He has an immense reservoir of knowledge and experience in all aspects of finance, audit, accountancy and tax matters and is held in very high esteem by his fellow professionals with an experience of around 45 years.
He was awarded the fellowship of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales in 1970 and holds a practicing certificate from the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) and is also a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
Narendra Thakkar is a former president, and one of the pioneer members of the Governing Council, of The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda.
Hands-on experience in International auditing standards, Auditing & tax implication, computing Income Tax, Service Tax, Value-added Tax audit, Communicating with Income Tax Department & Statutory tax returns filing
Well versed in handling client cash management systems, reviewing tax provisions & contingent liability, preparing both corporate tax and indirect tax returns for clients across the Uganda and India.
Audit of the internal control of the company's information system
Adroit in establishing process improvement strategies by identifying the weaknesses and recommend the right solutions, implementing cost reduction techniques with a focus on maximizing the revenue
Possess a strong interpersonal, communication, analytical, mentoring and leadership skills. Change management support
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Public Sector Audit
Forensic Audit & Investigation
Certified Public Accountant (Uganda)
MBA – Finance & Accounting
Bachelors of Business Administration – Accounting Option
Godfrey has over 6 years of experience in the field of Accountancy and Assurance services
He has experience in areas of auditing both Profit making organizations and Not for Profit organizations specifically Non Governmental Organisations.
He is particularly experienced with International Standards on Auditing (ISAs), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Generally Acceptable Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Godfrey has six years of professional experience in aspects of audit and assurance specifically; statutory audits under IFRS, IFRS for SMEs, audit of non-profit organizations, and compilation assignments covering various industry sectors