Travel Log

The INAA Traveller visits an INAA member every week. Discover his daily adventure by clicking on the READ MORE below.

This week the INAA Traveller is on holidays.

2018 October 1 - 5: CRESCO Accounting Limited, Dubai, UAE.

ISO Certification

CRESCO Accounting is now ISO Certified on Quality Management & Customer Satisfaction

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Seychelles

CRESCO Accounting inaugurated their third office last week September 25th in Seychelles.

The other two offices are located in the UAE and in Philippines.

With focus in the UAE market, and the new office, CRESCO Accounting is now expanding their market reach and clientele. 

 

The Philippines

With the expansion of CRESCO to the Philippines and official office launch on July 12th in Cebu, the CRESCO Philippines website is now live.

Watch the video about the Cebu office opening

Liquidation

Charmaine Estrada

Senior Accountant

The firm has a team of highly experienced practitioners who regularly work on various type of liquidations.

Audit

Leonell Tan

Senior Accountant

The firm’s approach is based on a consistent methodology developed to comply with the International Standards of Auditing (ISA) and International Financial Reporting Standing (IFRS).

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Taxation

Lualdee Mae de Villa

Senior Accountant

"The implementation of VAT in the UAE has challenged the accounting systems of businesses.

It is now essential to declare the right amount of figures for taxation purposes.

CRESCO Accounting can help you with that, do not hesitate to contact us."

Rafael Manaig, Senior Accountant

 

Accounting

Jaime Corpuz

Senior Accountant

Outsourcing your bookkeeping gives you quality services like that of an in-house accountant, but with objectivity like that of an external auditor.

Get the best of both worlds by outsourcing to CRESCO Accounting. Read more

 

Daniel dela Peña, Accountant

A word from the Managing Director

Mrs. Maricar Gonzaga, Managing Director

“We have established ourselves as one of the key players in the UAE local and international market by gradually becoming a partner of choice with SMEs and individual clients.” 

Company background

CRESCO Accounting is a Chartered Accounting Company, specialized in providing accounting according to international accounting principles and specific requirements of the regulatory body of the UAE. 

It is a full-service accounting and auditing firm with offices in Seychelles and the United Arab Emirates.

A fully owned shared services company in Cebu, Philippines, helps excel clients expectations in responsiveness and pricing.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 September 17 - 21: Becerra Group, Barcelona, Spain.

Team

BECERRA is a collective of professionals well known for being directly responsible of the cases before their clients. 

Such fact excludes delegation and division of competencies and powers so common in other business organisations. 

Should any case be commissioned, it shall be directly supervised by the professional in charge of it.

Audit Global

Meet the partner, Enric Vila

Get to know more about the services and team of Audit Global here

Dret Processal

Meet the partner, Antoni Casals Sans

Get to know more about the services and team of Dret processal here

Assessors Economics

 Meet the partners (from left to right):

Ferran Contreras Martín, Mercè López Gutiérrez, Jordi Ventosa-Diviu González

Get to know more about the services and team of Assessors Economics here

Becerra Laboral

Meet the partners (from left to right):

Yasmina-Ylenia Sánchez Lázaro, Ana Díaz Boizas

Get to know more about the services and team of Becerra Laboral here

Becerra Advocats

Meet the partners (from left to right and top to bottom):

Esteve Avellan Roura, Juan Pablo Tornos Mas, Joan Balaguer Martínez, Miquel Rosell Juanhuix

Get to know more about the services and team of Becerra Advocats here

Company background

BECERRA was funded in 1918 as a collective office and it has kept such condition during its extended life.

Its business has focused from the beginning on tax and business law counselling and management and it expanded later on to employment and social security law on one hand and to economic and accounting counselling on the other. Several companies have been established to carry out the above.

 

BECERRA believes that the best way to offer an excellent service for the clients is to keep a simple and adaptable structure. 

Foreign languages normally used are English, French and Italian.

 The company website is here and here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 August 27 - September 1: Acevedo & Asociados, Quito, Ecuador

Team

Meet the team at Grupo Acevedo y Asociados:

"We love what we do and our motto is as follows: “Nuestra experiencia genera confianza y nuestro equipo resultados” or in English: “Our experience generates trust and our team, results”

We hope you have enjoyed your virtual tour to Quito! "

Charity

Here in #Ecuador, Grupo Acevedo y Asociados, part of A&A Group Consulting, support a charity called: Fundacion Por Una Vida (Charity for a Life) which works with kids with low resources in order to help them deal with leukemia and other blood related illnesses. 

Read more at http://www.fundacionporunavida.org/

Partners

From left to right:

GINDIER ACEVEDO AMAYA: Partner - Director

Mr. Gindier Acevedo Amaya performed his studies at the Faculty of Business Administration and Advanced Accounting at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador where he earned a degree in Public Accounting and Auditing.   Mr. Acevedo is registered with the National Federation of Accountants of Ecuador and with the College of Public Accountants of Pichincha. 

He joined the firm in 1988 after working for approximately 5 years with the international firm, Price Waterhouse & Co.  He has participated in and given various local training courses covering Tax Accounting and Auditing.

His professional experience includes managing companies in the commercial, industrial, insurance, agro-industrial, service, mining and investment, and other areas.

EDUARDO RODRIGUEZ CARRERA: Auditing Partner

Mr. Eduardo Rodríguez studied at the Faculty of Administrative Sciences, and the Accounting and Auditing School at the Universidad Central del Ecuador where he obtained a degree as a Public Accountant and Auditor. Mr. Rodriguez is registered in the School of Public Accountant of Pichincha. During 2009, he obtained his masters degree in the Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, graduating with Superior Diplomacy in Financial Management. 

He joined the firm in 1994 and during his professional experience he has managed clients in the commercial, industrial, agro-industrial, service, and other areas. He has also participated in a various courses of local training regarding Accounting, Auditing, and taxing managed by the Firm in addition to a Seminar of International Financial Reporting Standards IFRS. 

Services

With more than 28 years of experience in #Quito #Ecuador, A&A Group has managed to maintain a solid path in customer service for their national and international clients.

A&A provide them with the highest quality services in the areas of external auditing, financial consulting, accounting, legal, tax consulting services, and administrative management. 

The company offer flexible and personalized solutions managing to resolve every requirement from clients. 

Company background

Grupo Acevedo y Asociados, part of A&A GROUP, started in Ecuador in 1990. 

With these 28 years of experience they are known as a company of national and international prestige with headquarter located in Quito, capital city of Ecuador.

The practice offer professional services to companies in ECUADOR, COLOMBIA, UNITED STATED, MEXICO, and BRAZIL.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 July 23 - 27: ASB GROUP, Prague, Czech Republic

Business Guidebook: How to succeed in the Czech Republic – Edition 2018

Read the Guidebook here

Services

ASB Group place great emphasis on the services being as user- friendly as possible, for example every client has one contact person it can always contact with any request.

Read more about the services here

• Accounting and Financial Reporting 

• Tax Compliance & Advisory 

• Company Formation 

• Purchase of Shelf Companies 

• External Management of Companies 

• Provision of Statutory and Control Bodies 

• Management of Payroll and HR administration 

• Transaction Advisory Services

Meet the team

From left to right and top to bottom:

Nela Paradina, Trust Manager

Jana Pytelková Svobodová, Head of Tax Team

Jirí Holý, Head of Accounting Team

Hana Sára Korcová, Payroll Supervisor

Katerina Nováková, Head of Accounting Team

Gabriela Dufková, Head of Accounting Team

Partners

Petr Studnička, Managing Partner

Petr is the Managing Partner of ASB Group responsible for the strategy including development of new services and acquisition of clients. 

Petr is also responsible for international subsidiaries in Poland and Slovakia. 

Before joining ASB Group, Petr had spent 8 years at Patria Finance as the Executive Director in the Corporate Finance department responsible for execution and business development of M&A projects. 

Petr started his career in PwC where he was involved in audit, assurance service and due diligence projects mainly for real estate clients.

Petra Rychnovská, Partner

Petra is the co-founder of ASB Group, which since its establishment in 2002 has expanded its services into new markets and become major regional advisory company.

Petra is primarily responsible for Business Development activities of ASB Group and acts as the Head of Czech payroll team. 

In addition to her involvement in ASB, Petra is an active member of the Association for Foreign Investment (AFI), which is a non-profit NGO focused on support for foreign direct investment and development of the Czech business environment.

Tomáš Novák, Partner

Tomáš is the Partner of ASB Group responsible for the accounting and reporting services and for business development of new clients. 

Tomáš leads the accounting and tax team. He has extensive experience with accounting and reporting under different accounting standards including Czech GAAP, US GAAP and IFRS. 

He participated in many various due diligences mainly for real estate clients. Before joining ASB Tomáš worked for KPMG in the department of Assurance and Audit.

Locations

ASB Group is located in Central and Eastern Europe and has offices in Prague, Warsaw and Bratislava.

Providing comprehensive support from early stage set-up to large scale expansions, ASB offers a unique combination of services based on experience of working for international investors with responsiveness of a local firm. 

ASB actively cooperates with clients on the management of their companies, assets and projects and always strives to build long-term relationships by knowing the client’s business so well to become a trusted and valued partner.

 

Company background

ASB Group is business process outsourcing company operating in several key countries in Central and Eastern Europe.

Established in 2002, ASB employs over 160 experienced and highly skilled professionals.

For over 15 years ASB has been helping international companies establish and run their businesses in Central and Eastern Europe. 

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 June 18 - 22: Dryden Associates SA, Geneva, Switzerland

Doing business in Switzerland

Get access to the Switzerland trade and export guide and read mote about the continuous attractiveness of Switzerland

Membership

Dryden ICS is a member of the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce and the Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce

                                                           

Partners

Nick Dryden is the founder and Managing Partner of Dryden Associates SA.

He specialises in personal and corporate taxation matters as well as the incorporation of new companies in Switzerland.

Following graduation from Edinburgh University he qualified with Ernst & Young as a Chartered Accountant. He is also registered as an Expert Auditor by the Swiss Federal Audit Oversight Authority.

He has worked in the United Kingdom, North Africa, the Middle East and Switzerland. Nick has been a resident of Geneva since 1986. He has an MBA from IMD in Lausanne and has acquired the TEP qualification from the STEP Association.

As an enthusiastic member of the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce and the Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce, he participates in and takes a keen interest in the development of the international aspects of Geneva trade and services.

Graham Paul is the Audit Partner of Dryden Associates SA.

He specialises in audit and accounting for both the private sector and not-for-profit sector.

Having graduated and qualified as a lawyer, he then qualified as a Chartered Accountant and is also registered by the Swiss Federal Audit Oversight Authority as an Expert Auditor.

He has worked in the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Switzerland.

Team

Meet the team here

Services

 Dryden ICS offer a focused range of services for your accounting, audit, company taxation, corporate advisory, payroll and personal taxation requirements. 

The firm wants the services to add value to the client’s business operations, through investments in understanding the client’s activities and the issues that arise as a result.

Case studies

Do you want to know more about how Dryden can help you ? Read the case studies here

Company background

Dryden ICS is an international firm of Chartered Accountants based in Geneva and London.

"Our mission as a Chartered Accountants is to understand your needs and to provide you, the client, with the most appropriate solution available. 

The scope of our services means that we provide more than a simple compliance based product and instead our mission is to deliver a solution that matches your overall needs. 

We ensure that our services not only match your local requirements but also integrate with your overall international needs."

 The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 June 11 - 15: Hesham El Tohamy & Co., Cairo, Egypt.

Team

Bassem Azzam Managing Director & Partner

Mohamed Essa Audit Manager

Kareem Kenawy HR Manager

Refaat Hanfy Technical Manager

Yara Tarek Chairman Assistant and Office Manager 

Services

At Hesham El Tohamy & Co. , clients can be assured that the required services have the benefit of the international quality with the local features. 

Get to know more about the firm's services and discover how it can be of assistance to your business in #Egypt

Take control of your business from basic bookkeeping to more complex financial needs.

  • Financial statement preparation.
  • Cash flow Analysis.
  • General ledger.
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts payable.
  • Year- end Closing.
  • Payroll
  • Individual tax returns.
  • Business tax returns.
  • Electronic filing.
  • Sales Tax returns.
  • IRS Audit representation
  • Full bookkeeping services 

Company background

Hesham El Tohamy & Co. offers 25 years of experience since 1992. 

Hesham El Tohamy is considered one of the pioneers of the accounting, auditing and taxation profession in Egypt. 

Over the past 20 years, the firm has gained a strong reputation for clear and reliable financial reports. 

Hesham El Tohamy & Co. is an accredited Egyptian society of accountants and auditors to training accountants. {ESAA}.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 June 4 - 8: Eudita, Madrid, Spain

Services

Eudita offers its extensive experience in auditing and consulting services through its branches network throughout Spain.

Read more here

Locations

Eudita has several offices throughout Spain.

Learn more about the offices here.

Company background

Eudita provides professional services in the fields of #Audit, #tax and #legal advice and consultation, and is widely represented throughout #Spain through its network of delegations.

The key value proposition is the intimate knowledge of the local market, which enables to maximise the effectiveness and efficiency of the services to clients.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 May 28 - June 1: UWU Solutions, Lisbon, Portugal

Smile with UWU Solutions

Who said CPAs are always sad individuals and lack self-mockery ?

For sure, not UWU Solutions !

Doing business in Portugal

UWU Solutions has issued an amazing "Complete guide to investing in Portugal", gathering short educational videos. It's here

Newletter

Get access to the UWU newsletter here

Services

UWU Solutions has 4 traditional lines of services:

  1. Tax consultancy
  2. Accounting
  3. Consulting
  4. Human Resources

Read more here

But let's focus on 2 specific missions:

 

Team

UWU Solutions currently has a team of 20 persons.

Partners

Marco Libório

Acting as CFO, consultant for small and medium-size companies (SMEs) in the last 18 years, with a targeted practice in financial and tax work, having also experience as a Financial Executive Director. 

Since 2001, also teaching in economic and financial reporting, tax issues, accounting and management. 

Graduated in Business Management at Universidade de Évora and completed an Advanced Accounting and Fiscal post-graduate program at INDEG-ISCTE.

In 2012, concluded a Masters in Business Management at ISCTE Business School. 

Started his own company 15 years ago, UWU Solutions, developing a number of services targeted to SMEs, including accounting, fiscal consulting, staff and executive training, internal economic and financial information processes optimization.

Marco Libório blog page is here

Marco Costa

Currently co-manages accounting and fiscal offices jointly with his partner Marco Libório, acting as a consultant of these areas for the universe of UWU’s clients.

Has held positions of CFO at companies in areas such as consulting and distribution.

Also, performed a financial auditor role in a multinational audit company.

Has a degree in Business Management from the University of Évora and, in the early years of work, gained extensive experience in the areas of investment projects, financial management and fiscal consultancy.

In 2006 joined at UWU as partner, working to develop the company's activity.

Company background

UWU Solutions started its activity in January of 2003, as a company provider of accounting services. 

Throughout these more than 15 years of existence the firm has been experiencing sustainable growth, founded on high quality of services provided and customers' satisfaction.

This has allowed the firm to develop other competencies specifically in the areas of Consultancy and Human Resources in a logic of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO).

The acronym "UWU" means "Up With Us", and reflects the will to build a path of success with all the firm's stakeholders.

UWU Solutions currently has a team of 20, and 3 offices in Portugal (Lisbon, Caldas da Rainha and Rio Maior) and 1 in Antwerp (Belgium).

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

 

2018 May 21 - 25: Despacho Alvarez Balbas SC, Mexivo City, Mexico.:

International engagements 

The firm has several international audit clients (with main offices based in Germany, U.K., Spain, U.S.A. and Canada) and provides back office services to a number of Mexican Companies with Head Quarters in U.S.A. and Japan.

In addition, the firm is exclusive auditor of Inter American Foundation, and independent agency of the U.S. government which provides financing to Mexican organizations.

Services

The services provided by Despacho Alvarez Balbás, S.C. include the following:

  • audit of financial statements,
  • back-office,
  • outsourced controllership and bookkeeping,
  • tax consultancy,
  • tax compliance,
  • financial and administrative consulting.

Read more here

Partners

Carlos Alvarez Balbas, Founder and Managing Partner of Despacho AlvarezBalbás, S.C., public accountants and consultants

Certified Public Accountant (C.P.C.) by Instituto Mexicano de Contadores Públicos (1998, year in which certification of accountants was established in México).

Authorized by the Mexican Ministry of Finance to issue audit reports for tax purposes

Member of Colegio de Contadores Públicos de México, A.C.

Member of Instituto Mexicano de Contadores Públicos, A.C.

Member of Representative Committee before Mexican Tax Administration Service, Instituto Mexicano de Contadores Públicos, A.C.

Member of Tax Audit Committee, Colegio de Contadores Públicos de México, A.C., and former President of the same Committee (1992 to 1994).

Yale University. Master of Arts in International and Foreign Economic Administration.(1980)

London School of Economics and Political Science. University of London. Master of Science in Accounting and Finance. (1977).

Universidad Iberoamericana. Bachelor in Accounting. Honorable Mention. (1975).

Elizabeth Tellez Magana 

Partner in charge of Administrative Consultancy and Operational Audit

Company background

Incorporated in #MexicoCity #Mexico in 1989, Despacho Alvarez Balbás, S.C. was formed by a group of certified public accountants and consultants with graduate education in the U.K. and the U.S.A., as well as previous experience in international accounting firms.

During its twenty seven years of existence, the firm has been steadily growing and is ready to keep on expanding its operations both locally and internationally.

The firm's objective is to render highest quality professional services in the fields of accountancy, auditing and tax to all types of organizations, specializing in back office services for subsidiaries of international companies. 

 

The company website is here.

The company page on the INAA website is here.

2018 May 7 - 11: CNK Hussain Alsayegh Chartered Accountants, Dubai, UAE

Company presentation

Download the full presentation here

Services

CNK Hussain AlSayegh, follow a client-centric approach and work with the clients as their strategic business partners, rather than as their consultants.  

They recognize the fact that each business is unique, each transaction is different and each client’s requirement is specific and distinct from the other.  

The entire approach is centered around the value added approach, which aims at giving the clients much more than what they expect.  

Get to know more about the  wide range of services here

Team

CNK Hussain Alsayegh Chartered Accountants, #Dubai #UAE aim to recruit the brightest and the best. 

They combine the dynamism, young think tank and IT expertise of the young graduate and article interns, with the business knowledge, experience and insight of the senior executive. 

Their shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality means the clients get world-class expertise to solve their complex business problems and accomplish their organizational goals. 

Partners

Mr. Shariq Contractor, Partner (Representing CNK & Associates LLP, Mumbai)

A rank holder at both the Intermediate and Final Chartered Accountancy examinations, he has been in practice since 1982. 

Mr. Contractor oversees the direct taxes and information systems practice of the firm.

Mr. Contractor is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas Trustee Company Ltd., and is also the Chairman of its Audit Committee for the past several years. 

He has been the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Bombay International School, and the President of the Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society in 2002-03. 

In addition, he has also been the Treasurer of Rotary Club of Bombay and a member of the managing committee of Willingdon Sports Club. 

He is a member of the Finance Committee of the Bombay Gymkhana.

Mr. Contractor has authored various books of professional interest, namely, “Laws Applicable to Charitable Trusts”, “Provisions of Section 80HHC of the Income Tax Act – A study”, “Capital Gains – A Handbook” and “Taxation of Charitable Trusts”, "Fringe Benefit Tax - An Analysis". 

Besides this, he contributes articles to professional journals and other publications such as Economic Times and Outlook Money. 

He has also addressed audiences at various seminars, forums and conferences and has also presented papers on various topics of professional interest organized by various professional bodies, including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Bombay Chartered Accountants' Society.

Mr. Himanshu Kishnadwala, Partner (Representing CNK & Associates LLP, Mumbai)

A rank holder at both the Intermediate and Final Chartered Accountancy examinations, he has been in continuous practice since 1985. 

He oversees the audit and assurance practice of the firm, particularly audit of large corporates, due diligence assignments and conversion of financial statements from Indian GAAP to IFRS and US GAAP.

He has been the President of the Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society in 2006-07, and is a member of the Board and Chairman of Audit Committee of listed companies. 

He has also been a full-time senior lecturer in accountancy and computer systems with Narsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics for fifteen years (i.e. from 1986 to 2001). 

He is currently the Chairman of the Accounting & Auditing Committee of the Bombay Chartered Accountants Society, and a member of the Accounting Standards Committee of the Indian Merchants Chamber. 

He has also authored various popular text-books on accountancy, financial management and taxation for commerce under-graduates, and a book on “Mandatory Accounting Standards – From Published Accounts”. 

He regularly delivers talks and presents papers on accounting and auditing subjects at seminars and conferences all over India organized by various professional bodies, such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (just to name a few). 

He has also delivered talks at the National Academy of Direct Taxes. 

Besides this, he contributes a monthly column to the BCAJ, and articles to various professional journals and other publications.

Mr. Hussain Alsayegh, Partner

He comes with 25 years of rich experience at executive and middle management, in one of world's largest aluminum smelters and the industrial flagship of Dubai and UAE i.e. Dubai Aluminum (DUBAL).

During his tenor at DUBAL he has led and managed the departments of : treasury, risk management including commodity, currency and interest rate hedging, debt financing, liquidity and cash management, CAPEX, accounts payable and receivable, internal audit and corporate governance, IFRS and internal business performance management reporting.

He has initiated, led and implemented business solutions like SAP- ERP systems and Oracle Financial, e-Banking, e-Reconciliation, e-Treasury, e-Payables, e-Internal Audit, Total Operational Performance (facilitated by McKinsey & Co.).

He has served as secretary / member in the following DUBAL Executive Committee’s: 

  • Audit Committee,
  • Hedging Committee,
  • Credit Committee,
  • Procurement & Tender Committee and
  • Capital Expenditure Project (CAPEX) Committee.

He oversees the listed company audits and local legal compliance practice of the firm.

Mr. Akshay Sam, Partner

Mr. Akshay Sam is a qualified chartered accountant from India and permanently stationed at Dubai. 

His experience in the profession spans to almost 10 years out of which 6 years are in UAE.

He specializes in Audit and Assurance, Due Diligence, Valuations, UAE Value Added Tax and Company incorporations in the UAE.

He is currently on the board of following companies in UAE.

• Front Stage Media FZ LLC

• Geltec Pharma FZCO

• Executive Enterprise LTD

• Nazara Technologies FZ-LLC 

• Sea-Mer Fzco

He oversees the day to day operations of the firm. He handles audit, advisory, VAT and company incorporation practice of the firm.

The UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE)

The UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE) are composed of seven Emirates:

1. Abu Dhabi (Capital)

2. Dubai

3. Sharjah

4. Ajman

5. Ras Al Khaimah

6. Fujairah

7. Umm Al Quwain

UAE came in to being on December 2nd 1971. Islam is the official religion and Arabic the official language is Arabic

UAE’s progress continues to make global headlines and its attraction as a destination for tourists and business alike is now legendary.

It is a bustling metropolis with a combination of Emirati heritage, Arabic vitality, Western spontaneity and Asian ambition.

The tax-free policies and penalty-free repatriation of earnings have enormous benefits on both a personal and business level, with outstanding opportunities for private savings and professional profits.

 

As thousands of new businesses are discovering each year, UAE is the perfect gateway between East and West and the lynchpin for the region’s imports and exports market – one of the most lucrative in the world.

Company background

 CNK Hussain Alsayegh Chartered Accountants is a multi-skilled, multi-disciplined firm, offering clients a wide range of industry-focused business solutions in UAE since 2012.

The office location is The Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), Dubai.

The address of DWTC is a landmark in itself and houses the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), Trade Centers and Consulates of many countries.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 April 30 - May 4: Janover LLC, New York, USA.

Services

Janover’s team of seasoned experts provides a wide array of customized tax, accounting and consulting services to help privately owned businesses and high net worth individuals set and achieve their financial goals. 

Read more here

Team

Meet the whole team here

Affiliates

Janover LLc has 2 affiliates:

  • JRF Asset Advisors LLC
  • JRS Financial Services LLC

Read more here

Company background

Since 1938, thousands of clients have come to depend on the Janover family of companies to give them a safe haven through the rapidly changing business and taxation landscape.

With offices in Manhattan, New York City and Garden City, Long Island, Janover reaches out to a broad range of both business and personal clients, in multiple industries and trade classes.  

 

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 April 16 - 20: Wagstaffs, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Best expressed by the clients themselves

“I looked up the word ‘Accountant’ in a very big dictionary. 

It said ‘a person concerned with the maintenance and audit of business accounts’. 

Applied to the team at Wagstaffs, in my view, this is the understatement of the century. 

I have had the pleasure of working with these guys for over 20 years. 

They deliver time after time, after time. 

Whether it’s the big stuff that needs joined up thinking or the tiny detail which might save you thousands they get it and they’re on it." 

Managing Director, The Big Kick

Reach all the testimonials here and here

Meet the team

Reach all the detailed profiles here

What is the best business opportunity you got from INAA ?

Mark Hubbocks, partner

2 new partners appointed with effect from 1st April 2018

From 1st April 2018 Stuart Cuzner and James Fox have been promoted to Partners. 

Andrew Dagless Senior Partner at Wagstaffs: "They bring valuable and varied experience to the firm, which is of enormous benefit to our clients." 

James Fox joined the practice in 2016 and became a Principal Associate in 2017. 

James is an Economics graduate and is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

James manages a mixed portfolio of trading, manufacturing and professional clients where he provides tax planning advice together with advice on succession planning and business sales. 

Stuart Cuzner joined the practice in 2006 and became a Principal Associate in 2017.

Stuart is a Chartered Certified Accountant and a Chartered Accountant.

Since joining the practice Stuart has built long term business relationships by looking at tax saving opportunities with his clients which has allowed him to assist new and existing businesses grow and develop.  

Meet the partners

From left to right: Andrew Dagless, Stuart Cuzner, Nilesh Savjani, James Fox, Mark Hubbocks (INAA Treasurer)

Reach the detailed profiles here

The 3 divisions

The company gather 3 divisions.

Chartered Accountants

Wealth management

Private clients

Company background

Wagstaffs is an independent practice founded in 1948, 70 years ago.

The base has always been #Stevenage, #Hertfordshire, #UK, 30 miles from #London, but the clients are Worldwide. 

Together with the associated wealth management and private clients businesses, the aim is to be the largest and best resourced practice in the area. 

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 April 9 - 13: Gooßen & Heuermann GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Stade, Germany.

Why did the firm choose to join INAA ?

Services

Gooßen & Heuermann GmbH, Accountants and tax advisers, offer their all sizes clients comprehensive solutions, even across disciplines, with extensive experience in accounting, as well as in tax and business consulting.

The business activities comprise – among other things – the day-to-day tax consultancy with bookkeeping, payroll accounting, preparation or auditing of annual financial statements as well as preparation of tax declarations. 

Meet the team

Around 60 qualified staff members support the partners of the firm.

Tax consultants, certified accountants, tax specialists and tax consultants form a team of competent contact persons for the clients.

Say the partners:

“The long-standing commitment of the staff members and the continuous training guarantee our clients expertise, competence and quality.

We regard it as a confirmation of our activity concept that numerous clients have been working closely with us for decades.”

Partners

Hans-Ulrich Heuermann (born 1949) studied business administration in Hanover and Hamburg. 

He has been a tax consultant since 1981 and passed the Wirtschaftsprüferexamen in 1983. 

Prior to joining the firm today, Hans-Ulrich Heuermann worked for many years as a tax consultant and auditor in Stade.

His main areas of activity are the fulfillment of reserved tasks for auditors, in particular the auditing of annual financial statements and the performance of prospectus audits

Detlef Schnirring (born 1972) studied Business Administration in Osnabrück and Athens / USA.

He is the managing partner of the audit department of the company. 

His main areas of activity include conducting annual and consolidated financial statements audits, company valuations, external valuations, as well as accounting according to international standards (IFRS). 

In addition, Detlef Schnirring is the representative of the company at INAA Group, International Association of Independent Accounting Firms, which enables the company to support its clients worldwide in their business ventures.

 

 

Company background

Gooßen & Heuermann GmbH, Accountants and tax advisers, are located in the northern part of Germany – Hanseatic city of Stade, close to Hamburg (50 kms). 

The company – in today‘s constellation – exists since the year 2005. 

It emerged from 2 long-lived and well established Stade tax consulting offices, both active since the 1950s. 

Today the group is comprised of 2 companies with six shareholders/equity partners, 5 tax consultants, 25 accountants and 25 tax employees.

Together with the secretariat and 7 trainees the team amounts to approximately 70 persons.

Gooßen & Heuermann GmbH, Accountants and tax advisers mainly support medium-sized clients located in the Elbe-Weser triangle between Bremen, Hamburg and

Cuxhaven as well as Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. 

Their clients operate businesses in various branches, some of them hold a leading positions in their markets.

In particular, they look after medium-sized companies of various legal forms and individuals. 

In addition to certain industries, which they mainly focus on because of their specialized knowledge, many other companies are part of their client base, which ensures the necessary independence from the economic conditions of individual industries.

 

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 April 2 - 6: HRIT, Rome, Italy.

Clients' testimonies

Best expressed by the clients themselves ! Read the testimonies here

Why choose HRIT ?

When you choose HRIT and the Aniasi Leonetti accounting firm you are choosing a team of experienced professionals capable of providing sound guidance for international companies intending to set up or consolidate their business in Italy and for their managers who are moving with them.

As an active INAA member, HRIT guarantees full assistance in more than 50 countries worldwide. Partnerships established with international payroll provider s ensure a multi-country, global approach to all problems.

HRIT provides administration and consultancy services ranging from a variety of solutions designed to cater to individual needs, to the complete outsourcing of personnel management and compliance with accounting, tax and corporate obligations.

Based on its extensive experience in the subject, HRIT is able to help its clients choose the most suitable management model according to company size, business type, market reference and applicable regulations.

 

Services

HRIT provides sound guidance for international companies intending to set up or consolidate their business in Italy. 

Thanks to its founders’ many years of international experience, HRIT well understands the needs and difficulties that companies from other countries face when they move to Italy.

Different laws, habits and public administrations can be real obstacles without professionals and an organization capable of understanding the company’s needs, providing adequate assistance and taking full responsibility wherever possible. 

At the same time, only an organization that is fully compliant with international quality standards can act as a landmark for companies that are accustomed to working with these standards worldwide.

 

Get to know more about the services

 

Partners

Dott. Luca Aniasi

FOUNDER - MANAGING PARTNER

Founding partner of HRIT, Chartered Accountant, member of the ODCEC (Ordine dei Dottori Commercialisti ed Esperti Contabili), Certified Auditor, Technical Consultant enrolled at the Ordinary Criminal Court in Rome.

Chairman of INAA Group from 2010 to 2014.

 

Luca Aniasi serves as:

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Banca del Mezzogiorno – MedioCredito Centrale SpA

Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of SDA Express Courier SpA.

Member of the Board of Directors of SCAT Punti Vendita SpA, a leading broker of oil derivates and owner of more than 100 petrol stations.

Formerly member of the Government Agency for the Development of IT technologies in the Public Sector (“e-government“).

Co-founder of the “Fondazione Aldo Aniasi“ (www.fondazionealdoaniasi.it) dedicated to the memory of Commander Aldo Aniasi a.k.a. “Iso“ head of one of the divisions of the Italian Resistance in WW2, Major of Milan and Ministry of the Republic.

Member of the Board of “FIAP-Federazione Italiana delle Associazioni Partigiane“ founded in 1949 by the veterans of the Italian Resistance.

Graduate cum laude in Business and Economics at the University of Rome “La Sapienza“.

Married with Ines, children Alberto, Isabella and Beatrice. He loves photography, skiing, scuba-diving and his favorite soccer team FC Internazionale.

 

Dott. Marco Leonetti

FOUNDER - MANAGING PARTNER

Founding partner of HRIT, Chartered Accountant, member of the ODCEC (Ordine dei Dottori Commercialisti ed Esperti Contabili), Certified Auditor, Technical Consultant enrolled at the Ordinary Criminal Court of Rome,

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant in Business Criminal Law at the University of Rome “La Sapienza“ – Faculty of Business Management. Professor of Business Administration, Technical and Vocational Education and Training.

Marco Leonetti serves as statutory auditor in many well-known companies belonging to the FS Group, “Ferrovie dello Stato” (the Italian National Railways Group), to the Poste Italiane Group (the largest infrastructure services organisation in Italy) and in the oil industry.

Expert in corporate income tax, personal income tax, expatriate taxation, estate planning, assists Clients in front of the Tax Courts of Italy with an extraordinary track record. He also provide assistance in dealings with the Fiscal Administration, and with the filing of applications, queries and tax rulings.

Graduate cum laude in Business and Economics at the University of Rome “La Sapienza“.

He loves dancing and is certified teacher of Caribbean Dance. He has a child, Lorenzo and 1 lovely border collie, Milo.

Location

The company just moved in a beautiful new office in Rome, at walking distance of the very heart of the city, offering a more comfortable and modern space to both their staff and clients.

This move is also coherent with a new smart-work approach that they are adopting. 

Finally, they wanted to offer a great Roman office for all INAA members. Don't hesitate to pay them a visit !

Company background

HRIT is a registered trademark of the Aniasi Leonetti accounting firm.

The creators of the project were Luca Aniasi and Marco Leonetti, along with Emanuela Di Curzio, a great professional and close friend who, sadly, was not able to see the initiative come into being.

The entire project is dedicated to her.

The Aniasi Leonetti accounting firm was founded on an initiative by Luca Aniasi and Marco Leonetti, who, to this day, are still equity partners. 

The Aniasi Leonetti accounting firm joined INAA Group in 2002. 

Today HRIT is a leading provider of international tax, accounting and outsourcing services to international companies and individuals establishing and doing business in Italy.

You think the Italians are only pizza makers ? Forget about it !

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

 

2018 March 26 - 30: Altesta Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

The best season in the year now in Tokyo

Cherry-blossom is the most popular tree in Japan. Now is the best season!!!

 

Interested in doing business in Japan ?

Altesta Corporation has listed the 8 reasons to choose them as business partner

FAQs

Some of the frequently asked consultation and questions from customers have been published on the Altesta website with a Q & A format.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the firm.

Services &Challenges

Current services

Supporting set up business in Japan

Outsourcing service to multinational company

International tax consulting

Structured finance/ M&A 

Challenges

Say Masahiro Yamazawa

"Our next challenge is BEPS advisory service for multi-national JP companies. 

We keep update of our knowledge and promoting our potential clients. 

Also, we must catch up with offering RPA (Robotic Process Automation) service in back office section. 

Japan is in the decline phase in the labor force population. 

We have internal training every week and maintain/exchange our each technical skill and knowledge." 

Meet the representative partner

Masahiro Yamazawa

Arthur Andersen (Tokyo) 1997-1999

Yoshizaki & Sklar LLP (New York) 1999-2000

Altesta Corporarion (Tokyo) 2000 –

Masahiro has another important job every weekend. 

Teaching baseball is very important business for him. 

Meet the team

Tokyo office is very energetic.

We are sustained by great teamwork.

We believe a high qualitative service comes from a strong bond between employees and cheerful employment environment.

Sushi Party, Today !!!

When do you finish working, Mom?

Company background

Altesta Corporation is a tax and accounting advisory firm. 

The firm originally started in year 2000 and is now operating with 30 employees.

They are specialized in cross-border tax and accounting advisory. 

Japanese governmental organization, “The Japan External Trade Organization (=JETRO)” officially designated ALTESTA as their sole exclusive tax advisor for international taxation.

The firm is based in Tokyo, Bangkok and Funabashi.

 

Tokyo office

Bangkok office

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 March 19 - 23: Absoluce, Paris, France.

Chairman

Michel TUDEL is the chairman of ABSOLUCE.

He is the official representative of the network with Inaa

Michel is an auditor and an expert accountant well known in France.

He used to be the chairman of the French National Association of Auditors. 

Today, he still has important political functions within the profession. 

He is the chairman of "Compagnie nationale des experts comptables de justice"

The network

The ABSOLUCE Network gather 670 staff members and 87 chartered accountants with 23 member firms and 52 locations in France.

YouTube Channel

ABSOLUCE network is dedicated to  entrepreneurs. 

In order to help them understand all the French laws in business, ABSOLUCE has created short videos, for example “VAT, how does it work?”, “Advices in order to recrute” etc

Discover the ABSOLUCE YouTube Channel

Services

ABSOLUCE’s members in #France give a high priority to innovation. 

In that spirit, they have redesigned conventional lines of service and developed new ones : executive guidance, start-up support, acquisition and transfer of firms, assessment, outsourcing (payroll, accounting, HR), franchises, healthcare practitioners

Services to companies

Services to private individuals

Company background

ABSOLUCE is a network of independent chartered accounting and auditing firms, established throughout France with 23 members.

ABSOLUCE network #Paris #France has an identity positioning in the french landscape of collaborative network. 

Members are independent but supportive.

To be a strong network, members stand united on strategic decisions.

 

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

 

2018 March  5 - 9: BRAG, Buchhaltungs und Revisions AG, Zug, Greater Zurich, Switzerland.

The Grand Tour of #Switzerland

From #Zug, at BRAG, Buchhaltungs und Revisions AG, on the Grand Tour of #Switzerland.

This route leads you 1000 miles through four language regions, over five Alpine passes, to eleven UNESCO World Heritage Sites as well as two biospheres and along 22 lakes.

Publications

The company continuously publishes professional service news and provides additional valuable information available to download for clients and interested parties.

Services

At BRAG, many years of experience and a skilled team provide the basis for the solution-focused offer of services

Audit Services

Business Advisory Services

Tax Advisory Services

Finance and Accounting

Personnel Management

Fiduciary Services

Company Relocation

M+A| Succession Planning

AbaWeb business software 

AbaNinja, platform that digitize your office

Partners

Michael Annen

Managing Partner, lic. oec. HSG, University of St. Gallen, Swiss Certified, Licensed auditor

Languages: English and German

External and internal audits in Switzerland and the Principality of Lichtenstein (auditing services, valuation services, expert opinions); advisory services in finance and accounting; tax advisory in corporate/income taxes/VAT

Previously with Ernst and Young and Arthur Andersen

Claudia Oostenbrug

Swiss Certified Fiduciary Expert, Swiss Certified Specialist for finance and accounting, Licensed auditor, DAS VAT

Languages: English, German and French

Advisory services in finance, accounting and payroll administration; tax consulting for legal entities and private individuals; VAT advisory; audit of SMEs and public institutions.

Previously with CFO for  «Stiftung Alterszentrum Risch/Meierskappel» (A donation of nursing home)

Markus Iten

Swiss Certified Specialist for Finance and Accounting, Swiss VAT expert FH, Licensed auditor

Languages: German

Advisory services in finance and accounting; tax advisory services for legal entities and private individuals; audits of SMEs and public institutions; administration of companies (especially associations) incl. financial accounting; accounts receivable and payable; payroll accounting.

Previously with Revisa Treuhand AG

Cornelia Avenell-Aschwanden

lick. oec. publ. , University of Zurich Swiss Certified, Licensed auditor

Languages: English and German

Audits SCO / FER and IFRS; audits of pension funds, audits of groups; special purpose audits (restructurings, capital increases, foundations, liquidations, due diligence).

Previously with PWC and Deloitte & Touche

Iwan Rogenmoser

Fiduciary with Federal Diploma Swiss Certified Public Accountant CAS Taxation FH, Licensed auditor 

Languages: German and English

Audit and advisory services (due diligence, project and company valuation services, financial and liquidity planning, special audits, process optimization); accounting advisory services (stand alone financial statements, consolidated financial statements in accordance with IFRS and Swiss GAAP FER); tax advisory services with legal entities and private individuals.

Previously with Ernst and Young and Deloitte

Company background

Professional accounting, tax and audit services on the basis of trust, competence, experience, loyalty  and performance, is the promise since 1962.

The firm is located in Zug, in the Greater Zurich Area.

The firm is a member of the Swiss Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Tax Consultants | Swiss Fiduciary Association (EXPERTsuisse/Treuhand Suisse).

BRAG highlight its strenghts as:

"We exceed client expectations – our credo.

We advise our clients, who primarily include SMEs and private individuals, in a spirit of partnership on all financial and business matters.

We provide our clients guidelines for taking commercial, financial, tax and business decisions, from the establishment of a company to financial planning and succession planning.

Our subject expertise and our excellent network spanning government offices, law offices and banking institutions in Switzerland and abroad lay the foundation for the excellent quality of our services.

For foreign companies we are the perfect local partner providing comprehensive financial management, advisory and fiduciary services."

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here


2018 February 26 - March 2: Ashvin Ranpara & Co., Certified Public Accountants, Nairobi, Kenya.

Services

Ashvin Ranpara & Co offer a large variety of services, supported by strong core values:

1) Audit & Assurance services

2) Litigation Support & Forensic Accounting Services

3) Accounting Services in-house and outside accounting services.

4) Taxation Services, including consultation and planning.

5) Estate, Capital Gains Tax Services

6) Management Advisory

7) IT, ERP solutions for sme’s

For a comprehensive description, see here

Partners

ASHVIN RANPARA, F.C.C.A. C.P.A. (K), managing partner

Ashvin has vast and broad experience in audit and assurances and now specializes in tax advisory, taxation and financial advisory practice of the firm. 

He has been committee member of Practitioners Development Committee of  Institute of Certified Accountants of Kenya from 2013 – 2017. 

ASIT SHAH F.C.C.A., C.P.A. (K), partner

Asit joined the firm in 2003 and has over 25 years experience in public practice. He is in charge of audit and assurance, investigation, forensic, due diligence & accounting

Company background

Ashvin Ranpara & Co, a quarter of a century accounting firm based in #Nairobi #Kenya, specialize in audit and assurance, accountancy and taxation services.

The firm has a tradition of client focused approach and strong personal relationships.  

The approach is proactive, anticipating and dealing with all problems even before they arise, providing advisory services and seeing the clients achieve their desired financial goals.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 February 19-23: Crawford Ellenbogen LLC, Pittsburgh, USA.

Around Town - Come Visit Them!

CrawfordEllenbogen employees are out in the community with family and friends:

"Our City of Champions is home to our favorite sports teams - the Penguins, Steelers & Pirates, as well as seasonal events such as Pittsburgh's Great Race. 

Collaboration & Celebration

CrawfordEllenbogen comradery:  celebrating birthdays and work anniversaries with salutes and spoofs. 

Learning and challenging each other provides an environment for supportive relationships and growth. 

Meet the Staff

Team CrawfordEllenbogen!

"We take our work seriously, but not ourselves.  We support the success of our clients, and we also know how to switch gears and laissez le bon temps rouler!"

Not your Grandfather's Accounting Firm 

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 February 12-16: CNK & Associates LLP, Mumbai, India.

Services

CNK & Associates LLP has a wide spectrum of service offerings to several of India's leading organisations spread across diverse fields and industries.

The firm is also an end-to-end knowledge based solution provider for overseas investors for all their auditing, financial advisory, corporate laws and tax requirements.

Principle Partners

 

Shariq Contractor

Specialises in Business Restructuring and International Taxation, including taxation of airlines and inbound & outbound business investments

Chairman and independent director on the Board of BNP Paribas Trustee India Pvt. Ltd. 

Chairman of “International Association of Accountants and Auditors (INAA)”, an association that has professional accounting and legal firms as its members in practically all major countries of the world

Was a President of Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society in 2002-03. 

Was on the Managing Committee of the Society from 1990-91 to 2003-04

Gautam Nayak

Specialises in tax advisory, international taxation and financial advisory practice of the Firm

Leads the Firm’s foray into the banking, financial services and insurance segment consisting of banks, insurance companies, mutual funds, stock-brokers and other capital market intermediaries, non-banking financial companies and other financial institutions

Is currently the Co-Chairman of the Direct Taxes Committee of the IMC Chamber of Commerce, and has been the Chairman of the Taxation as well as International Taxation Committees of the Bombay Chartered Accountants' Society

Himanshu Kishnadwala

Specialises in audit and assurance practice, particularly audit of large corporates, due diligence assignments and conversion of financial statements from Indian GAAP to IFRS and US GAAP

Has been a full-time senior lecturer in accountancy and computer systems with Narsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics for fifteen years (i.e. from 1986 to 2001)

He is currently the Chairman of the Accounting & Auditing Committee of the Bombay Chartered Accountants Society and a member of the Accounting Standards Committee of the Indian Merchants Chamber

Nandita Parekh

Specialises in Internal Audit and related advisory services

Her industry focus extends to Shipping & Logistics, Banking and Financial Services, Engineering, Real Estate and Healthcare

Has been associated with the Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society for more than a decade in various capacities – as a member of the Managing Committee from 2005 to 2015, as an Honorary Treasurer for the year 2009-10 and as a Co-Chairman of the 4i & Infotech Committee for the year 2014-15

Meet all the partners to CNK & Associates LLP here

Company background

CNK & Associates LLP is one of India's leading Chartered Accountancy firms Ranked n° 21 in the list of Leading Audit Firms in India for the year 2016.

Rich of a long history beginning in 1936, the firm is nowdays spearheaded by 19 partners with experience across diverse industries and practice verticals, ably supported by a full repertoire of more than 350 trained and experienced professionals with each specializing in respective functional areas.

Based in Mumbai, India’s commercial capital, CNK & Associates LLP has A PAN India presence with branches/associates in Vadodara, Bengaluru, Chennai, Pune, Ahmedabad and Delhi, and capabilities and bandwidth to execute large assignments

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

 

2018 February 5 - 9: CKC Accounting, Seoul, Korea

Doing business in Korea

Wishing to do business in Korea ? Establishing a subsidiary, a branch or a liaison office? CKC Accounting give you a comprehensive overview.

Read more here

Services

CKC Accounting provide specialized outsourcing services in #Seoul #Korea, including virtual office services. Read more here

 

Company background

Founded in 1995, CKC Accounting Co of Foreign (Invested) Corporations specializes in providing financial, accountancy and payroll services for foreign companies in Korea.

One of the important characteristics of CKC is that it offers a very competitively priced boutique style service providing clients with a highly professional and personalized service that allows them to select the services they require.

The other is that based on unique experience for two decades, CKC can offer solutions to variety of questions foreign companies may have, which are not easy from other local firms

 

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 January 29 - February 2: SFB Group, Nuneaton, UK.

Freedom

What is your idea of freedom?

Do you want more time to focus on your business? More time for hobbies?

More time to spend with family? A secure financial future, maybe even with

an early retirement? Whatever it means to you, SFB Group can help you achieve this.

Core values

At SFB Group, the 4 core values are EPIC! They underpin everything that they do as an organisation.

Do you want to work with a firm that:

 

Promotes a culture of ENJOYMENT in the workplace? Our happy and motivated team ensures we deliver exceptional solutions to clients

Shows integrity and PROFESSIONAL excellence in all that they do?

Provide INNOVATIVE solutions and continually finds new ways to improve the client experience?

Are COMMERCIAL in their approach to meeting client needs and helping them and their businesses to grow?

 

If your answer to any of the questions above is a yes, then contact SFB Group today for a free no obligation consultation

Company directors

Lindsey Chinn – Director

What does your job role entail? "I advise my clients on how to run their business efficiently.  I work with businesses of all sizes, whether that be accounts for sole traders, partnerships, limited companies or LLP’s. It is a pleasure to work with all of my clients and I thoroughly enjoy working with businesses from any sector, however I specialise in working with veterinary practices and retail. Additionally, I oversee all of SFB’s HR matters."

What is your idea of freedom? "Holidays to France with my husband and my dog."

What is your guilty pleasure? "Gin, all kinds of flavours!"

Shelley Harvey – Director

What does your job role entail? "I run the Leicestershire offices of the SFB Group, overseeing both Leicester and Hinckley. I am an expert in business growth and I love working with my clients on their journey, helping them achieve their business and personal goals. My specialisms are in tax planning, solicitors accounts and audit. My industry background helps me to look at things from the other side of the fence so I am not just a typical numbers only accountant. Additionally, I am also trained with Thomas International to carry out psychometric assessments. I like to look beyond the figures and concentrate on the clients themselves as well as their personnel. This personality analytic approach helps them maximise their potential and results."

What is your idea of freedom? "To be given the freedom to make my own decisions and to have time to enjoy life with my family. In my spare time I enjoy travelling and spending time with my husband and three step daughters."

What is your guilty pleasure? "Penguins"

Peter White – Director

What does your job role entail? "I work with my clients from a strategic point of view to help them maximise their results for consistent improvement of their business.As a family man myself, I enjoy getting to know my clients on a personal level. I want to know what they want out of their business – whether this be freedom to spend time with their family, security, extravagant holidays or anything else they desire from life – and help them achieve this. I specialise in the agricultural, insurance and manufacturing sectors and I also oversee our corporate finance division across all of our offices."

What is your idea of freedom? "I’m at my happiest spending time with my wife and children. I also have a keen interest in the countryside and can often be found helping out on my family’s farm. In my spare time I enjoy watching the rugby, walking and watching films."

What is your guilty pleasure? "I usually end up being a taxi services for the kids – but secretly I love it!"

 

Paul Carvell – SFB Group Managing Director

What does your job role entail? "I am a business strategist who is always looking for ways to improve businesses and maximise results. This encompasses both the creation of time and money. I love getting to know my clients, learning what they want out of their business, then helping them achieve that. I constantly strive towards driving the SFB Group forward and ensuring that our clients and the entire team enjoy the ride.One of my passions is strategic planning and I specialise in business growth and mentoring."

What is your idea of freedom? "Sailing a boat in open seas with the wind in my hair (what’s left of it!) I get a great sense of freedom visiting and experiencing new places, whether in the UK or abroad, with my wife. My many hobbies include playing the piano and guitar, skiing, scuba diving and fiddling with gadgets."

What is your guilty pleasure? "You can’t go wrong with a (large) packet of Haribo Pontefract cakes!"

Company background

Welcome to SFB Group, UK accountants, wealth managers and business advisers who have over 60 years’ experience of working with organisations and individuals.

SFB was established in 1955 as Stewart, Fletcher & Barrett Chartered Accountants 

Six decades later and the passion to help their clients achieve their goals has never wavered. 

They’re proud to provide a local base for clients across Warwickshire, Leicestershire, West Midlands, West Yorkshire and Greater London.

From 1955, SFB has been on an incredible journey to become the team you see today. 

Their heritage of providing a tailored high-quality service remains, whist they embrace a modern business practice to bring innovative and unique solutions.

SFB are now more than just accountants. They now collectively go by the name SFB Group and provide accountancy, financial advice, tax solutions and outsourcing services to businesses of all sizes. Their services are individually tailored to meet your specific requirements.

 The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2018 January 8-12: McGregor West Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia.

Team

Meet the team at McGregor West Pty in #Melbourne #Australia 

ALASDAIR WEST – CONSULTANT (left) and DUNCAN MCGREGOR – CONSULTANT & AUDITOR (right)

Alasdair is an initial founder of the firm, is a Chartered Accountant who now acts as a part time Consultant.

Duncan is an initial founder of the firm, a Chartered Accountant, CPA, registered company & SMSF auditor and currently acts as a part time Consultant with a focus on client development, networking and audit services.

CHRIS TEH – BUSINESS SERVICES MANAGER 

Chris joined the firm in February 2000, has 17 years experience in public practice, is a CPA, registered tax agent and attends to many of the audit assignments and business services including taxation, accounting, payroll, corporate affairs and administration.

RYAN O’SHEA – BUSINESS SERVICES MANAGER & AUDITOR 

Ryan joined the firm in January 2017, has over 18 years in wide ranging public practice roles, is a Chartered Accountant, registered tax agent and registered company & SMSF auditor.

Ryan has a strong focus on audit and information technology, particularly in the cloud, integration, data analytics and data automation space, reporting to boards and key stakeholders.  Ryan is also involved with the CAANZ exam preparation and marking and as a focus session leader.

SAM SCHOFIELD – BUSINESS SERVICES MANAGER 

Sam joined the firm in April 2017, has over 8 years in public practice, is a Chartered Accountant and registered tax agent, and provides business services including taxation, accounting, and software conversions.

 GRANT SLOGGETT – SMSF ACCOUNTANT 

Grant joined the firm in September 2015, and specializes in SMSF compliance, administration and providing general SMSF advice to clients.

EVERLITA LISTER – ACCOUNTANT 

Everlita joined the firm in February 2011 and assists the team with accounting, taxation and activity statement compliance.

Our Receptionist is Tahlia Christie who joined the firm in September 2015

The office is conveniently located in East Melbourne at Level 1, 478 Albert Street not far from the Melbourne central business district with access to numerous forms of public transport and car parking.

Partners

Meet the partners to McGregor West Pty and also the people that INAA members are getting to know at the annual and intermediate meetings 

DEBBIE BARTLETT - DIRECTOR, B.Bus (Acct), CA, Grad Cert FP

Debbie joined the firm as an Accountant in 1992, graduating from RMIT in 1996 and has been a Chartered Accountant since 2001. She became a Director and Principal of the firm in July 2010 and is also a registered tax agent.

Debbie has over 30 years of experience in business services including taxation and compliance services, accounting & management reporting, payroll services, management of SMSF’s, corporate affairs, office administration and practice management.

CAROLYN KURUL - DIRECTOR, B.Bus (Acct), B.Eng. CPA, Chartered Accountants ANZ Affiliate

Carolyn joined the firm as an Accountant in 2004, graduating from Swinburne in 2004 and is a CPA. She became a Director and Principal of the firm in July 2010 and is also a registered tax agent.

Services

McGregor West Pty Ltd is a full service accounting and advisory practice and their main services include:

  • Business advisory
  • Accounting
  • Taxation for Australian Residents and Non Residents
  • Payroll
  • Business start up and wind up
  • Corporate secretarial
  • Audit and assurance including SMSFs
  • Superannuation including SMSFs compliance, administration and general advice
  • International referrals to INAA Group members  (link to INAA website address)
  • Other services: Valuations, Outsourced book-keeping services, Accounting system reviews and implementation, Business restructuring

Their registered auditors, Duncan McGregor and Ryan O’Shea can attend to audits for:

  • companies
  • other small business entities
  • self- managed superannuation funds
  • not for profit bodies
  • Australian financial services licensees
  • solicitor trust accounts
  • real estate trust accounts
  • internal control reviews
  • stock-takes

McGregor West Pty Ltd has developed relationships with experienced and trusted professionals who can attend to other specialized areas:

  • Financial planning
  • Business and personal finance
  • Personal insurance
  • General insurance
  • Chattel mortgages and equipment finance
  • Stockbrokers
  • Solicitors for Wills and Powers of Attorneys, Shareholder and Unitholder Agreements
  • Licensed superannuation advisors for personal advice relating to SMSFs
  • International accounting practices (INAA)
  • Corporate insolvency
  • Personal insolvency and bankruptcy

Company background

McGregor West Pty Ltd is a firm of experienced principals, consultants, accountants and auditors who are available for face to face meetings, by phone and email who can advise on all business services, taxation, audit and general tax related superannuation issues.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

Victoria's capital, Melbourne, sits on the banks of the Yarra River and around the shores of Port Phillip Bay.

Melbourne supports many cultural festivals and sporting events, has a lively food and drinking culture and nurtures a thriving arts scene.

It is home to the Australian Open Tennis tournament, the Melbourne Cup horse race and the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix.

Last year, Melbourne was named the world's most liveable city by The Economist, for the seventh year in a row, receiving a perfect score for healthcare, education and infrastructure.

 

2018 January 2-6: Consulta Group, Istanbul, Turkey

Video Channel

Visit the Consulta Youtube channel here

Strategic partnerships

Consulta has built strategic partnerships throughout the years.

 

Credentials

Consulta has numerous clients credentials

 

Services

Consulta provides a wide range of authentic and customized services to their clients, based on their needs, in the fields of:

  • Independant audit
  • Tax Audit & Consulting
  • Corporate Finance Consulting
  • Outsourcing
  • Management Consulting
  • Business Training Solutions

Discover all the services here

Managers

 

Beyhan Aydın, manager (CPA, CFE), responsible for the relationship with INAA Group

Born in 1974, graduated from Istanbul University at Tax Department in 1994.

She has over 20 years experience in the tax and auditing field.

She is member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

 

Mehmet Şenyildiz, manager (Sworn-in CPA)

Born in 1974, graduated from Uludag University at Bussiness Administration Department in 1999. Marmara University Master with thesis Acouting Finance 2004.

He has over 20 years experience in the tax and auditing field. 

Partners

From left to right: Fikret Demir, Atalay Yasar, Prof. Dr. Emre Burçkin, Tolga Acarlı, David Yakar.

Fikret Demir, partner (CPA, CFE)

Graduated from Istanbul University at Tax Department in 1989.

He has over 25 years experience in the tax and auditing field.

He is member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Atalay Yasar, partner

Graduated from Anadolu University. Joined Consulta Group in 1989.

He is working in the Outsourcing department with the title of Financial Advisor.

Prof. Dr. Emre Burçkin, Chairman of the Board

Read below

Tolga Acarlı, partner

Born 1974, university degree in Computer Information Systems from University of Arkansas, MBA from Boston University and MS in Information Systems from Boston University. He holds PMP by PMI.

He is Partner of Consulta Management Consulting division and expert in strategy and marketing.

He has 20 years of management and strategy consulting experience and worked in the United States and Turkey.

He assisted over 350 companies in various industries, mostly retail, manufacturing and consumer goods with corporate strategy and strategic planning, organizational structuring, business transformation, reengineering and change management.

David Yakar, partner

Born in 1972.Graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Economy. Joined Consulta Group in 1998 after working in the private sector in his university years.

He is working in the Outsourcing department with the title of Financial Advisor.

Chairman of the Board

Prof. Dr. Emre Burçkin

Consulta Independent Audit, Certificated Financial Consulting and Consulta Group Chairman of the Board; Association of Italian Entrepreneurs (CIMM) Deputy Chairman; Member of the Turkish/Italian Friendship Association in Milan; as well as the Italian/Roma Club in Turkey, Emre Burçkin has today left 38 years of professional life behind him.

Burçkin has contributed greatly to the economy with his independent business, with the graduate thesis he managed, and with national and international publications, books, presentations and projects.

Burçkin has at various times of his life lived in Italy, Switzerland and London, where he has been engaged in research and education, and he still makes foreign visits every year for the meetings and events of INAA and Ambrosetti, who are among the business partners of the Consulta Independent Audit and Certificate Financial Consulting company that he founded in 1988 in which he has acted as Chairman of Board and responsible chief auditor since 2001.

Location

Istanbul has been a home to many civilizations for thousands of years and today it has an important place in the world

with its international trade, diverse business centers, dynamic and fast growing economy.

Istanbul’s vast economy and unique location offers many opportunities to multinational companies.

Consulta is located in the heart of the business center in Istanbul.

Company background

CONSULTA, is a nationally and internationally organized professional group of companies , serving in the fields of independent audit, tax and financial law consulting, management consulting, corporate finance consulting, brand consulting and management support services and offers training in all of these fields.

CONSULTA, integrates its 27 years of experience and knowledge, created by its main philosophy: “Facts are derived from research, science and experience.” 

Through its specialized staff of 120 people, CONSULTA continues to serve its clients with integrated fresh thinking and high-quality service approach.

 

 

 

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2017 December 25-29: Newton Israelstam LLP, Toronto, Canada.

Services

 Read about all the services here

Partners

 LIONEL W NEWTON - FCPA, FCA   

Lionel has particular expertise in matters concerning the taxation and administration of estates, cross border taxation including transfer pricing and litigation support including the preparation of valuation reports.

He is a past chairman of INAA, (International Network of Accountants & Auditors). He has appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance to make proposals with respect to Canada's national sales tax.

Lionel co-authors and presents professional development courses for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario dealing with the responsibilities of an executor and income taxes arising on death. 

FABIAN ISRAELSTAM - CPA, CA, 

B ACC, H DIP. B.D.P (South Africa)

 Fabian's expertise is in the area of accounting for small businesses, including compilations, review engagements and audits including audits under ASPE and IFRS.

He also specializes in personal income tax preparation, compliance and cross-border personal taxation issues.

Fabian can also assist with selection and implementation of accounting software. 

Company background

Newton Israelstam LLP has broad experience in  providing services to owner-managed  businesses, subsidiaries of foreign companies and  the professional sector, handling  all   aspects  of   business    transactions    including finance, corporate structure, record-keeping and  taxation. The  practice also specialises in estate administration and  provides litigation support.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2017 December 18-22: Colichon Consultores, Lima, Peru

Services

Colichon Consultores offers a wide range of services. The full details are here

 

Partners

Luis Guillermo Colichón Chirinos – Founding Partner 

General Manager and founding partner of the company since 1987.

Luis Colichon graduated from the National University Federico Villarreal in Peru, as a Public Accountant. He has a Master in Business Administration and Finance from Pacific University and three bachelor’s degrees:  financial audit, governmental audit and tax audit, from the Public Accountants Association of Lima, Peru.

Prior to founding CHG & Associates, he served as an auditor at Price Waterhouse Peat & Co, and as an independent accountant and consultant, in several private and public companies he acquired an extensive experience in accounting, taxation, labor and costs, from 1970 to 1986.

Currently Luis, permanent since 1987, is a founding partner and director of CHG Contadores Públicos S.C., a company of financial auditing and controls, in more than a thousand cases. He has gained extensive experience in auditing and consulting and serves as an advisor in major corporate acquisitions and corporate mergers. He works as a technical consultant member of boards of directors and legal audit committees of local and foreign companies, in some cases.

Sergio Colichón

Audit Manager – Partner

 

Master of accounting & Financial Management, Master in Science of Finance and Economics, Master of Business Administration with concentration in Marketing, Financial Specialist, Certified Public Accountant in Peru and Industrial Engineer with more than 15 years of experience in the accounting and financial sector.

 

Miryam Navarro

Human Resources Manager – Partner 

Miryam Navarro is a graduate of Business Administration with more than 10 years of experience that involves a variety of leadership, organizational and analysis duties. As a Human Resource manager, she is responsible for ensuring that the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of human resources plans and programs are realized.

 

Office

The office is located in Lima, the capital located on the central coast of the country, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, forming an extensive and populous urban area known as Metropolitan Lima, flanked by the coastal desert and spread over the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers.

Currently, it is one of the most important in South America and declared a Cultural Heritage of Humanity; In addition, it is considered as the political, cultural, financial and commercial center of the country. At the international level, it is the third most populous metropolitan area in Latin America, besides the city occupies the fifth place among the most populated cities in Latin America and is one of the thirty most populated urban agglomerations in the world. Because of its geostrategic importance, it has been defined as a global city.

The average temperature in the summer months (December - March) is 25 degrees Celsius. If you travel to Lima at this time, you can fully enjoy the charms of the sea, either on the Costa Verde, no more than 15 minutes from the Historic Center; or, on the beaches located north and south of the city, which are reached by the Pan-American Highway, on short trips of 30 or 45 minutes, depending on the beach chosen.

Team

Colichon Consultores in #Lima #Peru has professional staff, graduated from the most important universities in the country from the academic programs of Accounting, Auditing, Business Administration, Economics, Industrial Engineering and Law.

It is their policy to keep their professionals updated and for this purpose, training courses, conferences, round tables and seminars are performed periodically in order to maintain the services we provide at a high level.

See a short video here

Company background

Colichón, Herrera, G. Contadores Públicos Soc. Civ. & Asociados based in Lima – Peru is  a professional audit and consulting business founded in 1987, qualified technically and legally in order to perform and provide audit services, accounting and tax outsourcing, human resources management solutions, financial and administrative counseling, transfer pricing services and other related consulting services across a number of national and international industries to give business owners and managers the insight they need to succeed.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2017 December 11-15: AS Revision, Oslo, Norway

Services

AS Revision is approved by Finanstilsynet (the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway) and offers services in the following professional areas:

  • Auditing
  • Taxes and duties
  • Advisory services
  • Assistance in preparing annual accounts
  • Tax assistance
  • Company reorganisations, mergers, demergers, conversions, etc
  • Valuations
  • Succession processes
  • Estate audits and the administration of estates/administration in bankruptcy
  • Investigation of financial factors in bankruptcy cases

Team

AS Revision has employees with a higher education in economics, accounting and law and places emphasis on professionally relevant competence when hiring new employees.

They currently have 6.5 man-years and seven people in the team.

Otter Brodholt, partner

Jon Inge Solberg, partner

Company background

AS Revision is an auditing and consultancy company that mainly provides assistance to industry, the public sector, associations and foundations.

It is approved by Finanstilsynet (the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway).

The company places emphasis on professional expertise and development and aims to be a valid alternative when enterprises in Norwegian industry and society are choosing a business partner.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2017 December 4-8: Papademetriou & Partners Ltd, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Partners

The final word rest with the partners:

"We are proud to have represented INAA in Cyprus for the last 22 years, to our clients benefit, and look forward to representing it for many more years to come.

Want to know more? Call us or even better, come by and feel the Cypriot hospitality.  We will offer you coffee and desert and advise you on the many investment opportunities offered in Cyprus."

 

Services

 Papademetriou & Partners Ltd offer a wide range of services such as:

  • Direct Investment of foreign capital
  • International business companies
  • Assistance in obtaining the Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Scheme 

Want to know more: See our Cyprus Citizenship by investment flyer

  • Shipping business activities
  • Tax advice and planning for individuals
  • International trusts
  • Accounting and Audit

Office

The office located in the beautiful city of Nicosia in Cyprus, within its ancient Venetian walls right in the heart of the bustling pedestrian’s only center.

Team

Knowledge, dedication, enthusiasm and integrity are some of the words that the staff at Papademetriou & Partners Ltd is characterised with.

The people are passionately committed to offering the best of themselves both to the firm and to the clients, always in a fair and ethical manner. 

Doing business in Cyprus

Cyprus is an international business hub, a destination of choice for doing business with a long-established reputation as a “centre of excellence” for international business activities

and key economic growth sectors with significant growth potential

Papademetriou & Partners Ltd have developed a full "Doing business in Cyprus" offer.

Read more here

Company background

Papademetriou & Partners Ltd  was established in 1972 by Demetrakis Papademetriou as a firm of Accountants and Auditors, based in Nicosia, the Capital of Cyprus. 

In the 1990’s his sons, Charis Papademetriou and Loukis Papademetriou joined the firm as partners.

On the 1st of January 1996, the firm joined INAA Group and it grew from the originally small firm to the one you see today. 

A business dedicated to providing high quality financial, tax and consulting services to clients.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

2017 November 27 - December 1: Solution Alliance, Montevideo, Uruguay

Services

In recent years Uruguay has positioned itself as an attractive and safe country to capture foreign investments.

The professionals at Solution Alliance #Montevideo #Uruguay provide foreign investors with advice in all relevant aspects to be considered at the time of analyzing and deciding the investment.

Get to know more about all the services here

Partners

Juan Ignacio Troccoli Fischer, Socio

Juan, partner of the company, leads the Accounting and Tax department of the firm, composed of 12 accountants, 30 students and a team of administrative officers.

Juan specializes in advising local and foreign customers on fiscal, financial and accounting matters. Besides, he advises multilateral institutions such as World Bank Group and “Cámara de Industria del Uruguay” (Uruguay Industry Chamber).

Juan is a Public Accountant graduated from the “Universidad de la República” (University of the Republic); he has a Master degree in Tax Law from the “Universidad de Montevideo” (University of Montevideo) Uruguay, Master degree in Internation Taxation from the "Universidad Austral", Buenos Aires, Argentina, and a degree in International Aspects of Taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, USA.

He was a teacher, from 1999 to 2003, at “Universidad de la República,” in charge of the course “Introducción a la Contabilidad” (Introduction to Accounting) and “Contabilidad Básica” (Basic Accounting).

From year 2001 up to this date, he has been a member of the Tax Chair at the University “Universidad ORT,” and he gave classes in several subjects related to the chair in the courses of Public Accountant, Degree in Administration and Technical Degree in Management. In the year 2010 he was appointed as teacher in charge of the subject “Taxes 1” in the Public Accountant course, thus being in charge of giving and coordinating classes.

From 2010 he gives classes of the subject “Decisiones Financieras y Efectos Tributarios” (Financial decisions and Tax effects) corresponding to the Master degree in Accounting and Taxes at the “Universidad ORT”.

Juan is a member of the “Colegio de Contadores, Economistas y Administradores de Uruguay” (Association of Accountants, Economists and Administrators of Uruguay), of the “Instituto de Estudios Tributarios del Uruguay” (Uruguayan Institute of Tax studies) and the International Fiscal Association (IFA).

Publications: 2004: “Fideicomisos en Uruguay” (Trusts in Uruguay), Portfolio Magazine • 2009: “Precios de Transferencia en Uruguay” (Transfer Prices in Uruguay), LexNet, Publication of the “Red de Estudios Jurídicos en Brasil” (Network of Legal Studies in Brazil) • 2009: “Régimen de Promoción de Inversiones” (Regime of Promotion of Investments), LexNet, Publication of the Network of Legal Studies in Brazil.

Languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese. 

Enrique Schickendantz, Socio

Carlos Enrique Schickendantz is a partner of Fischer & Schickendantz (www.fs.com.uy), one of Uruguay’s leading law firms. He has practiced the professions of Attorney at Law and Certified Public Notary (Conveyance Attorney) since 1985.

Enrique was president and founder of Gap Servicios Fiduciarios, the first Fiduciary Company registered at the Uruguayan Central Bank as a professional fiduciary company.

Enrique has participated, among others, in the following deals:

  • structuring the financing of Pronto, one of the top three independent consumer finance companies in Uruguay, USD 6 M operation, 2008.
  • acquisition of part of the equity of the Global Protein Group – La Caballada (one of the largest meat processors in Uruguay), USD 10 M operation, 2009
  • equity raising for residential real estate project (Village del Parque), Montevideo, USD 5M, 2010
  • financing 2 contracts with UTE (the Energy State authority) for URUTRANFOR, 2011
  • financing of CASMU (largest HMO in Uruguay) in order to restructure short term liabilities and reduce its financing cost, USD 10 M, 2011
  • negotiation and closing of franchise agreement on behalf of J.H. Partners, a U.S. private equity firm, of Uruguay´s largest retail franchise: Gap stores, 2011; and Paraguay’s, 2013;
  • advising Minera Aratiri (Zamin Ferrous) on real estate and corporate tax law, including the negotiation and purchase of land for the project.
  • Minera Aratiri is the largest foreign direct investment project in Uruguay´s history (USD 3 Bn). 2009 – ongoing.

Enrique graduated from University of the Republic´s School of Law in 1988, and in the same year he obtained an M.B.A. degree from the Universidad Austral. Enrique is fluent in Spanish, English and German.

 

Cecilia Ricciardi, Socio

Maria Cecilia Ricciardi is a certified public accountant licensed in Uruguay, senior member of the Tax and Accounting Department of Fischer & Schickendantz (www.fs.com.uy), integrated by 15 CPAs and 45 auditing and support staff.

She specializes in advising local and foreign clients on fiscal, finance and accounting topics, cross border transactions, international tax structures and setting up operations.

In her ten years as a certified public accountant, Maria Cecilia has accumulated experience in a vast array of local and cross border deals, including:

  • advising Mormaii, brazilian textile company, on the daily operations in Uruguay, 2003;
  • advising Sol Lineas Aereas, commercial regional aircraft business, on the start up and daily operations in Uruguay and the region, 2004
  • advising and structuring the first real estate trust in Uruguay (“Village del Parque”), 2004;
  • advising on residential real estate projects, including: Jose Ignacio Polo Club (a 350-acre project under the direction of renowned architect Carlos Ott); Carmelo Golf and Polo, Colonia; Barrancas de Jose Ignacio and Chacras de la Barra de Maldonado (Eidico´s projects in Uruguay), 2007-ongoing;
  • advising J.H. Partners, US private equity firm, on the acquisition process and ongoing operations of Neutral Duty Free Shop, 2011-ongoing;
  • advising, negotiation and closing of franchise agreement on behalf of J.H. Partners, of Uruguay’s largest retail franchise: Gap stores, and ongoing advising on tax and corporate aspects, 2011-ongoing;
  • advising on tax and accounting matters Breeders & Packers, Uruguay, British-owned leading meat processing company in Uruguay, 2012-ongoing;
  • advising La Rural, Centro de Emprendimientos y Espectaculos, Argentina, on the public bid to develop a business and tourist center in Punta del Este, Uruguay, 2014.

Maria Cecilia Ricciardi graduated from the University of the Republic as a certified public accountant in 2004, and in 2013 she completed a Master Degree in Law and Practice from the University of Montevideo. She also obtained an International Taxation degree from the University of Montevideo.

She is professor of Taxes and Labor Law in the Uruguayan Chamber of Commerce.

Company background

Solution Alliance is a consultancy firm in the tax, accounting, audit and legal areas, composed of an interdisciplinary team of professionals with domestic and international training in economics, law and notarial studies.

The company provides integral services which are key elements for facilitating and managing businesses in the different areas of economy.

Their mission is to deliver integral corporate solutions for their clients, based on the “One Stop Solution” philosophy, so that they focus on their Core Business and rely on Solution Alliance to manage and develop their fiscal, legal and administrative issues.

Their professionals’ work implies not only advising on what should be done but also getting involved along with the client in the implementation, assessment and completion of the advice thus provided.

Their mission is to clear the way to our clients, contributing knowledge, experience and solutions, so that each client may increase his/her performance capacity.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

 

2017 November 21-24: CVBA - SCRL C² Reviseurs & Associes, Namur, Belgium

Partners

Charles de Montpellier,

Master in Applied Economics and Management (Catholic University of Louvain - U.C.L.), post-graduated in Business Administration – CEPAC (University of Brussels - U.L.B.), Registered Auditor since 1985, has more than 30 years of professional experience as Belgian & International Auditor of which 18 years within DELOITTE and 3 years with KPMG, from junior staff member to a partner position.

Developing his own audit firm since 2004, he is Co-founder and Co-Managing Partner of the audit firm “C² REVISEURS & ASSOCIES SCRL” since March 2010.

Charles has gained a very large professional experience as statutory auditor, within from local medium private companies to large international and/or public companies, both in the service and industrial sectors, venture capital funds, holdings and financial institutions, but also with school, hospital and other non for profit organizations.

He has ample experience in local and international consolidations, due diligences and other special audit assignments (IFRS and Belgian GAAP) as prescribed by the Belgian Commercial Law.

Languages: French, English - Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Mobile : +32 474 510 006. 

Charles de Streel,

Master in Law (Catholic University of Louvain - U.C.L.) and Post graduate in accounting and tax at Vlerick School for Management Gent), Chartered Accountant since 1998 and Registered Auditor since 1999, has more than 20 years of professional experience as Belgian & International Accountant and Auditor of which 10 years within DELVAUX, FRONVILLE, SERVAIS, a large Independent local audit an accounting firm, from junior staff member to a partner position.

Developing his own audit firm since 2005, he is Co-founder and Co-managing partner of the audit firm “C² REVISEURS & ASSOCIES SCRL” since March 2010. Charles has gained a very large professional experience as statutory auditor, external accountant ant Tax advisor, within from local medium private companies to large international companies, both in the service and industrial sector and also with non for profit organization.

He has ample experience in consolidations, due diligences and other special audit assignments as prescribed by the Belgian Commercial Law.

Languages: French, Dutch, English - Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Mobile : +32 496 

Company background

C² REVISEURS & ASSOCIES SCRL, was created and incorporated in March 2010, to perform Audit, Accounting and related services, with the legal form of a SCRL (Société Coopérative à Responsabilité Limitée) under the Belgian Code of Companies). 

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

 

2017 October 30- November 3: members of SRA International, The Netherlands

The INAA Traveller is going on a road trip throughout the Netherlands. Follow him here.

 

2017 October 16-20: Premier Financial Services, Mauritius

Services

Financial Licences

Premier Financial Services assist clients in applying for specific financial licences in Mauritius such as Investment Dealers/Advisors, Funds/Fund Managers, Payment Services Providers.

Bank Account Opening in Mauritius

They assist clients in opening bank accounts in Mauritius without their physical presence. We have a blend of local and international banks in Mauritius and there are banking facilities such as multi- currencies bank accounts, user-friendly Internet Banking, Debit/Credit/prepaid Card, Merchant Accounts, Investment Accounts, Trade Finance and other services. It usually takes 1 to 2 weeks for the accounts to be opened, subject to receipt of all documents.

Occupation Permit

For clients who wish to work and reside in Mauritius, they can assist clients in the application for their Occupation Permit (Work and Residence Permit) in Mauritius. We can also assist clients in their procedures should they wish to purchase properties in Mauritius.

Accounting Services

They have a dedicated accounting team for the preparation of accounts as per International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) including Fund accounting and NAV calculation.

Tax Services

They assist clients on estate/inheritance tax planning, preparation & filing of tax returns.

Other Services

Their other services include professional advice (on business structuring), Fund administration, payroll, trusteeship services, etc…

 

Team

Partners

Mr Druvnath Damry (aka Vimal), Director

Vimal is the Managing Director of Premier Financial Services Limited. He is a senior trust practitioner and he holds an LLM in Business Law from De Montfort Leicester University. He also holds a law degree from the University of London, a Graduate in Economics from Sri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) - University of Delhi, a Postgraduate in International Trust Management from Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and Central Law Training UK.

Vimal holds memberships in various professional bodies including STEP, International Business Structuring Association (IBSA). He is also a director of the INAA Group. He was a past Chairman of STEP Mauritius.

Vimal has over 18 years of vast experience in international business matters advising foreign investors and management of their funds and investments. Vimal has featured and written many articles on international tax, trusts and Mauritius. He also delivers speeches, chairs and delivers on topics related to taxation and trust.

Mr Bashir Nabeebokus (Bashir), Director

Bashir is an Executive Director of Premier Financial Services Limited. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (“ACCA”) and holds a BSc (Hons) Economics from the University of Mauritius.

Bashir is a member of the Mauritius Institute of Professional Accountants, Mauritius Institute of Directors and former Panel Member of ACCA Mauritius office.

Bashir has been in the global business sector for over 18 years with an enriched exposure in business development & marketing, fund/company set up, structuring and administration, company secretarial, accounting, international tax planning, compliance and customer due diligence checks along with a strong client and people relationship management skills among others.

Bashir held directorship position in several companies including investment managers/advisers, closed-end funds and collective investment schemes. He has participated in international tax and offshore international investment fund conferences.

Mrs Nazia Bibi Mungroo (Nazia)

Nazia is the Business Development Manager at Premier Financial Services Limited advising foreign investors on their structures in Mauritius. She holds a degree in Finance with Law from the University of Mauritius. She is an affiliate member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) from the UK and is applying for her FCCA status. She is also a member of the Mauritius Institute of Directors (MIOD).

Nazia has started her career in 2005 as Client Administrator with a Trust & Management Company and was later promoted to Client Manager. In 2009, Nazia assisted in the establishment of a new Trust & Management Company in Mauritius and became one of the Executive Directors of the company. As part of her function, she acted as professional director in various Mauritius companies including Mauritius Funds listed on the Mauritius Stock Exchange. She was also an approved director by the BVI authorities in a number of Private Mutual Funds.

During her 12 years of experience, Nazia has acquired a good knowledge of the financial markets, financial products/services, applicable laws/regulations.

As part of her Continuous Performance Development, Nazia has followed various specialized courses on Fund Administration, International taxation, International Financial Reporting Standards, Private Equity Investments, Money Laundering Prevention amongst others.

Mrs Priya Busgeeth (Priya)

Priya is the Legal and Compliance Manager at Premier Financial Services Limited looking after all legal and compliance matters for clients serviced by Premier. She holds a degree in Law from the University of Wolverhampton (UK) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the BPP Law School UK.

She is well versed with the various laws, rules and regulations governing the Global Business Sector in Mauritius. Prior to joining Premier she was working as a trainee solicitor in 2009 in a High Street law firm in the United Kingdom.

As part of her Continuous Professional Development, Priya has followed various courses such Anti-Money Laundering, Limited Partnership, Trust, Global Business Companies, FATCA, amongst others. She is an FSC approved senior officer.

 

Mrs Anju Rampersand (Anju)

Anju presently heads the administration team of Premier Financial Services Limited. She is responsible for the proper administration of the entities (Global Business Companies, Funds, Foundations, Trusts) serviced by Premier. She is graduated from RMIT University in Melbourne in Business International Trade.

On Fund administration side, she works closely with team members for the setting up, the daily administration including redemption/subscription of investor shares, attending board meetings, liaising with authorities/banking institutions.

Anju has been in the financial industry for the past 15 years. She has a very good understanding of entities licensed under the Mauritius Companies Act. She is an FSC approved senior officer.

As part of her Continuous Professional Development, she has followed various professional courses on anti-money laundering and global business.

Team

Company Background

Premier Financial Services Limited is licensed and regulated as a Management and Trust company by the Financial Services Commission of Mauritius.

Their associates are also based in Seychelles, Singapore and Hong Kong.

As an international professional service provider, they offer personalized, customized and cost-effective solutions to clients with varying profiles to meet their specific objectives.

Mauritius offers a blend of fiscal and non- fiscal benefits to the business community.

Fiscal Benefits

• A substantial network treaties and double taxation avoidance agreements in place

• Low tax rates (maximum effective rate of 3%)

• No estate duty, inheritance taxes

• No transfer pricing rules but has the concept of ‘arm length’ for transactions between related parties

• No thin capitalization rule and no controlled foreign corporation (CFC) rules

• No stamp duties, registration duties and levy

• Zero rated VAT for global business transactions

Non-Fiscal Benefits & International Financial Centre of Repute

• Mauritius is ranked top in Africa for ease of doing business, good governance, global competitiveness index, forbes survey of best countries for business

• No exchange control and free movement of capital

• Growing number of Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements (IPPA) with several countries

• Mauritius is part of and a leading member of many regional organisations such as AU, COMESA, SADC, IOR-ARC and MIGA

• Political stability, business friendly and modern legislative framework

• Pool of skilled professionals such as lawyers and accountants who speak at least English and French.

• Favourable Time Zone – Mauritius is GMT +4

• Low cost jurisdiction

• White listed OECD jurisdiction

• Highest Court of Appeal is UK Privy Council

• Acceptable arbitration for the region with the presence of international law firms

• Presence of major international banks offering a diversified range of financial products

• Well-developed communication infrastructure

 The company page on the INAA website is here

The company website is here

 

2017 October 06-11: OCAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Team

In #RiodeJaneiro #Brazil, OCAM has a staff of 40 qualified professionals, in five departments, each headed by managers with vast experience in their prospective fields of expertise. 

Besides the external professional courses each employee attend, the concern is to improve the individual talents of the staff on a continual basis.

Accounting & Tax team

Services

The main services at OCAM are bookkeeping, tax accounting and compliance, payroll, corporate advice, consultancy and Personal Income Tax. 

Due to this history, the firm has always dealt with international business, and has a long tradition assisting clients from various sectors of our economy, particularly oil/gas, IT and trading, both Brazilian or from abroad.

Partners

In #RiodeJaneiro #Brazil, OCAM has 4 partners, from left to right:

Viviane Navarro, Guilherme Tostes, Jaime Sanches,  and Guilherme's father, Fernando Tostes (now retired)

“Hi, my name is Viviane Navarro and work at OCAM since 1998. Started as trainee student and became partner in 2004. International accounting, off-shores, bookkeeping and corporate tax are some of my areas of expertise. Happy to assist you in Portuguese and English.”   

“Hi, my name is Jaime Sanches. I met Guilherme in University as we studied accounting in the same class. After years working as an auditor, I accepted his invitation and joined OCAM on December 1998, becoming partner in 2003. Audit, consultancy, Corporate Tax and internal managing are part of my usual jobs. Happy to assist you in both Portuguese or Spanish.”

 “Hi, my name is Guilherme Tostes and joined OCAM in 1989 at the age of 17. After 6 years working at all sectors of the firm, I became partner. International affairs, Tax Planning, Foreign Structures, Income Tax and Public Relations are some of my daily tasks. Happy to assist you in Portuguese, English and Spanish.”

Office

In #RiodeJaneiro #Brazil, OCAM is located at Rio Branco Avenue in the heart of the City Center, between the historical Calabouço Fort, 3rd oldest construction in Rio and the brand new Olympic Boulevard, close to Maua Square and the Museum of Tomorrow. 

The history of the firm is directly attached to this place.

Company background

Mr. Adelino Motta, the great grandfather of Gui Tostes, one out the four current partners, arrived from Portugal in 1916. 

He disembarked just a few blocks from the current office location. 

In 1916, on October 16th, he founded OCAM and started the business, just four blocks from the office. 

Her daughter succeeded him in the early 40s.  

Gui Tostes has arrived in 1989 and they have ran the business together until 2003, when she passed. 

Last year, the company celebrated its 100 years Jubilee.

The company page on the INAA website is here

The company website is here

 

2017 September 25-29: Sol Financial Services Polska Sp. z o.o, Warsaw, Poland

ISO standard in SFS

In May 2007 SFS, as one of a few accounting and advisory companies operating on the Polish market, has implemented Quality System in line with ISO 9001:2015 standard. 

The certificate has been obtained by SFS from independent international institutions CISQ/IMQ-CSQ and IQNet.

The Quality System covers following areas of SFS activity:

  • accounting services
  • financial and tax planning
  • business advisory
  • payroll and human resources management

By a permanent monitoring of the Quality System, including its goals and key measures, the team proactively contributes to maintaining and improving the ISO standard and creating best practices. 

Delivering services matching Clients’ expectations is the most important goal across the Quality System. 

SFS is reaching this target through offering dedicated solutions, which are highly visible on the market due to the professional approach and effectiveness.

International auditing company CISQ/IMQ-CSQ (Italy), member of IQNet is performing the processes verification regularly. 

 

Services

SFS provide tailored corporate services, based on strong, trusted connections with clients and in-depth understanding of their professional worlds.

SFS provide assistance and advice in following areas:

•                   financial and managerial accounting

•                   taxes and VAT compliance

•                   payroll and HR administration

•                   company formation/dissolution, registered address

•                   management and secretarial services

Their professional accountants and advisors are helping do business seamlessly and efficiently.  

Partners

Monika Szczerbak, Managing Partner, co-founder and president of the board of SOL Financial Services Polska 

• Phd in economics, associate professor and lecturer of financial accounting at Helena Chodkowska University of Technology and Economics in Warsaw (http://www.uth.edu.pl) 

• licensed public accountant of Poland, member of Accountants Association in Poland (www.skwp.pl) 

• co-founder and long-standing president of the Club of Entrepreneurs and Experts affiliated with the Polish Economic Society (www.pte.pl)

• expert on management and financial accounting, business planning, internal audit and controls 

• author of books and articles concerning economics, accounting, bankruptcy, barriers for conducting business, appraiser of textbooks of Ministry of National Education 

• research interests: insolvency, developments in domestic and international financial reporting standards, modern tools of cost management, challenges for family business management. 

• graduate of Warsaw University of Technology Business School and Moscow State University 

• speaks Polish, Russian, English 

• married, 5 children

 

Oleg Szczerbak, Managing Partner, co-founder and vice-president of the board of SOL Financial Services Polska 

• MSc in Economics, MBA, certified management consultant 

• licensed public accountant of Poland, member of Accountants Association in Poland (www.skwp.pl) 

• co-founder of the Club of Entrepreneurs and Experts affiliated with the Polish Economic Society (www.pte.pl). 

• expert in M&A, startups, complex restructurings, process integration, financial analyses, business development 

• CFO with 20+ years of experience in managing finance and relations at all levels of multinationals 

• graduate of Warsaw University of Technology Business School and Moscow State University 

• speaks Polish, Russian, English 

• married, 5 children

 

Company background

SOL Financial Services Polska Sp. z o.o (SFS) headquartered in #Warsaw, #Poland, in 2006 to provide exceptional service to clients.

The company has earned an enviable reputation for delivering a real added value to clients, standards of communication and reporting.

As an independent firm, SOL is advising a growing number of international companies doing business in Poland.

The Quality System based on ISO 9008:2015 strengthens their potential to deliver highest quality services to clients.

SOL being an INAA member can provide international businesses with a single point of contact to coordinate the daily management of their outsourced operations.

 

The company page on the INAA website is here

The company website is here

 2017 September 4-8: Spry Roughley Chartered Accountants, Greater Sydney, Australia

Clients' testimonials

Spry Roughley Chartered Accountants are specialists in providing guidance and solutions to significant small and medium sized businesses and professional practices, wholly Australian entities and subsidiaries of foreign companies.

Their clients' testimonials are here

Services

In seeking to provide excellent professional service to each client, Spry Roughley Chartered Accountants approach each engagement, large or small, with the following objectives:

  1. Attain thorough knowledge of the client and their industry, in order to properly assess the events and conditions affecting them and their financial position and progress
  2. Accurately assess the strengths and weaknesses of the client's internal accounting and administrative controls, its accounting and administrative information systems and its business model strategy, in order to effectively advise the client and fulfil the engagement objectives
  3. Identify and communicate situations and potential actions that appear to be opportunities for improving the client's operations and conditions
  4. Be alert to areas of personal assistance to the owner–manager of client firms, so that our services may be of maximum benefit to them..

Team

Meet the team here

Partners

Meet the client service partners here

Company background

The firm was founded in 1989 by Martin & Anne Roughley after Martin left Touche Ross & Co where he had been a partner for 8 years.

The establishment of the firm was well supported by Touche Ross  with the new firm substantially based on the private company clients that Martin had developed. 

Spry Roughley Chartered Accountants is now a well established and growing firm of Chartered Accountants located in Parramatta - the geographical centre of Sydney, serving the greater Sydney area for over 20 years.

The firm has now 4 Directors and 17 staff.

Being a smaller but reasonably sized firm enable to provide significant flexibility in the arrangements with the clients, aiming to build long term relationships which allow to understand the client’s business and to efficiently provide relevant support. 

The company page on the INAA website is here

The company website is here

2017 August 28-31: Wong Lee & Associates, Singapore

Services

Wong Lee & Associates view each engagement as a step towards helping their clients through the different stages of their business life cycles thereby creating mutually beneficial long-term partnerships.

The lines of professional services are defined in three areas of disciplines:

Audit

Tax

Advisory

Company background

Wong Lee & Associates have been established in Singapore for more than 30 years, having dedicated themselves to serving enterprises of various scales in a wide range of industry sectors in the field of Audit, Tax, and Advisory

Their philosophy has been to assist their clients to clearly define their business ideas and requirements effectively and to successfully navigate through the growing uncertain terrain and dynamic business environment.  

They pride themselves in having served and growing together with many of their clients since their inception through their growth into large-scale business enterprises.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

 

2017 August 21-25: Sobell Rhodes, London, UK

 

 

 

Company background

Sobell Rhodes LLP is a 7-partner firm of Chartered Accountants operating from three offices in Central and North West London.

The professional team of over 40 people carry out audit, accounting, taxation, financial and business advisory services, and work to the highest standards of technical expertise, innovation and client service. 

In recognition of Sobell Rhodes’ premier position in the UK accounting profession they have received the following national awards:

 

The company page on the INAA website is here

The company website is here

2017 August 7-11: reviewing the Social Programm Agenda of the Annual General Meeting, San Francisco, 15-17 November 2017

San Francisco City Tour

See why travellers the world over love to leave their hearts in San Francisco!" "

Experience iconic attractions – which may include Twin Peaks, the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, North Beach ("Little Italy"), Golden Gate Park, and Haight-Ashbury.

There's no better way to become acquainted with the culture, history and breath-taking beauty of the City by the Bay.

Whether your tastes are traditional or eclectic, San Francisco has sights, sounds and sensations guaranteed to please at every turn. 

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2017 July 17-21: Fiduciaire Fernand Sassel & Cie S.A., Luxembourg

Services

Fiduciaire Fernand Sassel & Cie has for many years provided its clients with adapted and reassuring tax consultancy services, both in direct and indirect taxation. Our office works in close cooperation with the finest experts from abroad, where many of its clients reside, and manages and supervises all their activities.

Company background

Fiduciaire Fernand Sassel & Cie, which has been established in Luxembourg since the beginning of the 1990s, offers tailored and reassuring tax consultancy services to its clients in both direct and indirect taxation.

Fiduciaire Fernand Sassel & Cie not only cooperates with the finest experts abroad, where many of its clients are established, but it also helps clients in setting up companies under Luxembourg law.

The company page on the INAA website is here

The company website is here

2017 July 10-14: Ijewere & Co, Lagos, Nigeria

Partners

Mr Olatunde Odunowo is a graduate of Business Administration (Insurance) from the University of Lagos in Nigeria. He is a Fellow of Chartered Institute of taxation of Nigeria (FCTI) and a Fellow of the Nigeria Institute of Management (FNIMN). He has acquired vast knowledge and unique experience in office management and practice. He is an expert both in PAYE Tax and Corporate Tax matters. He has also acquired a lot of experience in Company insolvency, liquidation and receivership assignments. He has led and participated in Large Tax Payers' tax advisory and management services projects of our clients over the years. He is currently the Deputy Managing Partner of the firm.

Mr. Gregory Osajioku holds Bachelors of Science (Bsc) Degree in Accounting from Delta State University Abraka. He qualified as an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) in 2006. He was became an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in 2011. He became a Director in Ijewere & Co in 2012 and a Partner in 2016. He is still a Partner in the Firm. He has over 13 years experience in Tax advisory and Management services and has held offices and positions both at regional levels and at the National Level. As a Partner, he has and is currently supervising key tax advisory functions in the Firm.

Mrs. Bola Akinjayeju holds HND certificate in Accountancy from Ondo State Polytechnic, Owo. She qualified as Chartered Accountant in 2001. She is a Director with Ijewere & Co. with over 18 years experience in business advisory services and audit. She has been involved in the auditing of various organisations in the various sectors of the economy as team leader. She was in charge of audit of NEPZA, NNPC Pension Fund, Nigeria Blood Transfusion Services. She was involved in the establishment of Pension Liability of NNPC for BPE, financial due diligent in the sales of BOI shares in Afribank by BPE. She is currently director in charge of the Business Advisory and Management Service of the firm.

Mr. Lawani Bankole holds HND certificate in Accountancy from Kwara State Polytechnic, Kwara State. He qualified as Chartered Accountant. He has expertise in Tax and management consultancy. He renders tax, accountancy, management and consulting advisory services to a number of clients. He is a trainer to Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.

Mr. Fafowora Olumide holds MBA certificate in Business Administration from University of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. He qualified as Chartered Accountant. He has expertise in Tax and management consultancy. He renders tax, accountancy, management and consulting advisory services to a number of clients. He is a trainer to Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and private training outfit.

Mr. Kunle Oyetoyan holds HND certificate in Banking & Finance from Kwara State Polythenic, Ilorin and MBA in Finance from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. He qualified as Chartered Accountant in 1997. He has expertise in Tax and management consultancy. He renders tax, accountancy, management and consulting advisory services to a number of clients. He is a trainer to Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and private training outfit. He has a special skill in Technical & Law research on Taxation matters.

Services

Ijewere & Co. provides services in the area of tax consultancy, auditing, assurance and business consultancy.

Discover the full range of services here

 

Company background

IJEWERE & Co was founded by Mr Emmanuel Itoya Ijewere on 14th December 1979 as a professional firm of Chartered Accountants, Management Consultants and Chartered Tax Advisers. 

The firm has since been providing accounting, auditing, assurance, tax advisory, planning, management and other professional services to discerning clients throughout Nigeria and beyond. 

Starting operation in 1979 the firm has grown over the years to become the leading indigenous firm of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers in Nigeria.

The firm currently has 10 Partners who have acquired specialist experience in various areas of Accounting, Tax Consulting, Audit, Assurance and Management Consulting services.

 

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

 

2017 July 3-7: FMB Chartered Accountants, Dublin, Ireland

Priorities for the future

At FMB Chartered Accountants, the list of priorities over the next few years will be long:

  • management services,
  • outsourcing,
  • assignments with international companies investing in Ireland,
  • audit of funds and insolvency advice

will all be growth areas. 

Tax planning and estate planning will only increase in importance.

Whatever way you look at it, these indeed are taxing times. 

As the motto goes: at FMB we are dedicated to making business less taxing.

Newsletter

Each quarter FMB Chartered Accontants  put together a newsletter full of tips and updates on topical issues which are of interest to their clients and followers.

If you would like to receive this each quarter please sign in here

 

Services

Looking for Independent financial advice in #Dublin #Ireland?

Why don't you contact FMB Chartered Accontants today, speak to one of their highly-trained professionals and learn how they can make business less taxing for you.

Services that might be provided by FMB to corporations considering relocation to Dublin as a result of Brexit :

  • Company incorporation services
  • Registration for all relevant taxes
  • Assistance with procedures on the opening of company bank accounts to include help in navigating all of the Anti Money Laundering requirements
  • Direction to assist in the identification of suitable office facilities

Services might be provided by FMB to corporations considering setting up trading operations in Ireland in order to avail of the lower 12.5% rate of corporation taxes and/or the attractive withholding tax rules where holding companies set up in Ireland

Partners

Kevin Morris is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and is our audit compliance partner.

His area of expertise lies in recognising and solving clients’ technical audit and accounting problems at the early stages.

This is now of fundamental importance to clients in the light of changes to local and international standards.

He has also chaired the firm’s network group and organises our ongoing training programm.

David Mac Ardle is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland.

He joined FMB in 1988 and rose through the ranks of the practice to become a partner in 2001.

In the role of audit engagement partner he caters for the needs of many of the firm’s new start-up clients in addition to his established client base.

His main areas of expertise include the audits of credit unions, recruitment companies, marina management, aircraft leasing and retail/technology enterprises.

He also oversees the practice’s payroll bureau, client management services and IT services.

John mac Nally  is a fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Irish Taxation Institute.

He has broad experience in all taxation matters and advises both individual and corporate clients.

His particular areas of expertise include advising on property-related transactions, VAT, company reconstructions, succession planning and assisting on tax investigations and audit settlements.

More recently, John has advised and assisted many foreign entities in setting up operations in Ireland.

Patrick Loughnane is a qualified Chartered Accountant with in excess of 10 years audit experience.

He became a partner in the firm in November 2015.

Patrick is responsible for managing audit and consultancy assignments for many of the firms large trading companies and he has a vast wealth of experience with Credit Union's.

 

Company backgound

Since arriving on the scene in 1988, the core business of FMB Chartered Accountants has remained the preparation and audit of financial statements and taxation compliance that accompanies it. 

Corporate and personal tax planning have become hugely important in recent years, with an emphasis increasingly falling upon fully qualified professionals.

With a broad client base across a great variety of sectors, they work particularly closely with professionals and legal practices, distribution, hotel, travel industries and credit unions

AT FMB PEOPLE COUNT MORE THAN NUMBERS

These are taxing times, in every sense of the phrase. Whether it is returns or paying ones tax, or just the everyday pressures of doing business in a strained climate, accounting services and taxation advice of the very highest quality have become key.

Step forward FMB, a leading four-partner Chartered Accountant practice based in Dublin's city center, over 25 highly trained staff are at hand, all committed to making your business affairs less taxing.

 

The company page on the INAA website is here

The company website is here

 

2017 June 26-30: Forcella & C. Dottori Commercialisti Associati, Padova, Italy

Services

Forcella & C. Dottori Commercialisti Associati offers a wide range of services:

  • Business and patrimonial consulting
  • Internationalization of businesses
  • Accounting and budgeting
  • Corporate finance
  • Management consulting and corporate organization
  • Tax Advice
  • Merger and Acquisition

Read more at https://www.forcellacommercialistapadova.it/consulenza-aziendale-fiscale-societaria.html

Team

Meet the team at Forcella & C. Dottori Commercialisti Associati in #Padova #Italy

From left to right: Elisabetta, Silvia, Sonia, Ana, Barbara

"Una per tutte, tutte per una"

Partners

Nicola Forcella joined the company during his University years in Verona where he graduated in 2004. 

After his professional practice he positively supported the qualification examination for the profession in 2007, then attended the VI Corso Of Internal Audit in the University of Verona in 2008/2009.

He has also deepened the discipline of corporate liability and the issues of privacy since the introduction of rules governing such matters. 

He participated in the drafting of the organization models pursuant to Legislative Decree 231/2001 for an operator in the field of the trade of medical devices. 

Nicola Forcella has developed expertise in the field of business practice in the course of his professional practice, with the assistance of clients during the implementation of various extraordinary and complex operations, in the drafting of international contracts and foreign taxation. 

Meet the others partners here

Company background

Forcella & C. Dottori Commercialisti Associati is based in Padova and is involved in Business, Tax and Corporate Consulting. 

Since 1971 it is a reference point for sole entrepreneurs, small, medium and large companies. 

From consulting for a VAT issue to the tax procedures for the internationalization of Italian companies, they work with passion on a daily basis and help entrepreneurs in an increasingly competitive market

 

The company page on the INAA website is here

The company website is here

 

2017 June 19-23: Brea Solans & Asociados, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Brochure

You may download a full pdf presentation here

Corporate Social Responsibility

Brea Solans & Asociados, #BuenosAires #Argentina is highly committed to Corporate Social Responsibility

Read more at http://www.breasolans.com.ar/en/aboutus/csr

Services

Brea Solans & Asociados, #BuenosAires #Argentina believes that "The view that has encouraged us for 30 years is the same as those who trust in our experience and ability: take the initiative and grow in an environment committed to the community where we belong"
Discover the full range of services at http://www.breasolans.com.ar/en

Partners

María Cristina Larrea is a partner of BS&A since 2006.

Before joining BS&A, she served as audit manager at Deloitte & Touche and as an independent consultant. She graduated from the Universidad de Buenos Aires as a Public Accountant.

She has wide experience providing clients with specialized advice on audit and consultancy of companies of the public and private sector.

She has served as technical consultant in different international arbitrations and expert examinations for local and international companies in the insurance, energy, finance and construction areas.

At present, she is a member of the Board of Experts of the Arbitration Court of the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange.

She is in charge of the Technical Department and the Training Department of BS&A.

Carlos Solans is a founder partner of BS&A.

Before founding BS&A, he served as an auditor at Deloitte, Haskins & Sells and as Director of the National Securities Commission during 1991 and 1992.

He graduated from the Universidad de Buenos Aires as a Public Accountant. At present, he is a member of the Board of Experts of the Arbitration Court of Buenos Aires Stock Exchange.

He has acquired wide experience in auditing and consultancy and served as advisor in important corporate acquisitions and mergers of many clients.

He has acted as a party-appointed technical consultant and expert in major national and international arbitrations.

Also, he is a member of the boards of directors and statutory auditing committees of local and foreign companies.

Meet all the partners here

Grupo BSA

Brea Solans & Asociados, in #BuenosAires #Argentina, is part of Grupo BSA with Convexia Business Solutions and Open IT

Grupo BSA has a staff of more than 260 professionals that work hard in the rendering of services with a very particular approach, participating in the strategic, tactic and operating layers of the clients.

The strategic positioning is based on the "Business Continuity" concept and with an impact on all the company functions.

 

Together with Brea Solans & Asociados, in #BuenosAires #Argentina, Convexia is part of Grupo BSA.

This business unit is engaged in rendering high value added services of Administrative, Accounting and Tax Outsourcing, which gather a vast experience in this segment.

Together with Brea Solans & Asociados, in #BuenosAires #Argentina, Open IT is part of Grupo BSA.

The company is specialized in IT, positioned as one of the regional expert leaders in IT, Business Continuity, Technological Outsourcing, and Certifications.

Company background

Brea Solans & Asociados “BSA” is a company based in #BuenosAires, #Argentina, that provides Auditing Services, Tax Advice, Advice on Transactions, Consultancy and Assistance in Conflict Resolution since 1986.

The team has more than 180 highly qualified professionals and specialists to satisfy the needs of the clients with high levels of efficiency and quality.

Beyond the services rendered by BSA, its members are business people with an extensive knowledge of the business areas of the clients, providing a comprehensive support in strategic, operating and management issues.

 

The company page on the INAA website is here

The company website is here

 

2017 June 12-16: Buth & Hermanns, Wuppertal, Germany

Memberships

The Institute of German Public Auditors (IDW) appointed Michael Hermanns as member of its Restructuring and Insolvency Board which contributes to the development of standards in the field of restructuring and insolvency for application by members of the profession in Germany.

Michael Hermanns and Jens Krummen are guest speaker for the Handelsblatt Publishing Group sharing his profound restructuring knowledge

Publications

 

Andrea & Mike published the handbook „Restrukturierung Sanierung Insolvenz“ [Restructuring Reorganization Insolvency] which was first issued in 1998.

This book is stated as the standard technical literature in matters of restructuring and was published in its fourth edition in 2015 in Germany.

Contributions as Co-authors in:

  • “WP Handbuch – Sanierung und Insolvenz” [Auditor reference book – Restructuring and Insolvency], to be published in Q3/2017  
  • “IDW Praxishandbuch zur Qualitätssicherung für WP-Praxen” 

[ Guidance on Quality Control for auditors ], last published 2014

  • „Paulus/Knecht: Gerichtliche Sanierung“” [ Court Reorganization]
  • Numerous journals as author and publisher of numerous specialized essays

Services

Buth & Hermanns has an holistic counseling approach for their clients in the fields of auditing, tax advice and business consulting.

Read more

Team

Michael Hermanns is founder and partner of Buth & Hermanns. He is a certified auditor and tax consultant.

After completing his studies at the universities of Karlsruhe and Münster, he started his career as an auditor with the company Treuarbeit, today known as pwc, in Düsseldorf. Subsequently, he was CFO of several medium-sized commercial enterprises. Thereafter, he worked five years as a freelancing accountant for, among others, pwc and KPMG.

From 1992 to 1995 Michael Hermanns was head of the Advisory Group working for the Executive Committee of "Treuhandanstalt / Bundesanstalt für vereinigungsbedingte Sonderaufgaben" and assessed about 150 corporate and recapitalization concepts. In 1996 Michael Hermanns and Andrea K. Buth founded Buth & Hermanns in Wuppertal.

Michael Hermanns has profound expertise in the areas of restructuring and reorganization of enterprises (in particular concerning IDW S6), the creation of insolvency plans and due diligence reporting. Furthermore, he specializes in M & A. In addition, Michael Hermanns audits small, medium-sized and large companies and provides advice on taxing and corporate transactions for businesses and entrepreneurs.

Andrea Katharina Buth is founder and partner of Buth & Hermanns.

She is a certified auditor and tax consultant.

After graduating from the universities of Münster, Köln and Freiburg with a degree in economics, she started her career as an auditor and tax consultant with Arthur Andersen in Stuttgart. An employment with Rölfs Partner and a freelancing position with pwc followed.

In 1996, Andrea K. Buth and Michael Hermanns founded Buth & Hermanns Auditing and Tax Consultancy in Wuppertal.

Andrea Buth has considerable experience in the areas of financial statement preparation, auditing, tax consultancy and due diligence of companies of all sizes.

In addition, she is author and editor of the reference book Restrukturierung Sanierung Insolvenz.

Meet the team

  • 2 Partners auditor & tax consultant: Andrea K. Buth & Michael Hermanns
  • 6 Seniors: 3 auditor & tax consultants, trained at „big 4“ and the „next 10“ companies & 3 tax consultants, trained at mid-sized tax consultancies and fiscal tax audits
  • 12 Junior assistants

Company background

Buth & Hermanns is based in #Wuppertal with a strong regional activity in North Rhine-Westphalia and quick response units operating in #Germany

Buth & Hermanns is a leading partnership, specialized in #auditing and corporate #consulting. Andrea K. Buth and Michael Hermanns founded the company in 1996 in #wuppertal, #Germany.Today the company provides nationwide services. Within the interdisciplinary framework of their individual and holistic consulting approach, they develop tailor-made solutions in the fields of audit, tax and strategic consulting.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

 

2017 June 5-9: CONFIDA, Vienna and Klagenfurt, Austria

Services

CONFIDA provides you with its long-standing and comprehensive experience in various industries and company sizes, in the fields of Tax, Audit and Consulting

Location

CONFIDA is located in several cities in #austria and Southeast Europe, #Ljubljana, #zagreb, #sarajevo, #banjaluka and #beograd

 

Company background

CONFIDA is an international tax advisory, consulting, and accounting network with offices in Austria and many countries in Southeast Europe.

The individual CONFIDA companies are financially and legally independent of each other and follow the same consistent, high-quality and performance standards.

The CONFIDA companies advise clients from all sectors of the economy in an increasingly globalized economic environment. According to the economic structure in Austria, they serve businesses, professionals, farmers, foresters and industrial companies.

CONFIDA has more than 300 employees in Austria and the growth markets of Southeast Europe. This makes them a strong partner both on the local and international level.

The company website is here

The company page on the INAA website is here

 

2017 May 22-26: Puente Sur Outsourcing, Santiago, Chile

Knowledge center

Take advantage of the knowledge center provided by PSO on its website with memos on #chilean regulations: it is here

Services

Puente Sur Outsourcing (“PSO”) provides a comprehensive range of bilingual back-office management services exclusively to foreign clients with local Chilean operations.  

These services include start-up, accounting, tax filing and advisory, administration, treasury, payroll, logistics management, customized financial reporting, legal representation, and other back-office support services.

PSO manage the Chilean back office for the subsidiaries or branches of more than 100 multinationals with investments in Chile over USD 2.5 billion, and provide international support via its active affiliation with www.inaa.org.

Partners

With over 12 years of experience in finance, accounting, auditing and consulting roles within multinational companies, most recently as a Manager with PwC in Santiago, Philip Brundell is well acquainted with the high standards maintained by international corporations in all matters related to their operations.

As PSO's Managing Partner, Philip leads the different operating and support units, with the goal of bolstering a self-challenging corporate culture that continuously builds the competencies needed to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients.

Philip was born in Argentina, raised in Chile and is completely bilingual (English/Spanish) as a result of his parents´ English and Scottish heritage.

Rodrigo Soza brings a passion for assisting our international clients that sets the tone for PSO´s corporate culture.  He is committed to improving the efficiency of our foreign clients´ local operations and to ensuring that our outsourced services are exceeding expectations.

A Chilean citizen, born in Mexico City, childhood in Ghana and Malawi and educated in Santiago, Chile, he is completely bilingual (English/Spanish) and a valuable asset to any company wishing to establish, grow, and efficiently manage its business in the region.

Rodrigo manages a team of more than 60 professionals attending over 80 multinationals with operations in Chile. He also served on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Accountants and Auditors (INAA), the international professional organization of which PSO is the Chilean representative.

 

Born in the UK and educated in the US, in 1995 Nicholas Walker founded the company in Santiago, Chile, that has evolved into the group that includes PSO today.  

Nick has over 26 years of work experience, with over two decades of these in Chile.  During this time, Nick has developed hands-on expertise in assisting multinationals with initiating and managing their operations in Chile, and has extensive know-how in a range of start-up and on-going compliance issues.

He is either the legal representative for or on the Board of Directors of over 30 companies in Chile and has presented at numerous seminars on Doing Business in Chile in North and South America.

Prior to forming The Southbridge Group, Nick held positions at Citicorp Chile in Santiago and at Morningstar (financial publishing company) in Chicago. Nick is bilingual (English/Spanish), is married and has three sons.

Client testimonials

It gives particular satisfaction at Puente Sur Outsourcing, when their clients take the time to acknowledge their satisfaction

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Company background

With over 20 years focused on providing back-office management services to foreign companies with operations in Chile, we have both the enthusiasm and expertise to guide our clients through a broad range of administrative and compliance issues.  

We are convinced that success lies in clear communication combined with understanding and managing the details of every transaction.

Our solutions are completely flexible, fluid and customized to deal with our clients' needs or requirements. We know that every business problem and solution are unique in their own way.

 

 The company page on the INAA website is here

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2017 May 8-12: Johannes Juara & Rekan, Jakarta, Indonesia

Services

Our services are comprehensive and provide immediate and significant results. We will work with you throughout the year to maintain your books and records to minimize the year end rush. Whether your business is the growing companies, or a family-owned business experiencing steady, more predictable growth, you can benefit by our experience.

Financial Statement Preparation

Financial statements are a summary of the financial information of your business and can only be prepared by an Accountant. Commonly called attestation services, there are three different types of opinions attached to financial statements: audit, review and compilation. Each has a different level of assurance associated with it, meaning the level of reliance that can be placed upon it by third parties. Along with each level of assurance is an increase in the amount of analysis that is required, and also the cost.

Accounting Systems

Knowledge is power, understanding your business is key to its success. The pulse of your business runs through your accounting system, it makes sense to ensure this system is as efficient and effective as possible.

A well designed system will be simple yet effective, enabling transactions to be controlled and financial information to be accurate without requiring an excessive investment in time or expense. Whether your transactions consist of thirty vouchers per month or three hundred, we can help you build a system that works with your business. Our goal is to enable you to control your business without your accounting system controlling you.

Tax compliance

With the increasing focus on governance and regulation, tax compliance has never been so important. Compliance failure represents not only a financial risk, financial penalties and a possible increase in the tax charge, but also a serious business risk, as it can damage company's reputation with the authorities and the public.

Tax advice

A major part of our work is devoted to minimising our client's tax while remaining within the legal boundaries. Our client's affairs are regularly reviewed to ensure that they are organised as tax effectively as possible. To ensure that our advice is current and relevant, our professional team carries out extensive and ongoing professional development, reviews new legislation, case law and tax rulings.

Tax planning

We are aware that there is increasing focus in the marketplace and by tax authorities on the policy issues surrounding tax planning and specifically on how corporations structure their affairs to mitigate their tax liabilities. Therefore, our tax planning advice must be given in the knowledge of the actual facts and circumstances of the client concerned, must always involve discussion of the wider consideration of all risks involved, including how our client's actions might be viewed by others. In addition, we are advisors on tax planning and not principals or counterparties.

General audit

The firm believes in adding value through the audit process by taking a business approach to the audit engagement. We will proactively identify important issues for companies, leaving no surprises for the end of the year and to enable deadlines to be met. Our client can be assured that our professionals apply the highest standards of professional integrity, objectivity, independence and technical excellence to all our activities.

Agreed upon procedures

We performed agreed-upon procedures applicable to the financial statements or individual items of financial data and report the factual findings resulting from our work. Our engagement will be conducted in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards applicable to agreed-upon procedures engagements.

Review

In addition to the above services, we conducted reviews which consists principally of inquiries of company personnel and analytical procedures applied to financial data for entities.

Partners

Johannes E. Runtuwene, is one of the founding partners of the Johannes Juara & Rekan, and is the managing partner of the firm. He started his career working in the assurance practice area and considerable experience of auditing a wide range of large private groups, foreign investment companies and also listed companies. He is a Certified Public Accountant of the Indonesian Institute of Accountants. Before establishing the firm, Johannes served as a partner of Grant Thornton. Johannes is a member of the Indonesian Institute of Accountants (IAI) and the Indonesian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (IAPI). He is also involved as a member of Professional Standard Setting Body of IAPI.

Hendrik Saputra serves as a tax partner, He completed his Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Trisakti University and earned an M.Si degree from the Faculty of Social and Politic at Indonesia University, majoring Tax Administration in 2004. He started his career as auditor at Andersen in 2000 and join the tax at Grant Thornton in 2001. He has experienced offering tax advice in various kind of industries. Hendrik is the member of the Indonesian Tax Consultants Association (IKPI).

Juara S. Nainggolan is a Certified Public Accountant of the Indonesian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is an Assurance Partner. Juara has wide audit experiences in various industries and began his career with Grant Thornton from 1994. He is also the member of the Indonesian Institute of Accountants.

Lukman Sudjandi, is an executive tax partner and he graduated from the Faculty of Economic of Parahyangan Catholic University. He is the member of the Indonesian Institute of Tax Consultant (IKPI). Before joining the firm, Lukman has served tax in the major firms such as KPMG, Ernst & Young and Grant Thornton. With more than 25 years of experience in practicing tax in Indonesia, he has a comprehensive understanding of Indonesian tax law.

Company background

Johannes Juara & Rekan is a firm which takes great pride in the quality of services and responsiveness to the clients' needs.

The firm’s partners have been providing services to the many clients for a number of years.

Our client can be assured that we apply the highest standards of professional integrity, objectivity, independence and technical excellence to all our activities.

The firm is a member of the Indonesian Institute of Accountants and the Indonesian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

The company page on the INAA website is here

The company website is here

2017 May 1-5: Kenny Tam & Co. CPA, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

Services

  1. Formation – Hong Kong, BVI and other offshore company
  2. Secretarial – Opening bank account, Annual Return, Business Registration, Registered Office
  3. Audit, accounting, bookkeeping, restructuring
  4. Taxation – Various tax filings and offshore tax status application
  5. Insolvency – creditor/court winding-up, bankruptcy & IVA

Partners

 

Kenny Tam is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant. He had worked in PWC’s offices in Montreal and Hong Kong and in KPMG’s offices in Toronto and Hong Kong before founded the firm Kenny Tam & Co. in 1991 in Hong Kong. Mr. Tam is now a practising Certified Public Accountant in Hong Kong. Mr. Tam is a member of the Small and Medium Practitioners Committee and Restructuring and Insolvency Faculty Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“HKICPA”). He had served as a member of the Practice Review Committee of the HKICPA for 6 years and retired on rotation. Mr. Tam is awarded the specialist designation of SD (Insolvency) and also presently the Insolvency Specialist Designation Vetting Committee Member of the HKICPA. He is currently the Chairman of the Insolvency Committee and a Council Member of The Society of Chinese Accountants & Auditors and was the president of the said Society in 2002. He is presently serving as an independent non-executive director for several main board listed companies in Hong Kong.

Bob Tse has been working in Kenny Tam & Co. for more than ten years. He is presently a principal of the Firm. Mr. Tse is a Registered Insolvency Practitioner of the Official Receiver’s Office. He had involved in numerous insolvency assignments since he joined the Firm. Mr. Tse is one of the awardees in the first batch of Specialist Designation in Insolvency awarded in July 2011.

Company background

Kenny Tam & Co was founded in 1991 by Mr. Kenny Tam who qualified in Canada as a Chartered Professional Accountant with an international accounting firm.

Besides local clients, the firm is experienced in handling clients from mainland China and overseas. 

Mr. Tam and the principal, Mr. Bob Tse are both awarded the specialist designation of SD (Insolvency) by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

 

The company page on the INAA website is here

The company website is here

2017 April 17- 21: Siew Boon Yeong & Associates, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Services

Audit and Assurance

  • Statutory audit
  • Special audit engagement
  • Financial due diligence
  • Internal audit
  • Internal control solutions
  • Comprehensive risk assessment services

Taxation

  • Tax compliance
  • Tax consultancy and advisory
  • Tax planning
  • Tax incentive review & application
  • Tax investigation and field audit
  • Tax appeal

Corporate Secretarial

  • Company formation/business advisory
  • Insolvency / Liquidation
  • Statutory registration (including sales tax, services tax, CIDB, EPF & SOCSO)

Corporate Advisory/ BPO

  • IPO advisory
  • Merger & acquisition
  • Financial analysis / health check
  • Business and share valuation
  • Accounting and bookkeeping services
  • Payroll services

Information and Communication Technology

  • Turnkey ICT Project Management and Consultancy
  • Electronic and Self Service Platform Solutions and Consultancy
  • ICT Operation Compliance Audit and Consultancy
  • Enterprise Computing Solutions and Consultancy
  • SME Business Operations and Automation  Solutions and Consultancy

Partners

Meet the partners at Siew Boon Yeong & Associates here

Company background

Established since 1988, Siew Boon Yeong & Associates believe in providing distinguished quality service to their clients on a timely and accurate basis. They emphasize the importance of interactive communication with their clients to encourage a better understanding and knowledge of their businesses so that they may provide a total business solution.

 

The company page on the INAA website is here

 

2017 April 10 - 14: Anton Chetcuti-Ganado and Associates, Valletta, Malta

Expertises

Based on extensive experience in company formation, while maintaining the personalised service of a boutique practice, the accounting and auditing practice Anton Chetcuti-Ganado & Associates in #Malta can assist you in setting up a Malta company and in establishing the most tax-efficient structures tailor made to suit your particular needs. We are able to offer quick and cost effective company formation services to various entities and individuals at very high quality levels.

The accounting and auditing practice, Anton Chetcuti-Ganado & Associates is specialised in Maritime and Shipping. They can assist you with registering your vessel provided that all documentation is in order and that it is wholly owned by legally constituted corporate bodies or entities irrespective of nationality or by EU citizens. They can also assist you in setting up a Malta company within a very short period of time.

 

 The company page on the INAA website is here

The website of the company is here

2017 April 3 - 7: Joint Stock ACTIV, Moscow, Russia

Partner

Anatoliy Babchencko is the managing partner at Joint Stock AKTIV

Company Background

Founded in 1992 Company AKTIV is among 100 largest auditing firms of Russia.

AKTIV has three partners and a staff of 40 providing a wide range of professional services.

The services include audit, accountancy, taxation, business valuations, labour law of manufacturing enterprises, financial companies, commerce and construction companies, funds and banks.

AKTIV is accredited by the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants and the Central Bank of Russia for training in International Financial Reporting Standards.

Our top specialists are authors of real-life books on accounting and taxation, as well as of a monthly magazine “Infocompass”.

AKTIV is a co-founder of the Audit Chamber of Russia - the largest association of audit firms throughout Russia. 

The company page on the INAA website is here

The website of Joint Stock ACTIV is here

 

 

2017 March 27 - 31: SGK Auditnet, Koenigstein, Kaufbeuren and Munich, Germany

SGK Auditnet is composed with 3 member firms:

As of today more than 60 employees at 4 locations in Germany serve the clients covering audit, tax, consulting and corporate finance.

The SGK experts work together on projects on a multi-disciplinary basis.

Partners

Florian Klenke graduated in the year 2007 from Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (WFI) of Ingolstadt in Economics. After his graduation, Florian started his career at Deloitte & Touche GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, a big4 CPA firm in Munich (Germany). After that experience he started to work in his father's firm in Koenigstein (near Frankfurt) - which has taken over in the meanwhile - and joined SGK Auditnet GmbH in 2014. Florian has been appointed as a certified tax accounted under German Law in 2011 and as a certified auditor under German Law in 2013. Florian advises clients, corporations and individuals, both German and foreign, on corporate and income tax, trade taxes and payroll issues. He also assists his clients on tax planning, start-up, business strategy, reorganization and business development, and reporting, and business plans. With regards to the audit Business, Florian is specialied in the audit of single and Group financial Statements of small and medium sized enities

Christian Selter studied business administration in Munich and began his career at a prestigious law firm in Munich from 1974 to 1985. After qualifying as a tax adviser in 1982 and as a chartered accountant in 1989 Christian built up SGK Kaufbeuren with his collegue Günther. He also specialised in VAT and corporate taxes, income taxes and strategic succession planning.

Benjamin Schimmel graduated in the year 2004 from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universtät (LMU) of Munich in Economics. After his graduation, Benjamin started his career at Deloitte & Touche GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, a big4 CPA firm in Munich (Germany). After that experience he started to work in his parents' firm in Munich in 2012, which has taken over in the meanwhile. Benjamin joined SGK Auditnet GmbH in 2014. Benjamin has been appointed as a certified tax accounted under German Law in 2009 and as a certified auditor under German Law in 2011. Benjamin advises clients, corporations and individuals, both German and foreign, on corporate and income tax, trade taxes and payroll issues. He also assists his clients on tax planning, start-up, business strategy, reorganization and business development, and reporting, and business plans. With regards to the audit Business, Benjamin is specialied International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Company background

SGK Auditnet was founded in 2002 operating the audit business area of three well-established tax consulting companies

•       SGK Wolfgang Klenke, WP, StB (Koenigstein near Frankfurt)                    

•       SGK Künzel Schmidt & Partner Steuerberatungsgesellschaft (Heidenau near Dresden)

•       SGK Selter & Gröpper Partnerschaftsgesellschaft Steuerberatungsgesellschaft (Kaufbeuren)                                                

 In 2014 und 2015 some major changes occurred with regards to the business organization:

in connection with the formation of a branch in Munich, a cooperation with

•       Kanzlei Schimmel Steuerbevollmächtigte (Munich)

was established and

•       SGK Künzel Schmidt & Partner Steuerberatungsgesellschaft (Heidenau near Dresden)

left the company.

 As of today more than 60 employees at 4 locations in Germany serve our clients covering audit, tax, consulting and corporate finance. To provide value adding services to our clients. Our experts work together on projects on a multi-disciplinary basis.

The company page on the INAA website is here

The website of SGK Auditnet is here

 

 

2017 March 20-24: Baudo & Partners, Milan, Italy

Services

At Baudo & Partners, we believe in the undisputed potential of our clients.

This is why we set out to provide a service that is efficient, global and of high quality, honed over years of sound professional practice in the fields of corporate and fiscal consulting.

An analysis of a client’s incidental and specific needs lies at the base of our professional philosophy.

Our aim is to find the best adapted solutions and to guarantee the consolidation and development of the resources of whoever decides to turn to our expertise.  

Our working methods and procedures are based on international consulting, tax advisory and auditing standards.

The firm offers its clients, mainly made up of Italian companies and Italian subsidiaries of foreign multinationals, a wide range of professional services such as managerial, tax, corporate and legal assistance.

 

TAX CONSULTANCY

Tax advice, dispensed by qualified tax consultants in the field of direct national and international taxes, primarily concerns:

• direct taxes

• indirect taxes

• tax audit (tax due-diligence);

• national and international tax planning.

DIRECT TAXES

The accounting firm has extensive knowledge of all aspects of the direct taxation of joint-stock companies, partnerships and other forms of incorporation. It can provide services in relation to 

• advice on the interpretation and application of tax legislation, both before financial statements are prepared and during the financial year;

• assistance in preparing and compiling tax declarations; 

• representation of taxpayers before the Tax Authorities;

• assistance during checks by Tax Authorities;

• representation of taxpayers at each stage of tax disputes; 

INDIRECT TAXES

The firm has acquired significant experience in every field of indirect taxation. In particular, it is able to provide a full range of services in matters relating to:

• advice on  accounting obligations and other formalities;

• advice on the interpretation and application of VAT legislation; 

• representation of taxpayers when checks are carried out on VAT declarations and assistance during requests for refunds of VAT; 

• assistance during checks by the Tax Authorities;

• representation of taxpayers at each stage of tax disputes;

• advice on legislative and regulatory obligations relating to Community VAT; 

• representation on behalf of the taxpayer at every stage of tax disputes. 

TAX AUDIT

In order to ensure compliance with tax legislation, Baudo & Partners can carry out a regular and systematic audit of the accounting systems in order to guarantee the correct fulfilment of all tax obligations.

Therefore, the experts at Baudo & Partners can:

• identify and quantify potential areas of tax risk;

• recognise and, if possible, rectify accounting omissions and errors; 

• highlight incorrect interpretations and applications of the law; 

• point out modifications to administrative procedures that might prove necessary following changes in legislation.

 

CORPORATE CONSULTING

Acutely aware of the current needs of business, which now takes place in a competitive environment that is ever more refined which no longer allows entrepreneurs to manage using traditional methods, but which requires ever more sophisticated tools for analysing, laying down and monitoring objectives, the firm offers its own expertise in the field of managerial assistance to entrepreneurs and managers of companies. This type of professional intervention, increasingly in demand nowadays, consists of providing support to those charged with taking business decisions, not only in day-to-day management but also at particularly crucial and delicate moments.

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS AND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS IN GENERAL (M&A)

The services in this area draw on the experience acquired in the management of extraordinary financial operations. 

The services offered concern:

• analysis of balance sheet and profit and loss account (drafting of monthly and quarterly reports);  

• assistance when drafting descriptive profiles of companies and during sale/purchase operations:

 

• company valuation;

• restructuring of companies with a view to a new shareholding structure; 

 

SEARCH FOR PARTNERS BOTH INDUSTRIAL AND FINANCIAL FOR CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT (JOINT VENTURES)

Thanks to the experience gleaned by our partners in the field of M&A, the professionals at Baudo & Partners are able to use the same instruments used during acquisitions and sales to help a company find the right partner with which to grow. The interventions in this respect envisage:

• the preparation of ad hoc company profiles for presenting the company to the market;

• the search for potential partners based on a company’s needs; 

• the selection of the legal form of a partnership;

• negotiation with potential partners.

REORGANISATION OF FINANCING STRUCTURE

The services offered by Baudo & Partners enable the resolution of problems relating to the financing of small- and medium-sized companies, focussing in particular on the choice of alternative financial cover, assistance in obtaining financing facilities and in relationships with banks and credit institutions. 

In particular:

• preliminary assessments of a company’s characteristics when seeking financing; 

• search for the most suitable form of financing with particular regard to national incentives and facilities and the EU; 

• assistance in drafting documents when requesting national and Community financing facilities;

• negotiation with Mediocredito banks and institutions regarding the types and conditions of financing;

SETTING CORPORATE GOALS AND MONITORING THEIR ATTAINMENT 

The services provided concern:

• preparation of a business plan – in order to lay down the company’s strategic and tactical goals, assignment of plans to functional bodies and assistance in their implementation;

• preparation of a marketing plan for attaining the company’s ‘mission, even through the use of the instrument of e-commerce; 

• analysis and development of planning and control plans (budget, reporting); planning and preparation of final cash statements (management control area); systems for programming production, materials management etc. (logistics area);

• company check-up and restructuring plans: creation of a company profile so as to identify the main areas requiring intervention and in respect of which 360-degree plans on the company’s structure and operational mechanisms should be prepared, for the purpose of organisational restructuring;

• organisational redesign through an analysis of activities and the rational redistribution of tasks to the various corporate functions;

• general assistance to General Management;

            

Partners

 

First partner at the firm Bizzozero where Frederico Baudo developed his activities specialising in particular in the establishment and organisation of investments by foreign entrepreneurs in Italy and the liquidation abroad of subsidiaries of Italian companies. From 1980 onwards he worked as a chartered accountant in his own right and thereafter at the associated accounting firm Baudo & Partners.

A member of the international organisation INAA Group since 1996 and a member of its Board of Directors between 2004 and 2006. Founder in 2005 of the Resolve Group, an Italian network of accounting firms. Member of the board of statutory auditors of companies belonging to leading multinational groups.

Specialising in: company law, reorganisation of companies and groups, tax litigation, national and international taxation and corporate consultancy. 

 

Following the experience acquired in the United States, Andrea Baudo specialised in the provision of administrative-management and tax consultancy services to Italian and foreign companies specialising in consultancy services relating to the preparation of annual and interim financial statements, intercompany reporting, financial management and tax planning.

He assists clients when drafting business plans, joint ventures, acquisitions and sales of companies and branches of businesses. He is a member of the statutory board of auditors of companies operating in national and international markets in the finance and industrial sectors.

Specialising in: company and tax law, administration and control, ordinary and extraordinary corporate consultancy.

Antonella Baudo provides consultancy services in relation to administration and accounting, management and tax affairs to Italian and foreign companies.     

She assists clients in the preparation of their annual and interim financial statements and when drafting monthly and quarterly reports, drafting periodic and annual tax declarations and in the day-to-day management of accounting and tax problems, especially at the stage of litigation.

She also specialises in the management and protection of personal assets and holds posts as a member of the board of statutory auditors of industrial companies operating in national and international markets. 

Specialising in: company law, tax law, litigation and company valuations.

Office

The office, in the heart of the city, has unbeatable facilities

Milan office - Via Vincenzo Monti, 8, 20123 Milano, Italy

 

Company background

The accounting firm Baudo & Partners was set up in Milan as the result of the collaboration between professional accountants, who have acquired wide and specific experience in business administration and in tax affairs, at both national and international level, thanks to the firm’s membership of the INAA Group 

The firm began operating professionally in 1969 as Studio Federico Baudo but was expanded and consolidated in 2000 after joining its forces with other professionals.  

Currently, the firm is made up of 5 professional accountants, each with different types of professional experience. The firm’s structure is based on collaboration between 3 senior accountants, 3 junior accountants, 4 assistants, 5 accounting employees and 3 secretaries.

See our company page on the INAA website here

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2017 March 13-17 - Turner Stone and Company LLP, Dallas, Texas

Services

Turner Stone & Company LLP provide a full range of services click here

The company provide audit and review attest services to both private and public companies. Currently, the firm has developed two niches in its auditing services department - auditing smaller public or listed companies and auditing U.S. subsidiaries of foreign listed companies.

The company provide both federal and state tax return preparation, consulting, and planning.On the tax and consulting side a niche is assisting companies wanting to do business in the USA to get established.  Although there are federal tax laws that must be complied with, every state also has their own tax laws and so the decision of what state to locate your business can be affected by how a state’s tax laws might impact a company which in turns depends on many factors including the nature of that company, its organizational structure, the product(s) it sales and its distribution channels.

 

Partners

Todd Estes received his degree from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1995.

He holds Texas CPA certificate number 75251.

Todd lives in Rockwall with his wife Sandy and they have two children, Tyler and Madelyn.

His outside interests include charitable activities and golf.Todd is a member of the Rotary Club of Dallas, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and its Dallas Chapter, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

In addition, he is Chairman of the Dream Team mentoring program at Woodrow Wilson High School and a Board of Director’s member and Treasurer of a youth not-for-profit, the Dallas All Sports Association.
John L. Stone received his degree from the University of North Texas (formerly North Texas State University) in 1985.

He holds Texas CPA certificate number 47493.

John lives in Plano with his wife Alice and they have three children and two grandchildren.

His interests include outdoor activities and volunteering for various charities. 

John started with Turner & Company, P.C., as a staff accountant in December 1984.

He is a member of Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Ed Turner is a Partner at Turner Stone & Company, LLP.

"Our firm has been an INAA member for nine years.

During most of that time I served as Chairman of the Quality Control Committee,

stepping down just recently to serve as Vice Chairman to INAA’s board.

Previously I had also served four years on the INAA board.”

Read his full profile here

 

Company Background

 

The firm originally began on January 5, 1984, when Edward L. Turner formed the accounting practice of Edward L. Turner, CPA. On September 15, 1985, the firm was incorporated as Edward L. Turner, P.C., A Professional Corporation, and on February 21, 1991 the name of the firm was changed to Turner & Company, P.C.

Turner, Stone & Company, L.L.P. began on August 1, 1995, when Edward L. Turner and the accounting practice of Turner & Company, P.C. joined together with John L. Stone in partnership to practice public accounting.

Since inception, the firm has grown to its present size, as of 5 partners, 20 staff accountants and 2 administrative persons. We serve clients throughout most of the USA and in several foreign countries.

Our firm has been an INAA member for 9 years.

 

See our company page on the INAA website here

 

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