Financial Accounting & Reporting (FAR)
Instructor: Mezbah Uddin Ahmed
Mezbah Uddin Ahmed is an AAOIFI Master Trainer. He is Islamic finance researcher at International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), Malaysia. He is also actively involved in various Shariah audit, advisory and consultancy projects at ISRA Consulting. His notable engagements include development of Islamic finance regulatory framework for Republic of Tajikistan under an Islamic Development Bank (IDB) technical assistance program and development of sukuk framework for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan under their Ministry of Finance.
Mezbah is a member of AAOIFI working committees. He was a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and an AAOIFI Certified Islamic Professional Accountant (CIPA) as well as Certified Shariah Adviser and Auditor (CSAA).
He has obtained a BSc in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University, UK and MSc in Islamic Banking and Finance (MIBF) from IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIiBF), Malaysia.
Mezbah writes regularly on contemporary issues related to Islamic finance. He has contributed as an editor and writer of the Islamic Financial System: Principles & Operations (2nd edition) textbook, which is one of ISRA’s flagship publications and a compulsory read in various universities. He has also published in several Scopus indexed journals, newspapers, magazines and book chapters.
Before joining ISRA, Mezbah worked in audit and assurance with a Big-4 affiliate accountancy services firm in Bangladesh. He also has several years of experience providing lectures of ACCA and ICAEW courses.