Accounting, Auditing & Tax

Dedicated, experienced Chartered Accountants ready to provide specialised support.

Accounting, Auditing & Tax
Revolutionise Your

Financial Success

When it comes to Accounting, Audit, & Tax, AKW Consultants’ highly experienced Chartered Accountants are your financial allies. Our tax advisory services are designed to optimise your tax strategy. We cover everything from corporate tax to international tax, and our expertise in transfer pricing ensures your global operations are seamless. 
 
Audit & Assurance is where transparency meets excellence. Our financial statement audit services guarantee the accuracy of your financial records, while internal audits keep your organisation in top form. IFRS implementation is another forte of ours, ensuring compliance with international accounting standards. 
 
Simplify your financial processes with our Accounting & Bookkeeping services. Backlog accounting, inventory verification, and SOP preparation are areas where we excel, giving you more time to focus on your core business. 

Corporate Tax

Our corporate tax services provide insightful impact assessments and advisory, seamless implementation and compliance solutions, and empowering staff training programmes for a resilient and knowledgeable financial strategy.

International Tax

Our international tax services specialise in navigating economic substance regulations, meticulous Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Identification, and expert tax residency certification for a robust international tax strategy.

Transfer Pricing

Our transfer pricing services featuring impactful assessment and advisory, meticulous compliance and documentation, and detailed Country-by-Country reporting for optimise your cross-border transactions.

Value Added Tax

Our value added tax services offer expert preparation, review, and filing of tax returns, comprehensive health checks, due diligence, and process audits, as well as efficient registration, deregistration, and amendment support.

Customs

Our customs tax services offer expert advisory and compliance support, meticulous transaction review and assessment, and efficient registration and deregistration processes for a compliant and secure cross-border operation.

Excise

Our excise tax services cover seamless registration and deregistration, designated zone registration and renewals, and thorough compliance reviews for a streamlined and compliant operation.

Direct & Indirect Tax Advisory

Direct & Indirect Tax Advisory

Value Added Tax

Our value added tax services offer expert preparation, review, and filing of tax returns, comprehensive health checks, due diligence, and process audits, as well as efficient registration, deregistration, and amendment support.

Excise

Our excise tax services cover seamless registration and deregistration, designated zone registration and renewals, and thorough compliance reviews for a streamlined and compliant operation.

Customs

Our customs tax services offer expert advisory and compliance support, meticulous transaction review and assessment, and efficient registration and deregistration processes for a compliant and secure cross-border operation.

Corporate Tax

Our corporate tax services provide insightful impact assessments and advisory, seamless implementation and compliance solutions, and empowering staff training programs for a resilient and knowledgeable financial strategy.

International Tax

Our international tax services specialise in navigating economic substance regulations, meticulous Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Identification, and expert tax residency certification for a robust international tax strategy.

Transfer Pricing

Our transfer pricing services featuring impactful assessment and advisory, meticulous compliance and documentation, and detailed Country-by-Country reporting for optimise your cross-border transactions.

Audit & Assurance

Financial Statement

Gain financial transparency and credibility with our financial statement services, offering meticulous review and reporting, ensuring compliance, and providing a solid foundation for informed decision-making.

Internal & External Audit

Our internal and external audit services deliver thorough examinations, compliance assurance, and strategic insights to fortify your business operations and financial practices.

IFRS Implementation

Our IFRS implementation services ensure seamless adoption, compliance, and strategic alignment with International Financial Reporting Standards for a robust and globally recognised financial framework.

Outsourced Accounting

Our outsourced accounting services provide expert oversight, precise bookkeeping, and strategic financial analysis for a streamlined and efficient approach to accounting.

Backlog Accounting

Manage your financial backlog with our backlog accounting services, offering meticulous review and catch-up of financial records, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and a hassle-free transition to current accounting practices.

Inventory Verification

We conduct thorough assessments and audits to guarantee accuracy, compliance, and optimal inventory management for a transparent and reliable financial picture.

Preparing SOPs

We help streamline your business by helping you establish SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures), crafting detailed and tailored procedural documents to ensure consistency, efficiency, and compliance.

Accounting & Bookkeeping

Accounting & Bookkeeping

Outsourced Accounting

Our outsourced accounting services provide expert oversight, precise bookkeeping, and strategic financial analysis for a streamlined and efficient approach to accounting.

Backlog Accounting

Manage your financial backlog with our backlog accounting services, offering meticulous review and catch-up of financial records, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and a hassle-free transition to current accounting practices.

Inventory Verification

We conduct thorough assessments and audits to guarantee accuracy, compliance, and optimal inventory management for a transparent and reliable financial picture.

Preparing SOPs

We help streamline your business by helping you establish SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures), crafting detailed and tailored procedural documents to ensure consistency, efficiency, and compliance.

Industries

Real Estate
Precious
Metals
Trading
FMCG
Aviation
Investment
& Holding
Oil & Gas
Healthcare
Construction
Banking
Financial
Exchange
Food &
Beverage

Our Expert

Faisal Ahmed

CEO & Managing Partner

Faisal Ahmed serves as the Managing Partner & CEO of AKW Consultants, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to the organisation. With over 23 years of global experience in financial crime compliance, anti-money laundering, tax advisory, and auditing …

Faisal Ahmed

CEO & Managing Partner

Faisal Ahmed serves as the Managing Partner & CEO of AKW Consultants, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to the organisation. With over 23 years of global experience in financial crime compliance, anti-money laundering, tax advisory, and auditing, Faisal is a distinguished chartered accountant.  
  
Faisal’s professional journey began with a strong foundation, spending over six years at KPMG before further honing his skills during an eight-year tenure at PwC in London. His dedication to excellence and his commitment to the industry led him to gain three years of invaluable experience with HSBC, where he held the prestigious position of Director and Global Head for Client Due Diligence for AML Compliance in both the Middle East and London offices.  
  
Since early 2016, Faisal has been a driving force in the consulting world. He later established his sole proprietorship entities, AKW Tax Reclaim Accounting and Consultancy and AKW Consultants, in January and February 2018, respectively. Faisal has successfully overseen numerous turnkey AML compliance remediation projects, benefiting a wide range of institutions, including banks, finance companies, money exchanges, and DNFBPs.  
  
Faisal is not only a seasoned practitioner but also a recognized subject matter expert in AML compliance. His expertise extends beyond the corporate realm, as he holds accreditation as a compliance and banking trainer at the prestigious London Institute of Banking and Finance. His remarkable contributions have been acknowledged with awards, including the “KYC Guru” award in 2020 and the “Best Compliance Team” award in 2021. The latter recognised his pivotal role in establishing the AML Compliance Framework for the first UAE cryptocurrency trading company in DMCC, Dubai.  

Manali Chopra
Manali Chopra

Director

Manali, a highly accomplished Chartered Accountant with 13+ years of experience. She excels in tax strategy, compliance, and optimisation, overseeing VAT, Corporate Income Tax, and more …

Manali Chopra

Director

Manali, a highly accomplished Chartered Accountant with 13+ years of experience, currently serves as the Director of Tax Accounts and Compliance. She excels in tax strategy, compliance, and optimisation, overseeing VAT, Corporate Income Tax, and more. She’s also actively involved in DNFBP sector compliance in the UAE. Manali was a prominent speaker at prestigious UAE corporate tax events and is now a Board Member of the Dubai Business Group for Accountants under the Dubai Chamber of Commerce.  

Ans Shahid
Ans Shahid

Senior Manager

Ans brings more than a decade of diversified experience in the domains of finance, accounting, taxation, and audit. His earlier experience includes senior positions as a manager at “Crowe Hussain Chaudhury & Co Chartered Accountants” and “AAM Group Dubai”. While with AKW …

Ans Shahid

Senior Manager

Ans brings more than a decade of diversified experience in the domains of finance, accounting, taxation, and audit. His earlier experience includes senior positions as a manager at “Crowe Hussain Chaudhury & Co Chartered Accountants” and “AAM Group Dubai”. While with AKW, Ans has provided consulting services in the fields of accounting, audit, and taxation to over 100 clients. His qualifications include ACCA (a member since 2019), UAECA and GCC Tax Expert Certification from PwC Dubai. Ans currently holds the position of Senior Manager and leads a team of dedicated Chartered Accountants, focusing on delivering value to our clients through customised solutions.

Raza
Raza Takarim

Senior Manager

Raza is a seasoned compliance ACAMS certified specialist with a focus on AML Governance, Risk, and Compliance. He has more than seven years of experience working in the financial services industry, including 2+ years with American Express …

Raza Takarim

Senior Manager

A seasoned ACAMS certified compliance specialist with 7+ years’ experience, focusing on AML Compliance, Risk, and Governance. He spearheaded our DNFBP Compliance practice in 2021, leading numerous AML compliance projects in Real Estate and Precious Metals. Raza also advises on operational viability, company structuring, and business incorporation.

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