Zeinab Fakih

Zeinab Fakih




Professional Auditor "Lebanese Certified Public Accountant" - LCPA with 15 years of experience in audit and accounting concepts, able to work as a member of a professional team, seeking a position in auditing or financial management in a reputableorganizationwhere I can utilize my experience to the fullest and make progress in my field.


2013 Feb - Present
Certified Auditor
Lebanese Association of Certified Public Accountants / Beirut

LCPA Lebanese Certified Public Accountant

Member in Lebanese Association of Certified Public Accountants (LACPA)

2017 Apr - 2019 Aug
Audit Supervisor
ISA Lebanon / Beirut
  • Communicate audit status to management on regular basis
  • Assist in risk assessment and mitigation activities
  • Perform audits with policies and procedures
  • Discuss with management about audit observations, recommendations and actions to be taken
  • Engagement letter with clients
  • Analyze and resolve audit issues in a timely basis
  • Preparing Audit Reports, financial statements and recommendation

Audit performed:

  • Court Audit Reports (Casino Du Liban, Eye and Ear Hospital, Court Audits, ....
2005 Apr - 2016 Nov
Audit Supervisor
UTC International / Beirut

Audit & Assurance:

  • Engagement letter with clients and clients’ relationship
  • Develop annual audit plan and perform audits with policies and procedures
  • Oversees audit planning, field work, and audit reporting; preparing reports such as financial statements and disclosures, management letter for audit issues, and communicate findings and recommendations with managing partner
  • Delegated work to staff according to their experience and capabilities in conformance with the planning documents and responsible for the daily supervision of audit staff, allocation of work, development of audit staff including technical skills as well as meeting the tight deadlines required by clients and the local tax authorities, in addition to the completion of performance evaluations
  • Review automated audit work papers prepared by the audit staff to ensure compliance with the department's methodology and coordinate with team to review audit findings
  • Review compliance with International Accounting Standards (IFRS) and provide Professional advice on client compliance status for improvement of issues detected in audit
  • Assess financial risk exposure and internal controls by identifying areas of non-compliance, evaluate manual and automated financial process, and identify process weaknesses and inefficiencies and conduct the engagement plan, preparation and execution
  • Identification nature and extent of analytical procedures and substantive procedures, to perform test and select materiality level
  • Performing risk management procedures in evaluating client and engagement and prepare related pre – engagement documents
  • Analyze and resolve audit issues in a timely basis
  • Discuss with management about audit observations, recommendations and actions to be taken
  • Co-ordination with Professionals like lawyers, Tax, finalization of corporate Reporting and Audit opinion
  • Review and prepare all taxes (income tax returns, payroll tax (R10, R5 and R7), VAT, Property tax declarations
  • Computing NSSF Declarations on monthly, quarterly and yearly basis

Tasks performed:

1) Audit

  • Audit for the governmental sector as Ogero, Rafic Al-Hariri Hospital...
  • In charge of audit for private sector SMEs of a portfolio of 69 clients, responsible for the coordination of their interim and final statuary audits, responding to all clients’ queries and providing them with advice when necessary.

2) Accounting:

  • Preparing financial statements, profit and loss statement in accordance with IFRS, Financial analysis and other reports
  • Maintaining accounting controls by the recommended policies and regulations
  • Profitability and cost analysis
  • End of month closing processes
  • Budgeting and cost management
  • Preparing and posting Journal vouchers and documenting entries
  • Maintaining prepaid and accrual accounts
  • Fixed assets depreciation
  • All Bank Reconciliation


2012 - 2015
Beirut Arab University

Masters in Business Administration

Related Courses:

Managerial Economics, Advanced Accounting and Financial Reporting, Advanced Financial Management, Feasibility Study for SMES, Advanced Human Resources Management, Advanced Managerial Accounting, Strategic Management

1999 - 2003
Beirut Arab University
BA, Bachelor of Commerce, Business Administration

BA, Bachelor of Commerce, Business Administration

Related courses:

Financial Accounting I, Financial Accounting II, Financial Accounting III, Financial Management, Cost Accounting I, Cost Accounting II, Contemporary Accounting System, Taxation System, Advanced Accounting and Financial Reporting, Advanced Managerial Accounting and Advanced Financial Management, Statistics, Human Resourses Management