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Financial Services

At MHA MacIntyre Hudson, our highly experienced team have many years of specialisation in all areas of banking and financial services, both in the UK and globally through Baker Tilly International. We know what best practice looks like.

Accounting for Banks and Financial Services

Financial service firms are well-versed in facing pressures to frequently adjust business models to meet both local and international regulations, but these challenges are now being matched in terms of impact by a wealth of other factors.

The need to innovate and digitise to remain relevant in the eyes of their customers has been one of the great challenges of the past ten years but CEOs can now comfortably add into that mix the need to meet today’s increasing cyber security threats, tackle sustainability challenges plus a plethora of new finance and risk management considerations. In addition to this, changes in workplace cultures and how and where work is done bring added challenges to the industry, including increasing demand for talent where supply is becoming limited.

It’s therefore crucial that strategic choices are made to manage risk and leverage new market opportunities to gain a competitive edge.

Baker Tilly’s Global Financial Services team are here to help

To help financial service firms realise new market opportunities and strike the right balance between compliance and competition, As part of Baker Tilly’s Global Financial Services’ team we're on hand to help understand your challenges and to help find the right solution.

Globally, we have a significant presence in the market and work with a wide range of organisations of all sizes across banking and brokerage, securities, wealth & asset management to payment institutions and EMI’s.​

Our proactive monitoring of the regulatory horizon offers valuable insight into the landscape, from consultation to implementation, with expertise from our finance, risk, technology and compliance experts regularly called upon to meet financial service firms’ growing needs.

You can be assured that our experienced team will partner with you to offer a genuinely collaborative and proactive approach to help you realise your strategic ambitions.

Market focus

Our global experts possess a deep understanding in the following financial service industries:

Our services:

We provide first-class audit, assurance and advisory services to financial service organisations of all sizes, all with a flexible, tailored approach in mind to meet your needs. These services include:

Get in touch with our experts

If you want to discuss a specific issue, ask us for a quote, or simply find out what we have to offer, please complete the form below and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

Alternatively, please email us at webenquiries@mhllp.co.uk

 

Meet the team

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Mohammad Coowar

Senior Manager

Mohammad joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in January 2021 as a Senior Manager specialising in the audit of financial services, with a special focus on Cayman Islands clients. 

Prior to joining Mha MacIntyre Hudson, he spent 8 years working for BDO in different jurisdictions serving clients in the financial services and manufacturing sectors.

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Fuad Amod

IT Audit Manager

Fuad joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in May 2021, as an IT Audit Manager.

Fuad currently holds a CISA qualification and has over 9 years of audit experience, having worked with two of the big 4 firms.

His experience includes working on large and complex group audits primarily in the financial services sector, however he has experience in a variety of sectors with entities of varying sizes and complexities.

He has worked on IT external audit as well as assurance projects.

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Mikhai Kossar

Audit Manager - Digital Assets

Mikhai joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in January 2022 as a Manager in the Financial Services Sector. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). His current area of expertise is in cryptocurrencies and the digital assets sector.

Prior to joining MHA MacIntyre Hudson, he spent 7 years with KPMG providing audit and assurance services to a range of clients in the financial services sector, specialising in asset management and investment funds.

Mikhai enjoys building good relationships with his clients and is determined to provide quality education to his team.

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Brandon Lim Shung

Audit Manager

Brandon joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in March 2022 as a Manager in the Audit and Assurance practice specialising in the audit of financial services.

Prior to joining MacIntyre Hudson, he qualified as a member of the ACCA and spent more than 6 years working for PwC and KPMG in different jurisdictions auditing large multinational financial services clients such as the Barclays group and Standard Bank.

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What they say about us

The relationship with MHA MacIntyre Hudson has always been a solid one. The team are able to respond quickly to problems and achieving timescales. Their international network, Baker Tilly International, gives them breadth and the ability to cover overseas issues. - PRISYM ID

What they say about us

The whole team are exceedingly knowledgeable and the main benefit of working with MHA MacIntyre Hudson is the reassurance I feel that our business is in safe hands. Hayley Wilson - Fenmarc
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