WHO WE ARE
S.M. Suhail & Co., Chartered Accountants, is a reputable public accounting firm, providing professional services, since 1983, including:
- Audit and assurance.
- Business advisory.
- Corporate and secretarial services; and
- Corporate / executive and individual taxation services
We strive to maintain international standards while providing a broad and coordinated range of excellent, timely, value-for-money services that help our clients make the best business decisions. While remaining accessible to our clients we work in all major business sectors in Pakistan and abroad.
Memberships / Affiliations:
S.M. Suhail & Co., Chartered Accountants is a:
- Network Firm of SGA World, International network of independent audit, legal, accounting practices.
- Member Firm of LEA Global, the 2nd largest USA based international professional association of independent firms
About SGA World
SGA World is an international network of independent firms offering audit & assurance, taxation, accounting, legal and other ancillary services in management consulting and corporate finance around the world. Its Headquarters is based in London. Based on the quality standards of our services it has awarded its exclusively networking rights to S.M. Suhail & Co., Chartered Accountants for overall Pakistan.
SGA World has its presence in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Middle East, whereas they are currently spreading exclusive networking firms in Central America, North America, Oceania, South America, and the Caribbean. Its member firms possess and share similar values and quality. They all cater their services to various types of clients from small and medium sized businesses, fast growing enterprises, multinational subsidiaries and branches, international companies or organizations and charity or not-for-profit organizations.
About the LEA Global
Founded in 1999 LEA Global is the second largest international association in the world, creating a high- quality alliance of more than 180 firms focused on accounting, financial and business advisory services. LEA Global firms operate from more than 450 offices in 100 countries, giving clients of LEA Global firms access to the knowledge, skills and experience of more than 1,600 partners and 23,518 staff members.
Association of our Firm with Professional Bodies and Regulatory Authorities
State Bank of Pakistan
ICAP / ICAEW / ACCA
Statement of Compliance of Code of Ethics
S.M. Suhail & Co. Chartered Accountants is in compliance with all Professional Code of Ethics issued by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP).
S.M. Suhail - FCA
Senior Partner - Head of Services
Mr. Suhail is a fellow member of ICAP and PIPFA, having 36 years of diversified professional and industrial experience. During his professional career has worked with two of the BIG four International firms namely KPMG and E.Y. in managerial capacities in the assurance and taxation domains. He supervised and finalized audits of medium and large sized, national and multinational companies, banks & non-banking financial institutions, and listed as well as non-listed companies and various other organizations.
Mr. Suhail is an expert in incorporation, merger / winding up of public and private limited liability companies. Statutory external audits, Income tax and sales tax advisory. Sharia audit of Takaful Companies and other business entities. Business advisory including internal audit, HR services and Fixed assets Management System and valuation. Contesting cases of behalf of the clients in SECP, FBR, Tribunals, High Courts and Supreme Court of Pakistan.
Syed Imran Haider- FCA
Partner Insurance and Takaful Advisory
Syed Imran Haider is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, he has over twenty-six years of post-qualification experience in various national and international organizations with specialization in Insurance Industry focusing in Islamic Insurance commonly known as Takaful.
During his professional career, Mr. Haider has worked as the Group Chief Financial Officer of Salama, the largest Islamic Insurance group of UAE, having various subsidiaries and associates in the MENA region. Besides his role as Group CFO, he was General Manager & Board member of Tariic Holding Company (Bahrain) and also served Salama Algeria Assurance (Algeria), second largest insurance company in Algeria as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Aneel Peter - ACA
Partner Audit and Assurance
Aneel is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, a Certified Internal Auditor from the Institute of Internal Auditors – USA and and hold a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He is also a member of the Rawalpindi / Islamabad Tax Bar Association, the Small Medium Practices Committee and the Publications Committee and the Practice Support Committee of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.
Aneel has 17 years of international professional experience, working with PwC Pakistan (A.F. Ferguson & Co.,) and E.Y (Middle East North Africa) providing assurance and advisory services to some of the largest organizations in the Middle East and Pakistan. He has managed and led numerous tax and corporate compliance, capability enhancement, internal / external audits, enterprise risk assessments & management, business process review & design, corporate governance review & framework development and fraud & money laundering investigations for some of the largest organizations in the Middle East and Pakistan.
He also worked with E.Y’s Oil and Gas Centre of Excellence in Bahrain with focus on business development, internal audits, enterprise risk management and process improvement for the Middle East North Africa (MENA) clients. Aneel also serves on the Boards of two large Non-Profit Organizations in Pakistan as an Independent Member. He is also a motivational speaker and a career counselor
Muhammad Sajid - FCA
Partner Taxation Services
Sajid is a fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, having more than 15 years of post-qualification experience in the areas of Income Tax, Sales Tax, Sales Tax on services, and Federal Excise Duty.
He has also managed the finance department of various group of Companies, and headed strategic planning for finance, taxation and business process reengineering.
Ahmad Usman Shabbir – FCA
Partner - Audit, Assurance and Advisory Services
Ahmad is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He has been engaged in audits of many institutions including companies in service as well as energy, textile, food, media and oil and gas sectors. He is also engaged as consultant in implementation of software for Entrepreneurs Resource Planning.
Syed Zakir Ali – FCA
Partner Corporate Services
Zakir is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. Holding more than 25 years of experience and a vast Knowledge of On-Line working and multidimensional skills. During his professional career he has been involved in Audit and assurance services, Business consulting and financial advisory, Corporate affairs and strategic planning, Corporate and personal taxation, SOPs development and Internal Audits.
Muhammad Kamran Khan
Kamran is a qualified chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from Australia. As Head of Finance, he saved time and money for family-owned, listed global giants and multinational companies, by building critical financial and operational infrastructure, supporting Boards and executives with new business acquisitions and complex integrations and implementing robust controls to drive market expansion.
During his career in the Industry he worked very closely with the business owners in boosting the profitability by reviewing processes, strategies, finance and resource utilization, growth of business by acquiring and establishing new businesses while improving the profitability of existing businesses, developing 3-year strategic growth plan to increase market share, sustain profit and improve liquidity. Managed foreign exchange risk and related cost through robust hedging practices.
Our Executive Director’s
1.Mr. Muhammad Adil ACA, (Eng. & Wales)
Mr. Muhammad Adil, ACA, ICAEW, has been working with us since above decade and has been passed and got the membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales, (ICAEW)in November 2020, and is serving as Manager Audit in the Firm. His remarkable achievements, experience and abilities in the I.T. sector as a youngest CISA qualified person, is a very important combination of this new era, where the life without I.T. and automation gets pearlized.
2. Adnan Sheikh
Adnan Sheikh is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, having more than 15 years of post-qualification experience in leading and developing successful teams in finance and internal audit functions. Strong background in financial & business management, strategic planning, and policies & procedural development.
During his professional career, he had a strategic role in the overall management of sizeable organizations which included overseeing & supervising the entire finance, internal audit, income tax, payroll, treasury & vendor relations functions.
Defining and reviewing performance measures that support the organization’s direction. Providing leadership in the development and continuous evaluation of the organization’s financial objectives.
In-depth study of the policies/procedures/accounting techniques used and suggesting changes/improvements for effective use of those procedures/techniques and methods.
3. Sardar Amin Ullah Khan
Sardar Amin has been attached with S.M. Suhail & CO, Chartered Accountants since 2015 in the capacity of Senior Executive Director.
Prior to that he had been working at various Government Service Posts in the (Income Tax Group).
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority
July 2011 to July 2012
Member Implementation & Enforcement,
April 2008 till June 2011
Economic Minister Embassy of Pakistan, Beijing China.
Jan 2006 to April 2008
Chief (IMS), FBR, (Headquarter)
September 2003 to January 2006
Commissioner Income Tax
August 2001 to September 2003
Chief, FBR (Headquarter) Islamabad
November 1998 to August 2001
SA to Chairman, Central Board of Revenue (Headquarter) Islamabad.
1997 & 1998
Served as General Manager, State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan.
September 1993 to December 1997
Secretary FBR, (Headquarter) Islamabad.
March 1992 to August 1993
Additional& Development Commissioner, Northern Areas under Ministry of Kashmir Affairs.
April 1991 to March 1992
Additional Commissioner, Income Tax, Karachi
February 1978 to April 1991
Assistant / Deputy Commissioner Income Tax at Islamabad and Karachi (mostly in corporate sector)
Mr. Atiq Anwar Mahmudi – FCA
Mr. Atiq A. Mahmudi is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and a Law Graduate. He has over 47 years of diversified experience working as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Internal Auditor, Chief Information Officer and Company Secretary with local and foreign companies, including 27 years with Jubilee General Insurance Company Limited. He was also the Managing Partner of a firm of Chartered Accountants for over 7 years.
Mr. Mahmudi has secured Best Corporate Leadership Award consecutively for two years organized by the Mass Human Resource Service with the support of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan and Pakistan Stock Exchanges.
Mr. Mahmudi has served as a –
- Senior Vice Chairman, Executive Committee of the Insurance Association of Pakistan,
- Chairman, Taxation and Legislation Committee of Insurance Association of Pakistan, and
- Chairman, Standing Committee on Direct Taxes of the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries.
- Accounting Standards Committee and Insurance Sub-Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan,
- Executive Committee of the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries, and Insurance Regulatory Reform Sub-Committee
Mr. Hafeez Farooq, FCMA
Manager Advisory and Audit
He has over twenty years of post-qualification experience of various national and international organizations with monitoring/ performing of internal audits, costing systems, deep analysis of variances in cost elements for certain manufacturing entities, enterprise risk management systems, book-keeping and accounting information system analysis.
He has a rich experience of special audits, management audits and had worked with Chartered Accountants firms on various special audit assignments and worked as Chief Internal Auditor of Thatta Cement Ltd, Sindh Pakistan. He has worked with RAK Petroleum, PCL U.A.E supervising planning, and budgeting function.
He also has experience of small and medium-size entities for development and implementation of SOPs for various clients and partnered with CEO and strategic management in developing strategic planning for cost controlling, expense allocation, and revenue forecasting to increase market share, sustain profit and improve liquidity for various processing companies in the Middle East and in Pakistan.
Muhammad Kashif Siddiqee – FCA
Sharia and Takaful Advisor
A Fellow Chartered Accountant from BDO Pakistan with an extensive and diverse experience of more than 15 years coupled with an in-depth knowledge of the insurance & corporate laws, regulatory practices and the recent changes in the international accounting and financial reporting standards specially pertaining to the Insurance and Takaful Sector.
He is also a fellow member Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants. He is Certified Internal Control Auditor (CICA) from US. He has completed his Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) from Center for Islamic Education (CIE), Dar ul Uloom, Karachi in Islamic Banking, Finance and Takaful. He is Certified Sharia Compliance Auditor from Sheikh Zayed Islamic Center, Karachi.
He is faculty member of Center of Islamic Education (Dar-ul-uloom, Karachi, Bait-ul
-Mukarram Campus) for Takaful Courses pertaining to the areas of Takaful Legal Compliance and Takaful Accounting. He also has been visiting as a guest speaker in the Institute of Business Managements (IoBM) Karachi, for conducting the Takaful Course in aforesaid areas to MBA students.
Kashif served as a Joint Director, initially in the Enforcement Department, Islamabad and then Insurance Division, Karachi as a Head of the Supervision Wing of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan for more than 6 years. He played a leading role in the formulating and drafting of the Takaful Rules, 2012, which were promulgated in the month of July 2012.
During his tenure he served as a member of:
- The Oman Capital Market Authority, (Company House of Oman), in revamping of Takaful, Insurance and other related Laws, Rules and Regulation for Government of Oman.
- The Sharia Advisory Board of the SECP.
- Insurance Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) for the development of the Accounting Regulations for conventional insurance and takaful sectors.
- SECP – SBP Joint Forum on Islamic Finance
- The International Accounting Standards Committee of ICAP
- Sub-Committee of the SECP – SBP Task Force on Assessment of Financial Conglomerates
- Regulatory Reforms Sub-Committee of the Insurance Industry Reforms Committee
Mufti Ehsan Waqar
Sharia Advisory Services
Mufti Ehsan is among the few scholars who possess a unique combination of religious and contemporary education. He has strong communication skills with fluency in several languages. He graduated as a Mufti, achieving Masters in Traditional Islamic Studies. Later he accomplished Masters in Economics and Masters in Business Administration with majors in Finance. Currently he is pursuing Bachelors in Law. This unique blend of educational combination gives him an edge upon many others to understand, correlate and align modern day banking practices with Sharia principles.
He has served Islamic Financial Industry with institutions like Emirates Global Islamic Bank now Albaraka Bank Pakistan, UBL and Yasaar Ltd, where he worked on developing and advising Liability, Asset, Trade Finance and Treasury Products. He has also advised and developed Sukuk structures in Pakistan. He has been involved in advising and research with the Islamic financial industry globally.
Currently he is advising Pakistan’s largest Bank, National Bank of Pakistan. Mufti Ehsan is also a member of the Technical Committee for Developing Accounting & Auditing Standard for Islamic Financial Institution at Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and member Islamic Capital Market Development Committee at KSE. To date the committee has developed accounting standards on Murabaha, Ijarah and Profit and Loss sharing on Deposits. He has also been nominated as a sub-committee member for developing Reporting Framework for Presentation of Financial Statements for Islamic Financial Institutions.
As member of Sharia Advisers Forum at State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) he also work actively with SBP and has been nominated to several sub-committees formed by the SBP Sharia Board for Islamic Banking matters in Pakistan, including committee for Sharia Standard on Shairkat-ul-Milk, Tawarruq, Commodity Murabaha, Treasury, Trade Finance and Agricultural Financing Products.
Mufti Ehsan conducts courses of Classical Jurisprudence, Islamic Finance and Risk Management at Traditional Islamic Universities and Modern Business Schools. He frequently contributes in different international and local periodicals and conducts programs on local TV channels
Mufti Zeeshan Abdul Aziz
Sharia Audit Department
He is a qualified Mufti by achieving a Takhassus Fil Ifta from Jamia Dar-ul-Uloom, Karachi, with specialization in Islamic Jurisprudence/ Islamic Finance/ Halal Food Ingredients under Justice (R) Mufti Mohd Taqi Usmani. He has completed Shadat- ul-Aalmia Certificate in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the same Jamia.
Mufti Zeeshan has a great deal of experience in the following functions:
Mr. Samiullah holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking, Finance & Takaful from Darul Uloom, Karachi. He also holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Karachi University; Diploma from Institute of Bankers in Pakistan and he is also a Law Graduate. By profession he is a banker and has worked in Habib Bank Limited (HBL) in different disciplines for about 27 years. His last posting in HBL was as Vice President & Company Secretary, First Habib Bank Modaraba. He also officiated as Chief Executive of First Habib Bank Modaraba for quite some time.
He is currently associated with NBFI & Modaraba Association of Pakistan as its Secretary General. From the platform of the Association, he has organized a number of workshops/seminars on different topics relating to the NBFI and Modaraba Sectors.
Sami is an active Member of FPCCI Standing Committee for Islamic Banking & Takaful. He is also a Member of Arbitration Panel of Karachi Stock Exchange.