VATAdvisors do recognize challenges being faced when VAT is being implemented first time in GCC region, All three pillars of tax administration whether its Department, business or tribunals, will be working towards achieving its goal in gradual manner. To achieve transitional objective, blend of Saudi experience coupled with international exposure can be helpful to business community. We believe and Endeavour to fill this gap and add value to business domain with our diversified team expertise.
Our Saudi Tax Knowledge Mentors
Mr. Oboud Abubakr Baeshen, SOCPA
Principal and Managing Partner- Oboud Baeshen & Company
Mr Baeshen was with Zakat and Income Tax Department for 28 years in various capacities and retired thereafter while holding the post of Assistant General Manager of the Jeddah branch. He is managing partner for the firm since 1992.
He has successfully dealt with various cases referred to him by the Chamber of Commerce (Court of Arbitration), Deewan Al Mazaalim and Shariah Court.A Founding member of Saudi Organization of Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA).
Member of Institute of Internal Auditor, USA.
Member of Institute of Management Accountants, USA.
Member of United Arab Auditors and Accountants.
Member of Experienced Arab Auditors
Mr. Hasan Al Zaharani, SOCPA
Mr Zaharani has served with GAZT, He carries rich experience in Zakat and taxation for past 18 years and with the Oboud Baeshen as Partner since year 2008.
Master’s Degree in Accounting
Mr. Arshad Arif Moosani, CA(I)
Principal Audit Manager
Mr Moosani carried professional qualification in accounting and carries expertise in internal and statutory audits, financial and management accounting and consultancy for 28 years.
Our Executive team (Indirect Taxes- VAT, IFRS):
- Ashu Dalmia
FCA, DISA, CISA
Ashu Dalmia has recently conducted more than 100 seminar/workshops on indirect taxes ( GST/VAT) and also authored book on Goods and Service Tax. He has over 15 years of involvement and experience in financial advisory and taxation (Domestic/International). He has Qualified DISA directed by ICAI and CISA examination led by ISACA Saudi VAT”. Ashu has been working widely in VAT preparing and execution and has been selected as faculty in ICAI to prepare experts for VAT. He is an individual from VAT contemplate gathering of DELHI Chapter of Indirect Tax Committee of ICAI and approved VAT trainer from ICAI, Dubai. Ashu has additionally finished Certificate courses in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection and Arbitration led by ICAI. An exhaustive researcher and a CA rank holder, Ashu is routinely welcomed as a guest faculty/speaker on different discussions of the ICAI and other expert affiliations and professional association
Vijay has been serving manufacturing Industry in Saudi Arabia for past 20 years in different field of finance and business advisory. Vijay is well recognized for his speech over Value Added Tax and business advisory over various Seminars. His Opinion/Articles are well placed in Saudi Saudi news-papers.
Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, other professional qualifications includes CPA- Australia, CMA,CFM from IMA-USA.
Executive council member of Saudi Indian Business Network.
President, IMA- WP Chapter
Shashank Shekhar Gupta
FCA,LLB,PGD- Law-Supreme Court of India
- Shashank is a practicing Chartered Accountant & is also a Lawyer. He has pursued PG.D in tax laws under the aegis of Supreme Court of India where he was the batch topper and was felicitated by the Law Minister of India in the presence of Hon’ble Chief Justice of India and four other Supreme Court judges. He is presently a PH.D candidate on the topic ‘Implementation of GST in India and VAT a cross country analysis.
- Shashank carries a perfect blend of a dedicated academic background coupled with years of practical experience in Indirect Taxes. Earlier, Shashank has worked with Deloitte, BMR Advisors and other leading consultancy organizations
(FCA, DISA, B.Com)
Jaishankar is practically speaking since January 1988. He has been working broadly in VAT training and implementation and is a Senior Member of a large professionalized group taking up VAT Ready Initiative i.e, giving VAT outline, arranging workshops on VAT customer introductions on VAT prepared activities, Initiating and organizing Impact investigation of VAT on business.
Poornima Sharma is a Chartered Accountant and has more than 5 years of experience in assisting clients with Direct and Indirect tax advisory and compliance services, financial advisory, assurance and secretarial compliances
(FCA, CMA, B.Com)
Sudhanshu is a Cost Accountant and Chartered Accountant. He got over 8 years of experience in the field of Internal Auditing and over 6 years of involvement in Indirect Taxation matters. He worked as heading Accounts and Finance Division in the company of a Civil Contractor, which is having turnover crossing Rs. 200.00 crores. Company has worked in almost all the parts of India, including Jammu and Kashmir, through its 05 Group companies. He is also keen follower of GCC VAT.
Rajeev Jain enrolled as a member of The ICAI in 2005 and has over 12 years of experience in financial advisory, assurance, taxation and accounting.
(FCA, DIFM, B.Com)
Kapil Chopra is a Chartered Accountant and has attained experience of over 8 years in financial advisory, assurance and taxation (domestic/International) and management consultancy. He has also done diploma in financial management from IMT Ghaziabad.
Chartered Accountant by Profession. He has pursued Certificate Course on VAT by ICAI, IFRS Course by Ernst & Young. His assignments includes Indirect implementation and IFRS conversions. He is also regular speaker over IFRS and GST/VAT.