Forhad Ahmed, BSc FCA
Forhad trained with Mazars and qualified in 1995 moving on to become a Senior Manager in Deloitte Saudi Arabia between 2000 to 2004 dealing with a number of multi nationals and UHNW Families.
He returned to UK and has since developed his own client base which focuses particularly on smaller OMB with a turnover from £1m to £10m. In addition he has handled a few other clients with a much larger revenue base.
A general practitioner at heart Forhad is keen to deal with growing businesses and his solutions are to always try to tailor them to meet a clients particular needs, whether it is a second hand carpet dealer with a specialised VAT scheme or a large Money Service Business requiring a part time FD roles to oversea an accounts team. He is very much service orientated and try to fit his timings and needs around his clients. Forhad is very much on the move and his client base is very non-geographic, from Canary Wharf to Bangladesh.
After expanding his technical exposure, Forhad returned to the firm he left, in 2004 as Audit Manager and services in additional to individuals included Sonali Bank (UK) Limited for Internal Audit Services. During this period he built his own portfolio of clients in specialists areas of Money Service Businesses and provided Consultancy Services to over 10 subsidiaries of Bangladeshi Banks to set up operations in the UK and dealing with both the FCA and HMRC in relation to their regulatory and set up requirements, he provides on going Anti Money Laundering related services to these clients. He also has a number of Pharmacies he acts for and a number of other significant OMB’s the largest having a turnover in excess of £££.