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Anthony Cyril Williams (APA)


House No.89A , PCHS, Defense Ghazi Road, Lahore Cantt
Mobile: 0323 4491327 – Land line: 042 – 5812218
Email: anthony.cyril.williams@gmail.com
Objective

To actively participate as a team player for improvement in the profitability and growth of this
organization

Summary of Professional Development and Experience

Professional development
My five years in the audit firm have groomed me:
1. To be able to focus and endure stressful work environment
2. To be exceptionally organized and resourceful for efficient and effective work
3. To be reliable and adaptable, being a fast learner and taking initiative.

My seven years in the teaching field have given me ample understanding of the following
standards and laws, which are useful in practical work as well as research:
1. International Accounting Standards / International Financial Reporting Standards
2. International Standards on Auditing
3. Income Tax Ordinance 2001 / Sales Tax Act 1990 / Wealth Tax Act 1963
4. Companies Ordinance 1984

Professional Experience (1997 - to date, 13 years)

Audit Firm Experience (5 years)

Dilroze & Co. Chartered Accountants (Peshawar, Pakistan)


General Manager
June – Dec 2006
▪ Responsible for reviewing, managing, training and delegating assignments to staff of
audit, tax, corporate affairs and project feasibility departments
▪ Responsible for Client Relation Management and Firm’s PR
▪ Overseeing and managing client records and fees
▪ Selected, hired and trained new employees.
▪ Managed and supervised the daily operations of IT and admin staff

Special Assignment
▪ Headed the audit team appointed by Ministry of Finance (Government of NWFP) on the
operational audit (performance based budgeting) of Government Schools, Basic Health
Units and Agricultural Extension Units
Key Activities:
advising people, handling complaints, dispensing information, negotiating/arbitrating conflicts,
writing letters/papers/proposals, listening to others, entertaining people, determining a problem,
collaborating ideas, preparing written communications, developing a climate of enthusiasm,
teamwork, and cooperation, creating meaningful and challenging work, maintaining emotional
control under stress, planning agendas/meetings, planning organizational needs, prioritizing
work, meeting people, tolerating interruptions, coping with deadlines, coordinating schedules/
times, running meetings, enduring long hours, managing an organization, reporting information,
motivating others, thinking in a logical manner, defining performance standards, enforcing rules
and regulations, interacting with people at different levels, writing reports, investigating
problems, managing people, delegating responsibility, comparing results, resolving conflicts,
skillfully applying professional knowledge, providing customers with service

Ijaz Tabbussum & Co. Chartered Accountants (Islamabad, Pakistan)


Trainee (Corporate Affairs Incharge)
Jan 2000 – Jan 2001
▪ Responsible for company registration including non profit companies
▪ Responsible for registration of firms and allied legal documentation
▪ Provided guidance to clients on convening shareholders & directors meetings
▪ Prepared and filed alteration to Memorandum and Articles of Association
▪ Advised clients on maintaining statutory registers
▪ Prepared and filed annual statutory returns with the SECP
▪ Assisted audit teams with client’s corporate information
▪ Represented and corresponded with SECP on behalf on our clients

Key Activities:
analyzing data, finding information, dispensing information, reading volumes of material,
supporting others, determining a problem, analyzing problems, maintaining emotional control
under stress, knowledge of community/government affairs, organizing tasks, prioritizing work,
coping with deadlines, enduring long hours, reporting information, thinking in a logical manner,
knowledge of concepts and principles, updating files, locating missing information, summarizing
information, drafting reports, comprehending ideas, setting priorities, gathering information,
picking out important information, skillfully applying professional knowledge

Rafaqat Babar & Co Chartered Accountants (Peshawar, Pakistan)


Trainee (Audit Supervisor and Tax Supervisor)
Jan 1997 – Dec 1999
As Audit Supervisor
▪ Responsible for planning and reviewing audit work of companies, firms, NGO’s and
GO’s
▪ Responsible for management of work in progress, monitoring of receivables, and cash
collections
Special Task
▪ Researched, prepared and communicated the accounting issue of “Conflict between
definition of associates as given in the Companies Ordinance 1984 and IAS 28” to
ICAP’s Technical Committee
As Audit Incharge
▪ Conducted financial audits of Companies, Firms, NGOs, Government Autonomous
Bodies and Trusts
▪ Performed analytical procedures/analyses to detect unusual financial statement
relationships.
▪ Performed internal control and substantive testing
▪ Identified and communicated accounting and auditing matters to audit manager
▪ Discussed audit findings with clients
▪ Drafted management letters and audit reports for review

Special Task
▪ A team member of the development team that designed accounting policies &
procedures manual for SNPO – Partner NGOs in NWFP
As Tax Supervisor
▪ Maintained tax preparation system
▪ Prepared Income and Wealth Tax returns for clients
▪ Prepared appeal grounds and appeal documents for clients
▪ Represented clients in the office of Commissioner Income Tax (Appeals)
▪ Assisted the Principal in case preparation for Income Tax Tribunal
▪ Received tax notices on behalf of clients and prepared replies

Cases Won (Tax Issues Involved)


▪ Treatment of deposit for shares as loan and made taxable u/s 12 of ITO 1979
▪ Treatment of Golden handshake payments made taxable as salary income
▪ Treatment of water purification companies as non-manufactures for exemption purpose
▪ Applicability of Minimum tax on exempt units under Second Schedule ITO1979

Key Activities:
analyzing data, auditing financial reports, calculating numerical data, finding information,
handling detail work, dispensing information, writing letters/papers/proposals, reading volumes
of material, determining a problem, analyzing problems, performing numeric analysis, taking
personal responsibility, knowledge of community/government affairs, organizing tasks,
prioritizing work, editing work, coping with deadlines, being thorough, coordinating schedules/
times, enduring long hours, reporting information, defining a problem, thinking in a logical
manner, recommending courses of action, expressing ideas orally to individuals or groups,
knowledge of concepts and principles, updating files, writing reports, checking for accuracy,
compiling statistics, locating missing information, organizing files, summarizing information,
drafting reports, setting priorities, gathering information, skillfully applying professional
knowledge
Professional development in audit firms

My five years in the audit firm have groomed me:


1. To be able to focus and endure stressful work environment
2. To be exceptionally organized and resourceful for efficient and effective work
3. To be reliable and adaptable, being a fast learner and taking initiative.

Corporate Sector Experience (1 year)

Brains Post Graduate College of Information Technology (Peshawar, Pakistan)


Business Development Manager
May 2002 – Jun 2003

▪ Successfully launched new and innovative IT and Accounting related courses


▪ Organized and managed the first Mega IT Fare “BRAINSTORM” in NWFP
▪ Assisted as accounts analyst in the computerization of Boards of Intermediate and
Secondary Education (BISE) in NWFP

Teaching / Training Experience (7 years)

Rise School of Accountancy, Lahore


Quality Assurance Manager and Faculty Member
Jan 2009 till date
• Responsible for monitoring and maintaining the quality of courses conducted, material
developed and examination conducted
• Level: CA, ACCA
• Subjects: Financial Reporting, Financial Management, Performance Management and
Taxation

University of Lahore Business School, ICAF-Islamabad Campus (Pakistan)


Faculty Member
Aug 2007 to Aug 2008
▪ Level: CA, ACCA
▪ Subjects: Financial Accounting, Auditing, Company Law & Tax

Visiting Lecturer
Served as a member of Visiting Faculty in the following stated institutions
Jan-Jun 2008
▪ AIMS College (Allama Iqbal Open University Private Campus) Islamabad
(Pakistan)
Jan-Jun 2007
▪ Khyber Commerce College (RAET) (Peshawar) (Pakistan)
2003-2005
▪ The Professional’s Academy of Commerce (PAC-Khyber Campus) (Pakistan)
2001-2003
▪ Institute of Management Studies (Peshawar University) (Peshawar) (Pakistan)
2001-2003
▪ Thames Business School (Peshawar Branch) (Pakistan)
2001-2003
▪ Cecos University (Peshawar) (Pakistan)

Key Activities:
advising people, analyzing data, calculating numerical data, finding information, handling detail
work, imagining new solutions, dispensing information, adapting new procedures, reading
volumes of material, listening to others, determining a problem, collaborating ideas, teaching/
instructing/training individuals, becoming actively involved, analyzing problems, developing a
climate of enthusiasm, teamwork, and cooperation, creating new ideas, questioning others,
displaying artistic ideas, motivating others, defining a problem, thinking in a logical manner,
defining performance standards, expressing ideas orally to individuals or groups, thinking of
creative ideas, taking independent action, sketching charts or diagrams, writing for publication,
expressing feelings, checking for accuracy, coaching individuals, inventing new ideas, proposing
ideas, dramatizing ideas, managing people, organizing files, mediating between people,
comprehending ideas, providing discipline when necessary, knowledge of concepts and
principles, skillfully applying professional knowledge, meeting new people, picking out
important information

Summary of Professional development and experience

My six years in the teaching field have given me ample understanding of the following standards
and laws, which are useful in practical work as well as research:
1. International Accounting Standards / International Financial Reporting Standards
2. International Standards on Auditing
3. Income Tax Ordinance 2001 / Sales Tax Act 1990 / Wealth Tax Act 1963
4. Companies Ordinance 1984

Education (17 years)

▪ LLB (third year In progress)


University of Peshawar (Peshawar, Pakistan)
▪ Bachelor of Arts (BA) (Economics & Law)
Peshawar University (Peshawar, Pakistan)
▪ Faculty in Science (F Sc)
Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (Peshawar) (Pakistan)
▪ Matriculation
Board of Secondary & Intermediate Education (NWFP) (Pakistan)
Membership & affiliations

▪ Associate Public Accountant (APA) (Member)


Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants (PIPFA)
▪ CA Module E (Passed)
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan
▪ CA Foundation FE 1 & FE 2 (Passed) (1st Attempt)
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan
Skills

Problem solving experience, Public speaking experience, written communication skills, Self-
motivated,
Independent and team player, Strong leadership Skills

Computer skills include but not limited to MS Office (Advance Level User), Peachtree
Accounting
Google Products / Services (Advance Level User)

Certification

Master Project Manager (Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar, Pakistan)

References
References can be submitted on request
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