Fareed Sheikh CPA, CA, CPA (Illinois), CA (Ind), CFE
Managing Partner Fareed Sheik is a Chartered Professional Accountant from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and also from the Indian Institute of Chartered Accountants and a certified fraud examiner. He has over 15 years of experience in Audit, Tax and Consulting engagements across different industries. He has worked for Ernst & Young in India and Deloitte in Canada exposing himself to different compliance and accounting issues faced by fortune 500 companies. He has also served in the industry for a short time as group internal auditor for a leading service Organization. His areas of specialization include Audits, SOX and Bill 198 compliance audits, COSO, internal control documentation and testing. An active member in community work, Fareed Sheik is a volunteer for the free tax clinics organized by the CICA to prepare free tax returns for the low income group. Fareed Sheik also organizes park cleanup programs for the city of Mississauga through ICNA Community Link. Fareed is on the board of few charity organizations. Fareed conducts regular seminars and workshops to educate the businessmen and community tax and financial matters. Fareed is married to Muneer Fathima and is father of 4 lovely daughters Rabia, Bushra, Sidhra and Rukhaiy
Farhan Karamat CPA,CA, CPA(Illinois)
Farhan Karamat is a Chartered Professional Accountant from CPA Ontario and a Certified Public Accountant from the state of Illinois. He has a Bachelors and Masters in Accounting from the University of Waterloo. He has over 11 years of experience in Audit and Advisory engagements specifically in the Financial Services industry. In his previous role as an experienced senior manager at EY, he led audits of mid to large financial services clients. His areas of specialization include IFRS Accounting policy, SOX 404 issues/testing and internal control risk management. Farhan currently serves on the board of the Canadian Insurance Accountants Association. He has been a repeat presenter at the annual accounting update seminar of the CIAA. Farhan has also led a number of training sessions at EY for seniors and managers throughout his time at EY on accounting and auditing topics. Farhan is also a board member of a Mississauga Ward 10 registered charity which is active in community work. He lives in Mississauga with his wife Reham Amir and their baby son Rayyaan
Sajjad Fazal, CPA, CA (Canada),ACA (Pakistan), FCCA (United Kingdom) Sajjad is working with FS LLP as Manager Assurance Services. He is Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) from CPA Ontario, Chartered Accountant (ACA) from ICAP – Pakistan and Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant from ACCA – United Kingdom and also holds a University Degree in Economics from Pakistan. He has a combined experience of 15 plus years in assurance, accounting and finance. Prior to joining FS LLP, he worked as Credit and Commercial Controller and Financial Analyst at a multinational in the Middle East called Heidelberg. He also remained supervisor of major business relationships with Heidelberg’s international *business partners, including credit and smooth supply of products. He previously worked in Assurance department at Deloitte and as Assistant Manager Audit at Nexia International in Pakistan. Sajjad worked on assurance assignments of major Commercial and Investment banks and textile manufacturers of Pakistan. Sajjad is a sports lover and admirer of nature.
Rajeev Acharya has joined as an Audit Senior in March 2017. He is a Chartered Accountant from India having 5 years of post-qualification experience in risk consulting. He has worked in KPMG and PwC. He has also been a part of international assignments in pharmaceutical, consumer goods and automobile industry clients. Rajeev’s strengths are internal audits and process reviews. In addition to risk based audits, he has also worked in KPMG Forensic. Rajeev has experience in conducting audits of clients belonging to diverse industries like Consumer goods, Pharmaceuticals Business Process Outsourcing, Engineering, Housing societies (not for profit). Rajeev cherishes the ideals of team work and determination. He likes travelling and is an admirer of nature.
Asif Quraishi, CPE
Asif Quraishi was hired as a Staff Accountant at Fareed Sheik LLP in February 2011. He is responsible for Administration of Office, Bookkeeping, Payroll, Taxes, SOX testing and preparation of Financial Statements for a diverse group of clients. Asif Quraishi is Certified Payroll Practitioner and graduated from University of Madras, India and also holding Diploma in Business Administration from AICTE, India. He is also Professional Cricket Umpire in the local league in Brampton (BEDCL) and Awarded as Best Umpire for the year 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Sudha Narasimhan is working with FS LLP as book keeper. She holds master’s degree in mathematics from India and a certificate course in Payroll accounting and Quick Books in Canada. She is responsible for bookkeeping/ accounting for a diverse group of FS LLP clients. Prior to joining FS LLP Sudha worked for a Chartered Accountant firm in India. She has more than 2 years of accounting experience in Canada.