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Sarmad Azhar

Certifications: Certified LSS Yellow Belt Professional (LSSYB), Certified LSS Green Belt Professional (LSSGB), Certified LSS Black Belt Professional (LSSBB)

PMI Chapters: PMI Dallas Chapter, PMI New York City Chapter, PMI Toronto Chapter, PMI Washington, DC Chapter, PMI Fort Worth Chapter, PMI Malaysia Chapter, PMI Indonesia Chapter, PMI Turkey Chapter, PMI Hong Kong Chapter, PMI Jordan Chapter, PMI Ukraine Chapter, PMI Switzerland Chapter, PMI Islamabad, Pakistan Chapter, PMI Lahore, Pakistan Chapter, PMI Lebanon Chapter, PMI Morocco Chapter, PMI Bangladesh Chapter, PMI UAE Chapter, PMI Kazakhstan Chapter, PMI Bosnia and Herzegovina Chapter, PMI Cyprus Chapter, PMI Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Chapter, PMI Germany Chapter

Contact me about: Current employment opportunities,Consulting/freelance opportunities,Career opportunities,Expertise requests,Speaking opportunities

I am a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) candidate, and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) candidate with an entrepreneurial mindset, a desire for growth, and a solid foundation leading cross-functional teams with highly diverse skill sets.

In light of the rapidly evolving, global financial environment, stable and visionary leadership is needed in order to navigate complex challenges and shifting priorities, while positioning companies for continued growth. I am a resourceful and analytical strategist that combines strong accounting, finance, and business skills, with critical problem-solving and planning to successfully achieve substantial gains and optimized financial performance.

My skillset includes great aptitude for governance, strategic direction, simultaneous project management of multiple initiatives, continuous process improvements, and operational performance. I consistently develop innovative solutions that aggressively leverages organizational structure, resources, strategies, and culture to yield tangible outcomes. My expertise in streamlining financial processes, as well as my attitude for continued professional growth has resulted in numerous accolades from co-workers and senior leadership.

I value clear and transparent communications. I utilize skills in documentation, official correspondence, technical writing, reporting, and public speaking to convey complex information to diverse audiences and to unify personnel in the direction, strategy, and execution of all quality deliverables. I consider it a privilege to elevate the client experience through adept business requirements gathering and tailored solutions that are scalable, repeatable, and make a global impact.

Areas of Expertise

• Financial Management
• Audit & Fraud Prevention
• Financial Planning & Analysis
• Budget & Cost Control
• Regulatory Compliance
• Accounting Functions
• Strategy Development & Execution
• Financial Statements & Reports
• Financial Modeling & Forecasting
• Full Life Cycle Project Management
• HR: Payroll & Compensation
• Revenue Forecasting & Expense Reports
• State & Federal Tax Returns
• Joint Ventures & Cash Flow
• Capital Rates & NOI
• Account Reconciliation
• Cross-Functional Team Leadership
• Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Structure

I am always looking to expand my professional network.
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