Startups in Saudi Arabia are required to file audited financial statements with General Authority of Zakat and Tax (GAZT) each year. Our guest is Mr. Eisa Faheem, a Jeddah-based Startup that advises companies on tax issues and, as a Certified Public Accountant, provides the audited financial statements required by law. His experience and knowledge is important for those considering a Startup.
Eisa worked in two of the big four companies, namely, EY and PwC. During that time, he accumulated experience in audit and Zakat and Tax. Eisa led audit engagements in different sectors, including retail, investment, construction, and healthcare. Furthermore, Eisa’s experience extended to serving small and medium enterprises in many sectors, including, co-working spaces, restaurants, and tech companies. Eisa has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Concordia University in Canada, is a certified internal auditor (CIA), and is a certified public accountant both in the US and Saudi Arabia – CPA and SOCPA.