Syed re-joined the Financial Services Audit and Assurance department of Grant Thornton in 2018 as Director, having previously worked with Grant Thornton as a Manager until 2015. Prior to re-joining Grant Thornton he served as the Head of Internal Audit of a major Irish Asset Management Company. During his career he has also worked as Senior Manager in a Big-Four Firm and as Financial Reporting Manager with a Hedge Fund Administrator.
He specialises in a range of audit, assurance and advisory services to the financial services sector in particularly asset management. He delivers audit and assurance services to UCITS, AIFs (both Irish and offshore) and other investment vehicles. His audit experience covers financial statements prepared under FRS 102, IFRS, US GAAP and Lux GAAP.
- Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ACA)
- Affiliate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- Bachelors in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University (UK)