Nirav Patel, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Fincirc International Management currently heads the Audit and Assurance department as an Audit Partner. His experience spans 20+ years which includes a 12-year stint with a major accounting firm in UAE. Having been in practice since 2009, he has diverse experience in auditing, taxation, compliance and business advisory matters. He specializes in the assurance engagements of semi-government organizations and has a vast experience of audit in manufacturing, retail, trading, health, education, hospitality, professional services, construction, oil and gas and real estate sector clients.
He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Graduate in Law and Commerce. He is holding Certificate of Practice from ICAI (India) started his professional career with an international accounting firm in 2009 as an auditor and rose through the ranks until his last position as an Audit Manager with a Top 10 Global Accounting firm before leaving in 2016 and after being recognised as a licensed Auditor from Ministry of Economy (UAE).
His experience encompasses areas such as statutory audits of companies, agreed upon review engagements, financial due diligence, M&As, company formation, banking arrangements and regulatory compliances like ESR, AML, UBO, etc. He also works closely with his clients and has developed strong and long-standing relationships with them, helping them to develop their business and assists them in preparing the financial feasibility studies and business plan and advising them about the viability of their projects / business in different jurisdictions in UAE.
In addition, he likes to stay mentally agile and physically active. When not busy at work, he is an avid sports person with a passion for keeping fit and healthy life.