Mr. Muhammad Maqbool

Leadership and Management



Mr. Muhammad Maqbool, FCA, is a distinguished professional with a remarkable background in the field of Chartered Accountancy. He is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, Canada, and Pakistan, showcasing his international expertise. Mr. Maqbool's journey in the world of finance began with his qualification as a Chartered Accountant in England & Wales, Canada and Pakistan, followed by a Master of Commerce degree from the University of Punjab in 1979.
Throughout his illustrious career spanning 22 years, he has garnered extensive experience in financial consultancy, system consultancy, audit, corporate affairs, and taxation. His career highlights include serving as a senior partner in Qamar-ul-Islam & Co. and Sadat Hyder Qamar & Company (Chartered Accountants), where he represented Arthur Anderson, one of the world's leading accountancy firms.
Mr. Maqbool's dedication to his profession is evident through his prestigious memberships in various professional bodies, including the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in Canada, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, and the Pakistan Institute of Public and Finance Accountants.
His professional journey is marked by remarkable achievements, including his role as a council member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) from 1993 to 1997, his presidency of the Association of Pakistan Institute of Public and Finance Accountants in 1995, and his chairmanship of the Education and Training Committee of ICAP from 1994 to 1996. Furthermore, he represented ICAP at prestigious international forums, such as the XIV World Congress of Accountants in Washington, D.C., in 1992, and seminars on poverty alleviation in Bangladesh in 1993 and the International Federation of Accountants Education Committee meeting in Auckland, New Zealand, in 1996.
Mr. Maqbool's professional experience is as diverse as it is impressive. He has served as a financial advisor in significant privatization initiatives in Pakistan and as a consultant for projects supported by the World Bank. Notably, he played a pivotal role in the restructuring of benefit packages for the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) under a World Bank assignment.
His expertise extends to monitoring and supervising statutory audits, internal audits, and special audit assignments for a variety of clients. He is renowned for providing valuable advice on accounting, taxation, corporate matters, finance, investments, and various business-related concerns. Additionally, his skills include preparing financial restructuring proposals for distressed industrial units, drafting agreements and deeds, and managing income and sales tax returns while adeptly representing clients before taxation authorities.
Mr. Muhammad Maqbool's exceptional career, extensive knowledge, and commitment to his field make him an invaluable partner in any financial or consultancy endeavor. His multi-faceted experience and distinguished professional background set him apart as a trusted advisor and collaborator.