Uzair Ahmad Malik

Professional Qualification:

Fellow Chartered Accountant The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan

Experience prior to qualification:

Completed four years of stipulated training period (Year 1997: 2001) from A.F.Ferguson & Co., Lahore (a member firm of PriceWaterhouseCoopers). During association with the fore mentioned firm, planned and executed various statutory audits, and special assignments. Clients include:

1. ICI Polyester Division

2. Sui Northern Gas Pakistan Limited

3. Pakistan Cricket Board

4. Medipharm (Private) Ltd.

5. Wyeth Pakistan Limited

6. Nishat Chunian Limited

7. P.A.S.S.Co.

8. KSB Pumps Limited

9. Bank of America (Union Bank)

10. Credit Agricole Indosuez

Post-Qualification Experience:

A) Worked in Taseer Hadi Khalid & Co, Islamabad (a member firm of KPMG International) as Assistant Manager – Audit from August 2001 to February 2002 and was involved in the following major assignments:

1. Internal Control System Review of ICI Pakistan Limited.

2. Internal Control System Review of Agricultural Development Bank of Pakistan.

B) As Partner Uzair Hammad Faisal & Co., Chartered Accountants (March 2002 to date):

1. Have documented internal control system manuals for various clients. These assignments involve a study of the existing system of the organizations and their documentation. Additionally, the system is analyzed to identify areas that require simpler procedures and enhanced controls and accordingly changes are suggested, discussed and implemented.

2. Have been supervising staff placed at various clients that have outsourced their Accounts Departments to the firm. Such engagements involve, initially, setting up a suitable system of generating and recording transactions according to the need of the client’s business. Thenceforth, training staff allocated for the particular job about running the system effectively and efficiently. Regular supervision of the staff provides the clients with informative and timely reports to add value to the services.

3. Have been providing corporate and tax consulting services to various clients. Corporate services included drafting Memorandum and Articles of Association, incorporation of companies and thereafter dealing various corporate matters and representing in front of the authorities. For our tax clients performed tax planning, filed income tax and sales tax returns and represented them before appellate authorities.

4. Conducted various statutory and internal audits including audits of provident, gratuity and worker’s profit participation funds.

5. Have provided Consultancy Services to various clients for setting up accounting and internal control systems.