditing includes the audit of organizations in the various sectors including Listed Companies, Public Unlisted Companies, Private Limited Companies, Non-Government Organization, financial Institutions, and Hospitals etc.
Consultant / Quality Control Reviewer
Faisal Abbasi – CIA (USA), CFC (Canada), CA (Finalist)
Faisal Abbasi is working as a Consultant and Quality Control Reviewer with Nadeem Safdar & Co. Chartered Account.
His professional experience includes more than 11 years in Finance and Accounts Department of MERLIN Deputy Country Finance Director, Manager Finance & Audit at ACF international ( French NGO) Manager Finance at Saudi Pak Investment Company. He has worked on statutory audits, financial advisory projects, internal audits, and special investigatory audits of Financial and non-financial sectors with major industries of power & energy, engineering, telecom & information technology, NGOs and construction. He has also worked as an auditor at Deloitte & Touché Dammam Saudi Arabia and M. Yousuf Adil Saleem & Co Chartered Accountants(A member of Deloitte Touché Tohmatsu)-Islamabad.
Usman Ali: ACA, CIA, CRM, B.Com
Usman Ali is a Director Consultancy at Nadeem Safdar & Co. Mr. Ali has developed operational and financial guidelines of Benazir Income Support Programme on behalf of the World Bank – Pakistan. He is experienced in Conducting and directing ongoing reviews of internal audit, organization controls, operating procedures, and compliance with policies and regulations. He has been reviewing and appraising the soundness, effectiveness and proper application of accounting and financial controls, compliance procedures and controls. Mr Ali has also provided consultancy in the customization of ERP (JDE) Modules – Financial reporting, sales, invoicing, transport and inventory.
Rizwan Ali – Certified Income Tax Practitioner
M.Com (Accounting & Finance), B.com (IT)
Rizwan Ali is working as Tax Consultant with Nadeem Safdar & Co. from Dec 2014 and providing tax, corporate and accounts consultancy to many clients.
He has previously worked for Corporate law firm and Tech base company in Accounts department.
Corporate and Legal Advisor
Farooq Akhter – LLB, M.A (Economics)
Farooq Akhtar is working with Nadeem Safdar & Co. as Corporate and Legal Advisor.
Mr. Akhter has over thirty years of experience in the fields of Corporate and Modaraba laws. He is highly experienced in providing consultancy in corporate laws, Modaraba laws, banking laws, WTO and International Trade Laws and several related matters in different business sectors.
Siraj ul Haq – CISA, ISMS LA & SSGB
Siraj ul aq is an IT Consultant at Nadeem Safdar & Co. He Has conducted the Application Controls, IT General Control Reviews and Internal IT Audit assignments. He is alos experienced in IT General Control Reviews, IT Governance Reviews , External/Internal IT Assurance, Risk Assessment & Gap Analysis, 3rd Party Independent Reviews, SOX Attestation, SOC I and II, Data Migrations, IT policies and Procedures.