Andrew is a self-starter, resourceful, developmental strategist, results-oriented, value-driven and accomplished audit and tax specialist with 15+ years of public practice experience at Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC), BDO Professional Services, Abiodun Aina & Co (Chartered Accountants) and Reliance Professional Services leading topflight teams and delivering top-notch tailored business solutions to clients.
Graduate of University of Benin with second class upper in Education/Economics. Sponsored Individual of SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria) and Registered Professional with the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC).
Expert in financial, compliance and operational audit as well as internal audit and internal control systems. Elevated efficiency and quality of financial audit and reporting through integration of IT and CaseWare audit tool into audit and financial reporting framework. Succeeded in several complex tax objections and, optimized and mitigated tax for clients through diligent researching and development of innovative and efficient strategies. Proven track record of increasing Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) for the Federal and state governments and exceeded Firm’s revenue targets year on year.
Passionate combined with deep commitment to marketing, business and practice development, excellence, mentoring and coaching, team-building and collaborative working as well as excellent leadership and followership skillsets.